This June, I was happy to take part in Atomic Object’s new initiative, supporting Pride Month. While Atomic prides itself (no pun intended) on its diversity within the company, this year, leadership chose to provide LGTBQIA+ and ally Atoms with additional opportunities to celebrate the diversity within our company and out in our communities.
I recently had the pleasure of stepping in as a coach to help my daughter’s team take part in the 2017 Science Olympiad. It was our first time participating, but likely, not the last. It was great to see junior high kids have so much passion for science and have such a great time participating.
I recently attended the Swift Summit 2016 conference in San Francisco, CA. To be honest, it has been a few years since I decided to attend a conference due to my lackluster experiences at conferences in the past.
Photo Credit: The Midwest Tech Project Earlier this month, I represented Atomic Object as part of a panel at The Second Annual Power Up Technology Fair put on by The Midwest Tech Project and held at Baxter Community Center. There, I spoke with parents who had variations of the same question: How can I […]
This year, Atomic is proud join the group of investors that help fuel The Right Place, a regional non-profit economic development organization that has been serving West Michigan since 1985. I’m very excited that The Right Place has recognized the technology sector an important part of West Michigan’s economic future by including Technology and Communications […]
Atomic Object in Grand Rapids has called Wealthy Street (one of the neighborhoods in Uptown) home since 2003. We’re team of 35+ people who often want (need?) coffee, lunch, or a place to relax with friends after work. We pick up food to-go, we share pair lunches together, and we host our customers at establishments […]
Detroit is on its way up, and one of the forces driving it is a surge in technology entrepreneurship. Wayne State University, in Detroit’s urban Midtown neighborhood, is working to create better entrepreneurs by connecting students and businesses — giving students a better real-world education and helping companies find and foster great, local talent. One […]
I was a sophomore in college before I learned how computer code works and got my first taste of HTML. By then I’d already chosen a career, formed a lot of misconceptions about what software makers do, and been told by a well-meaning developer cousin that developers were a strange lot (true) and I wouldn’t […]
Girl Develop It (GDI) is a not-for-profit organization with chapters around the world, dedicated to providing affordable and accessible instruction and mentorship to women interested in software development. For the past 9 months, Atomic Object has been a proud sponsor of the Detroit chapter of GDI, providing space, equipment, and food for classes and workshops. […]
I’ve frequently spent time at Atomic’s Detroit office this summer, and I’m excited by downtown Detroit’s cycling opportunities. So far, my 3 favorite places to ride in downtown Detroit are: 1. The RiverWalk I’ve been rinding the RiverWalk between 6am-7:30am. During that time period the RiverWalk has light traffic and the early-morning crowd is usually […]