Slashdot Items Tagged "education"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @05:45PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Some Lies Programmers Tell Themselves?
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @09:57AM 'Brainstorming Doesn't Work'
Monday March 27, 2017 @04:14PM Stylebooks Finally Embrace the Single 'They'
Monday March 27, 2017 @11:47AM India's Silicon Valley Offers the Cheapest Engineers, But the Quality of Their Talent is Another Story
Sunday March 26, 2017 @02:28PM 17-Year-Old Corrects NASA Mistake In Data From The ISS
Friday March 24, 2017 @06:00PM Canada's Largest School Board Ends All New US Trips For Students
Thursday March 23, 2017 @03:05PM 'New' Clouds Earn Atlas Recognition
Monday March 20, 2017 @09:33AM In 18 Years, A College Degree Could Cost About $500,000
Sunday March 19, 2017 @06:24PM Maryland Legislator Wants To Keep State University Patents Away From Trolls
Friday March 17, 2017 @10:05AM Ebook Pirates Are Relatively Old and Wealthy, Study Finds
Friday March 17, 2017 @07:14AM Lack of Oxford Comma Could Cost Maine Company Millions in Overtime Dispute
Thursday March 16, 2017 @05:17PM Math Teacher Solves Adobe Semaphore Puzzle
Thursday March 16, 2017 @04:25PM Ray Kurzweil On How We'll End Up Merging With Our Technology
Thursday March 16, 2017 @04:02PM 20,000 Worldclass University Lectures Made Illegal, So We Irrevocably Mirrored Them
Thursday March 16, 2017 @01:36AM Ask Slashdot: How To Teach Generic Engineers Coding, Networking, and Computing?
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @06:48PM Australia To Ban Unvaccinated Children From Preschool
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @10:53AM Alphabet's Jigsaw Wants To Explain Tech Jargon To You, Launches Sideways Dictionary
Monday March 13, 2017 @04:46PM Online Job Sites May Block Older Workers
Sunday March 12, 2017 @08:11PM Canadian Millennials Struggle As College Degrees Don't Guarantee Jobs
Saturday March 11, 2017 @03:07PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Make Novice Programmers More Professional?
Monday March 06, 2017 @04:06PM University of California, Berkeley, To Delete Publicly Available Educational Content
Friday March 03, 2017 @04:54PM Elon Musk Agrees To Hold Contest For Fan-Made Tesla Ads, At the Urging of a 5th Grader
Friday March 03, 2017 @11:26AM Apple Losing Out To Microsoft and Google in US Classrooms
Saturday February 25, 2017 @09:13PM GitHub Invites Contributions To 'Open Source Guides'
Friday February 24, 2017 @05:00PM Arizona Bill Would Make Students In Grades 4-12 Participate Once In An Hour of Code
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @10:48AM University Offers Course To Help Sniff Out and Refute 'Bullshit'
Saturday February 18, 2017 @05:26PM Software Goes Through Beta Testing. Should Online College Courses?
Saturday February 18, 2017 @01:58AM New Kit Turns A Raspberry Pi Into A Robot Arm
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @07:23PM Is IoT a Reason To Learn C?
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @04:53PM AI Software Juggles Probabilities To Learn From Less Data
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @04:44PM University DDoSed By Its Own IoT Devices
Sunday February 12, 2017 @04:28PM How Beer Brewed 5,000 Years Ago In China Tastes Today
Saturday February 11, 2017 @06:50PM College Network Attacked With Its Own Insecure IoT Devices
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @04:12PM Pioneering Data Genius Hans Rosling Passes Away At Age 68
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @06:05PM Goldman Sachs Automated Trading Replaces 600 Traders With 200 Engineers
Sunday February 05, 2017 @11:59PM Ask Slashdot: Why Do You Care About Tech Conferences?
Sunday February 05, 2017 @05:43PM Disney Thinks High Schools Should Let Kids Take Coding In Place of Foreign Languages
Friday February 03, 2017 @10:50AM 'To Live Your Best Life, Do Mathematics'
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @05:17PM Touch Bar MacBook Pros Are Being Banned From Bar Exams Over Predictive Text
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @12:56PM Should College Tuition Vary By Major, Based On the College's Costs For the Major?
