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How to Grab and Keep Girls’ Interest in Computer Coding

How to Grab and Keep Girls’ Interest in Computer Coding | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
There's growing and well-founded concern about the gender gap in science, technology, engineering and math fields, particularly when it comes to women of color. Here are some ideas on what to do about it.
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Paul Herring's curator insight, September 21, 2013 5:37 PM

US Statistics: "... about 20 percent of all programmers are women and while women make up 57 percent of undergraduates they represent only 18 percent of the computer science majors. ... (with preductions) that 8.65 million jobs in 2018 will be in STEM fields (and over 50% of these in Computing).", this means that women are missing out on a lot of very good potential careers. 

The situation is even worse in Australia from the stats I see. 

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Supercomputing requires math, thinking skills, algebra and computational thinking and an awareness of gateways to computing. New technologies require rethinking the use of technology Cyberlearning does that for transformational learning.
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6 Practical Applications of Virtual Reality in Healthcare | #VR

6 Practical Applications of Virtual Reality in Healthcare | #VR | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
How virtual reality and its applications are penetrating the healthcare industry. Applications of VR In Healthcare.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?&tag=VR

 


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How virtual reality and its applications are penetrating the healthcare industry. Applications of VR In Healthcare.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?&tag=VR

 

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IBM just committed $240 million to the future of artificial intelligence

IBM just committed $240 million to the future of artificial intelligence | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Despite the many recent advances in artificial intelligence, the technology is still in its nascent stages, with much room left for improvement. Through the newly announced 10-year, $240 million dollar MIT-IBM AI research initiative, IBM and MIT plan to spearhead that innovation.

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THE *OFFICIAL ANDREASCY*'s curator insight, September 7, 1:24 PM

The tech giant is teaming up with MIT to improve AI.

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Augmented reality: Apple and Google's next battleground

Augmented reality: Apple and Google's next battleground | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
The two biggest players in smartphone software are pitching to win the war for AR. But will Ikea and Pokémon Go be enough to get consumers on board?

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, September 7, 12:49 AM

I'm rooting for Google. ;)

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How VR And AR Will Change How We Visualize Data

How VR And AR Will Change How We Visualize Data | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are going to change many aspects of business and social life. Here we look at how VR and AR are transforming data visualization and the ways we display data from data projects.

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This is interesting. 

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How to use coding to engage students in making

How to use coding to engage students in making | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Educators Laura Fleming and Billy Krakower in this blog post share lessons they learned using coding kits with their students. Lessons include ignoring the directions and letting students' voices be heard through "participatory making."
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8 tips for your best Google Expeditions VR pilot via @ESN_LAURA

8 tips for your best Google Expeditions VR pilot via @ESN_LAURA | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
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I love engaging students with technology. These virtual trips are so amazing! Check it out!
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Top 10 Free Augmented reality apps you need to try right now - KnowStartup

Top 10 Free Augmented reality apps you need to try right now - KnowStartup | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
The world is changing very rapidly with emerging technology almost every day. The future of mobile technology closely revolves around two words: “augmented reality” (AR). AR in simple terms means an advanced and unseen version of what we can see with our naked eyes.

A regular sight when perceived through our smartphone infused with the AR technology will be enhanced through the use of computer-generated sensory input such as sound, video, graphics and GPS data.

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Aplicaciones de realidad aumentada que pueden ser útiles en el aula.

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How Fast Is A Supercomputer?

With 93 petaflops of processing power equivalent to 93,000 trillion calculations per second the sunway taihulight is almost three times as fast 9 dec 201
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Moonhack breaks a world record for kids coding, again

Moonhack breaks a world record for kids coding, again | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
"These are kids saying, we want this kind of education."
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Robots and humans can coexist. There is no ‘jobless future’ after all

Robots and humans can coexist. There is no ‘jobless future’ after all | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
When you look at a robot, what do you see? For those of us who cover technology, it’s a bunch of plastic, a coprocessor, and some software. We know the hard part of hardware design is getting the bot to do anything worthwhile. That’s why the idea of a plastic robot taking over the world or stealing jobs from American workers is a bit laughable. It’s hard enough trying to get a meeting robot to look at the right person when he or she talks. Taking over all janitorial duties at a hospital? Kind of seems like a stretch at this point.
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2.1 - History Through Supercomputing [Internet History, Technology, and Security]

Week 2, Lecture 1 for the online course "Internet History, Technology, and Security", taught by Charles Severance. All rights belong to Coursera an
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We need some similar policies to be implemented here in Queensland and Australia generally.
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Box Island - Coding Adventure - Part 1 - Best Kids Game

Box Island is a mobile game that takes boys and girls on an exciting adventure, while teaching the fundamentals of coding. Kids apply the basics, such a
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Introduction to Data Visualization with Python

Introduction to Data Visualization with Python | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Learn more complex data visualization techniques using Matplotlib and Seaborn.
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Top Programming Languages and Their Real World Applications - IEEE Transmitter

Top Programming Languages and Their Real World Applications - IEEE Transmitter | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Programming languages are used to power the technology we use every day. IEEE Spectrum has come out with their fourth interactive ranking of the top programming languages, with Python ranking first,  and C++ trailing at fourth-place.

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Curious about code? IEEE Spectrum put together a list of the top programming languages and their real-world applications. 

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The Expanding Demand for Coding Skills

Computer coding skills lead to higher paying jobs. Much higher paying jobs. Jobs requiring coding skills pay $22,000 more per year than jobs that don't. But that's not all. Coding jobs are the leading source of job growth in the economy, growing 50% faster than the market overall.

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Coding help | Matlab and Mathematica | Python | Unity 3D

Coding help | Matlab and Mathematica | Python | Unity 3D | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Python & Matlab and Mathematica Projects for $10 - $30. Coding help needed. The coding has needed matlab as well unity3d.

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What Philosophers Say About the Inevitability of Virtual Reality

What Philosophers Say About the Inevitability of Virtual Reality | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Virtual reality has long been something of a stand-in for all forms of digital technology.
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awe.media/home - Create and view VR & AR using your web browser, on any device

awe.media - Mixed Reality. In the web. On any device.

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6 ways to make sure AI creates jobs for all and not the few

6 ways to make sure AI creates jobs for all and not the few | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it

Middle-skilled jobs will be hit the hardest and opportunities will be unequal at first.

So how can we prepare for these changes to the world of work?


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It’s official: Supercomputing is now ho-hum (thanks, cloud) -ZDnet

It’s official: Supercomputing is now ho-hum (thanks, cloud) -ZDnet | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
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The 2017 Top Programming Languages

The 2017 Top Programming Languages | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Python jumps to No. 1, and Swift enters the Top Ten

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Computer Coding Teacher's Guides: Elementary and Middle School | DK Explore

Computer Coding Teacher's Guides: Elementary and Middle School | DK Explore | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Download free computer coding classroom resources for teachers with content from DK. Get the guides at Computer Coding Teacher's Guides: Elementary and Middle School on DK Explore.
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If an AI creates a work of art, who owns the copyright?

If an AI creates a work of art, who owns the copyright? | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence is already capable of creating a staggering array of content. It can paint, write music, and put together a musical. It can write movies, angsty poems, and truly awful stand-up comedy. But does it have ownership over what it produces?

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Computer Coding Courses for Kids - Google CS First

Computer Coding Courses for Kids - Google CS First | COMPUTATIONAL THINKING and CYBERLEARNING | Scoop.it
Over 4,600 schools have used CS First to introduce computer programming to students. Learn more about the free computer coding courses available for your kids.
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