Posts Tagged ‘computer science’

Hour of Code Giving Kids a Chance at Computer Science

Billed as the largest learning event in history, the Hour of Code kicks off on Monday, Dec. 8, with a full week of opportunities for students across the globe to immerse themselves in computer science. The event, a signature of Computer Science Education Week, delivers a one-hour introduction to computer science designed to demonstrate that […]

Happy Hour For Kids?

Are your children participating in the largest learning event in history next week? From December 8-12, many schools will be participating in the Hour of Code during Computer Science Education Week. The idea behind the Hour of Code is to introduce students to computer science and show them how easy coding can be through fun, game-based coding […]

Data Science = Synergistic Teamwork

Data Science = Synergistic Teamwork

Data science is a discipline conflating elements from various fields such as mathematics, machine learning, statistics, computer programming, data warehousing, pattern recognition, uncertainty modeling, computer science, high performance computing, visualization and others. According to Cathy O’Neil and Rachel Schutt, two luminaries in the field of Data Science, there are about seven disciplines that even data scientists in training […]