Microsoft launches 'Explore Space' data science, AI modules inspired by Netflix's 'Over the Moon'
Learners will get a chance to use data to plan lunar missions, predict meteor showers and analyse images using AI.
The Filter Koffee Podcast: Harsh Songra talks about his experience with Dyspraxia, stereotyping in Indian cinema and creation of his MyChild App
In this episode of The Filter Koffee Podcast, Harsh Songra talks about growing up with Dyspraxia, founding the MyChild App and where he found his inspiration.
Apple promotes its Everyone can Create, Everyone can Code initiative with series of inspiring videos
The report mentions that ‘Everyone Can Create’ is designed to enable teachers to swiftly incorporate creativity into their lesson plans
Google brings back popular Doodle games so you stay home, stay safe and have some fun
Google's 'Throwback Doodle series' has been launched to look back at some of the most interactive Google Doodle games.
NASA's JPL hacked using Raspberry Pi device in April, went undetected for a year
The $35 credit card-sized device is used to teach computer and coding to children in developing countries.
Apple launches free coding education program 'Hour of Code' for students
Apple customers can register for the Everyone Can Code programme from 1 to 14 December.
This is your chance to live your Harry Potter dream and get your own magic wand
A company called Kano has partnered with Warner Bros to bring you a DIY magic wand kit.
Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub may have irked developers, but it has proved to be truly inspirational to nerdy meme-makers
Developers are basically calling out Microsoft for wanting to embrace all things open source when it has been opposing open software all these years.
Google's free Grasshopper app wants to help beginners learn coding on their smartphones
Grasshopper have two more courses where coders learn to draw shapes using the D3 library, and later create more complex functions using D3.
Tim Cook believes students around the world should learn programming instead of a second language
Cook's reasoning was that learning to code would allow the students to reach more people in the world than learning a second language would.
Apple's 'App development with Swift' course is now part of 30 community colleges in the US
Tech giant Apple on Saturday announced that its "App Development with Swift" curriculum will be offered in over 30 community colleges across the United States in 2017-2018 school year.
Nearly 45 percent of developers land jobs after participating in coding contests: Study
The study revealed that not just coders, employees and participants think code contests are a great platform to hone their skill.
Apple has added robots, and drones to Swift Playgrounds, its educational coding app
Tech giant Apple has announced that Swift Playgrounds, its educational coding app for iPad, will now offer a new way to learn to code using robots, drones and musical instruments.
PayPal launches third edition of 'girls in tech'
PayPal will be teaching coding to girls between the ages of 8 and 14 years at centers in Chennai and Bengaluru.
Project Torino is a physical coding language by Microsoft that allows visually impaired children to code
Microsoft designers and researchers at the company's lab in Cambridge, UK are working on a system that allows children with visual impairments to code.
Recruitment startup HackerRank aims at an effective hiring process in the coding industry
We recently wrote about the data driven recruitment startup Belong, and now meet HackerRank that focuses on technical recruitment but in a unique way.
EU Court confirms Reuters Instrument Codes-EU anti-trust settlement
The European Union's second-highest court confirmed on Thursday Thomson Reuters 2012 settlement with EU antitrust regulators over its securities identification, or Reuters Instrument Codes
Apple releases Swift Playgrounds on Apple App Store
Apple has released a new iPad app, Swift Playgrounds on the App Store. The app aims at making learning coding easy and fun for the users ranging from kids to students to people who are interested in coding in their spare time.
Man deletes his whole company after typing wrong code
In a bizzare incident, a man deleted his entire company and the websites of his clients by mistake after typing a wrong bit of code on his computer server.
There's a new crop of coding toys for techie tykes
Not everyone is excited about pushing first-graders to learn the nuts and bolts of how computers work. Some critics believe that too much technology too early can interfere with a child's natural development; others warn that pushing advanced concepts on younger kids could frustrate them and turn them off computer science completely.