"The governments of the world should treat this attack as a wake-up call," Microsoft's Brad Smith said.
Can this break the code?
Turning numbers and data into scoops. Helsinki journalists have been doing it for years and serve as good examples for media
http://bit.ly/1SCD8RU Another group of parents started the nonPareil Institute after they realized their learning disabled
3. Shift in higher education Oregon-based Lewis & Clark College has integrated courses around artificial intelligence (AI
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Here's something beautiful about South Africa: the country took a day commemorating an apartheid-era massacre (the Soweto Uprising of 1976) and turned it into a day honoring the future: the country's youth.
The interactive features integrated throughout include fun asides and hidden treasures, from cowboys to a button that makes
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Oh death, the world simply brims with it. Naturally so do the streets.
Pencils of Promise (PoP) is a passionate for-purpose organization that delivers quality education to impoverished children. They've built over 300 schools and impacted over 340,000 lives all while pioneering the for-purpose driven organization.
Hackathons are taking the world by storm, and at the forefront of this movement is former MHacks Organizer Dave Fontenot.
Schools are killing creativity. But rather than just sharing articles and liking pages, let's actually do something about it; educators, implement some of these ideas, and comment on how they go. Let's bring on the education revolution, together!
it is precisely because we live in this modern world that this recent subject is so incredibly important; everything around us was in some sense affected by code, and yet most of us cannot even write a simple program that calculates how much gas we use in a year.
While there is no shortage of schools, tutorials and other means to learn code (and even other resources extolling the benefits), its inherent value has not been communicated well.
This week, parents learned that Steve Jobs was a "low tech" dad at home. His children didn't spend the evenings hopping from one glorious iPad to another. They had a regular family dinner and (gasp) read books.
Over the last year I've subscribed to a number of YouTube channels that have consistently helped me identify new trends, understand best practices, and spot high-impact opportunities. Here is a list of my favorites.
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Adam Gopnik on the 9/11 Memorial: "The site contains more contradictions, unresolved and perhaps unresolvable, than any other eight acres in Manhattan."
Before we can jump straight into writing code and seeing what it does, we need a place to write code, and a way to run it.