Meet the Insider succeeding in computer science with guts, growth, and grit

“I didn’t really have a community, and it was so cool to see people connecting with one another to help each other learn skills and create awesome things,” Chineye Emeghara said, describing how she first discovered her interest in computer science through a Reddit thread. Chineye, a Windows Insider and recent winner of our 2018 Grace Hopper Award, is currently a….

Photo of Chineye Emeghara.

Meet the Insiders supporting a high-tech hunt for hidden pirate treasure

This story actually starts over 200 years ago on a small island off Nova Scotia, Canada. In 1799, a deep, multi-level shaft was found on the shores of Oak Island, a known hideout for pirates. More digging uncovered a mysterious stone tablet that hinted at riches below. That tablet would inspire treasure hunters, including President Roosevelt and other famous investors,….

Kognitiv Spark employee using Hololense.

Meet the Insider helping his high school auditorium become smarter

Nothing will stop Martijn Dendooven, a Windows Insider from Belgium, from pursuing his passion for tech. Currently 18 years old, he began teaching himself coding when he was 15 and successfully got his high school to add computer science courses. He focuses on solving problems with technology, and he’s currently working on a project that will help teachers manage the….

Hand-drawn chart showing AV connections.