Monthly Archives: April 2013

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With the recent announcement of 17 new schools participating in the massive open online course (MOOC) site, I thought it would be an interesting exercise to see if it was possible to design a reasonable computer science curriculum using just Coursera … Continue reading

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Online Programming Courses, Learn Programming Online | LearnStreet

LearnStreet is an early-stage startup focused on changing the way people of all backgrounds and skill levels learn how to code. We are a small, passionate team of product craftsmen, hackers and designers doing what we love—building a service that … Continue reading

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Cornell NYC Tech, Planned for Roosevelt Island, Starts Up in Chelsea –

By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA Published: April 12, 2013 IF all the hopes and hype are warranted, a nondescript third-floor loft in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan offers a glimpse of the future, for New York City and for Cornell University. In truth, … Continue reading

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Hakitzu | Kuato Studios

Deadly robots, dramatic arenas, and asynchronous strategy are all part of Hakitzu: Code of the Warrior – a game that introduces kids to Javascript, one of today’s most popular programming languages. With no programming knowledge necessary, players will develop a … Continue reading

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Opening a Gateway for Girls to Enter the Computer Field –

BY CLAIRE CAIN MILLER WHEN Julia Geist was asked to draw a picture of a computer scientist last year, the 16-year-old sketched a businessman wearing glasses and a tie. Looking around at her classmates’ drawings, she saw similar depictions of … Continue reading

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Software Engineering School Was Teacher’s Idea, but It’s Been Done City’s Way –

By JENNIFER MILLER Published: March 29, 2013 At last year’s State of the City speech, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced the creation of a public high school called the Academy for Software Engineering. The school would be part of an ambitious … Continue reading

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