Slashdot Items Tagged "education"

Date / Time Story
Saturday October 21, 2017 @01:51AM Code School Fined $375K Over Employment Claims and Licensing Issues
Friday October 20, 2017 @04:07PM Arkansas Will Pay Up To $1,000 Cash To Kids Who Pass AP Computer Science A Exam
Friday October 20, 2017 @02:01PM Student Expelled After Using Hardware Keylogger to Hack School, Change Grades
Thursday October 19, 2017 @07:11PM Could VR Field Trips Replace the Real Thing?
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @03:53PM DeepMind's Go-Playing AI Doesn't Need Human Help To Beat Us Anymore
Saturday October 14, 2017 @05:30PM China's Scientists Set New International Record -- For Faked Peer Reviews
Friday October 13, 2017 @05:19PM Steve Wozniak Announces Tech Education Platform 'Woz U'
Friday October 13, 2017 @03:15PM Woz Wants To Retrain You For a Career in Tech
Thursday October 12, 2017 @03:11PM 'Maybe Wikipedia Readers Shouldn't Need Science Degrees To Digest Articles About Basic Topics'
Thursday October 12, 2017 @03:03PM Google Announces $1 Billion Job Training and Education Program
Thursday October 12, 2017 @02:34PM Learn To Code, It's More Important Than English as a Second Language, Says Apple CEO
Friday October 06, 2017 @08:36PM Publishers Take ResearchGate To Court, Seek Removal of Millions of Papers
Sunday September 24, 2017 @07:27PM Chicago School Official: US IT Jobs Offshored Because 'We Weren't Making Our Own' Coders
Saturday September 23, 2017 @01:52PM Saudi Arabian Textbook Shows Yoda Joining The UN
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @04:48PM Computer Science Degrees Aren't Returning On Investment For Coders, Research Finds
Sunday September 17, 2017 @06:48PM Kids Praised for Being Smart are More Likely to Cheat
Saturday September 16, 2017 @02:34PM 2017 'Ig Nobel' Prizes Recognize Funny Research On Cats, Crocodiles, and Cheese
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @02:38PM A New Way to Learn Economics
Sunday September 10, 2017 @09:41PM The Washington Post Pans Apple-Sponsored School Reform TV Special
Thursday September 07, 2017 @07:16PM IBM To Invest $240 Million To Develop AI Research Lab With MIT
Thursday September 07, 2017 @06:08PM Following Cheating Scandals, Harvard Dean of Undergrad Ed Visits CS50 Class and Tells Students Not To Cheat
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @05:16PM Sci-Hub Faces $4.8 Million Piracy Damages and ISP Blocking
Monday September 04, 2017 @01:08PM Silicon Valley Courts Brand-Name Teachers, Raising Ethics Issues
Saturday September 02, 2017 @09:42PM Google Conducted Hollywood 'Interventions' To Change Look of Computer Scientists
Friday September 01, 2017 @08:20PM Do Code Bootcamps Work?
Monday August 28, 2017 @10:31PM Lost Turing Letters Give Unique Insight Into His Academic Life Prior To Death
Friday August 25, 2017 @06:02PM Ancient Tablet Reveals Babylonians Discovered Trigonometry
Monday August 21, 2017 @03:59PM Does the World Need Polymaths?
Sunday August 20, 2017 @07:48PM Ask Slashdot: How Can You Teach Programming To Schoolchildren?
Sunday August 20, 2017 @02:03AM After 15 Years, Maine's Laptops-in-Schools Initiative Fails To Raise Test Scores
Thursday August 17, 2017 @02:20PM Chatbot Helps Students Choose Courses
Sunday August 06, 2017 @05:49PM High School Students Compete In 'Microsoft Office Championship'
Friday August 04, 2017 @05:16PM Vermont Medical School Says Goodbye To Lectures
Friday July 28, 2017 @03:26PM Top Established and Emerging Tech Companies Prefer To Hire Highly Educated Candidates, Not Dropouts
Friday July 28, 2017 @01:07PM India is Betting On Compulsory Internships To Improve Its Unemployable Engineers
Thursday July 27, 2017 @04:40PM Subscription Journals Are Doomed Because of Sci-Hub's Big Cache of Pirated Papers, Suggests Data Analyst
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @03:57PM Scientists Propose To Raise the Standards For Statistical Significance In Research Studies
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @05:45PM US Defense Budget May Help Fund 'Hacking For Defense' Classes At Universities
Saturday July 22, 2017 @08:54PM College Students Are Flocking To Computer Science Majors
Thursday July 20, 2017 @05:33PM Coding School 'The Iron Yard' Announces Closure of All 15 Campuses
Monday July 17, 2017 @06:46PM $12 Billion In Private Student Loan Debt May Be Wiped Away By Missing Paperwork
Sunday July 16, 2017 @07:52PM New Interactive Basic Electronics Textbook Launched Online
Friday July 14, 2017 @08:37PM In America, Most Republicans Think Colleges Are Bad for the Country
Thursday July 13, 2017 @02:44PM Early 'Coding School' Dev Bootcamp Is Shutting Down
Wednesday July 12, 2017 @04:35PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Read Code?
