Slashdot Items Tagged "education"

Date / Time Story
Saturday February 18, 2017 @04:26PM Software Goes Through Beta Testing. Should Online College Courses?
Saturday February 18, 2017 @12:58AM New Kit Turns A Raspberry Pi Into A Robot Arm
Sunday February 12, 2017 @03:28PM How Beer Brewed 5,000 Years Ago In China Tastes Today
Saturday February 11, 2017 @05:50PM College Network Attacked With Its Own Insecure IoT Devices
Sunday February 05, 2017 @10:59PM Ask Slashdot: Why Do You Care About Tech Conferences?
Sunday February 05, 2017 @04:43PM Disney Thinks High Schools Should Let Kids Take Coding In Place of Foreign Languages
Friday February 03, 2017 @09:50AM 'To Live Your Best Life, Do Mathematics'
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @11:56AM Should College Tuition Vary By Major, Based On the College's Costs For the Major?
Sunday January 22, 2017 @02:40PM The 32-Bit Dog Ate 16 Million Kids' CS Homework
Sunday January 22, 2017 @01:17AM Is The Tech Industry Driving Families Out of San Francisco?
Thursday January 19, 2017 @12:44PM Some Colleges Have More Students From the Top 1 Percent Than the Bottom 60
Sunday January 15, 2017 @02:13PM Google-Funded Project Envisions Nation's Librarians Teaching Kids to Code
Monday January 09, 2017 @12:06AM Ask Slashdot: What's The Best Job For This Recent CS Grad?
Sunday January 08, 2017 @09:22PM What's Happening As The University of California Tries To Outsource IT Jobs To India
Saturday December 24, 2016 @02:40PM Did Steal the Christmas Spirit?
Sunday December 18, 2016 @05:27PM The Linux Foundation Offers 50% Discounts On Training
Sunday December 18, 2016 @12:06AM US Scientists Scramble To Protect Research On Climate Change
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @11:35AM Why China Can't Lure Tech Talent
Saturday December 10, 2016 @08:00PM Inside Peter Thiel's Genius Factory
Saturday December 10, 2016 @03:50PM Ask Slashdot: What's The Best Geeky Gift For Children?
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @01:42PM Information Overload No Problem For Most Americans: Survey
Sunday December 04, 2016 @11:39PM Tech Billionaires Award Top Scientists $25 Million In 'Breakthrough' Prizes
Saturday November 26, 2016 @03:13AM Schools Funded By Gates and Zuckerberg Ordered Closed In Uganda
Saturday November 26, 2016 @02:28AM Science Journals Caught Publishing Fake Research For Cash
Saturday November 26, 2016 @01:24AM Has The 'Hour of Code' Turned Into a Giant Corporate Infomercial?
Friday November 25, 2016 @09:40PM O'Reilly Discounts Every eBook By 50%
Friday November 11, 2016 @02:11PM UK Bookstores Found Selling Banned US Bomb-Making Handbooks
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @10:38AM Teachers 'Unwittingly' Spying On School Children With Surveillance Software
Friday November 04, 2016 @11:56PM Face Electrodes Let You Taste and Chew In Virtual Reality
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @09:45AM CloudFlare Can Be Ordered To Disclose Science Piracy Website Owner Details
Sunday October 30, 2016 @10:27PM Ask Slashdot: What Training Helps Older Programmers Most?
Saturday October 29, 2016 @05:54PM How Linux Saved A School's Failing Windows Laptop Program
Friday October 28, 2016 @03:25PM Let Researchers Try New Paths
Monday October 24, 2016 @09:03AM Women in Computing To Decline To 22% by 2025, Study Warns
Sunday October 23, 2016 @02:33PM 'Picat' Programming Language Creators Surprised With A $10,000 Prize
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @09:47AM Outsourced IT Workers Ask Sen Feinstein For Help, Get Form Letter in Return
Sunday October 09, 2016 @02:24PM Melinda Gates Was Encouraged To Use an Apple and BASIC. Her Daughters Were Not.
