Programming

01.10.15
Teachers in diverse areas are learning how to promote programming
01.10.15

Teachers in diverse areas are learning how to promote programming

If you want a wider range of kids learning how to code, it's not enough to encourage the students;...

By J. Fingas,   01.10.15
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12.27.14
Facebook's 'Year In Review' shows tragic side of software's shortcomings
12.27.14

Facebook's 'Year In Review' shows tragic side of software's shortcomings

Facebook's automated 'year in review' slideshows are meant to surface highlights from the year tha...

By C. Trout,   12.27.14
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12.10.14
iRobot's newest machine is made for student hackers
12.10.14

iRobot's newest machine is made for student hackers

Many educational robots tend to be complex and expensive, or simple and cheap. Where's the middle...

By J. Fingas,   12.10.14
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12.08.14
YouTube offering bonuses to keep talent away from rivals, says WSJ
12.08.14

YouTube offering bonuses to keep talent away from rivals, says WSJ

Google is throwing money at its YouTube stars to keep them away from a site that hasn't even launc...

By S. Dent,   12.08.14
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12.05.14
Apple hosting Hour of Code workshops for Computer Science Education Week
12.05.14

Apple hosting Hour of Code workshops for Computer Science Education Week

Next week, Apple is hosting workshops and other special events at local retail Apple Stores to cele...

By K. Hodgkins,   12.05.14
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11.08.14
Learning circuits and programming with the Geek Squad
11.08.14

Learning circuits and programming with the Geek Squad

If you're ever made a gadget purchase at Best Buy, you've likely heard of the Geek Squad: the reta...

By B. Steele,   11.08.14
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10.08.14
GitHub's free student bundle gets you started on writing code
10.08.14

GitHub's free student bundle gets you started on writing code

It's harder to score student discounts on programming tools now that many of them are subscription...

By J. Fingas,   10.08.14
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08.25.14
Happy accident: Sphero makes the move from toy to teaching
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08.25.14

Happy accident: Sphero makes the move from toy to teaching

Orbotix, now simply known as Sphero, had the world in awe when it introduced its smartphone-contro...

By E. Alvarez,   08.25.14
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08.18.14
'Minecraft' add-on helps you learn programming while you play
08.18.14

'Minecraft' add-on helps you learn programming while you play

Programming languages can be daunting to learn, especially if you're a kid who'd rather be playing...

By J. Fingas,   08.18.14
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