Code.org says , to date, 70M students have tried the Hour of Code and it’s spreading fast. Barack Obama became the first US President to program a computer, to show thatanybodystart learning computer science. Happy Coding.. View More >>
President Obama’s video message to kick off the Hour of Code:
Intel introduces it’s own Internet of Things (IoT) platform. The Intel® IoT Platform is an end-to-end reference model and family of products from Intel, that works with third party solutions to provide a foundation for seamlessly and securely connecting devices, delivering trusted data to the cloud, and delivering value through analytics View More >>
Intel® IoT Platform Chalk Talk with Brian McCarson
Charles Nutter, Rich Hickey, and Galvin King each discovered that ‘simplicity’ doesn’t mean the same thing
Computer languages reflect the goals, target audiences, and to some degree the personalities of their creators and their communities. As a result, even languages that are created with similar goals in mind may yield highly disparate final results, depending on how their communities understand those goals. Ruby, Clojure, and Ceylon are three such languages.
For the past two decades, the Internet has operated as an unregulated, competitive free market. Given the tendency of networked industries to lapse into monopoly—think of ATT’s 70-year hold over telephone service, for example—that’s a minor miracle.
What’s cooler than $19 billion? How about changing the world? Mark Zuckerberg took a step closer to realizing a dream to bring the Internet to everyone on the planet with Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of mobile messaging service WhatsApp on Wednesday.