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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.