Does your son or daughter play Minecraft? And do you stand before that screen wondering what it's all about, and how it's possible that your kid doesn't get dizzy from moving around this blocky world so quickly?
Saujani is a self-proclaimed "Feminist with a capital F" and while she asks "Where are the women?," she definitely knows where they should be: EVERYWHERE.
In my college classroom I often ask students about their technology habits and, to my surprise, I repeatedly find that this "tech generation" is not as active as we have come to believe.
At least once a year in Silicon Valley there is a gathering of top technical talent that for one night, at least, turns the world on its head. Yes, t...
Though he's personally disappointed in the way the World Wide Web has emerged and become integral to our relationship with knowledge, Nelson's influence on the many people who have shaped our digital world is immense.
"Tech" has devolved into a gold-rush of mass-hysteria led by a throng of wantrepreneurs with little to no regard for Computer Science.
Hey, big news: For the first time, women outnumber men in a UC Berkeley Computer Science course. Could this be a new trend?
Think about our obligation to teach our children how to excel at the experience of choosing, to provide them with guidance and expose them to options that they may not have chosen.
Allowing computer science to replace foreign language credits may actually hinder a student's ability to get into competitive colleges that are increasingly requiring students to have taken two to three years of a foreign language in high school.
If we do not mobilize to provide these vital tools, skills and education, we will squander the incredible potential of the world's youth and put at risk our future global economic security.
Do not forget -- understanding the basics of computer science will aid you in nearly any field, as almost all businesses are emphasizing technology today.
Welcome to the Windward International Collegiate Programming Championship (Code War). Students at schools from Stanford to CMU to MIT participate, making this truly a competition of the best of the best.
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.
There is a lot of debate about whether we need more STEM-skilled professionals. Skills taught in classes like computer programming develop students in ways that help them over the long term.
Limiting computer science to just technical things would be limiting it to people who are interested solely in those topics, which is dominated by the male population.
While it's become obvious that access to mentors increases a girl's chances of making it through college with a computer science degree, we need to do more to get girls interested in pursuing those degrees in the first place.