Editor’s Note: Next week kicks off #CSEdWeek, the 8th annual celebration of Computer Science Education. Today we’re looking back at an inspiring story from last year’s CSEdWeek — a Los Angeles school that kickstarted a movement to bring computer science education to students after participating in a CSFirst activity. Show More Summary
From now through the weekend, you can snag 8 Computer Science learning kits that would cost $367 separately for just $39.
Swift Playgrounds helps children learn the Swift programming language. It's adding new Hour of Code challenges for Computer Science Education Week.
Wes Bellamy also has been placed on administrative leave from his job as a high school computer science teacher.
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) At the Neural Information Processing Systems conference next week, researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab will present a sound-recognition system that outperforms its predecessors but didn't require hand-annotated data during training. Show More Summary
(Phys.org)—The shape that human cognition may take over the coming next half-century has become increasingly difficult to foresee. Moreover, accelerating advances in science, mathematics, computing, and culture – including Artificial...Show More Summary
Coursera is an online education platform through which you can take courses from some of top educational institutions in the world, covering topics that range from the humanities and arts to computer science and coding. It takes a lot of work behind the scenes, though, to keep Coursera’s catalog up and running for… Read more...
To be a successful scientist in academia it is no longer sufficient to be good at science. In addition to expertise in experimental methods and data analysis, scientists must also excel in public speaking and writing. Furthermore, scientists must be able to successfully network to form and maintain beneficial inter-institutional collaborations. Show More Summary
(University of Texas at San Antonio) John Quarles, an associate professor of computer science at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), has received a $240,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for his top-tier underwater virtual reality research. Show More Summary
Proving that pure evil never dies, it just lays in wait: Benjamin Kuperman, associate professor and chair of computer science at Oberlin College, and his wife reportedly heard tapping sounds outside their home early in the morning on Nov. Show More Summary
He helped usher in the era of modern computing and reshaped federal funding of scientific research.
The Hour Of Code has become a big deal in K-12 schools around the US and around the world. It happens this year during the week of Dec 5th to Dec 11th, which is Computer Science Education Week. Schools find an hour during that week and offer students the ability to do coding exercises for […]
A disturbing trend, but there are some organizations devoted to fighting the root causes.
Jobless and with graduation looming, a computer science student at the premier university in the nation of Georgia decided early this year that money could be made from America's voracious appetite for passionately partisan political news. Show More Summary
A computer science student in a former Soviet republic found there was money to made mixing real and made-up stories, as long as they were pro-Trump.
Quantum computers could bring about a quantum leap in processing power, with countless benefits for fields like data science and AI. But there’s also a dark side: this extra power will make it simple to crack the encryption keeping everything from our emails to our online banking secure. Show More Summary
So you've decided on a new career in web development, but you're unsure where's the best place to start. You could enroll yourself in a computer sciences course at a local college, but that means putting your life on hold to go backShow More Summary
A cybersecurity expert is calling for a recount of the presidential election in three key states because he knows how easy it would be to hack the vote — and because it’s happened before. J. Alex Halderman, a computer science professor at the University of Michigan, urged Hillary...
In a development that would feel insane any other year but seems about on par for 2016, New York magazine’s Gabriel Sherman reported yesterday that a group of election lawyers and computer scientists are urging the Clinton campaign to ask for recounts in three key states won by Donald Trump. Wednesday morning, one of… Read more...