Sunday January 22, 2017 @03:40PM The 32-Bit Dog Ate 16 Million Kids' CS Homework
Sunday January 22, 2017 @02:17AM Is The Tech Industry Driving Families Out of San Francisco?
Friday January 20, 2017 @04:56PM New Senate Bill Would Give US Grads Preference In Receiving H-1B Visas
Thursday January 19, 2017 @01:44PM Some Colleges Have More Students From the Top 1 Percent Than the Bottom 60
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @04:47PM College Fires IT Admin, Loses Access To Google Email, Successfully Sues IT Admin For $250K
Sunday January 15, 2017 @03:13PM Google-Funded Project Envisions Nation's Librarians Teaching Kids to Code
Friday January 13, 2017 @06:50PM Millennials Earn 20 Percent Less Than Boomers Did At Same Stage of Life
Monday January 09, 2017 @01:06AM Ask Slashdot: What's The Best Job For This Recent CS Grad?
Sunday January 08, 2017 @10:22PM What's Happening As The University of California Tries To Outsource IT Jobs To India
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @05:12PM Koolova Ransomware Decrypts For Free If You Read Two Articles About Ransomware
Friday December 30, 2016 @05:04PM How Russia Recruited Elite Hackers For Its Cyberwar
Saturday December 24, 2016 @03:40PM Did Google.org Steal the Christmas Spirit?
Friday December 23, 2016 @03:41PM Mozilla Will Support Firefox For XP and Vista Until At Least September 2017
Sunday December 18, 2016 @06:27PM The Linux Foundation Offers 50% Discounts On Training
Sunday December 18, 2016 @01:06AM US Scientists Scramble To Protect Research On Climate Change
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @12:35PM Why China Can't Lure Tech Talent
Saturday December 10, 2016 @09:00PM Inside Peter Thiel's Genius Factory
Saturday December 10, 2016 @04:50PM Ask Slashdot: What's The Best Geeky Gift For Children?
Friday December 09, 2016 @04:14PM Autonomous Shuttle Brakes For Squirrels, Skateboarders, and Texting Students
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @02:42PM Information Overload No Problem For Most Americans: Survey
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @05:27PM Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Makes Game For Third Annual Hour of Code
Monday December 05, 2016 @09:37PM White House Silence Seems To Confirm $4 Billion 'Computer Science For All' K-12 Initiative Is No More
Monday December 05, 2016 @06:04PM President Obama's $4.2 Billion 'Computer Science For All' K-12 Initiative Pronounced Dead
Monday December 05, 2016 @12:39AM Tech Billionaires Award Top Scientists $25 Million In 'Breakthrough' Prizes
Saturday November 26, 2016 @04:13AM Schools Funded By Gates and Zuckerberg Ordered Closed In Uganda
Saturday November 26, 2016 @03:28AM Science Journals Caught Publishing Fake Research For Cash
Saturday November 26, 2016 @02:24AM Has The 'Hour of Code' Turned Into a Giant Corporate Infomercial?
Friday November 25, 2016 @10:40PM O'Reilly Discounts Every eBook By 50%
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @03:42PM Google's AI Translation Tool Creates Its Own Secret Language
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @05:35PM US Dementia Rates Drop 24%, New Study Finds
Friday November 11, 2016 @10:35PM A Computer Program Has Ranked the Most Influential Brain Scientists of the Modern Era
Friday November 11, 2016 @03:11PM UK Bookstores Found Selling Banned US Bomb-Making Handbooks
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @11:38AM Teachers 'Unwittingly' Spying On School Children With Surveillance Software
Saturday November 05, 2016 @12:56AM Face Electrodes Let You Taste and Chew In Virtual Reality
Friday November 04, 2016 @07:58PM Google's DeepMind AI Plans To Take On StarCraft II
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @01:04AM Interviews: Ask American Author and Entrepreneur Seth Godin a Question
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @10:45AM CloudFlare Can Be Ordered To Disclose Science Piracy Website Owner Details
Sunday October 30, 2016 @11:27PM Ask Slashdot: What Training Helps Older Programmers Most?
