"I take inspiration every day from my fellow Smithies, all of whom are equally ambitious. They are an impressive (albeit sometimes intimidating) group of women, of which I am blessed to be a part."
Chances are, you're going to have a hard time trying to avoid technology this Thanksgiving... so why not surprise your family by embracing the robotic uprising this year, rather than trying to prevent it?
There are many obstacles for students to learn computer science. Whether or not one believes that everyone can be a programmer, the fact remains that 90 percent of high school students never even have the opportunity to learn.
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Computer and mathematical occupations are projected to experience a 22 percent job growth over the next decade, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). This category is one of the top five occupations tracked by BLS, with one of the highest median salaries.
It is unfortunate that so many young girls begin losing interest in math and science during middle school. I think several negative misperceptions are the cause: boys are better at math; science and technology are male-dominated fields; science is boring. Don't believe any of them! If you like math and science and put in the work, you will be just as great as any other student. If you have a passion for science, it is never boring, it is fun and exciting and cool.
If you feel like learning to code is hard, you are NOT alone! Learning to code IS hard. And frustrating. Sometimes, you will get stuck on a problem for hours and then be annoyed when you finally discover a relatively simple solution.
Computer engineering and program development are two of the fastest growing professions in the world. With such high demand, many developers created mobile apps disguised as games that teach the basics from the Elementary School through High School levels.
With the cost to attend graduate school, students and educators are beginning to debate the necessity of a Master's degree. Nonetheless, here is a list of degrees which will almost certainly guarantee success in the fields to which they lead.
While preparing students for successful careers is part of our mission, the notion of ranking schools by earnings' of new graduates creates a major problem for educators.
For all their different approaches, the data enthusiasts spoke a common language, and common themes did emerge from the proceedings.
The economic recovery is underway, but an important group is being left behind. According to a new report by the International Youth Foundation, the global youth unemployment rate is expected to reach 12.8 percent by 2018.
Helping your kids decide what to do with their lives is scary. Guiding them in directions that will offer stability and security is daunting. So what if there were a toy designed to spur an interest in something that could lead to a pretty good career?
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In 1936, at the age of just 23, Alan Turing invented the fundamental logical principles of the modern computer -- almost by accident.
Majoring in computer science is extremely different from the way it's commonly portrayed in the media, or even of how I expected it to be. So here are the six realities of being a computer science major.