Students Rising Above Teach Low-Income Kids How To Code
Teenagers Create Free Program To Teach Other Kids Computer CodingMost high school students would rather spend their summer vacations far away from the classroom. But Jefferson Award winners Vineet Kosaraju and Nikhil Cheerla are choosing to go back to school, and this time they are the teachers.
Twin Brothers Teaching Millions Of Kids That Coding Can Be FunOne in ten elementary and middle school students are learning how to code, and thousands of instructors are learning how to teach programming, because of twin brothers with a single vision.
'The Last Mile' Transforms San Quentin Inmates Into Tech EntrepreneursUnlike the movie with the same name about a group of hopeless death row inmates, The Last Mile is the first-ever business incubator to operate behind bars.
Computer Coding Effective Against Gang Violence In San Francisco SchoolsComputer coding is helping at-risk sixth graders at James Denman Middle School in San Francisco learn math and science while also keeping them out of gangs.
Facial Recognition: The Emotional Key To The Next NBA Championship?The Milwaukee Bucks turned to a facial coding expert to read potential draft picks to determine if they have the right emotional attributes to help the team. The Bucks were so impressed with the work, they're now using the same technology to look at the whole team.
Just How Much Do Bay Area Coding Internships Pay?Across the board, employees are taking in high salaries, but one group in particular within tech is making almost unbelievable amounts of money—coding interns.
From Prisoners To Programmers -- San Quentin Inmates Are Learning How To CodeA very lucky group of inmates at San Quentin are getting a high-tech break. They're getting top-notch instruction in Java Script, HTML and CSS.
Google, Square Hoping To Solve Gender Imbalance Through RecruitingSilicon Valley tech giants have been taking heat for a gender imbalance among staff, particularly in the fields of engineering and coding, and now they’re doing something about it – targeting young women for careers in the tech sector.
Google 'Made With Code' $50 Million Campaign Seeks Girl Geeks, More Women In TechGetting more high school girls into computer science – and more women into male-dominated Silicon Valley - is the purpose of a $50 million campaign launched by Google Thursday.
'Hacker Boot Camps' Offering Bay Area Students Computer-Science SkillsWant to launch a lucrative career as a software engineer but don’t have a computer-science degree? Maybe it’s time for a hacker boot camp.