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.
A Q&A with Mike Looney, Vice President of Vertical Markets at Wolfram|Alpha. Q. For those who don’t know about the company, tell us about Wolfram Alpha and the products that are used in the education space. Wolfram|Alpha is a “computational knowledge engine” which we sometimes refer to as an “answer” or “fact” engine. You pose […]