Teaching Resources

The Gift of Coding for Newbies Hello Ruby books Co-founder of RailsGirls and childrens book author Linda Liukas keynoted at YOW! 2017 (watch online) and inspired the audience to imagine how the next generation will relate to technology. In her books Adventures in Coding and Journey Inside the Computer, a small girl with a huge […]

How to Plan Your YOW! Conference Schedule

by Kris Howard, Director of Developer Relations In 2017, YOW! moved to using Confengine to manage speakers, talk submissions, and conference programs. Hopefully you’ll notice that the process of submitting a proposal is a little easier and more user friendly now! (Incidentally, we’re now looking for speakers for the CTO Summits in Melbourne and Sydney.) […]

On Speaking at YOW

Guest Post by Sam Ritchie, Software Wizard and Chief Codesplicer At last year’s YOW! Connected, I was introduced as a ‘YOW! Veteran’. That didn’t sound like me, but I counted up and realised I’ve now spoken at nine YOW!-flavoured conferences. With the upcoming YOW! West I thought I’d give some general experiences & advice to first […]