Saturday October 29, 2016 @06:54PM How Linux Saved A School's Failing Windows Laptop Program
Friday October 28, 2016 @04:25PM Let Researchers Try New Paths
Monday October 24, 2016 @10:03AM Women in Computing To Decline To 22% by 2025, Study Warns
Sunday October 23, 2016 @03:33PM 'Picat' Programming Language Creators Surprised With A $10,000 Prize
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @05:30PM BBC Micro Bit Mini-Computer To Expand Internationally With New Hardware
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @07:00PM CIA-Backed Surveillance Tool 'Geofeedia' Was Marketed To Public Schools
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @10:47AM Outsourced IT Workers Ask Sen Feinstein For Help, Get Form Letter in Return
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @10:02PM Baby Boomers Don't Have a Stronger Work Ethic Than Later Generations, Says Study
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @03:54PM Sprint To Provide 1 Million Students With Free Internet, Mobile Devices
Sunday October 09, 2016 @03:24PM Melinda Gates Was Encouraged To Use an Apple and BASIC. Her Daughters Were Not.
Friday October 07, 2016 @09:41PM Teens' Penchant For Risk-Taking May Help Them Learn Faster, Says Study
Friday October 07, 2016 @09:19PM Linux Foundation Shares LinuxCon Highlights
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @05:36PM New AI Is Capable of Beating Humans At Doom
Sunday September 25, 2016 @01:01AM The Ig Nobel Awards Celebrate Their 26th First Annual Awards Ceremony
Saturday September 24, 2016 @09:15PM How ITT Tech Screwed Students and Made Millions
Saturday September 24, 2016 @12:05PM Poor Scientific Research Is Disproportionately Rewarded
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @03:58PM Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Announce $3 Billion Initiative To 'Cure All Diseases'
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @11:22AM Kindergarteners Today Get Little Time To Play, and It's Stunting Their Development
Saturday September 17, 2016 @10:53PM Microsoft Weaponizes Minecraft In the War Over Classrooms
Saturday September 17, 2016 @06:04PM Code.org Disses Wolfram Language, Touts Apple's Swift Playgrounds
Friday September 16, 2016 @05:16PM Laurene Jobs Awards $10M To Pet Charter School Network of Zuckerberg, Gates
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @06:38PM Stanford Engineers Propose A Technology To Break The Net Neutrality Deadlock
Saturday September 10, 2016 @12:54AM Stephen Wolfram Reveals Ambitious Plan to Teach Computational Thinking
Friday September 09, 2016 @06:50PM University of California's Outsourcing Is Wrong, Says US Lawmaker
Friday September 09, 2016 @06:32PM New Research Reveals Hundreds of Undiscovered Black Holes
Friday September 09, 2016 @04:51PM Video Shows How Bacteria Invade Antibiotics And Transform Into Superbugs
Friday September 09, 2016 @04:42PM Smartphones Can Steal 3D Printing Plans By Listening To The Printer
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @07:45PM University of California Hires India-Based IT Outsourcer, Lays Off Tech Workers
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @10:54AM ITT Tech Is Officially Closing
Sunday September 04, 2016 @03:14PM Amazon Suddenly Stops Selling Student Loans
Saturday September 03, 2016 @02:25PM US Would Be 28th In 'Hacking Olympics', China Would Take The Gold
Friday September 02, 2016 @10:31AM Stanford's New Alcohol Policy Isn't Based On Much Research
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @05:41PM Google's DeepMind To Apply AI In Head and Neck Cancer Treatments
Monday August 29, 2016 @11:56AM Now Arriving On the New York Subway: Free E-Books, Timed For Your Commute
Friday August 26, 2016 @02:41PM Belgians Are Hunting Books, Instead Of Pokemon
Thursday August 25, 2016 @04:16PM Princeton Researchers Announce Open Source 25-Core Processor
Monday August 22, 2016 @01:21AM Four Code Bootcamps Are Now Eligible For Government Financial Aid
Friday August 19, 2016 @07:17PM Scammers Use Harvard Education Platform to Promote Pirated Movies
Friday August 19, 2016 @06:04AM Eleven Reasons To Be Excited About The Future of Technology
Thursday August 18, 2016 @07:10PM Satellite Images Can Map Poverty
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @01:27PM From Now On You'll Be Able To Access NASA Research For Free
Sunday August 14, 2016 @04:57PM Billionaire Launches Free Code College in California
Sunday August 14, 2016 @04:18PM Has The NSF Automated Coding with ExCAPE?
