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Upgrade Your Brain: Resources for Coding Beginners - TNW

Upgrade Your Brain: Resources for Coding Beginners - TNW | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
To make it in the tech economy, you should have some understanding of the code that builds the digital world around you.

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José Antônio Carlos - O Professor Pepe's curator insight, September 25, 2014 8:16 AM

Programação, uma habilidade em alta.

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Self-completing programs - MIT News Office

Self-completing programs - MIT News Office | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
A system that automatically fills in the gaps in programmers’ code becomes more powerful.
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excerpt: " The researchers tested the new version of Sketch on several existing applications, including the automated grading system. In cases where the previous version would “time out,” or take so long to reach a solution that it simply gave up, the new version was able to correct students’ code in milliseconds."

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Geek of the Week: Matthew Mistele, 14-year-old Xbox game developer - GeekWire

Geek of the Week: Matthew Mistele, 14-year-old Xbox game developer - GeekWire | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Matthew Mistele with his Xbox and Windows PC game, Warthog Wars. Matthew Mistele, a high school freshman at the Bear Creek School in Redmond, Wash., likes
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Inspiration for kids everywhere. Note: he began with Scratch, moved on to Alice, and then got into more advanced computer languages. 

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How An Arcane Coding Method From 1970s Banking Software Could Save The Sanity Of Web Developers Everywhere

How An Arcane Coding Method From 1970s Banking Software Could Save The Sanity Of Web Developers Everywhere | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Forty years ago a Canadian bank pioneered a brand new computer system that allowed nonprogrammers to help write code. The paradigm was so disruptive...
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