It’s estimated that only about 10 percent of K-12 schools teach computer science. Some companies are trying to fill a void in American public education by teaching kids computer programming basics. The push comes amid projections that there will be far more tech sector jobs than computer science graduates to fill them.
Stanford Artificial Intelligence class By Anne Raith Professor Sebastian Thrun has given his lecture on artificial intelligence at Stanford University more than once. He knows that a lot of students are interested in his introductory course – almost 200 students have showed up in past years. But this fall, it will be different, even for […]
Flickr: Jeff Pearce Last year, after attending Stanford University’s Summer Institute for Entrepreneurship, one of the students came away with a pending iPhone app for an educational math game called Motion Math. Though he’d conceived of the idea before starting the program, he was able to connect with collaborators from Stanford’s School of Education, as […]