As the times change, so too are the skills being touted by the Girl Scouts, and now, young women across America can earn recognition for demonstrating mastery of a very topical subject -- cybersecurity.
An updated 'Minecraft' Hour of Code Designer tutorial will show how the ever-popular gaming title can be even more effective in making kids excited to code by allowing them to create their own shareable 'Minecraft' game.
Alan Turing is celebrated for many things — as the father of computer science, legendary Nazi code breaker, and mind behind the Turing test. But few people view his as a pioneer of electronic music. Until now.
Who needs The Beatles, anyway? Algorithms are all the rage, after Sony's Flow Machines project successfully created two entire pop songs composed by artificial intelligence, one in the musical styling of the Fab Four.
A video showing sorting algorithms in action may not sound like the most riveting concept in the world -- but, then again, neither does watching other people play video games, and that hasn’t stopped their popularity online. Trust us…
According to this research, women write better code than men on GitHub, or at the very least, their contributions are accepted more often by fellow coders. But this is only true when their gender is not known
To be a prodigy, you've gotta start young. And if you get your child the Code-a-Pillar from Fisher-Price, you can turn a toddler into a computer scientist. The toy hopes to expose children to the art of coding from the onset.
A new study conducted by Code School proposes that "most coders and software developers form hobbies and interests in computers before the age of 16, and their interest carries into their college and professional years."
According to Stanford University's latest survey of its upper-class students, the most popular major among women is now computer science, with 214 women planning to declare the field as their primary focus of study.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is calling for computer science and coding classes a graduation prerequisite. "Just make it a requirement," he said of coding during a tech policy event sponsored by The Washington Post.
On Wednesday, Mayor De Blasio announced that all city public schools will have to offer computer science to all their students within the next decade in an effort to expand computer literacy and further opportunities for New York youth.