STEM Up (S2): Cliona Kelly

Hello beautiful people, my name is Clíona and I am a neuroscience PhD candidate at Aston University. 1. How would you describe your role? As a PhD candidate, I work on a specific project that I have chosen for around 3/4 years full-time. My project investigates eye-gaze in the process of joint attention. To do…

STEM Up (S2): Ella

I am a second year Cancer Research UK PhD student researching how to improve treatment for colorectal cancer. Specifically, I am looking at a protein KDM6a and researching why deleting this gene in mice prolongs survival.  A PhD is notoriously stressful and time consuming. However, during lockdown the pace of my PhD drastically slowed down…

STEM Up (S2): Ea

Hi, my name is Ea, and I am a first year PhD candidate studying Applied Biological Chemistry at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT). I did undergrad in Chemistry from Visayas State University in Leyte, Philippines and Master’s degree in Agriculture from TUAT. As a PhD candidate I am working on glycoproteins found in…

STEM Up (S2): Alex Dobosz

My name is Alex and I am a scientist on my journey to get a PhD in Materials Science at theInstitute of Metallurgy and Materials Science in the Polish Academy of Sciences! I love agood challenge, and my PhD provides plenty. For my Masters I specialized in ceramic materials, writing my Master thesis based onresearch…

STEM Up (S2): Ademusoyo

I’m a Nigerian-American Software Engineer based in the New York City Area. I also am a co-founder and COO of MacScientits, a publication aimed at uplifting women of color in STEM and founder and CEO of Creatic Ventures, a digital creative studio providing website design and system optimization services for digital service providers and content…

STEM Up (S2): Barbara Del Castello

I am a 5th year PhD Candidate in Genetics at the University of Georgia. I study developmental biology, specifically of the parathyroid and thymus, two vital organs that actually derive from the same tissue in development. I am passionate about science policy and spend my spare time advocating for diversity in STEM. 1. How would…

STEM Up (S2): Laura McConnell

Hello, my name is Laura and I am a Marine Biology student at University of Portsmouth. I completed my foundation degree (FdSc) in Marine Ecology and Conservation at University Centre Sparsholt in Winchester this past June. I have recently moved down to Portsmouth to do a top up year which will give me a full…

Signs You Are Dealing With A Micromanager

SIGNS YOU ARE BEING MICROMANAGED ✨You are being asked to provide frequent updates. ✨Even the simplest decision is questioned by the manager. ✨You feel being controlled most of the times. ✨You are losing confidence. ✨You are always worrying about how the manager will react. IF YOU ARE BEING MICROMANAGED, DO THIS: ✨Gain the micromanager’s trust-…

STEM Up: Nicole Young

My name is Nicole Young and I am a developer and freelancer based in Pennsylvania, USA.  I got into tech after I graduated from college with a degree in Psychology. I was planning on accepting an offer for a PhD but instead was given the opportunity to go to Malaysia for a year for an…

STEM Up: Daisy Shearer

Hello! I’m Daisy and I’m an experimental quantum physics PhD candidate at the University of Surrey’s Advanced Technology Institute. I’ve been interested in science for as long as I can remember, although I also have a passion for art and was torn between pursuing art or science as a career. I eventually settled on science and…

30 Seconds Read: BGP Part 2

Every routing protocol has a method to determine the best possible path for packet transfer, and BGP is no different. BGP takes 10 factors into consideration before determining the best path. Let’s have a look! 👓⁣🌟Weight- Selects the route with the highest weight⁣⁣🌟Local Preference- Selects the route with the highest preference⁣⁣🌟Locally Originated- Has the local…

STEM Up: Shreya

Hi! My name is Shreya and I’m a full time backend software developer based in San Diego, California. I’m an active member of the Lean In Women In Tech community here and can be found speaking at the occasional tech event as an advocate for minorities in tech. Prior to this, I’ve worked at various…

STEM Up: Mariana Quiroga Londoño

Hi! My name is Mariana and I was born in Colombia. After my family and I survived one of the worst earthquakes in the Colombian history, we moved to Spain to start a new life. We faced struggles settling down but somehow managed to find a place to live and a spot for me in…

30 Seconds Read: BGP (Part 1)

Hola! Anyone who is studying Networking would know that BGP is a wide topic in itself. So I have planned to post byte-sized information on it. Today I am posting about BGP introduction, BGP message types, and BGP states. So read up and stay tuned for part 2!

STEM Up: Urja Modi

Hi, I am Urja and I am in the final year of dentistry. Choosing a field in medicine was the easiest decision of my life. I am a doctor and I enjoy helping people. Other than that, I am an ambivert and I love to party! I have a degree in Bharatnatyam, I was an…

STEM Up: Sukanya Tiwatne

My name is Sukanya, and I am a data scientist! I have a Master’s degree in Business Analytics and I love reading (check out – ‘Why We Sleep’ and thank me later 😉), calligraphy, and researching about data science. Being a minority, I am always looking for ways to encourage more women in STEM. I…

30 Seconds Read: WiFi Versions

Happy Sunday! Fact check- Did you know the explication for WiFi is Wireless Fidelity? That’s correct, not wireless network, but wireless fidelity. Well, seems like name is not the only confusing thing about WiFi, which brings me to my next point “WiFi Versions”. IEEE released the first version of 802.11 standard in 1997- now obsolete….

30 Seconds Read: Email Protocols

Understand the most commonly used email protocols in less than a minute. Each of these have different characteristics and operates in their own unique ways- Hope you enjoyed the read! Follow me on wordpress and instagram @codejammies for more informational content 🙂

30 Seconds Read: Load Balancer

Learn what, why, and how load balancers distribute load across a network of servers- Hope you enjoyed the 30 seconds read! Follow me on wordpress and instagram @codejammies for more informational content👩🏻‍💻

30 Seconds Read: Network Switches

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Quarantine Day 14

A couple of weeks back the company I work for decided to embrace remote working and asked us to work from home to avoid health risk. Today it’s been 14 days and I am going c-r-a-z-y! Just kidding. To be completely honest with you all, the introvert in me is subtly happy with this change…

30 Seconds Read: Linux Boot Process And Runlevels

Curious about what happens when you turn on your Linux system? Learn how Linux boots and operates in different modes in just 30 seconds- Interested in learning more about Linux and System BIOS? Check out my article on Popular Linux Interview Questions and How To Update System BIOS. Hope you enjoyed the 30 seconds read!…

30 Seconds Read: UDP

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30 Seconds Read: TCP

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30 Seconds Read: Cookies

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IWD 2020: Each For Equal

Happy women’s history month, boss ladies and gentlemen! A couple of days back the women in leadership society of the company I work for hosted the international women’s day seminar. They invited a panel of women from new hires to executives to share their experiences and word of advice with the rest of us. Now…

Popular Linux Interview Questions

Hello there! Linux is one of the most desirable skills in the job market today and after giving over 20 interviews I have come up with a cheat sheet which I personally use and may come in handy for your test or interview. Recruiters are interested in understanding the depth of your knowledge so I…