Learn the skills and resources you need to master virtual reality [Mark Metry, Tee Jia Hen, & Krill Karev]

Learn the skills and resources you need to master virtual reality — from vudream.com by Mark Metry Excerpt: [From] Tee Jia Hen, CEO of VRcollab […]

5 items re: blockchain — which could be key for business, lifelong learning, & higher education as well

Microsoft and Intel unite to bring blockchain to businesses with Coco Framework – from digitaltrends.com by Lulu Chang Excerpt: You still may not know what […]

Want to learn a new language? With this AR app, just point & tap

Want to learn a new language? With this AR app, just point & tap — from fastcodesign.com by Mark Wilson A new demo shows how augmented […]

Watchworthy Wednesday: Google Expands Free Computer Science Education Program

In its quest to make computer science education free and accessible to everyone, Google is expanding its igniteCS program. The initiative pairs volunteer computer science […]

Why Natural Language Processing (NLP) is the Future of Business Intelligence [Tirosh]

Why Natural Language Processing is the Future of Business Intelligence — from dzone.com by Gur Tirosh Until now, we have been interacting with computers in […]

Jobs Report: 97 Percent of Flatiron School Graduates Land Jobs [Ravipati]

Jobs Report: 97 Percent of Flatiron School Graduates Land Jobs — from campustechnology.com by Sri Ravipati Excerpt: While two major coding bootcamps shut down earlier […]

Overall, tech-related skills accounted for nearly two-thirds of Upwork’s list of the 20 fastest-growing skills. [Gottlieb]

VR Is the Fastest-Growing Skill for Online Freelancers — from bloomberg.com by Isabel Gottlieb Workers who specialize in artificial intelligence also saw big jumps in […]

A leading Silicon Valley engineer explains why every tech worker needs a humanities education [Chou]

A leading Silicon Valley engineer explains why every tech worker needs a humanities education — from qz.com by Tracy Chou Excerpts: I was no longer […]

Report: AI will be in nearly all new software by 2020 [Bolkan]

Report: AI will be in nearly all new software by 2020 — from thejournal.com by Joshua Bolkan Excerpt: Artificial intelligence will be in nearly all […]

For Code.org, Training Computer Science Teachers Isn't Really About Computer Science

Nearly 500 new computer science teachers are in Philadelphia this week for one of Code.org's summer TeacherCon professional development workshops.

New app is helping the U of Washington community “experience” a new CS building 18 months before its doors open to students

Mortenson Creates First-of-Its-Kind Augmented Reality App for Construction Visualization — from prnewswire.com Akin to Pokemon Go, the new mobile app is helping the University of Washington […]

This is not a time for gloating or snickering! Rather, this is a time for ACTION within higher education!!! [Christian]

Major Coding Bootcamps Going Out of Business — from campustechnology.com by Sri Ravipati Excerpt: In a surprising turn of events, two major coding bootcamps, within […]

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