1904Coders Enables Students to Build Their Own Apps
This past May, students had the opportunity to display the apps they came up with then, built at the1904Coders Talent Showcase held at the Central Library. Over the course of the spring semester, volunteers from 1904labs met with 6th to 8th graders and assisted them in developing a mobile app. Each class focuses on the fundamentals of software design and development techniques. By the end of the very first session, students build their own working app!
Students have “Real Work Day” at 1904labs
1904labs recently hosted 18 Ali Academy scholars participating in Real Work Days summer camp. During their visit, students ages 9 through 16 took part in interactive sessions to learn best practices for building slide decks and how to create their own smartphone app.
Helping Potbangerz Spread Warmth This Holiday Season
As part of our employee holiday gifts this year, 1904labs donated 240 blankets to Potbangerz, an organization helping the unhoused in St. Louis.
Hours with Experts: One Student's Journey to a Dream Career
Watch Nick Rafferty's journey from student to full-time Data Engineer.
The Celebration Must Go On
1904labs got creative with the ways they chose to celebrate the company's five year anniversary in today's virtual world.
Divvit Inaugural Charity Golf Tournament a Huge Success!
The Divvit golf tournament featured prizes such as the opportunity to win $10,000 for a hole in one, but the students at Lift for Life Academy were the real winners from the event though, with $6,790 in donations to the St. Louis charter school.
Representing St. Louis in Our Office Space
We wanted our conference room space to be meaningful, representing St. Louis people of color in their names.
Building Inclusivity at 1904labs
1904labs builds inclusivity in an employee-led DEI group. This group inspires change at the Labs.
Innovation Hours: The Heart of 1904labs
1904labs supports entrepreneurs and innovators with their Innovation Hours program.
Sewing Hope: Supporting the Community with Masks
Read about 1904labs' mask sewing initiative and our process creating almost 500 masks for frontline workers.
How Tasha Scott Creates Inclusion for the LGBTQIA+ Community in Tech
Read about how 1904labs celebrated Pride Month with a discussion with Tasha Scott on how we can become allies with the LGBTQIA+ community in the tech industry.
What Juneteenth Means to 1904labs
155 years after Juneteenth, the United States is still slowly inching towards racial equity. For us, it is a reminder, especially amid current events, that there’s more we can do.
Hours with Experts: Our First Data Engineering Course Recap
Recap of our first-ever Hours with Experts course for Data Engineering! Spanning 8 weeks, there were challenges moving to 100% remote, but the group stuck it out for 3 hours every week to learn about Kafka, Spark, and more.
Q&A: Participating in the MIT COVID-19 Hackathon
Last weekend, MIT hosted a COVID-19 hackathon to combat the pandemic. 1904labs' geospatial developer, Jake Stäzrad, shares his experience as a mentor and using our internal geospatial group's newly open sourced framework, ol-kit, as a supporting technology for the challenge.