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Harvard’s new robot teaches kids to code

Harvard’s new robot teaches kids to code Not every robot that comes out of Boston is the stuff of childhood nightmares.In fact, kids can have a lot of fun with Harvard’s latest creation… and learn to code at the same time!

Will the 'mputer geek’ beme extinct?

Will the 'mputer geek’ beme extinct? Digital technology will be officially integrated into the New Zealand curriculum by 2018 and included as a strand of the technology learning area.The move will normalise skills that every child needs for future employment and will remove an IT geek stigma that still exists, according to Code Club Aotearoa.

Gaming workshops inspire 'aha' moments in youth

Gaming workshops inspire 'aha' moments in youth Gaming workshops are the way to boost youth interest in science and technology, encouraging them towards gaming, programming and coding careers.The project, funded by the Unlocking Curious Minds fund, was hosted in a number of public libraries in Dunedin, Wellington, Porirua, Nelson and Hutt City.

Positive hiring trends show progress for Facebook team

Positive hiring trends show progress for Facebook team She says, “Over the past few years we have been working hard to increase diversity at Facebook through a variety of internal and external programmes and partnerships.We still have a long way to go, but as we continue to strive for greater change, we are encouraged by positive hiring trends.

Sony STEM Toy 'Koov' Launches in Japan

Sony STEM Toy 'Koov' Launches in Japan The electronics giant is releasing its first robotics kit for next-generation innovators.“With Koov you can play with blocks and sensors to make fantastic creations,” the Sony Global Education website said.

6 tips for interviewing programmers - if you’re not a technical manager

6 tips for interviewing programmers - if you’re not a technical manager The task is further complicated when interviewing technical talent, as you may not be knowledgeable of all the factors that go into writing good code.“Finding good programmers is hard because good programming is dependent on much more than just knowledge of programming language syntax,” writes President of Artima, Inc.

Six tips for interviewing programmers - if you’re not a technical manager

Six tips for interviewing programmers - if you’re not a technical manager The task is further complicated when interviewing technical talent, as you may not be knowledgeable of all the factors that go into writing good code.“Finding good programmers is hard because good programming is dependent on much more than just knowledge of programming language syntax,” writes President of Artima, Inc.

81-year-old woman makes iPhone app after only starting to use computers at 60

81-year-old woman makes iPhone app after only starting to use computers at 60 If you laugh at how older people use computers, this 81-year-old from Japan is going to set you straight.Masako Wakamiya is making the news for an app she created to show people the correct way to place their traditional doll displays ahead of Hinamatsuri, or Girl's Day, in Japan.

Become a coder with the $15 Complete Web Developer Course ($200 value)

Become a coder with the $15 Complete Web Developer Course ($200 value) The Complete Web Developer Course includes no less than 236 lessons from instructor Rob Percival, running the gamut of coding applications to give you the complete toolbox needed to become a fully trained programmer.Along with general web development, the course contains tutorials for mastering WordPress, using APIs for sites like Facebook and Google Maps, and learning languages like JavaScript, PHP, and CSS.

Hey law students: Want a job? Well, you better learn to code.

Hey law students: Want a job? Well, you better learn to code. Universities around the world are introducing classes that train students in the use of legal software, assisting with anything from contract creation to legal research.But are students simply training the algorithms that will take their jobs?

Microsoft is working on technology to help the visually impaired learn to code

Microsoft is working on technology to help the visually impaired learn to code At the same time, the process of programming computers without perfect eyesight has not received quite as much attention or made as much headway.That’s exactly what Microsoft Research is working on with its Project Torino, a physical programming language for children age 7 to 11 including those with visual disabilities.

Learning to de gets even easier with Apple's Swift Playgrounds

Learning to de gets even easier with Apple's Swift Playgrounds It is now available in Simplified Chinese, Japanese, French, German and Latin American Spanish.The app includes Apple-developed programming lessons, puzzles and challenges that teach core coding concepts, as well as built-in templates to encourage users to express their creativity and create real programmes.

Phones, iPads, watch accessories oh my: Apple unveils new lineup and we've got all the pics

Phones, iPads, watch accessories oh my: Apple unveils new lineup and we've got all the pics The new iPad, also unveiled today, is an update on the 9.3 million apps designed specifically for it," says Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing.

Indonesian domestic workers are picking up coding skills on their days off

Indonesian domestic workers are picking up coding skills on their days off Indonesia's foreign domestic workers have a way to pick up coding skills, thanks to new courses being organised in the cities they work in.Roughly 125,000 Indonesians are employed as domestic workers in Singapore, and 151,000 in Hong Kong.

This coding startup trains autistic people to take on the tech industry

This coding startup trains autistic people to take on the tech industry And it's all thanks to a new program for autistic people, by autistic people.A new startup called Coding Autism, which launched earlier this month, is developing a school in Los Angeles to teach autistic people coding, web development, and software engineering skills.