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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.

Admiral Rogers Talks Openly About The NSA But Not Quite

Anna Wilding | Posted 07.18.2016 | DC
Anna Wilding

Admiral Michael Rogers has quite a task afoot, as Director of the National Security Agency and the military's Cyber Command Mission Force. Speaking at a luncheon organised by retired Captain Kevin Wensing, Admiral Rogers said that the agency will eventually contain 6200 dedicated computer personnel split into 133 teams.

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...

5 Ways to Empower Girls to Code

Vivienne Mayer | Posted 07.13.2016 | Parents
Vivienne Mayer

Part two of the Everyday Empowerment series for girls and women Imagine a brand new language is replacing English as THE leading international means o...

The Five Reasons Girls Should Code

Sophie Roth-Douquet | Posted 11.17.2016 | Teen
Sophie Roth-Douquet

This summer I helped change the world. Well, not really, but I took part in a movement that is. I was in a summer program called Girls Who Code, which gives high school girls a crash course in how to program in order to close the gender gap in the tech world. It was a ton of fun, and I found out how important it is that girls code.

When The Heck Did Learning To Code Become Cool?

Ken Mazaika | Posted 05.29.2016 | Technology
Ken Mazaika

With the prevalence of social media, and the epic rise of companies like Instagram and "tech celebrities" like Zuckerburg, it has never been cooler to be a software developer. Breaking into the world of development is radically different, but the process is the same: Don't be afraid to break stuff.

How to Implement a Coded Curriculum in Your School

Peter Hutton | Posted 05.19.2016 | Education
Peter Hutton

Coding is, indeed, everywhere today. And while not all of our students will be coders or engineers, they all need to acquire a level of coding literacy that will enable them to understand the power of coding in any career direction they choose.

This Co-Ed Coding Class For Teens In Ghana Is Breaking Down Gender Stereotypes

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.10.2015 | Impact

Regina Agyare didn't initially include boys in her computer coding class. But after one male student expressed his discontent at seeing "girls being e...

Coding the Future: Training Tomorrow's Programmers Today

Zach Sims | Posted 03.22.2015 | Technology
Zach Sims

Technology will generate an ever-increasing range of opportunities for these students to learn skills inexpensively and to apply them as they continue grow, learning more throughout their careers, regardless of their chosen industry.

The World Is Being Rebuilt in Code and Opportunity Abounds

Anthony Hughes | Posted 01.25.2015 | Business
Anthony Hughes

By 2020 it's estimated that there will be one million open jobs for software developers in the U.S. alone. This number factors in the rapid growth of the IT field outside of pure software companies as data plays an increasingly critical role in traditional industries.

Prisoners Who've Never Used A Computer Mouse Learn How To Code

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 11.18.2014 | Impact

Long prison sentences mean that some of the men incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison in California have never used the Internet. For these inmates...

Too Much Technology Is Bad for the Brain

Steve Nelson | Posted 08.09.2014 | Education
Steve Nelson

I am not a Luddite and know quite well that technology can provide some important educational experiences. But I worry that slavish, uncritical devotion to technological gimmickry is shortchanging our students.

How to (Really) Get Girls Into Coding

Lydia Loizides | Posted 08.03.2014 | Technology
Lydia Loizides

No matter how hard we try, we have yet to overcome the realities of what computer science, and STEM in general, means to the majority of young girls in their everyday lives: nothing.

Learning From Zappos: Why Every School Needs an Organizational Mindset

Peter Hutton | Posted 04.21.2014 | Education
Peter Hutton

Simply put, an organizational mindset is the aggregated mindset of an organization's members. Historically, schools have not placed much importance on defining these, which I think is a mistake. At Beaver, we have taken great care to identify the three key components.

#Hackademics: How Hacker Culture Is Changing Recruitment

Siya Raj Purohit | Posted 03.16.2014 | Technology
Siya Raj Purohit

Hacking culture has ushered in an era of creators, who prove their ability through what they build and know, not through their alma mater. These young creators are now entering the job market and changing the recruitment industry.

It's CSEdWeek: Jump In and Try Doing Computer Science!

Dr. Idit Harel | Posted 02.11.2014 | Education
Dr. Idit Harel

This week is a very special week in the United States and the world: everyone is invited to try what computer science is all about.

Everyone Should Experience the Joy of Coding

John Pavley | Posted 10.10.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

As a society we talk about outsourcing, downsizing, and retraining but not specifically how important is for everyone everywhere to learn some coding skills. The world as a whole is barreling down a path where those who know how to code will own those who don't.

Get Game: Become a Geek in Just One Year

Edward Lando | Posted 02.26.2013 | College
Edward Lando

This is a story for those aspiring entrepreneurs blessed with thoughts and pep, and who just itch to pick up the brush and freaking paint their hearts and minds out -- Jackson Pollock style.

Code Year: Why You Should Learn to Code

Robert St. Amant | Posted 11.05.2012 | Science
Robert St. Amant

You'll learn how to write software to make your computer do new and wonderful things that you find valuable, instead of depending only on what others have done. That's empowering.

New Book Teaches Babies HTML

Madeleine Crum | Posted 12.05.2011 | Home

Forget "mama" and "dada"--your child's first words should be "Backslash A". We've seen an increase of parenting humor books in the form of parody ...