How Many Members of Congress Does It Take To Pass a $400MM CS Bill?

theodp writes: Over at Code.org, they're celebrating because more than 100 members of Congress are now co-sponsoring the Computer Science Education Act (HR 2536),

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How Many Members of Congress Does It Take To Pass a $400MM CS Bill?

theodp writes: Over at Code.org, they're celebrating because more than 100 members of Congress are now co-sponsoring the Computer Science Education Act (HR 2536),

Arkansas Declares a High School CS Education State of Emergency

theodp writes: Aiming to deliver on Governor Asa Hutchinson's inspired-by-Code.org-and-others Plan For Job Creation Through Technology Education, the Arkansas House voted 99-0 last week to require high schools to offer [but not require] a course in computer science,

Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, and Lately, Coding

theodp (442580) writes "The NY Times reports that the national educational movement in computer coding instruction is growing at Internet speeds. 'There's never been a move this fast in education,' said Elliot Soloway, a professor of education and computer science at the Univ. of Michigan. But,

From The Ivy League To State Schools, Demand For Computer Science Is Booming

For years, people in the tech industry have worked to persuade more young people in the United States to become interested in studying computer science. It now looks like they’ve finally gotten the message. Demand for computer science classes and programs is booming at universities across the U.S.

ACM Blames the PC For Driving Women Away From Computer Science

theodp (442580) writes "Over at the Communications of the ACM, a new article — Computing's Narrow Focus May Hinder Women's Participation — suggests that Bill Gates and Steve Jobs should shoulder some of the blame for the dearth of women at Google, Facebook, Apple,

For Aspiring Female Engineers, A Square Meal Of Code

Last year, high school student Michelle Nguyen had all but given up her hope of becoming an engineer. A Senior at Mission High School in San Francisco (which did not offer a computer science class), she thought she had to be smarter, more privileged,

Code.org Launches Code Studio, A Toolset And Curriculum For Teaching Kids Programming

Since its creation, Code.org’s mission has been to get coding into curriculums for students as schools nationwide. Today, the nonprofit group is launching Code Studio,

Bridging The STEM Talent Gap Is Not About Degrees, But Skill Sets

In 2013, there were 2.5 times as many entry-level STEM-related job postings as there were STEM graduates, according to a study by Burning Glass Technologies. The new U.S. News/Raytheon STEM index shows that student aptitude for and interest in STEM increased just 4% between 2000 and 2010,

Productivity And The Education Delusion

There is a constant tension about education in labor economics these days. On one hand, education is strongly correlated with income as well as employability. Workers with college degrees, or even just some university-level courses, are significantly more likely to have a job and to be paid better,

Having Success With Code Bootcamps: A Guide For Employers And Bootcamp Grads

Anyone hiring engineers in tech knows how much competition there is for talent; there just aren’t enough good engineers to go around. As a result of the incredibly high demand for talent, the supply side has responded by launching coding bootcamps all over the country and, indeed, the world.

Supreme Court Gives Tacit Approval To Warrantless DNA Collection

An anonymous reader writes On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a case involving the conviction of a man based solely on the analysis of his "inadvertently shed" DNA.

What Would Minecraft 2 Look Like Under Microsoft?

An anonymous reader writes "Microsoft spent billions purchasing Mojang, the studio behind the game Minecraft, and while it's unlikely to start work on a sequel anytime soon, rather than continue development of the game, it's worth considering what a Minecraft 2 will look like. After all,

Why We Should Stop Hiding File-Name Extensions

An anonymous reader writes 14 years after the Anna Kournikova virus took advantage of users' ignorance about file-name extensions in order to wreak worldwide havoc,

Khronos Group Announces Vulkan To Compete Against DirectX 12

Phopojijo writes The Khronos Group has announced the Vulkan API for compute and graphics. Its goal is to compete against DirectX 12. It has some interesting features,

Inside the North Korean Data Smuggling Movement

Sparrowvsrevolution writes A new Wired magazine story goes inside the North Korean rebel movement seeking to overthrow Kim Jong-un by smuggling USB drives into the country packed with foreign television and movies. As the story describes, one group has stashed USB drives in Chinese cargo trucks.

