Join us for Hour of Code & More During Computer Science Education Week!

November 30, 2017 – by Kim Alvarez

Let’s Go Nuts: Computer Science Education Week & Hour of Code. Surprise, surprise, we’re excited for Computer Science Education Week. Why? Because coding takes over the world! We love coding. We do it all day long and nothing would make us happier than sharing our passion with others. We’ve got a couple of special items …


42 Wins Distinguished Award from Education Giant WISE

October 18, 2017 – by Kim Alvarez

Recently, we received a WISE Award that recognizes projects for innovative solutions to urgent education challenges. WISE (World Innovation Summit for Education) is a leading international initiative for innovation and collaboration in education. Each year, they award six winners a distinguished award for their work and advancement in educational challenges around the world. Just to …


Scrimba Visits 42 On Their Quest To Change Coding Tutorial Videos

October 10, 2017 – by Kim Alvarez

The co-founders of Scrimba visited 42 this week and shared their software with 42 students who instantly fell in love. At 42, we’re all about peer-learning, because that’s how things work in the real-world when you’re an engineer. You’re a team and you’ll learn, figure out, and solve more together than individually. Any 42 student …

How to become a software engineer: 21 vital steps

September 26, 2017 – by Kim Alvarez

Thousands of people look up every month how to become a software engineer. And it’s no surprise given the rise of Silicon Valley and the pervasiveness of digital disruption. It’s also a pretty lucrative career and one we think is pretty fun too 🙂 Here are 42 steps for how to become a software engineer …

Careers without a college degree

September 25, 2017 – by Kim Alvarez

According to the US Census Bureau, in 2015, only 1 in 3 adults had a bachelor’s degree or higher. That means that more than half of the US population do not have a college degree. This begs the question, what are the careers without a college degree? At 42, we also ask the question, what …


Welcoming 42 Silicon Valley’s New Executive Director

42 Silicon Valley welcomes its new Executive...

January 30, 2020 – by Kim Alvarez

2019 – A Year in Review

2019 at 42 Silicon Valley was full...

January 9, 2020 – by Kim Alvarez

42 Silicon Valley Hosts Community Event Honoring Local Heroes

42 Silicon Valley hosted Senator Bob Wieckowski's...

December 17, 2019 – by Stacey Faucett

Alumni Dev Panel Fall 2019

On October 18th, 42 Silicon Valley held...

October 28, 2019 – by Kim Alvarez

42 Silicon Valley Recognizes National Hispanic Heritage Month

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month,...

October 15, 2019 – by Stacey Faucett