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7 Wondrous Women: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.27.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

High-achieving women attract far more public criticism than their high-achieving male counterparts. Women are victims of sexual assault 91% of the tim...

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...

Learning to code software is changing the lives of Ghana women

SAS | Posted 06.10.2016 | Women
SAS

While the educational and career path of Afia Owusu-Forfie has taken her to the United States, her heart has never strayed far from her native Ghana.

Why is Reinforcement Learning so Curious?

Quora | Posted 06.01.2016 | Technology
Quora

Why is reinforcement learning so curious? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by peop...

How Big of an Issue is the Nausea Problem for Virtual Reality Products?

Quora | Posted 05.31.2016 | Technology
Quora

How big an issue is the nausea problem for Virtual Reality products? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling que...

The Best Way to Prepare for a Technical Interview

Quora | Posted 05.31.2016 | Technology
Quora

What are the best ways for someone to prepare for a technical interview? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling...

What Are Some Things the Media Lab is Doing With Bitcoin and Blockchain?

Quora | Posted 05.27.2016 | Technology
Quora

What are some things the Media Lab is doing with Bitcoin and Blockchain? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling...

How to Learn Anything Online, Including Programming

Tomas Laurinavicius | Posted 05.09.2016 | Technology
Tomas Laurinavicius

If you want to learn something, you'll find a way, and on the other hand, if you don't want to learn, even the best university or teacher won't be able to put knowledge into your head.

Where to Start if You Want to be a Data Scientist

Quora | Posted 04.27.2016 | Technology
Quora

What knowledge/skills must an entry-level Data Science engineer have? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling qu...

5 Tips to Break the Grip of Procrastination

Mike Dooley | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business
Mike Dooley

Do you have the goal of taking the family on holiday using the bonus money you are expecting, and the only way to make sure you get that bonus is by making a certain number of calls a day? Well put a picture of that holiday destination next to your screen and you will find making those calls is just that little bit easier.

Machine Learning Will Solve These World Issues

Quora | Posted 04.20.2016 | Technology
Quora

What important world issues do you envision machine learning solving in the next few years? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing netwo...

Sherry Vine Brings LGBT Programming to the Masses

Michael Cook | Posted 03.08.2016 | Entertainment
Michael Cook

There is a need for LGBT themed programming; so Sherry Vine is here with "gaySVTV world". From parody songs like "Hung Horse" (to the tune of Katy Perry's "Dark Horse") to hilarious shows all over the world, Sherry Vine is the definition of a drag legend.

5 Resources to Learn to Code

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 02.25.2016 | Technology
Alex Ivanovs

Coding, otherwise known as programming, was at some point something that only the nerdiest of nerds knew about, the same nerds that established a solid foundation for what we call the Web today.

The Biggest Cyber Stories of 2015

Quora | Posted 12.29.2015 | Technology
Quora

What are the top 10 Cyber security breaches of 2015? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Answer by Sai Ramanan, Lead Quora...

Game Programmer and Designer John Romero Talks About Creating Games in the '90s vs. Now

Quora | Posted 12.29.2015 | Technology
Quora

"It's easier now, for sure. You not only have excellent APIs for graphics, sound, etc. but there are far better tools to make games with. In addition, there are now amazing game engines you can use to do all the hard work."

Game Programmer and Designer John Romero Talks About How to Break Into the Gaming Industry

Quora | Posted 12.24.2015 | Entertainment
Quora

First, you must know C++. Know how to properly debug your code. Be able to architect game systems intelligently, i.e., look at how other similar systems have been implemented and work that design into your game. Stay transparent in how you code. Make sure your lead knows how you are solving the current problem. Keep focus on your work. Don't get randomized - stay on target. Finish games.

The Five Reasons Girls Should Code

Sophie Roth-Douquet | Posted 12.02.2015 | 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.

Young & Entrepreneurial: This 25-Year-Old Entrepreneur Overcame U.S. Immigration With Social Impact Gaming

David Ongchoco | Posted 11.16.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

Through Arad's work in creating social impact games, he has been invited to attend national and international forums like the United Nations Conference Of State Parties, the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit and the International Anti-Corruption Conference.

How to Overcome Self-Limiting Beliefs (and Get Mindful With Your Money)

Leisa Peterson | Posted 09.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Leisa Peterson

While standing in that grocery store line, with my young son looking up at me, his innocent question still on his lips, I committed to never use the phrase, "I can't afford it," again. Now, instead, I say, "I choose not to spend my money in this way."

Hey adults, stop telling gamers to stop gaming. Instead, respect, and redirect.

Caleb Clark | Posted 09.04.2016 | Education
Caleb Clark

I hate it when I hear an adult, (especially a teacher!) react to a kid passionately playing a computer game by saying, "go outside," or in some other ...

How to Be a Good Programmer

Apryl DeLancey | Posted 08.25.2016 | Technology
Apryl DeLancey

There is more than one type of programmer. However, there are similarities and skills that translate to them all.

Coding School: When Your School Project Lands You the Job

Robin Raskin | Posted 08.19.2016 | Technology
Robin Raskin

As good ole fashioned jobs dry up faster than plants in the summer, there's a gold rush to get the 21st century skills you need to marketable. That message has not been lost on a crop of new "how to learn programming in a hurry" schools.

'Summer Of Code' Challenges Teens To Improve Their Community

The Huffington Post | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 07.10.2015 | Technology

"It doesn't have to be this dichotomy between things that are learning-centric and things that are fun. We can build something that's fun and learning-centric that can allow people to help their communities."

Alexander Howard

Behind The Scenes Of Bloomberg Businessweek's Epic Explanation Of Code

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander Howard | Posted 06.15.2015 | Technology

Fifty-one years after Marshall McLuhan first wrote "The Medium is the Message," Paul Ford's 38,000-word magnum opus on programming embodies that visio...

Rise of the Planet of the Apps

Amrita Venkatraman | Posted 06.11.2016 | Teen
Amrita Venkatraman

For most high school students, the incipient stages of senior year are a time of involuntary self-reflection. With college application season looming,...