NVIDIA Fixes Old Compiz Bug

jones_supa writes NVIDIA has fixed a long-standing issue in the Ubuntu Unity desktop by patching Compiz. When opening the window of a new application, it would go black or become transparent on NVIDIA hardware. There have been bug reports dating back to Ubuntu 12.10 times.

Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email At State Dept., Possibly Breaking Rules

HughPickens.com writes: The NY Times reports that Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business as secretary of state, according to State Department officials.

The XBMC Project Will Now Be Called Kodi

An anonymous reader writes: Citing the problems caused by the lack of legal control over the current name and its long outdated origins as the reasons for the change, The Xbox Media Center team announced that they will switch the project's name to Kodi when version 14 is released later this year.

Perlan II Project Aims To Fly a Glider To the Edge of Space

Zothecula writes: In an ambitious attempt to break every wing-borne sustained flight height record for a manned aircraft, the Perlan ll project intends to construct and fly a glider higher than any sailplane has gone before. Riding on the colossal stratospheric air waves generated over mountains,

Perlan II Project Aims To Fly a Glider To the Edge of Space

Zothecula writes: In an ambitious attempt to break every wing-borne sustained flight height record for a manned aircraft, the Perlan ll project intends to construct and fly a glider higher than any sailplane has gone before. Riding on the colossal stratospheric air waves generated over mountains,

Dropbox's New Policy of Scanning Files For DMCA Issues

Advocatus Diaboli (1627651) writes "This weekend a small corner of the Internet exploded with concern that Dropbox was going too far, actually scanning users' private and directly peer-shared files for potential copyright issues. What's actually going on is a little more complicated than that,

三星Galaxy S5上市一周抢占Android手机近1%市场

三星仍是Android市场的王者,该公司最新推出的Galaxy S5智能手机正在进一步巩固其在Android市场的王者地位。

创业初期的产品之道,就是不断尝试

在互联网市场上,我们见过太多昙花一现的产品。有些产品火了一阵子就中途夭折,有些还没问世就胎死腹中。产品之死,留给你的不是一顿茶余饭后的谈资,而应该是深度的思考。

When Should You Send Marketing Email? Data Science FTW

This article is part of SWOT Team, a new series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public relations.When we think "data science," most of the headlines that come to mind are tales of the creepy and the overreaching. And unless you’re Tommy Wiseau,

Mobile app of the day: iMeet

Business people who regularly need to collaborate with others in different locations need good web conferencing services, and iMeet fits that bill.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/07/22/mobile-app-of-the-day-imeet/

Android应用与系统安全防御 - 疯狂的pythoner

Android应用安全防御Android应用的安全隐患包括三个方面:代码安全、数据安全和组件安全。1.代码安全 代码安全主要是指Androidapk有被篡改、盗版等风险,产生代码安全的主要原因是apk很容易被反编译、重打包。

US Army To Transport American Ebola Victim To Atlanta Hospital From Liberia

acidradio (659704) writes American air charter specialist Phoenix Air has been contracted by the U.S. Army to haul an American physician afflicted with Ebola from Liberia to the Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. This will be the first 'purposeful' transport of an Ebola victim to the U.S.

HTC One只是开始 大波OEM新WP设备将至

威智网 8 月 22 日消息,根据外媒 PCWorld 报道称,近日刚刚发布的 HTC One M8 for Windows 仅仅只是开始,不久的将来还将有一大批微软OEM 合作商加入 Windows Phone 新机发布的行列。  

AWS re:Invent 2014回顾 - 黄博文

亚马逊在2014年11月11-14日的拉斯维加斯举行了一年一度的re:Invent大会。在今年的大会上,亚马逊一股脑发布和更新了很多服务。现在就由我来带领大家了解一下这些新服务。

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