Michelle Rowley is a software developer, community organizer, and entrepreneur. She founded Code Scouts to help more women join the tech world.
I love shaking snow globes. I can’t help myself. I’m enthralled by the snow swirling in the water, and bored when it’s stuck motionless at the bottom. When I look at the state of our nascent digital culture I see a snow globe begging to be shaken. Our technical capabilities as a species are increasing exponentially. The evolution of the Internet is measurable by the day. We are more connected to each other than ever before. But who’s building it all?