News tagged with programming skills

Tynker brings programming lessons into the home

(Phys.org) —Tynker announced last week that its educational system for teaching programming to students in elementary and middle schools will take on a new offering, and it is now for home use too. The ...

Aug 12, 2013 report
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Coding camps for kids rise in popularity

The video game Jacob Asofsky is creating is simple: "Someone who is trying to take over the world and you try to stop them." The 12-year-old from Florida is spending two weeks at a summer camp in a program that teaches programming ...

Jun 25, 2013
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British teenage whiz strikes deal with Yahoo

At 17, he's a tech whiz, he's rich—and he can even offer some advice on how to raise your kids. Teenage programmer Nick D'Aloisio's decision to sell his news application Summly to Yahoo for what's rumored to ...

Mar 26, 2013
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European researchers usher in Telco 2.0

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers have created a platform that allows users with no special expertise to generate telecom plus internet services. The backers hope the platform will pave the way for the ...

Feb 26, 2009
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Digital revolution bypassing UK education

Teaching and learning in the 21st century needs to be 'turbo-charged' by educational technology rather than using technologies designed for other purposes, according to a new report developed by the Technology-Enhanced Learning ...

Jun 18, 2012
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Shift in simulation superiority

Science and engineering are advancing rapidly in part due to ever more powerful computer simulations, yet the most advanced supercomputers require programming skills that all too few U.S. researchers possess. ...

May 01, 2009
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