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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.

Get your coding career off the ground with the $49 Ultimate Learn to Code 2017 Bundle

Get your coding career off the ground with the $49 Ultimate Learn to Code 2017 Bundle Demand for coders and web developers is at an all-time high, but jumping into the wide world of programming can be daunting for a newbie.If you want to start a coding career, or if you’d just like to Create apps and websites as a hobby, then check out our new Ultimate Learn to Code 2017 Bundle.

7-year-old who wrote adorable letter to Google CEO continues to crush it with new tech job

7-year-old who wrote adorable letter to Google CEO continues to crush it with new tech job Her new side hustle comes only a few months after she wrote a letter asking "Google boss" Sundar Pichai for a future job in tech.Since her adorably honest and earnest letter went viral, Chloe and her family in Hereford, England, have gotten a lot of attention.

Facebook accused of gender bias against women engineers

Facebook accused of gender bias against women engineers However, they found that the rejection rates could be attributed to a Facebook engineer's rank and not their gender, according to the Journal.Women hold only 17 percent of technical roles at Facebook, according to the company's recent diversity numbers.

How to become a full-stack coder in just 28 hours

How to become a full-stack coder in just 28 hours It used to take lots of hard work to become a full-stack coder.You had to get a degree in computer science, spend years mastering notoriously difficult programming languages, and make daily sacrificial offerings to the gods of C++.

Kids' Coding Tool Cubetto Returns to Kickstarter

Kids' Coding Tool Cubetto Returns to Kickstarter More than any generation before them, kids these days are being raised on screens: computer, tablet, smartphone, or otherwise.With eight days left to campaign, Primo Toys still has plenty of rewards to hand out: everything from digital downloads to providing 20 Cubetto Deluxe to a charity, institution, or school of your choice.

ding for kids? littleBits teaches the essentials through intuitive games

ding for kids? littleBits teaches the essentials through intuitive games It teaches coding through an activity students love, making and playing games.The littleBits Code Kit is an introduction to coding in the classroom that promises it will engage students.

Learning to code might be the best (and cheapest) career choice you could make

Learning to code might be the best (and cheapest) career choice you could make If you've found yourself in a career rut, the best choice may just be to start from scratch and learn to code — no matter how many years of job experience you may have.There’s so much new and evolving technology out there, and not enough people to run it.

Bluff Marae takes on ding for kids with the help of deCamp

Bluff Marae takes on ding for kids with the help of deCamp Te Rau Aroha Marae, Bluff is holding a unique programme with the help of CodeCamp from Wellington.Sumaria Beaton, program organiser says, “We are a go-ahead region and want our young ones of the future to thrive.

'There's a place at Google for you,' Google CEO tells girls at coding competition

'There's a place at Google for you,' Google CEO tells girls at coding competition Speaking at a coding competition, CEO Sundar Pichai addressed teams of teen girls, telling them that there "is a place for you at Google.Don't let anyone tell you otherwise.

Learn how to build your very own robot by mastering Raspberry Pi

Learn how to build your very own robot by mastering Raspberry Pi If you’re itching to join the Raspberry party and start making your own crazy IoT contraptions, the Raspberry Pi Mastery Bundle is a great place to start.These eight courses will teach you how to build a variety of interesting IoT projects, and you'll learn a thing or two about coding in the process.

Do the Hokey-Pokey and Learn to Code With Kano's Motion Sensor Kit

Do the Hokey-Pokey and Learn to Code With Kano's Motion Sensor Kit DIY computer company Kano this week launched its learn-to-code tool, the Motion Sensor Kit.“The Motion Sensor Kit demystifies a powerful tool—the ubiquitous motion sensors embedded in cars, phones, industrial machinery, and more,” Kano CEO Alex Klein said in a statement.

Moonhack breaks a world record for kids coding, again

Moonhack breaks a world record for kids coding, again On Tuesday, 28,575 kids around Australia broke a world record by coding on the same day.It was all for Moonhack, an event for ages 8 to 18 set up by Code Clubs Australia, a network of 1,950 volunteer-led, after-school coding clubs for children.