Category Archives: Computing
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
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
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
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
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!
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
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