Friday October 07, 2016 @08:19PM Linux Foundation Shares LinuxCon Highlights
Sunday September 25, 2016 @12:01AM The Ig Nobel Awards Celebrate Their 26th First Annual Awards Ceremony
Saturday September 24, 2016 @08:15PM How ITT Tech Screwed Students and Made Millions
Saturday September 24, 2016 @11:05AM Poor Scientific Research Is Disproportionately Rewarded
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @10:22AM Kindergarteners Today Get Little Time To Play, and It's Stunting Their Development
Saturday September 17, 2016 @09:53PM Microsoft Weaponizes Minecraft In the War Over Classrooms
Saturday September 17, 2016 @05:04PM Disses Wolfram Language, Touts Apple's Swift Playgrounds
Friday September 09, 2016 @11:54PM Stephen Wolfram Reveals Ambitious Plan to Teach Computational Thinking
Friday September 09, 2016 @05:50PM University of California's Outsourcing Is Wrong, Says US Lawmaker
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @09:54AM ITT Tech Is Officially Closing
Sunday September 04, 2016 @02:14PM Amazon Suddenly Stops Selling Student Loans
Saturday September 03, 2016 @01:25PM US Would Be 28th In 'Hacking Olympics', China Would Take The Gold
Friday September 02, 2016 @09:31AM Stanford's New Alcohol Policy Isn't Based On Much Research
Monday August 29, 2016 @10:56AM Now Arriving On the New York Subway: Free E-Books, Timed For Your Commute
Friday August 26, 2016 @01:41PM Belgians Are Hunting Books, Instead Of Pokemon
Monday August 22, 2016 @12:21AM Four Code Bootcamps Are Now Eligible For Government Financial Aid
Friday August 19, 2016 @06:17PM Scammers Use Harvard Education Platform to Promote Pirated Movies
Friday August 19, 2016 @05:04AM Eleven Reasons To Be Excited About The Future of Technology
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @12:27PM From Now On You'll Be Able To Access NASA Research For Free
Sunday August 14, 2016 @03:57PM Billionaire Launches Free Code College in California
Sunday August 14, 2016 @03:18PM Has The NSF Automated Coding with ExCAPE?
Monday August 08, 2016 @10:17AM Positive Link Between Video Games and Academic Performance, Study Suggests
Saturday August 06, 2016 @06:45PM Ask Slashdot: What Should a Children's Computer Museum Look Like?
Saturday August 06, 2016 @03:33PM Online Fame Distracts 9th-Grader Who Built That Clock Mistaken For A Bomb
Thursday July 28, 2016 @11:43AM AT&T Violated Rule Requiring Low Prices For Schools, FCC Says
Thursday July 21, 2016 @03:49PM Amazon Wants To Sell You Everything, Including Student Loans
Sunday July 17, 2016 @11:37AM Coursera Relaunches Classic Computer Science Courses
Sunday July 10, 2016 @04:17PM Has Physics Gotten Something Really Important Really Wrong?
Friday July 08, 2016 @11:25AM Researchers Add Software Bugs To Reduce the Number of Software Bugs
Sunday July 03, 2016 @10:42PM The Fight To Save the Australian Digital Archive Trove
Sunday July 03, 2016 @08:00PM New York Falls and Seattle Rises on 'America's Top Tech Cities' List
Monday June 27, 2016 @09:37AM Amazon Unveils Inspire Online Education Service For Teachers and Schools
Sunday June 26, 2016 @07:53PM New 'Civilization' Game Will Be Sold To Schools As An Educational Tool
Thursday June 23, 2016 @12:56PM Google Launches Android Programming Course For Absolute Beginners
Sunday June 19, 2016 @07:36PM California Researchers Build The World's First 1,000-Processor Chip
Saturday June 18, 2016 @02:19PM Bill Gates' Donation of Thousands of Chickens Rejected by Bolivia
Saturday June 18, 2016 @10:10AM Ask Slashdot: Should You Store Medical Details In The Cloud?
Thursday June 16, 2016 @12:10PM 38 Community Colleges Launch Entire Degree Programs With Open Educational Resources
Thursday June 16, 2016 @11:27AM Coursera Commits 'Cultural Vandalism' As Old Platform Shuts
Friday June 10, 2016 @05:35PM Ready CEO: Coding Snobs Are Not Helping Our Children Prepare For The Future
Thursday June 09, 2016 @08:57AM Disadvantaged Students Stay In College If They're Told Everyone Struggles
Saturday June 04, 2016 @07:15PM Slashdot Asks: How Did You Learn How To Code?
