Tag Archives: Science

Computer science education paving way to

From laptops to desktops to smartphones to tablets, computing has become an integral part of our daily lives. It is reported that nationwide, there are more than 500,000 unfilled computing jobs, and the number is expected to double to over 1 million by 2020. With computing now the No. 1 source of all new wages in the United States, it ... Read More »

WHAT JAMES DAMORE GOT WRONG ABOUT GENDER BIAS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

IN AUGUST GOOGLE employee James Damore made the news and even Wikipedia by publishing his speculation that female software engineers are underrepresented due to inherent biological differences. Although he admitted that implicit bias and explicit bias may exist, Damore wrote, “I’m simply stating that the distribution of preferences and abilities of men and women differ in part due to biological causes and that ... Read More »

How to get a computer science education without the massive student loans

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Ever since The Social Network made programming sexy, software developers have been in high demand. (Okay fine, before that, too.) And as more and more Silicon Beach and Valley tech companies strike it rich, the demand for local developers across the country keeps increasing. SEE ALSO: Learn ... Read More »

Women Make Up Just 29% of All Israeli Computer Science Students

Computer science remains a man’s world in Israel, leaving women at a big disadvantage for jobs in the country’s booming high-tech sector. Although women account for 58% of all students pursing a bachelor’s degree at Israel’s universities and colleges, the rate among students of computer science was just half that (29%), according to figures compiled for the Council for Higher ... Read More »

BSEB class 12th compartment results 2017 for arts, science, commerce released at biharboard.ac.in

Bihar School Education Board (BSEB) has announced the results for the class 12 compartment examination 2017 for all streams. Students who have appeared for the exams can check their result from the official website of the Board (see steps below to know how). The Board conducted the compartment exams for class 12 students who had failed to clear the main ... Read More »

I’m a woman in computer science. Let me ladysplain the Google memo to you.

I’m a lecturer in computer science at Stanford. I’ve taught at least four different programming languages, including assembly. I’ve had a single-digit employee number in a startup. Yes, I’m a woman in tech. I have known, worked for, and taught countless men who could have written the now-infamous Google “manifesto” — or who are on some level persuaded by it. ... Read More »

Undeterred by rain, over 600 join ‘March for Science’ in Pune

Five-year-old Irabati Ghose and 93-year-old Shantabai Ranade were among over 600 students, scientists and social activists, who marched on the streets of Pune for science. As scheduled, the ‘March for Science’ started on time, as the Pune police was finding it hard to manage the 200 participants, who had already gathered near the Gandhi statue, outside Pune railway station on ... Read More »

Summer Workshop Pushes Minority Students to Pursue Computer Science Degrees

Undergraduate tech students from universities around the country convened at Cornell this past week for a week-long computer science workshop, encouraging students to consider graduate degrees in the field. The workshop, Software Defined Network Interface, aims to increase the number of underrepresented minority Ph.D. students in computer science. The participants come from various universities including North Carolina State University and ... Read More »