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Student Ambassador at World Coding Club: Yuko Nagakura

Five years ago, I decided I wanted to further my education in mathematics. Up until that point, I had been taking online math courses four years above my grade level. As I took my first steps into my new “mathy” middle school, I faced the reality for many women in STEM: I was the only girl in the room. Well,

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Hackathon 2021: Results and Final Thoughts

To everyone who helped make this Hackathon a success,   This event has been a long time in the making, with me and Riku first getting involved in the Winter of 2020. When we set the date for the event, it felt like it was far away. Even when our weekly presessions began in mid-February, I still felt like the

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Hackathon 2021: Final Day!

Welcome to Day 5, the last workday of the Tokyo Inter-School Hackathon! It seems that many teams are putting the finishing touches and are getting ready to present their creations tomorrow! Today’s Bonus Point Challenge was for students to submit the most random programming-related fact they’ve learned during the Hackathon. For the first interview, we talked to an anonymous team

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Hackathon 2021: Special Edition

Due to popular demand, we have decided to write this latest post about Day 3’s Bonus Point Challenge, which was for the participants to post a meme related to this hackathon or programming as a whole.    Before I show off the quality submissions of our participants, however, I shall regale you with a brief history of memes. I’m pretty

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Hackathon 2021: Day 4

Hey everyone, and welcome to Day 4(!!!) of the Tokyo Inter-School Hackathon! A quick skim through the Discord channels of each of the teams reveals that most of them are well on their way to having a prototype ready by Saturday. Today’s Bonus Point Challenge was another amusing one, asking teams to submit a humorous team slogan. Many of them

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