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @10:48AM BBC Micro:Bit Learn-To-Code Device Up For Public Pre-Order In UK
Sunday May 29, 2016 @06:23PM Google Scholar Users Report Badly Malfunctioning Captcha
Saturday May 28, 2016 @02:45PM Apple CEO Tim Cook: I'd Require All Children To Start Coding In 4th Grade
Friday May 27, 2016 @02:23PM All European Scientific Articles To Be Freely Accessible By 2020
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @03:51PM Theoretical Breakthrough Made In Random Number Generation
Monday May 16, 2016 @11:39AM Girls From Progressive Societies Do Better At Math, Study Finds
Sunday May 15, 2016 @01:38PM Amazon "Invades" College Campus With Media Center
Sunday May 15, 2016 @12:23PM Anonymous Begins Teaching Hacktivism on IRC
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @02:38PM Scientists Found 74 Genetic Variants Linked To Education Level
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @12:31PM 'I Know How To Program, But I Don't Know What To Program'
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @10:09AM Facebook Open-Sources Capture the Flag Competition Platform As It Encourages Students
Monday May 09, 2016 @02:57PM Uganda, Where a Book Can Cost a Month's Salary
Saturday May 07, 2016 @06:35PM Airline Delays Flight Over Passenger's Suspicious Math Equations
Saturday May 07, 2016 @01:07PM Researcher Writes A Machine Language For The Universe
Thursday May 05, 2016 @11:13AM Sci-Hub Faces Millions Of Dollars In Damages, Elsevier Complaint Shuts Down Domain
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @02:46PM Students Can Now Fly Drones At School, FAA Says
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @01:47PM Prince Quietly Helped Launch a Coding Program For Inner City Youth
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @11:24AM Taking a 'Gap Year' Before College Is a British Tradition That's Becoming a Big Trend In The US
Sunday May 01, 2016 @05:30PM 3 Years Ago, Microsoft Said Tech Should Fund K-12 CS Education. What Changed?
Sunday May 01, 2016 @03:45PM Robots Battle In 25th Annual FIRST Competition
Sunday May 01, 2016 @11:08AM CV of Failures: Princeton Professor Publishes Resume of His Career Lows
Tuesday April 26, 2016 @01:59PM Top Silicon Valley Execs and Others Urge Congress To Fund K-12 Computer Science Education
Sunday April 24, 2016 @04:13PM Schools Are Helping Police Spy On Kids' Social Media Activity
Saturday April 23, 2016 @11:17AM Jihadis Twice As Likely To Be Students of Science Than Of Sharia
Saturday April 23, 2016 @09:40AM The Android Administration: Google's Relationship With the Obama White House
Saturday April 16, 2016 @01:19PM Slashdot Asks: What's Your View On Speed Reading?
Friday April 15, 2016 @11:09AM After 150 Years, the American Productivity Miracle Is 'Over'
Friday April 15, 2016 @09:14AM Microsoft Sending Minecraft To Summer School
Thursday April 14, 2016 @02:00PM Golden State and the Mathematical Magic of Seventy-Three
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @11:39AM Obama Is Forgiving the Student Loans of Nearly 400,000 Permanently Disabled People
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @09:00AM Medium, Twitter Founder on Media: We Put Junk Food In Front Of Them and They Eat It
Sunday April 10, 2016 @02:57PM Microsoft and HackerRank Add a Live Code Editor Into Bing
Sunday April 10, 2016 @11:54AM Top US Undergraduate Computer Science Programs Skip Cybersecurity Classes
Saturday April 09, 2016 @12:50PM High Schoolers Use Homemade Nuclear Fusion Reactor To Dominate Science Fairs
Saturday April 09, 2016 @12:12PM Now Streaming: How To Do a Kidney Transplant
Thursday April 07, 2016 @02:40PM The 'Human Computer' Behind the Moon Landing Was a Black Woman
Thursday April 07, 2016 @12:14PM Government's Fake University Trap Results in 21 Visa Fraud Arrests
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @05:46PM GE's Move To Boston Could Revive Local Tech Business Ambitions
Sunday April 03, 2016 @09:20AM The Spread of Ignorance
Thursday March 31, 2016 @11:45AM Study Says People Who Continually Point Out Typos Are 'Jerks'
Saturday March 26, 2016 @06:11AM Why Learning To Code Won't Save Your Job
Friday March 25, 2016 @09:14AM K-12 CS Framework Calls For Teaching Kids Responsible Use of Avatars and Emoji
Thursday March 24, 2016 @10:49AM Jason Bradbury Believes Coding Lessons In Schools Are a Waste of Time
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @01:31AM One Million School Children To Get Free BBC Micro:bit Computers
Monday March 21, 2016 @01:08AM Students' Experiments To Fly By Glider To the Edge of Space
Sunday March 20, 2016 @01:50PM Facebook Exec Explains Why Technical Skills Aren't Enough To Be a Great Engineer
Saturday March 19, 2016 @10:54AM How Many Digits of Pi Does NASA Use?
