Remember back in the day, when you had to jerry-rig your Myspace layout with sloppy HTML in order to stand out from the crowd? Kids these days have it so much easier.
As of this morning, General Assembly (GA) is partnering with Tumblr to offer free lessons in how to build Tumblr themes. Tumblr has always offered its mostly-young userbase themes to customize their layouts, but now Tumblr users can to dig into the actual code that drives those layouts.
Tech has a serious diversity problem — so General Assembly (GA), the New York City private vocational school for programming and engineering, is now opening an “Opportunity Fund” to give scholarships to women, veterans, African-Americans and Latinos.
The first contributors to the fund are Google, Microsoft, Hirepurpose and Nas. Read More
What are the members of Silicon Alley’s most exclusive co-working space working on? They’re inviting us all to find out next Monday. The first General Assembly demo night, with guest MC Alexis Ohanian, will feature demos by ShowMe, JIBE, WingTipIt, Clipik, MovableInk, YouAreTV, ShoutEm, SkillSlate, and Opani, all products or side projects of General Assembly members.