Jihee Junn: Every week we ask a local start-up to spill the beans about themselves in eight simple takes. This week we talk to Zoe Timbrell and Vaughan Rowsell of OMGTech!, a series of high-tech workshops to inspire and teach Continue reading Eight Questions With… The Not-For-Profit Getting Kids Into Coding
Geeks News Desk: According to the White House, by 2018, 51 percent of STEM jobs will be in computer science-related fields. However, the number of tech employees has not increased along with the number of jobs available. Why? The answer Continue reading Technology Is Developing Faster Than Humans Can Learn To Handle It
Richard Gray: Could the fourth industrial revolution combat inequality? We need to make sure everyone benefits from new technologies so as not to widen inequality, a social innovation conference has heard. New technologies like artificial intelligence, self-driving vehicles and the Continue reading Could The Fourth Industrial Revolution Combat Inequality?
Jen Couldrey: Today is #GivingTuesday, an international movement promoting giving and volunteering that takes place each year after Black Friday & Cyber Monday. Marking the “opening day of the giving season,” it is a day where charities, companies, and individuals Continue reading How Tech Companies Can Give Back
Jeremy Kaplan: "Don’t be evil." That’s been Google’s motto since it was first unveiled in 2000, and for years that attitude shaped the company’s attitudes, outlook, and products. And it helped turn the fledging Chrome web browser into the most Continue reading As Chrome Tarnishes, Mozilla Is Ready To Reignite Firefox With Quantum
…On Saturday November 18, Barry Fitzgerald of BW Science will give two workshops on the science behind Superheroes, exploring the Iron Man Suit, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and much more. These workshops will be held in the new state of Continue reading Celebrating Science Week in Edgeworthstown
The Coding League was started in 2016 by Alexandra Roumeliotis, a then high school junior from San Francisco, CA. Alexandra started her coding journey during the summer of 2011. Determined to program her own facial recognition app, she learned to Continue reading The Coding League: How Did We Start?
Jamin Goecker: The Tech Challenge provides students with the opportunity to learn about teamwork in a hands-on, engaging setting that is challenging and fun. Participants create a robot and programming to solve an obstacle that FIRST designates. The teams then Continue reading Robotics: Team Builds Success on Collaboration, Hard Work, and Complex Coding
Aeman Ansari: Ontario has announced a six-week competition that hopes to encourage entrepreneurs and students to develop a digital solution for students. The government is asking participants to build a digital tool to help high school students as they move Continue reading Ontario Gov’T Challenges Students To Build Digital Tools For $30,000 Top Prize