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You Can’t Build an iPhone With Python

On the narrow definition of engineering perpetuated by boot camps and other coding initiatives

Bhavya Kashyap
Dec 2, 2018 · 9 min read
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Code Camps and the Messaging Around Them

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Languages and skillsets taught by coding boot camps. All screenshots: Bhavya Kashyap

Coding is not equivalent to computer science, which is not equivalent to software/computer engineering, which is not equivalent to STEM.

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The best employers.

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12% of what kinds of engineers?

If young university applicants or even older tech-hopefuls do not understand their possibilities, they will take the path of least resistance.

Selling STEM Dreams to Minorities

There is an obvious dearth of equivalent camps for skill sets beyond coding, and that is because the companies that need those skill sets don’t fund them.

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Techgirlz covers a balanced set of engineering topics that includes both applied and abstract concepts.

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