Digital Literacy

The Hacker Ethic: Understanding Programmer Culture

All hackers (good and evil) share a core belief that information should be free. This was distilled into text for the first time by...
Chris Castiglione
3 min read

What is WordPress?

What is WordPress? WordPress is an easy way to make websites, blogs, or an e-commerce store.  With WordPress, you can launch and manage a...
Chris Castiglione
2 min read

The Present is Programmable: Why there’s always somewhere better…

“It’s hot. It’s loud. Goddamn this mariachi band to hell!” I thought to myself while waiting on the New York City subway platform. My...
Chris Castiglione
3 min read

What is Stellar? | Cryptocurrency Education

Those familiar with cryptocurrency know that Bitcoin is a protocol for peer-to-peer transactions without an intermediary. Stellar takes a different approach. It acts as an...
Gerard Dawson
4 min read

Google Analytics: The Modern Way to Know Your Users

How many users came to your site today? Do you know how many people are coming to your site? How could you figure that out?...
Chris Castiglione
1 min read

Who invented the internet?

In the autumn of 1969, a small group of people launched the most disruptive revolution of our time — and yet their names aren’t taught in...
Chris Castiglione
5 min read

Bitcoin (BCT) vs. Litecoin (LTC) | What’s the difference?

Bitcoin and Litecoin are both cryptocurrencies Today, money is created and managed by individual countries (e.g. the US issues USD, England issues pounds, etc)....
Chris Castiglione
3 min read

The History of The Internet

I’m 100% sure that 100% of you are addicted to the internet, and yet very few of us know where it came from, who...
Chris Castiglione
6 min read

Why Product Managers Learn to Code

Why are product managers learning to code? This week I chat with product manager (and self-taught programmer) Irma Mesa (@_justirma) about why and how...
Chris Castiglione
20 min read