Hour of Code is hours of fun!  [LINK]
Have you registered for the Hour of Code yet? It’s a fun way to get students, teachers and communities alike involved in tech adventures they may not have tried before. Learning to code opens many doors to all different careers of the future, and starting out slow with a game or tutorial is the best way to get involved. It’s engaging, problem-solving fun that you can do for more than j... [Read More]
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How to improve your scrum master skills  [LINK]
If you’ve been a scrum master for some time, you have learned some of the practices that make teams successful:To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story) [Read More]
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Coding communities for social good  [LINK]
Got some spare time? Just looking for something to do with all that coding talent lying around? You need to start Coding 4 Social Good. Code 4 Social Good is a network designed for hooking up charities and organisations in need with the talented programming volunteers who can help them. It’s a good way to put your code to practice and help out a non-for-profit while you’re at it. Socia... [Read More]
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Great ‘gram!  [LINK]
We’ve rounded up a list of our Instagram account favourites to follow. This week we spoke to Sasha Weiditch a.k.a @SciGirlSash! Follow Sasha for all things PhD and pink. She’s not your average biochemistry student – somehow she finds time to profile amazing scientists that give inspiring advice on her blog, PhDenomenal PhDemale. Be sure to follow her so you don’t m... [Read More]
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Developers who work from spectacular locations  [LINK]
Working abroadImage by Séamus BellamyYou may be parked, daily, in an ergonomic desk chair, staring out a window that looks onto a parking lot. But there is a rebellion happening outside your cubicle. A growing number—10 percent, according to a Stack Overflow survey—of developers work remotely full-time. Even more—19 percent— occasionally work from a remote location. ... [Read More]
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Great ‘gram!  [LINK]
We’ve rounded up a list of our top Instagram favourites to follow. First up, Katy Wimberly a.k.a @AstronoMouse! Follow Katy for a peek through the astronomical lens, that includes a healthy mix of galaxy gazing, #studentlife and cute pictures of her dog. @Astronomouse Tell us about yourself. Hi! I’m Katy Rodrigu... [Read More]
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Amazing careers  [LINK]
9 amazing careers in tech There are plenty of awesome jobs that don’t require coding all day. Some hardly require any at all! 1. Information architect These non-coders make sure that you easily find the information you need on a website by structuring, labeling and organizing content. STUDY: Information technology (IT) or computer science CS USED: Human-computer ... [Read More]
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Create chatbots by learning to code  [LINK]
Chatbots are taking over the simple tasks in life that we often don’t realize could be automated. Paypal just launched a feature over Facebook messenger that allows you to transfer money between friends, saving you the pain of sending money or scrounging for cash. Facebook chatbots and the website bots of e-retailers are simplifying our shopping experiences too, by talking to you ab... [Read More]
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Create chatbots by learning to code  [LINK]
Chatbots are taking over the simple tasks in life that we often don’t realize could be automated. Paypal just launched a feature over Facebook messenger that allows you to transfer money between friends, saving you the pain of sending money or scrounging for cash. Facebook chatbots and the website bots of e-retailers are simplifying our shopping experiences too, by talking to you ab... [Read More]
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Computer coding near you!  [LINK]
Got a great idea for an app but don’t know how to execute it? Want to join the entrepreneurial hall of fame with the likes of Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg? Or just want to ready yourself for the workforce of the future? You need computer coding, and these workshops want to teach it to you. We’ve found four young computer coding intitiatives that offer learning workshops in every state... [Read More]
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Coaching Writers: 7 Questions Every Editor Should Ask  [LINK]
Coaching a writer requires that you know how they work. This Webinar explains how to interview a writer in order to coach her effectively. [Read More]
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IDG Contributor Network: Thinking about a career switch to data science?  [LINK]
The title “data scientist” has been around for only a few years, but thousands of professionals are already working as data scientists at companies of all sizes. Dubbed “the sexiest job of the 21st century” by Harvard Business Review and the “best job in America” by Glassdoor, the role of the data scientist is in high demand as organizations desperately need pro... [Read More]
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Which movie robot are you?  [LINK]
Loyal and friendly, or cunning and deadly? Take our quiz and match your traits to your favourite movie robot! Note: There is a widget embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post's widget. Liked this? Read about the future of AI in our homes, our schools and throughout our lives! The post Which movie robot are you? appeared first on Careers with Code USA.... [Read More]
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Passion and persistence drive Nikole Hannah-Jones, a newly minted MacArthur genius  [LINK]
As a black journalist who writes about race and school segregation, Nikole Hannah-J [Read More]
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The Cohort: So you got laid off. Now what?  [LINK]
The Cohort is a Poynter newsletter about women kicking ass in digital media. [Read More]
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Hispanic Heritage month  [LINK]
Hispanic Heritage month is drawing to a close, but that’s no reason not to keep the party going. We celebrate with our amazing Careers with Coders who are putting themselves our there as amazing role models for the next generation of Hispanics in tech. To discover more great role models or get involved as a computer science mentor, check out the TECHNOLOchicas. The pos... [Read More]
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AI robot  [LINK]
My AI robot maths tutor, Amy, is very encouraging. If I answer correctly, she says I’m awesome. If I fail, she’ll tell me where I’ve gone wrong, explaining it clearly using examples, video and step-by-step suggestions. We’ve kind of become friends, which is weird, because Amy is an artificial intelligence (AI) tutor, the brainchild of Raphael Nolden, a University o... [Read More]
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Covering Your Own Story: A Conversation with WDBJ Staff  [LINK]
About This Course When two journalists from WDBJ were fatally shot by a disgruntled former colleague while they were on assignment for a feature story in Moneta, Virginia, their newsroom rallied to assemble a remarkable response. [Read More]
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Connecting as a Columnist: Your Voices, Your Choices  [LINK]
Find your audience, your purpose and your "identity" whenever you write. [Read More]
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Be the Newsroom Cutup: Video Editing Basics  [LINK]
Video editing is the language for video storytelling. [Read More]
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