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @06:57PM Alibaba To Train a Million Youngsters In E-commerce
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @11:02AM Should All Research Papers Be Free?
Monday March 14, 2016 @01:24AM Personalized Learning: the Best Education Or the Worst?
Sunday March 13, 2016 @09:03PM Israeli 10th-Grader Discovers Elegant Geometry Theorem
Sunday March 13, 2016 @09:43AM Why Do We Work So Hard?
Saturday March 12, 2016 @07:51PM Hacked, Emails and Locations Data of Volunteers Compromised
Saturday March 12, 2016 @02:03PM Amazon Working On Education Platform To Offer Free Learning Materials
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @11:59AM New Smartwatches Allow Students To Cheat On Exams
Thursday March 03, 2016 @12:21PM $500K NSF Grant Boosted Girls' CS Participation At Obama Daughters' $37K/Yr HS
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @08:57PM The Case Against Algebra
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @11:10PM Mindfulness Meditators Are Less Affected By Virtual Reality
Monday February 29, 2016 @09:34AM Raspberry Pi 3 Rolls Out With Faster CPU, On-Board Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth
Monday February 29, 2016 @09:30AM Are CEOs Overpaid? Not Compared With College Presidents
Saturday February 27, 2016 @09:21AM Raspberry Pi 3 Brings Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
Friday February 26, 2016 @02:20PM Leap Days May Be Going Away In the Not Too Distant Future
Friday February 26, 2016 @01:48PM Linguistics Could Help Future Driverless Cars Cooperate Better
Friday February 26, 2016 @10:45AM America's Ten Most Oppressive Colleges
Thursday February 25, 2016 @09:25AM Chicago Public Schools Make Computer Science a Requirement For a HS Diploma
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @04:58PM New Fast Radio Burst Discovery Finds 'Missing Matter' In the Universe
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @04:41PM President Obama Nominates New Librarian of Congress Who Supports Open Access
Monday February 22, 2016 @06:19PM Drinking More Coffee May Undo Liver Damage From Booze
Saturday February 20, 2016 @05:09AM US School Agrees to Pay $8,500 to Get Rid of Ransomware
Friday February 19, 2016 @04:19PM Even On eBay, Women Get Paid Less For Their Labor
Friday February 19, 2016 @01:02PM Neuroscientists Detail How Humans Are Able To Hurt Others When Given Orders
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @04:07PM X Prize and IBM Announce $5 Million Artificial Intelligence Competition
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @01:23PM 3D-Printed Ear Comes To Life After Implantation In Mice
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @08:50PM New Study Shows Mystery 'Hobbits' Not Humans Like Us
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @06:14PM Scientists Propose Using Cold War Era Weapons To Deflect Asteroids
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @03:06AM Why Some Cities Get All the Good Jobs
Monday February 15, 2016 @02:31PM Harvard: Prospective CS50 AP Teachers Must cc:Microsoft On Training Applications
Friday February 12, 2016 @06:50PM US Copyright Law Forces Wikimedia To Remove the Diary of Anne Frank
Thursday February 11, 2016 @03:45PM Our Hidden Neanderthal DNA May Increase Risk of Allergies, Depression
Thursday February 11, 2016 @02:33PM Interviews: Ask Author and Programmer Andy Nicholls About R
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @03:36PM Uborne Children's Books Release For Free Computer Books From the '80s
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @09:09AM An Advanced Math Education Revolution Is Underway In the U.S.