Thursday August 11, 2016 @06:05PM 8 Paralyzed Patients Learn To Walk Again Using Virtual Reality
Thursday August 11, 2016 @12:37AM Bill Gates Has Spent $1+ Million To Get Mark Zuckerberg's Software In Schools
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @04:30PM University Collects Medical Samples Via Drones In Madagascar
Monday August 08, 2016 @07:03PM Immigration Attorneys: Industry Pushes Foreign Labor, Claiming 'US Students Can't Hack It In Tech'
Monday August 08, 2016 @11:17AM Positive Link Between Video Games and Academic Performance, Study Suggests
Saturday August 06, 2016 @07:45PM Ask Slashdot: What Should a Children's Computer Museum Look Like?
Saturday August 06, 2016 @04:33PM Online Fame Distracts 9th-Grader Who Built That Clock Mistaken For A Bomb
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @06:29PM Seymour Papert, Creator of the Logo Language, Dies At 88
Monday August 01, 2016 @03:54PM Peter Thiel Is Interested In Harvesting The Blood Of The Young
Thursday July 28, 2016 @09:19PM The Mojave Desert: Home of the New Machine Movement
Thursday July 28, 2016 @12:43PM AT&T Violated Rule Requiring Low Prices For Schools, FCC Says
Thursday July 28, 2016 @01:34AM Tech Takes Its K-12 CS Education and Immigration Crisis To the DNC
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @08:36PM E-Cigarettes Emit Toxic Vapors, Says Study
Monday July 25, 2016 @07:03PM NIST Prepares To Ban SMS-Based Two-Factor Authentication
Friday July 22, 2016 @06:52PM Auto Industry Publishes Its First Set of Cybersecurity Best Practices
Thursday July 21, 2016 @08:18PM Large Source Of Hydrogen Gas May Lie Near Slow-Spreading Tectonic Plates Under The Ocean
Thursday July 21, 2016 @04:49PM Amazon Wants To Sell You Everything, Including Student Loans
Monday July 18, 2016 @07:51PM Researchers Develop Atomic-Scale Hard Drive That Writes Information Atom By Atom
Sunday July 17, 2016 @12:37PM Coursera Relaunches Classic Computer Science Courses
Friday July 15, 2016 @05:53PM Slashdot Asks: Would You Eat Lab-Grown Meat?
Friday July 15, 2016 @01:35AM Alzheimer's Gene Already Shrinking Brain By Age of Three
Thursday July 14, 2016 @04:11PM 145 Tech Leaders Say 'Trump Would Be A Disaster For Innovation'
Monday July 11, 2016 @07:52PM Google To Train 2 Million Indian Android Developers
Sunday July 10, 2016 @05:17PM Has Physics Gotten Something Really Important Really Wrong?
Friday July 08, 2016 @08:54PM First Water Clouds Reported Outside The Solar System
Friday July 08, 2016 @06:42PM Researchers Develop A Way To Stop Ransomware By Watching The Filesystem
Friday July 08, 2016 @12:25PM Researchers Add Software Bugs To Reduce the Number of Software Bugs
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:06PM UW, Microsoft Successfully Encoded 200MB of Data Onto Synthetic DNA Molecules
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @05:57PM Man Builds Giant Homemade Computer To Play Tetris
Sunday July 03, 2016 @11:42PM The Fight To Save the Australian Digital Archive Trove
Sunday July 03, 2016 @09:00PM New York Falls and Seattle Rises on 'America's Top Tech Cities' List
Friday July 01, 2016 @01:14AM Microsoft President Brad Smith: Computer Science Is Space Race of Today
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @05:05PM ACLU Lawsuit Challenges Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @11:46PM Clinton Tech Plan Reads Like Silicon Valley Wish List
Monday June 27, 2016 @03:50PM Google Launches 'Project Bloks' Toys To Teach Kids To Code
Monday June 27, 2016 @10:37AM Amazon Unveils Inspire Online Education Service For Teachers and Schools
Sunday June 26, 2016 @08:53PM New 'Civilization' Game Will Be Sold To Schools As An Educational Tool
Thursday June 23, 2016 @01:56PM Google Launches Android Programming Course For Absolute Beginners
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @01:25AM Google To Offer Better Medical Advice When You Search Your Symptoms
Sunday June 19, 2016 @08:36PM California Researchers Build The World's First 1,000-Processor Chip
Saturday June 18, 2016 @03:19PM Bill Gates' Donation of Thousands of Chickens Rejected by Bolivia
Saturday June 18, 2016 @11:10AM Ask Slashdot: Should You Store Medical Details In The Cloud?
