reWIRed: February 2015

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It’s the end of February (or has been for a few days), and it’s time for the monthly round-up show that is reWIRed, where host Montez McCrary discusses his favorite stories of the last 30 (give or take) days from ThePractitioNERD.com, covering the nerdy-geekery on architecture, technology, gaming, and pro wrestling. Continue reading “reWIRed: February 2015”

Annie Easley’s contributions to Modern Spaceflight

During Annie Easley’s 34-year career, she worked on and contributed to technologies and software that led to hybrid vehicles and great strides in spaceflight and exploration, and she did all of this as one of the first few African-Americans in her field. Despite racial tensions and segregation, Easley rose above, earning top marks and was the valedictorian of her graduating class to earn her a spot at Xavier University in New Orleans.  However, when relocating after her wedding, she was unable to continue her education in pharmaceutical medicine. But that didn’t stop her from moving her career forward. Continue reading “Annie Easley’s contributions to Modern Spaceflight”