Video games aren’t just for boys, Wonder Woman Rules everything and other important things in life

Link Crushes for the Week of December 2nd

Each week we curate the best of the Internet. Everything you missed, all in one place! This week we discovered a lovely Nelson Mandela playlist on PRX, took at look at a CodePen meme where everyone shared how they would approach creating a simple blue box (a peek at each person’s code & varied approach to the task is quite fascinating), explored where the stereotype that videogames are for boys comes from, celebrated some Wonder Woman news we have been waiting on forever and more!


1. A Blue Box meme: Lots of people started posting code of different ways to draw a blue box. 

2. PRX published a Nelson Mandela playlist, the first piece of which was drawn from 50 hours of never-before-broadcast conversation 

3. Tracey Lien unraveled the story behind the stereotype of video games being for boys on 

Skillcrush Tech Term refresher: Agile: We’ve noticed a lot of folks throwing this term around to mean “flexible”. Check out what it REALLY means! 

4. YES!! Finally – Wonder Woman To Make Her Feature Film Debut In BATMAN VS SUPERMAN 

5. This BBC piece features our very own Adda and Kristina and asks “What if more women learned to code?” 


Deepina Kapila

Dee is a fun-loving instructor with diverse tech experience across Fortune 500 companies, early-stage start-ups, government agencies & non-profits. Dee works at mobile product design studio Funsize, in Austin Texas where she lives with her husband, 2 border collie mixes, & 2 cats.

In her spare time she enjoys playing video games, reading on her Kindle & scuba diving in her hometown (Curaçao - an island in the Caribbean!).