Sunday February 07, 2016 @09:36AM Massive Layoffs Hit University of Copenhagen
Sunday February 07, 2016 @01:24AM Drag-and-Drop "CS" Tutorials: the Emperor's New Code?
Friday February 05, 2016 @08:43AM K-12 CS Framework Draft: Kids Taught To 'Protect Original Ideas' In Early Grades
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @09:19AM John Cleese Warns Campus Political Correctness Leading Towards 1984
Saturday January 30, 2016 @10:00AM Obama Calls For $4B 'Computer Science For All' Program For K-12 Schools
Thursday January 28, 2016 @10:54AM Ask Slashdot: Learning Robotics Without Hardware?
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @10:14AM Ask Slashdot: Math-Related Present For a Bright 10-Year-Old?
Saturday January 23, 2016 @12:51PM How Have Large Donations Affected Education Policy In New York City?
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @11:31AM Microsoft To Release Educational Version of Minecraft
Sunday January 10, 2016 @09:13PM K-12 CS Efforts Earn Microsoft CEO Ringside Seat For State of the Union Address
Friday December 25, 2015 @05:22PM Merry Christmas - Be an Erector Engineer!
Thursday December 24, 2015 @11:09AM Did Google and the Hour of Code Get "Left" and "Right" Wrong?
Friday December 18, 2015 @11:40PM White House Expected To Announce Big Computer Science Push
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @11:42AM "Credible" Bomb Threat Closes, Evacuates All Los Angeles Public Schools
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @08:41AM NASA Looks To PlayStation VR To Train Space Robot Operators
Monday December 14, 2015 @01:23AM North Carolina Town Defeats Big Solar's Plan To Suck Up the Sun
Saturday December 12, 2015 @11:09PM WSJ: New Education Bill To Get More Coding In Classrooms
Thursday December 10, 2015 @02:29PM Microsoft Offers Linux Certification. Yes, Really.
Thursday December 10, 2015 @10:26AM Stephen Wolfram's Free Book Teaches the Wolfram Language To Kids
Thursday December 10, 2015 @10:24AM Stephen Wolfram Has Written a Free Book to Teach the Wolfram Language to Kids
Monday December 07, 2015 @01:12PM Ask Slashdot: How Will You Be Programming In a Decade?
Sunday November 29, 2015 @03:54PM Purdue Experiments With Income-Contingent Student Loans
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @10:14AM Microsoft Brings Its Embrace-Extend-Extinguish Game To K-12 Schools?
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @01:08PM Andrew Tanenbaum Announces MINIXcon
Monday November 02, 2015 @12:59AM Celebrate the 200th Birthday of George Boole With Logic
Friday October 30, 2015 @05:22PM National Coalition Calls for Campus Censorship of "Offensive" Speech
Thursday October 29, 2015 @07:34AM Revisiting Why Johnny Can't Code: Have We "Made the Print Too Small"?
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @08:51AM When Does School Life Begin? Zuckerberg's New School To Admit Fetuses
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @07:11AM Official, Customized Raspberry Pi Versions Coming Soon
Thursday October 22, 2015 @01:20PM Ask Slashdot: Worthwhile Security Training Courses?
Saturday October 17, 2015 @05:54PM Naval Academy Reinstates Teaching of Celestial Navigation
Friday October 16, 2015 @07:27PM Jefferson-Designed Chemistry Lab Discovered In UVA Rotunda
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @07:29AM Treat Computer Science As a Science: It's the Law
Sunday October 04, 2015 @10:30PM 4 Calif. Students Arrested For Alleged Mass-Killing Plot
Sunday October 04, 2015 @07:51AM Hour of Code Kicks Off In Chile With Dog Poop-Themed CS Tutorial
Saturday October 03, 2015 @01:53PM Soon-to-Be US Ed Chief Was Almost FB CEO's Ed Chief
Thursday October 01, 2015 @02:52PM 10 Confirmed Dead In Shooting at Oregon's Umpqua Community College
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @10:56AM Houston GT Program Biased Against Blacks and Latinos
Monday September 21, 2015 @11:48AM Ask Slashdot: Herding Cats, Aging Systems?