STEAM & DREAM Week 1: Learning to Code

This week we will be learning about the fundamentals of computer programming. In this lesson you’ll understand how computers understand you! An algorithm is a detailed, step-by-step process followed in order to accomplish a specific task or to solve a specific problem. Computer algorithms can appear complex, but the underlying concept is approachable for both…

“Once you see it, you believe that you can do it too”

El-Amins are living their passion by helping others succeed Milwaukee natives, Que and Khalif El-Amin are the founders of Young Enterprising Society (YES) and The Blueprint. The brothers have been inspired by their father who’s an entrepreneur, their mother, and their entire family full of dynamic talent and knowledge.  “A lot of my inspiration was…

A Month of Panels in The Milky Way!

This month I had the opportunity to moderate and speak on several panels. I picked up some amazing gems along the way that I had to share!

DeepVariant: Genomics Meet Deep Learning

Yesterday I attended a talk on deep learning and genomics by Pi-Chauan Chang, a software engineer at Google.  Pi-Chauan gave a high level overview of deep learning and how her team formulates a problem in genomics to successfully apply deep learning techniques. She also discussed DeepVariant – a software built by Google to enable community…