An Iranian Refugee, A Coding Bootcamp, And What It Means in 2017

A little less than one year ago, we partnered with Refugees on Rails, a German organization that helps refugees build and expand their qualification as software developers to improve their chances in the labor market. We’ve always believed that quality technical education bridges the gap between incredibly driven and deserving people and the amazing opportunities that await them.…

Jake Abrams

Is Technology Making A Positive Impact On Society?

Technology is constantly evolving. Overall, I like to think that it’s making the world a better place. You no longer need to clean your house. iRobot’s vacuum will do that for you. You can easily speak face-to-face with friends and family who are millions of miles away. You have access to all of the information in…

Ken Mazaika

Interview with Christina McIntyre

Graduate Updates is a dialogue style series that we started as a way to spend more time chatting with our graduates and to get a peek into their lives after Firehose. In each update, we share the details of these conversations and give you the opportunity to get to know our students a little better.…

Firehose Team

Here’s A Framework For Learning Any Complex Skill

It’s intimidating to try to learn any new skill. Learning to code is no different. But you can’t let that initial intimidation stop you from trying to learn anything new. After all, the most complex skills in the world are the ones that are most worth acquiring. If you want to figure out how to learn things…

Ken Mazaika