Bootstrap World has developed online courses in programming, among other subjects, but what makes Bootstrap World so memorable for me is that the team has focused heavily on accessibility.
Large-scale funding enables examination of larger questions that cross problem spaces, systems, abstractions, even fields. I believe the need for large investments has never been greater.
Researchers taught a machine to "hallucinate" its idea of the video game "Doom," then got a virtual agent to play its own dream version of the game so it could learn to play the real thing.
The fastest-growing course in UC Berkeley's history—Foundations of Data Science—is being offered free online this spring through the campus's online education hub, edX.
Rockhurst High School last year began requiring freshmen to take computer science in an effort to boost interest in tech skills needed in the workforce.
Apple will collaborate with Chicago Public Schools and Northwestern University to offer free professional learning to teachers in Chicago to give educators the tools they need to bring coding and computer science into the classroom.
The branch of philosophy known as phenomenology can broaden our understanding of what is really going on in the tasks that we address with computing.
U.S. protectionism in the form of visa restrictions on Chinese seeking to study in American universities would only harm the country, which has long benefited from being able to attract top talent, a Tsinghua University researcher says.
The growth of "coding bootcamps" or "coding schools" is troubling. Many of these schools require students to pay thousands of dollars for programs that lack guidelines and have insufficient instruction.
What does it take to be data science whiz?
A group of teenagers has been interrogating me for almost an hour.
Researchers have found U.S. children now depict scientists as female more than ever.
When immuno-oncologist Martijn Bijker decided to move from academia to industry, he asked a friend to review his CV. His friend—who had worked in the pharmaceutical sector for two decades—told him to relegate his lists of publications, posters and presentations to the back of the document. The focus, he said, should be on teamwork skills and the ability to perform the job requirements.
An academic watchdog has asked the University Grants Commission in India to crack down on "predatory journals" amid fresh allegations of plagiarism and the fabrication of fraudulent papers.
A cold war is being waged across the world's most advanced industries. And it just got a lot chillier.
John Hennessy, president emeritus of Stanford University and co-recipient of the ACM A.M. Turing award, discusses digital education and the future of leadership.
At first glance, Dark Hammer looks a lot like any other science fiction comic book: On the front cover, a drone flies over a river dividing a city with damaged and burning buildings. But this short story in graphic form comes from the Army Cyber Institute at West Point, in New York.
For years, Swami Sivasubramanian's wife has wanted to get a look at the bears that come out of the woods on summer nights to plunder the trash cans at their suburban Seattle home. So over the Christmas break, Sivasubramanian, the head of Amazon's AI division, began rigging up a system to let her do just that.