Eight Ways to Encourage Girls to Code

Many people understand there are a lot fewer women in computer science, but don’t know what to do about it—or, worse yet, just fall into acceptance. For those who wish to help but aren’t sure where to start, Mashable has published a simple list of steps to encourage girls to take up coding and other engineering subjects at an early age—like leading a coding club …

All of Facebook’s Free Design Tools are Now Available in One Place

Facebook has just unleashed a stack of free design tools to help budding software engineers build more beautiful apps. Posted in the social media giant’s Github account, the collection of online resources includes iOS 9 GUI elements for quick mock-ups, a download link to the user interface-prototyping “Origami” tool and even in-depth articles from the company’s own designers. If you’re just getting into the business …

Hackers Wirelessly Control a Jeep

Two years ago, hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek took control of a car while sitting in its backseat—all through their laptops that had been hard-wired into the vehicle. Since then, Miller and Valasek have turned their attention to the Jeep Cherokee, focusing on hacking the car’s internet-connected control system—this time remotely. To prove how vulnerable smart cars are to online attacks, the hacker duo …