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Mobile vs. Web Apps—What’s the Difference?

When you think of apps, the first thing to come to mind will typically be something downloaded from Google Play or the App Store. And while you certainly wouldn’t ...

How To Scale Your Software Development Team With Staff Augmentation

If you need to boost production for your current development team, staff augmentation is a common and successful means of outsourcing work. This is a process of seamlessly incorporating ...

How to HTTPS All The Things in Node

Since the mid-90s, HTTPS (secure HTTP connections) has safeguarded your bank account, your credit card number, tax information, and more. These applications of security are no-brainers, but today ...

A Brief History of the Ada Lovelace Awards

LookFar’s President, Chris Reade, dreamed up the Ada Lovelace Awards in 2015. The father of a young daughter, he was struck by how few prominent female role models he ...

Blockchain 101: It’s Not Just Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, Ethereum… by now you’ve probably heard of this craze, but do you understand the technology that makes it all possible? It’s called blockchain, and it has the ...

A Founder’s Guide to Wireframes: Common Types and Tools

As a founder in the tech industry, you’re going to have to get comfortable with wireframes. Knowing what wireframes are, why they’re so frequently used, and how to dive ...

How to Build Your Magic Machine: A primer on technical development for Startup Founders

There is much discussion and debate on this topic but not much in the way of something that pulls the options together in a single place.  In this article I will attempt to do that.  I summarize the ...

2019 Ada Lovelace Awards

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9 Female Tech Influencers You Should Be Following

The 3rd annual Ada Lovelace Awards are right around the corner. While we’re expanding the awards to celebrate women in tech from the entire Gulf South region this year, ...

The Ada Lovelace Awards Are Moving to Women’s History Month!

Thanks to your continued support, we’ve had an incredible first three years of the Ada Lovelace Awards. What started in 2015 as an event held in our offices honoring ...

3 Ways to Build & Track Attendee Engagement with an Event App

Here in New Orleans, we know a thing or two about creating memorable events. In a city where the good times roll all year long, there’s never any shortage ...