By Amanda Albright They’re longer than classics like Henry David Thoreau’s “Walden” and modern hits like J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” but nowhere nearly as engaging. Yet each week, American state and local governments crank out the … Continued
JPMorgan introduces mandatory coding courses JPMorgan is introducing mandatory coding courses for all employees in its asset management division, the FT reports. So far a third of the bank’s analysts and associates have been trained to use Python coding, the … Continued
Tokyo aims to plug IT worker shortage and catch up to other countries TOKYO — Computer programming will become a mandatory subject in Japan’s elementary schools from April 2020, as the country seeks to train a new generation in highly … Continued
Today`s employers are not considering college degrees, but job skills. Twenty million students started college this year are less certain whether their degrees will pay off. According to a survey by Freelancing in America 2018, released Wednesday, freelancers put more value on skills training: 93 … Continued
ACCENTURE recently hosted over 50 underprivileged children from around the Klang Valley for an Hour of Code. This initiative is part of Accenture’s team up with Code.org to support Hour of Code, a global educational movement that reaches over 100 … Continued
Bill Gates has been fixated on programming since age 13, when his school got its first computer terminal. “The machine was huge and slow, and it didn’t even have a screen,” he writes on his blog, Gates Notes. “But I was hooked.” He … Continued
Bill Gates explains ‘If’ statements in the video.
By Brandon Griggs, CNN Hey kids! Forget trying to become a doctor or rapper or a football star, not to mention all the teasing you may get in school for being a nerd — computers are where it’s at.That’s one … Continued
Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates talks about computer coding, working from home and the future of technology.
Learn about a new “superpower” that isn’t being taught in 90% of US schools. Starring Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, will.i.am, Chris Bosh, Jack Dorsey, Tony Hsieh, Drew Houston, Gabe Newell, Ruchi Sanghvi, Elena Silenok, Vanessa Hurst, and Hadi Partovi. Directed … Continued