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What Makes Rails a Framework Worth Learning in 2017?

Quora | Posted 01.30.2017 | Technology

What makes Rails a framework worth learning in 2017? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn f...

Teach Your Kid to Code, Here's How

Quora | Posted 01.19.2017 | Parents

What's some advice for parents whose children are interested in learning to program? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network wher...

What Agile Concepts Are Being Used Outside of Product Development?

Quora | Posted 01.06.2017 | Technology

What are some examples of Agile concepts being successfully used outside of IT/software product development? originally appeared on Quora - the knowle...

Which Is Better for Your Career - College or a Coding Bootcamp?

Quora | Posted 12.27.2016 | Education

How is a BS in CS from a big name CS university (Berkeley, Stanford, CMU, UIUC) different from a intense coding bootcamp training? originally appeared...

Will Taking an MOOC Land You a Job?

Quora | Posted 12.22.2016 | Business

Is participation in a MOOC considered truly significant (or of any value) in a student's profile? originally appeared on Quora: the knowledge sharing ...

Encoding a Next Generation

Dan Rockmore | Posted 12.12.2016 | Education
Dan Rockmore

In my last post I argued (or cried) for a renewed valuing of and inculcation of "critical thinking" skills as a bulwark and counteroffensive to the i...

Does College Make You a Better Coder?

Quora | Posted 12.08.2016 | Technology

Does college make you a better coder? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people w...

The solution to the looming digital skills gap might be sitting next to you

Jimmy Leach | Posted 11.23.2016 | Technology
Jimmy Leach

It's getting a little hotter, but we're in something of a phoney war in Brexit Britain right now. While there's increasing scepticism than those in ...

Learn To Code With Ease, Even If You Are Not A Computer Science Graduate

Shinjini Das | Posted 10.31.2016 | Technology
Shinjini Das

Coders will undeniably serve as the architects of our future, and if we too want to succeed in the world of tomorrow, we must equip ourselves with the...

The Quandary

Dean Sioukas | Posted 10.23.2016 | Business
Dean Sioukas

As a startup, you are lucky to make it past a year in business; most don't. We consider ourselves very lucky; my partner would say luck has nothing t...

I Told My Boss He Was Wrong, and It Changed My Career

Quora | Posted 10.19.2016 | Business

What was the most important lesson you learned as you were building your career? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where co...

SDGs Made with Code: Giving women and girls the power to change the world

Melanie Walker | Posted 10.17.2016 | Education
Melanie Walker

Originally published by the World Bank Group: Co-authored with...

Made With Code Unveiled New Project at Global Citizen Festival

Alex Schattner | Posted 09.30.2016 | Technology
Alex Schattner

This past Saturday, at the star-studded Global Citizen Festival, Google's Made with Code initiative unveiled a new project. After Metallica's spirited performance, 'Quantico'-star Priyanka Chopra, a host of the evening, was joined on stage by a legion of teen girls.

Coder MiP and COJI, Robots That Teach Rather Than Destroy

Dan Nessel | Posted 09.07.2016 | Technology
Dan Nessel

Science Fiction has given robots a bad reputation. No doubt there are going to be a few bad apple robots who want to destroy mankind and rule the wor...

Why Learning a New Skill Abroad Should Be On Your Bucket List

Nastasia Yakoub | Posted 08.30.2016 | Technology
Nastasia Yakoub

We live in an age where everyone has an online course to offer and learning a new skill right in front of our computers is easier than ever.

How to Get the Most Value Out of Your Coding Bootcamp

Quora | Posted 08.24.2016 | Technology

What are some tips for making the most of a coding bootcamp? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions a...

Computers Are For Girls, Too

Melinda Gates | Posted 08.24.2016 | Impact
Melinda Gates

The gross underrepresentation of women in computer science is not just a problem for the girls who are left out. It's a problem for all of us, because we're not benefitting from the creativity girls have to offer.

Computer Science Education Made Fun and Easy

Pavita Singh, MPH | Posted 08.23.2016 | Education
Pavita Singh, MPH

Knowing how to code is the wave of the future. Being able to code helps you to break down problems procedurally and think of new ideas in terms of processes. If you see something in the world that's inefficient, a knowledge of code allows you to come up with concrete solutions.

Inspiring Math Learning Through Coding

Kara Mulder | Posted 08.15.2016 | Education
Kara Mulder

Coding gives definition to abstract concepts, passing onto a learner the ability to create huge (in a literal sense) learning situations that are too impossible or improbable to use in real life.

Startup Insider: The Story Behind HackerRank And Its Mission To Help Programmers Across The Globe

David Ongchoco | Posted 08.08.2016 | Business
David Ongchoco

Startup Insider is a series of articles with the goal of helping aspiring founders and entrepreneurs understand the ins and outs of starting a startup...

Lessons From My First Hackathon

Erin Smith | Posted 08.03.2016 | Technology
Erin Smith

We Hack Too is a virtual hackathon by Microsoft, the B-Stem Project, and Kelly OCG. During these 48 hours, young girls and women create solutions that build and empower local and/or global communities, and then pitch ideas to industry professionals.

Coding And A Rookie Mindset Are Critical Skills For The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Vala Afshar | Posted 08.01.2016 | Technology
Vala Afshar

A year from now you may wish you had started today. ― Karen Lamb The 2016 annual meeting of the new champions panel, sponsored and hosted by the W...

How Can We Get More Girls and Women in Tech?

Craig Newmark | Posted 07.26.2016 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Folks, it's important to support women in tech. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 68% of women enroll in college (compared to 63% of men), ...

Coding Is the New Business Literacy

The Harbus | Posted 09.27.2016 | Technology
The Harbus

Dispelling the myth that "business leaders don't need to be technical" By Andrea Coravos, Harvard Business School Class of 2017 & Harbus Contributing...

You Can Now Buy A Computer For $9

The Huffington Post | Alex Kushneir | Posted 07.19.2016 | HuffPost Live 321