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According to the National Association for Colleges and Employers (U.S.), in 2013 majors with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science were by far the most likely to receive at least one job offer by the time they graduated.
According to a report released by US News and covered by both Slate and Business Insider, Software Developer tops the list of the 100 best jobs of 2014. From the report: These professionals are the brains behind your Candy Crush … Continue reading
President Barack Obama asks every American to give it a shot to learn to computer science, kicking off the Hour of Code campaign for Computer Science Education Week 2013.
“At the annual Grace Hopper event for women in computing, TechCrunch TV asked software engineers: What is it that they love about the act of building things through code? The answers were all unique, and all pretty inspiring.” (YouTube) See … Continue reading
From the journal Science: During a recent conversation with computer scientist Ed Lazowska of the University of Washington, Seattle, he alerted Science Careers to a very impressive analysis from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) looking into trends for science-related … Continue reading
Via Reuters: Parents should demand that more schools teach computer programming, according to a new online video campaign from Hadi and Ali Partovi, brothers who formed Code.org, a nonprofit organization created to promote computer science education. The Partovi brothers immigrated … Continue reading