How an Amazon software engineer became a data journalist at FiveThirtyEight  [LINK]
“Who am I to be explaining these concepts that people have been ... studying forever? [Read More]
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Just 22, this digital news publisher is ready to go old-school with print  [LINK]
Chas Hundley’s family first settled in the unincorporated town of Gales Creek, Oregon, (pop. less than 600) in 1883. [Read More]
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Journalism Fundamentals: Craft & Values  [LINK]
In this course, you'll learn the foundational concepts for reporting, writing, editing and producing multimedia. [Read More]
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Journalism and Trauma  [LINK]
Learn how to compassionately interview victims and how covering traumatic events affects you. [Read More]
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IDG Contributor Network: Today’s software engineering students require a new level of intelligence  [LINK]
The good news for software engineering students is that the job prospects have never been better. Today, every company is a software company, no matter the industry or what it sells, so demand for your skills remain high.But in addition to keeping up-to-date with an always changing technology industry, there’s a new type of intelligence that today’s students need to succeed—the a... [Read More]
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From code to plate  [LINK]
Nine ways computer science and ag-tech are helping feed America’s 326 million hungry mouths Understanding the land Making the most of every acre involves knowing what’s going on under the soil’s surface. Everything from soil chemistry to water levels and the health of individual plants is useful data for farming. Programmers help farmers... [Read More]
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How a corporate aviation communications director built a freelance business  [LINK]
“This man was encouraging a 6-year-old black girl to be a pilot, which was ... unusual back then, but it never left me. [Read More]
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Women dominate journalism schools, but newsrooms are still a different story  [LINK]
Margaret Sullivan remembered standing in front of a class of Northwestern University journalism students. [Read More]
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Day in the life of a coder  [LINK]
Donna Forlin Director of Product Development The Yield 6:00 Wake up and head to yoga.   7:00 Grab some breakfast and answer emails before heading to the office.   8:15 Arrive at the office and check in with my team of 12 developers, data scientists and business analysts.   9:00 Work on a product demo of a new app we’re developing to help far... [Read More]
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Getting Serious about Freelance Food Writing  [LINK]
Identify the food market to write appetizing stories. [Read More]
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Developing a Successful Journalistic Blog  [LINK]
Explore the five key elements of successful blogs, some of the legal and ethical questions you're likely to wrestle with as you go along, plus the nitty-gritty of blogging technique. [Read More]
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Tame Your Inbox: How to Manage Email  [LINK]
Start and manage an effective email system of your own. [Read More]
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How this medical reporter became a full-time journalism professor  [LINK]
“At the beginning, most of [my students] have never read a newspaper. [Read More]
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This viral news editor quit her job to become a freelance illustrator  [LINK]
“I started to think about what it would be like to not live in survival mode and what it meant like to really live...I’m gonna take this huge r [Read More]
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IDG Contributor Network: Why AI will make people in your organization even more important  [LINK]
Artificial intelligence (AI) is already a part of consumer applications and is fast becoming a larger part of our work environment. It is offering ways to improve our communication with customers through chatbots and personalize our marketing efforts through big data analysis done by machine learning. AI can also help improve sales rep productivity and performance through analysis of current proce... [Read More]
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Career with Code live  [LINK]
Shape tomorrow’s world: Employment insights at the Careers with Code event. Careers with Code connects students with people whose careers utilise computer science (CS), providing inspiring career information around the jobs of the future. It’s about combining computer science skills with a student’s ‘X’ – their passions, goals, interests ... [Read More]
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IDG Contributor Network: The CDO: helping harness the power of data  [LINK]
Data used to be viewed by businesses as exhaust—a necessary but relatively useless output of projects that became a nuisance to store and maintain. Advances in analytical, and more recently cognitive, technology have changed that mindset for good. Data is now an asset that can be applied to benefit all aspects of an enterprise.But what technologies can be applied to best take advantage of da... [Read More]
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This Chicago TV anchor quit his job to become a Lyft driver and podcaster  [LINK]
“Why would this news anchor from a major market quit his job to drive Lyft? It just doesn’t make sense.” [Read More]
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This reporter writes novels about a reporter. Now, her work is being optioned for a TV series.  [LINK]
Rebekah Roberts is a tabloid reporter who has covered Brooklyn's Hasidic community, murder and wrongful conviction. [Read More]
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Future jobs  [LINK]
6 Ways CS is changing future jobs Learning computer science will position you to take on future jobs. 1. Sales   Artificial intelligence (AI) and big data can free admin salespeople from tasks such as report writing to spend more time engaging with customers. Analyzing customer databases (data mining) helps businesses reach customers faster and provide better info. “Software ... [Read More]
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Code Pathways  [LINK]
Get into it! Ready to launch your CS career but not sure where to get started? No problem, we’ve got you covered. Watch   Wondering what computer scientists actually do? They design, build, create, test, invent and explore! Learn coding Use your phone to learn coding while you’re on the go: >> Enki (daily workout for development skills) >>Pocket Programming &... [Read More]
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