Monthly Archives: March 2013

The dark side of the beloved Python | ITworld

The dark side of the beloved Python The schism between Python 2.x and 3.x and other deficiencies frustrate its enthusiastic developer community By Paul Krill, InfoWorld |  Software, python March 25, 2013, 3:11 PM — Python, the popular dynamic language, offers conciseness … Continue reading

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Adventures in Alice Programming – Duke University

Adventures in Alice Programming is a project for integrating the programming language Alice into middle schools and high schools in the state of NC, based in the Durham, NC region. Originally, the target schools were the schools in Durham county, … Continue reading

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Google Summer of Code – Open Source Programs Office — Google Developers

Google Summer of Code is a global program that offers post-secondary student developers ages 18 and older stipends to write code for various open source software projects. We have worked with open source, free software, and technology-related groups to identify … Continue reading

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squeakland : home of squeak etoys

Etoys is . . . an educational tool for teaching children powerful ideas in compelling ways a media-rich authoring environment and visual programming system a free software program that works on almost all personal computers continue reading- squeakland : home of … Continue reading

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Lockheed Martin Harnesses Quantum Technology –

Quantum computing is so much faster than traditional computing because of the unusual properties of particles at the smallest level. Instead of the precision of ones and zeros that have been used to represent data since the earliest days of … Continue reading

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Introducing Kids to Java Programming Using Minecraft (Arun Gupta, Miles to go …)

Minecraft is a wildly popular game among elementary and middle schoolers. The game allows players to build constructions of textured cubes in a 3D world. My son has been playing the game for about a year, lets say addicted to … Continue reading

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What Is NI LabVIEW? – National Instruments

LabVIEW is a highly productive development environment that engineers and scientists use for graphical programming and unprecedented hardware integration to rapidly design and deploy measurement and control systems. Within this flexible platform, engineers scale from design to test and from … Continue reading

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Where Does Tech-ed Belong in Edtech? | EdSurge News

Students need to learn how to create, not consume, technologies in the classroom. Edtech is about the use of technology in education, but does it include technology education? Should it include computer science education? “Edtech” is an all-inclusive term, and … Continue reading

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