Lost in the Source
A young Black woman's journey through tech
I'm back with a new season, let's talk about Black lives, uni and the end of the world.
This week Lola talks about the best ways to find personal projects and the stuff she's currently working on. In the source, she explains the cache! Like, subscribe & share!
Should you become a contractor? What do you gain/lose from contracting and how should you legally set yourself up? This week I look at the pros and cons of contracting life. In the source I breakdown what SSL is & why it's important.
This week I talk about the importance of hobbies & learning how to do things just for the sake of doing them at know direct benefit to your career. In the source I do some jargon-busting and explain what is meant when someone says code is "expensive". Twitter - @lostinthesource Also follow Lenora - @lenoraporter_
In this episode I catch you up on where I've been for the last 3 weeks 😫and if it's necessary to be passionate about coding in order to be a successful software engineer. Are you a traitor for getting into coding just for the money? In the source I explain garbage collection.
This week I talk about my new job, why I decided to pivot my career and how I made that decision. I also put you onto JAMStack and why to use it. RT, Share, Like! Resources --- JAMStack - jamstack.org
This week I'm looking a tech's role in the spread of propaganda and how online communities provide safe havens for "lone wolves". I also answer some listener questions.
This week I'm doing a shallow step into the ethical conundrum in tech at the moment, from Google to Facebook, a lot of the giants are facing questions of ethics and exploitation. What role do we play? & who is, realistically allowed to divest? In the source, I explain frameworks.
I've been accepted to do my MSc in Computer Science! 🎉 After four years as a software engineer, why now? Also, what the hell is an API?
In this episode I talk about the trauma I’ve experienced in the tech industry & if the tech industry is ready for diversity. In the source, I explain what rate limiting is & why it’s necessary. Share this episode & follow us!
This week Lola talks about what it means to "bring your authentic self to work" and who is really allowed the privilege to. Also, in the source, she looks at the difference between UI & UX.
This week Lola's delves into her decision to put blackgirl.tech on haitus and rant about code tests.
Along with the new year freshness, now's a good time to learn a new programming language. In today's episode I go into how to learn and how to build a curriculum of topics. This is suitable for beginners and seasoned engineers alike.
Automation" is the latest buzzword on the tech streets but what does it actually mean? What are the real world consequences and how do we prepare? In this episode I take a look at how automation and innovation has changed over the years and what to expect. Kurzgesagt Automation - www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSKi8HfcxEk Kurzgesagt Universal Basic Income - www.youtube.com/watch?v=kl39KHS07Xc
I quit my job! This episode will explore the red flags to look for to let you know it's time to leave your unhealthy work environment and what to do when it's time. In the source we'll be looking at object-oriented programming.
Lola's back for season 2, with a new format and energy! This episode she recounts her experiences with imposter syndrome, what she does to deal & in the second half, goes into 4 tips for effective debugging.
In this episode, Lola talks about how to jump into coding & different ways to stay motivated.
Lola gives some tips in how to debug your code without getting overwhelmed.
In this episode Lola talks you through building your own coding toolbox, learn what software to get and just how simple it is to get started.
In this episode Lola talks about her bootcamp experience and gives tips on how to find a good bootcamp and what to watch out for.