Monthly Archives: February 2015

LED-Lit Robotic Garden Nurtures Kids To Code — Campus Technology

By Dian Schaffhauser 02/23/15 The creators of a robotic garden from MIT are hoping it becomes a tool to encourage students — especially girls — to understand more about algorithms and programming. A team from both the institute’s Computer Science … Continue reading

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The Go Programming Language

Go is an open source programming language that makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software. via The Go Programming Language.

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MIT Women’s Technology Program

The MIT Women’s Technology Program (WTP) is a rigorous four-week summer academic and residential experience where female high school students explore engineering through hands-on classes, labs, and team-based projects in the summer after 11th grade . via MIT Women’s Technology … Continue reading

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Dream It, Code It, Win It

“Dream it. Code it. Win it.” is a coding competition that is based judged on the quality of the problem being tackled as well as the solution. Follow these simple steps to enter the $50,000 competition: Design a code or … Continue reading

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Google hopes to boost AP computer science pass rates – eCampus News | eCampus News

RISE Up 4 CS will aid African-American high school students in college-level computer science courses and examsAs research reveals that minority students enroll in and pass high school and college STEM courses less often than their peers, efforts are emerging … Continue reading

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Why We Should All Learn Coding – Infographic

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7 iOS apps for developers on the go | ITworld

By Rich Hein, CIO | February 3, 2015 iOS Apps for Developers Developers don’t always get to choose where and when things happen. Sometimes you’re on the move when things need to be handled and that means using your tablet … Continue reading

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Young programmers: Think playgrounds, not playpens | Marina Bers | TEDxJackson

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BBC News – Coder creates smallest chess game for computers

A French coder has developed what is thought to be the smallest-sized chess computer program. BootChess is only 487 bytes in size, and the code can be run on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux computers. That makes it smaller … Continue reading

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