Tag: education

Is open source the future?

Photo by Alex Holyoake on Unsplash Today open source software is used by everyone & everywhere knowingly or unknowingly. But it was not like this from the beginning. It all started around late ~60’s?—?early 70’s. This was the time when there...

/ July 2, 2019

This YC-backed startup preps Chinese students for US data jobs

In recent years, data analysts have gone from optional to a career that holds great promise, but demand for quantitative skills applied in business decisions has raced ahead of supply as college curriculum often lags behind the fast-changing workplace. CareerTu,...

/ March 17, 2019

Challenging conventional wisdom — Blockchain and Education

In the world’s developed countries, the field of education is of prime importance. This is because the future of all other areas of endeavour, such as science, medicine, agriculture, industry etc., is dependent on the country’s level of education. As...

/ August 8, 2018

Meta Skills of a Software Engineer

Learning Through Books on Correctness and Pattern Recognition Books on meta; on how to craft software well. Recently, a friend asked a question about the particular skills possessed by software engineers. What are the unique skills that software engineers practice? Drawing...

/ August 3, 2018

How Lane Tech Students are Using IoT to Drive Real-World Sensor Initiatives

From remote controlled water pumps to light switches, learn how these students are using sensors to build IoT applications. Students at Lane Tech High School do not have your typical curriculum ? they are learning about embedded sensor technology, digital...

/ July 31, 2018

Why We Are in Trouble If We Don’t Change Education

How to Prepare for the Future of Work “Developers will be at the center of solving the world’s most pressing challenges.” I used this quote from Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, in my presentation at the Digital Frontrunners event last week....

/ July 1, 2018