Category Archives: Computing

Amazon To Make Its Engineering Training Courses Available For Free.

TechCrunch (11/26, Loizos) reports that AWS announced Monday “it has made available, for free, the same machine learning courses that it uses to train its own engineers.” Paraphrasing Amazon GM of AI and Deep Learning Dr. Matt Wood, TechCrunch says … Continue reading

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Robotics engineer Barbie joins the girls who code

From: Reuters June 26, 2018 Video Link LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Barbie, the world’s most iconic doll, is venturing into coding skills in her latest career as a robotics engineer. The new doll, launched on Tuesday, aims to encourage girls … Continue reading

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Tennessee Coding School Training Young Adults As Software Engineers.

The Memphis (TN) Commercial Appeal (8/4, Lopez) reports Code Crew Code School in Memphis, Tennessee “is training 16 young adults to become entry-level software engineers, earning $60,000 a year, for free.” The paper says that four years of training are … Continue reading

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Watch “Remembering 1968: How Intel was born” on YouTube

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Watch “We’re Close to a Universal Quantum Computer, Here’s Where We’re At” on YouTube

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Which is the fastest growing programming language? Hint, it’s not JavaScript – TechRepublic

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/which-is-the-fastest-growing-programming-language-hint-its-not-javascript/

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Barbie’s latest career path is robotics engineering

From: https://www.engadget.com/2018/06/26/mattel-barbie-robotics-engineer/ Earlier this year, Mattel announced that it was partnering with Tynker to bring Barbie-themed coding lessons to young kids. As of today, six free coding experiences are now available as is a new STEM-themed doll — Robotics Engineer … Continue reading

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Makers’ Guide to Boards

Looking for the perfect micro controller board for a project? CLICK HERE for a handy guide done by make magazine that lets you search for the perfect board!

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The History of Robots: From the 400 BC Archytas to the Boston Dynamics’ Robot Dog

from: Interesting Engineering by: Saoirse Kerrigan The History of Robots: From the 400 BC Archytas to the Boston Dynamics’ Robot Dog Take a journey through the long history of robots, from the 4th Century BC to today. Robots have fascinated … Continue reading

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Summer Camps

Looking for summer camps. Here are some you might be interested in: CodeCrew has a number of programming and robotics summer camps at various times and locations for grades 1-12. See there website: https://www.code-crew.org/events/ for more information. Programs include coding, … Continue reading

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