While there are many important topics that are hard hitting and deserve some serious talk, we also deserve happy, fun things too. So from an assortment of categories that have randomly occurred to me, here are my Summer Tech Favorites. What are yours?
“You had me convinced that there were redeemable parts of you, that your leadership was making you less of a cesspool, that, like literally any other group of people, you contained both decent humans and horrid man-babies who throw tantrums when anyone tries to tell them how to behave like a person. I may have been wrong.”
It’s Caturday! Let’s talk about how to get started with your purrfect pet instagram. Puns required.
I’ve just tried a metric ton of photography applications so you don’t have to and boiled it down to what (in my opinion) are the best options.
What happens when you mix technology and table top games? These apps! And these games!
Screet was created as part of the 2015 StartupBus competition, a roadtrip hackathon where folks on different buses develop startup projects on the road, by a team featuring Autostraddle’s very own Creatrix Tiara, and she’s the single person undertaking its second coming. As she builds momentum for the reboot, she set aside some precious moments to talk with me about where Screet comes from and where it’s going.
I’ve come to two conclusions: most entities aren’t censoring gay content on purpose, they’ve just literally never thought of it; and filters, in most cases, are a waste of resources and a bad idea in general.
Watch the awesome humanoid disaster relief bots today. Have feelings.
This year, I’m going to encourage everyone to unplug when they take their closest queer pack into the woods — as little tech as possible is the name of the game. But that doesn’t mean you need to give up your nerd.
We are living in a world where so many things are possible due to science and technology that we practically posses magic. But with our newfound superhuman abilities, are we really doing anything new?
Spoiler alert: I did wind up getting a Reddit account, and I’m enjoying myself so far.
Privacy in a digital age is always a hairy subject. Here are a few recent developments, from the legality of NSA practices to a creepy-beautiful art installation.
Let’s nerd out about our Kindles in preparation for summer reading.
If you’re thinking about making a career shift or adding new skill sets to your resume, then here are some factors to consider during your search for a boot camp and upcoming application prep.
You’ve come up with the concept, you’ve bought the domain name, you might even have built it already — now, how do you get it on the internet?
How many times do we have to tell these stories before they become real — before we all agree that this is a problem, and more than that, agree to do something about it?
Seriously, wtf am I missing here? Can you tell me why we need smart watches? Or at least, why we need them in their current state?
“Money is REALLY hard. And just…there has to be a better way, ya know? There has to be a better way to money than the way I (and probably a lot of us) are moneying right now.”
How to pick your domain name and where to buy it.
Why you should learn to code, how you can learn to code, and free resources where you can learn to code!