Some humanities professors are extremely talented. They teach about the most fascinating creations ever made, the most brilliant artistic masterpieces ever created, the finest expression of human genius and creativity in its glory, and --somehow-- they manage to make their students hate them.
The game industry is currently growing at a healthy rate that is four times faster than the growth of the overall U.S. economy. However, there is a lot of chaos associated with this growth as publishers try to figure out appropriate business models that work with free-to-play and games becoming more of a service than a product.
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.
On appearance, Kaira Villanueva seems to be an average sophomore student at Columbia University tracing her way through New York with a well-worn backpack, scratched-up MetroCard, and a youthful curiosity.
If we do not take into account this deep rooted gender bias, that is ingrained in the structure of our systems and beliefs, progress cannot be made.
Today, across the nation, tens of thousands of students will take the Advanced Placement Computer Science (AP CS) exam with dreams of pursuing computing careers.
The dearth of women in technology has long been attributed to the pipeline problem of fewer girls in the STEM area of education.
Millions of students have visited the Study Notes website to find reviewers for their AP exams, answer practice questions and go through college essays that were written by students who have made it to their dream schools.
With the demand for Computer Science (CS) graduates rising, a lot of CS students have a choice, whether to work for a big and established tech company or take the plunge in a startup or build your own startup.
Computing has become an inextricable part of our lives. While I can't argue that computer science is more important than calculus or statistics or a physical or natural science course, it's becoming extremely difficult to argue that it shouldn't be an equal player in that array of extraordinary human achievement.
Young and Entrepreneurial is a series of articles where I've decided to interview and write about young individuals disrupting the world, whether it's...
Whether or not you accept that there are defined differences between the words "coding" and "programming," you should at least be aware of the differences in connotation...especially if you want to keep from hurting the feelings of your friendly neighborhood software developer!
Joining the constantly evolving tech sector workforce can be scary, and many recent graduates are having trouble figuring out the best way to get noticed by the tech world or choose the best way to build a career in the industry.
March 14th is a special date that math enthusiasts and educators mark on their calendars every year. It's Pi Day, and many celebrate the occasion by highlighting the critical importance of computer science education.
Lady Ada Lovelace was a remarkable scientist of unparalleled charm and allure. In 1833, Ada was highly intrigued with an idea for an "Analytical Engine" -- a mechanical calculating machine whose design predated the digital computer by over 100 years.
This approach works fantastically up until around the sixth grade, where many students begin to be capable of reading for hours on end. Once past a twenty minute time-span, additional techniques need to be incorporated to properly guide development.