An artist who codes

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· Who I am, professionally and personally 
· Why I joined Medium
· My Medium Goals for 2021
· My Top Articles
1. Becoming a UX/UI Designer the Guerilla Way (5.1K views)
2. Pocket Camp is a UX Nightmare (4.8K views)
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Tech schools may have the key success factor for the urgent need for updating the workforce with technology skills

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Vectorial of a code class
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The advantages of bootcamps for companies

Workforce Reskilling


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An exercise to better understand why UX Design Patterns matter

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Vectorial image of people constructing a web page like civil engineers
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And I’ve only worked in this industry for three years

two women and one man working at computers
two women and one man working at computers
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1. The time I was a diversity hire, without proper notification about it


Wi-Fi, Google’s search engine, and adventure videogames are only some examples of technologies developed with women contributions


Seriously, what do children think about all day

Women drowing in water
Women drowing in water
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Should you always use pixels? What’s the difference between em and rem? Let’s walk through all the options you’ve got.

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Illustration of a man trying to fill an HTML component in a web page
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It all started with a popular dish from the New World

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Mariana Vargas

UX Engineer and singer based in Lisbon, Portugal. Active member of the Interaction Design Foundation. I write about technology and UX Design.

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