Where have all the computer science graduates gone? That’s the question that Microsoft is not only asking, but they are taking action to improve those numbers. According to the Association for Computing Machinery, there are an estimated 150,000 computer science jobs opening up every year for the foreseeable future. Despite
College courses can be expensive, especially from top private universities. This is where Coursera comes to the rescue! Coursera.org partners with top universities from around the world to deliver college courses online for FREE. Their goal is to provide the best education to millions of people throughout the world. So
This weekend marks the 20th anniversary of the Defcon hacking convention in Las Vegas. Each year, the convention brings together people from around the world to discuss security and innovation. Although the term “hacker” generally has a negative connotation to the general public, the actual meaning is something very positive.
Over 1,300 students from 100 schools participated in the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition in San Antonio, TX. The Department of Homeland Security was one of the sponsors of this large event where the hacking teams from the colleges competed against each other to determine the 2012 winner. This event
KinderTown, the startup behind the educational iOS app store for parents (and honestly, a personal fav) is expanding its focus today. According to feedback from its users, the number one complaint was that KinderTown wasn’t available for older children. Now that changes, as the service will bump up its supported
Mind-reading robots? It’s not as scary as it sounds. Researchers in Switzerland are developing a robot that can respond to human thoughts, and may one day help immobile people better interact with the external world. On Tuesday, scientists from Switzerland’s Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne marked a milestone in this research,