Google is officially unveiling Code Next, its computer science lab for youth, today in Oakland. The program, which USA Today’s Jessica Guynn got wind of last month, is designed to offer young black and Latino people interested in tech an opportunity to learn how to code, as well as the fundamentals of computer science. That’s because 51% of black students and 47% of Latino… Read More
Google launched Code Next to train the next generation of black and Latino computer scientists. The post The Google Lab That’s Building a Legion of Diverse Coders appeared first on WIRED.
Code Next connects computer science to students’ everyday lives through projects like designing and programming a robot or 3D printing an Android chess set.
Called Code Next, the Google lab will train African-American and Latino computer scientists.
The Internet giant is opening Code Next tech labs in two underserved communities.