Thursday June 16, 2016 @08:13PM Finnish Scientist Provides Another Explanation For The 'Impossible' EM Drive
Thursday June 16, 2016 @01:10PM 38 Community Colleges Launch Entire Degree Programs With Open Educational Resources
Thursday June 16, 2016 @12:27PM Coursera Commits 'Cultural Vandalism' As Old Platform Shuts
Monday June 13, 2016 @05:34PM Scientists Amplify Light Using Sound On a Silicon Chip
Monday June 13, 2016 @03:58PM Apple Introduces Swift Playgrounds App To Teach Kids To Code
Friday June 10, 2016 @06:35PM Ready CEO: Coding Snobs Are Not Helping Our Children Prepare For The Future
Thursday June 09, 2016 @04:41PM Microsoft Makes Minecraft Education Edition Available To Schools
Thursday June 09, 2016 @09:57AM Disadvantaged Students Stay In College If They're Told Everyone Struggles
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @07:12PM Researchers Turn Smartphone Vibration Motor Into Microphone To Spy On You
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @12:54AM Password Autocorrect Without Compromising Security
Saturday June 04, 2016 @08:15PM Slashdot Asks: How Did You Learn How To Code?
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @11:48AM BBC Micro:Bit Learn-To-Code Device Up For Public Pre-Order In UK
Monday May 30, 2016 @06:41PM Computer Generates Largest Math Proof Ever At 200TB of Data
Sunday May 29, 2016 @07:23PM Google Scholar Users Report Badly Malfunctioning Captcha
Saturday May 28, 2016 @03:45PM Apple CEO Tim Cook: I'd Require All Children To Start Coding In 4th Grade
Saturday May 28, 2016 @12:09AM ForcePhone App Uses Ultrasonic Tone To Create Pressure-Sensitive Batphone
Friday May 27, 2016 @03:23PM All European Scientific Articles To Be Freely Accessible By 2020
Thursday May 26, 2016 @02:02AM American Schools Teaching Kids To Code All Wrong
Monday May 23, 2016 @03:58PM Google's 'Science Journal' App Turns Your Android Device Into A Laboratory
Friday May 20, 2016 @06:17PM Professor Surprises Students With AI Teacher Assistant
Friday May 20, 2016 @04:34PM Judge Orders 'Intentionally Deceptive' DOJ Lawyers To Take Remedial Ethics Class
Thursday May 19, 2016 @07:02PM Google Is A Serial Tracker
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @06:26PM Google's Tensor Processing Unit Could Advance Moore's Law 7 Years Into The Future
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @08:36PM Employers Struggle To Find Workers Who Can Pass A Drug Test
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @07:35PM Iraq Shuts Down Internet In Entire Country To Prevent Exam Cheating
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @04:51PM Theoretical Breakthrough Made In Random Number Generation
Monday May 16, 2016 @12:39PM Girls From Progressive Societies Do Better At Math, Study Finds
Sunday May 15, 2016 @02:38PM Amazon "Invades" College Campus With Media Center
Sunday May 15, 2016 @01:23PM Anonymous Begins Teaching Hacktivism on IRC
Friday May 13, 2016 @10:21PM Brazilian Devs Launch Tiny $1 STEM-Oriented Microcontroller Board On Indiegogo
Friday May 13, 2016 @10:04PM Disney Research Leverages RFID Tech For Low Cost Interactive Games With Physical Objects
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @03:38PM Scientists Found 74 Genetic Variants Linked To Education Level
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @01:31PM 'I Know How To Program, But I Don't Know What To Program'
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @11:09AM Facebook Open-Sources Capture the Flag Competition Platform As It Encourages Students
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @12:29AM This Unusual Botnet Targets Scientists, Engineers, and Academics
Monday May 09, 2016 @03:57PM Uganda, Where a Book Can Cost a Month's Salary
Monday May 09, 2016 @03:44PM Opera Launches 'Free And Unlimited' VPN App For iOS