Sebastian Thrun's mid-course correction of Udacity, as chronicled at length in last week's Fast Company profile by Max Chafkin, has stirred consternat...
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There's an utter lack of infrastructure in homes and schools that live side-by-side to some of the most sophisticated and tech-fluent corporations and startups -- preventing civic engagement and technological fluency among Silicon Valley's youth.
It recently came to my attention, that throughout the nation, young men and women who are Latino are, unfortunately, caught on the wrong side of the digital divide.
The new literacy is digital literacy, and at its heart is coding -- computer programming and computational design.
If game developers are going to be able to deliver the products that will "speak" to their core market, it behooves them to add more women to their employee ranks.
Children learn best when they are the designers, builders, navigators, engineering and key operators of their own learning.
Yesterday was a busy day. Google announced at 3am EST their "GoogleGiveBack" program, listing grants they've made to support education, technology innovation, and the fight against modern-day slavery.
With today's social media, using literacy skills is like a dessert that can motivate kids to go on to the spinach.
Researchers at the Media Lab, are letting their brains crack open, dreaming up big ideas, combining art and science and play, producing and presenting their demos, and inventing their future.
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