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @07:05PM Students Are Better Off Without a Laptop In the Classroom
Thursday July 06, 2017 @10:42AM 'In the Knowledge Economy, We Need a Netflix of Education'
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @04:40PM Chicago To Make Future Plans a Graduation Requirement
Tuesday July 04, 2017 @09:54PM Sci-Hub 'Pirate Bay For Scientists' Sued by American Chemical Society Over Cloned Site
Monday July 03, 2017 @04:11PM Now Any Florida Resident Can Challenge What Is Taught In Public Florida Schools
Monday July 03, 2017 @04:04PM PBS Bets $3 Million That Monkeys Are Better CS Preschool Teachers Than Rabbits
Friday June 30, 2017 @09:36AM You're Thinking About the Dictionary All Wrong, Lexicographers Say
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @07:53PM How Silicon Valley Pushed Coding Into American Classrooms
Monday June 26, 2017 @02:23PM The Mere Presence of Your Smartphone Reduces Brain Power, Study Shows
Sunday June 25, 2017 @06:29PM Why So Many Top Hackers Come From Russia
Friday June 23, 2017 @08:40PM Sci-Hub Ordered To Pay $15 Million In Piracy Damages
Thursday June 22, 2017 @11:11AM University of Missouri To Use Open Source And Other Cheaper Alternatives For General Education Textbook
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @04:39PM South Korea Signs On To Build Full-Scale Hyperloop System
Monday June 19, 2017 @01:20PM Intel Quietly Discontinues Galileo, Joule, and Edison Development Boards
Sunday June 18, 2017 @05:37PM Physicists Discover A Possible Break In the Standard Model of Physics
Sunday June 18, 2017 @05:18PM How Can Businesses Close 'The Cybersecurity Gap'?
Friday June 16, 2017 @10:45AM Mathematical Biology Is Our Secret Weapon In the Fight Against Disease
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @10:54AM Ask Slashdot: Your Favorite Subscription Services?
Monday June 12, 2017 @04:25PM Wisconsin Speech Bill Might Allow Students To Challenge Science Professors
Friday June 09, 2017 @03:54PM Ask Slashdot: What Types of Jobs Are Opening Up In the New Field of AI?
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @01:47PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Some Books You Wish You Had Read Earlier?
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @01:56PM Many Colleges Fail to Improve Critical-Thinking Skills: WSJ
Monday June 05, 2017 @12:37PM Harvard Pulls Student Offers Over Online Comments
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @02:41PM Ethiopia Turns Off Internet Nationwide as Students Sit Exams
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @11:51AM As Computer Coding Classes Swell, So Does Cheating
Sunday May 28, 2017 @11:31AM Seven Science Journals Have A Dog On Their Editorial Board
Thursday May 25, 2017 @05:00PM Chinese Company Offers Free Training For US Coal Miners To Become Wind Farmers
Thursday May 25, 2017 @02:58PM It's Time For Academics To Take Back Control Of Research Journals
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @04:06PM Airbnb Is Running Its Own Internal University To Teach Data Science
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @05:36PM Researchers Find Dozens of Genes Associated With Measures of Intelligence
Thursday May 18, 2017 @03:53PM Elsevier Wants $15 Million In 'Piracy' Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen
Monday May 15, 2017 @01:44PM 'U Can't Talk to Ur Professor Like This'
Monday May 15, 2017 @09:12AM The Reign of the $100 Graphing Calculator Required By Every US Math Class Is Finally Ending
Monday May 15, 2017 @07:57AM Google Owns the Classroom
Monday May 15, 2017 @02:37AM Open Source Educators 'OpenHatch' Close, Leaving Void For Campus Events
Thursday May 11, 2017 @06:21PM Why Doesn't Harvard Want To Talk About Its Mystery Microsoft Azure Project?
Thursday May 11, 2017 @03:46PM 'The Traditional Lecture Is Dead'
Saturday May 06, 2017 @08:45PM Should The Government Pay For Veterans To Attend Code Schools?
Friday May 05, 2017 @05:13PM 10 Percent of Harvard's Popular 'Introduction To Computer Science' Class Accused of Cheating
Friday May 05, 2017 @01:34PM How Scratch Is Feeding Hacker Values into Young Minds
Friday May 05, 2017 @09:59AM EU Leader Says English Is Losing Importance
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @06:21PM Microsoft Is Bringing Office to the Windows Store
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @05:50PM Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era Nutrition Standards For School Lunches
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @04:22PM Colleges Are Starting Varsity Programs For Video Games
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @10:00AM Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 S, an Education Edition Limited To Windows Store Apps
Sunday April 30, 2017 @01:04PM Microsoft And Apple Target Schools In War With Chromebook
Thursday April 27, 2017 @05:00PM University of California IT Workers Replaced By Offshore Outsourcing Firm To File Discrimination Lawsuit
Thursday April 27, 2017 @04:09PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Your Favorite Books On Entrepreneurship?
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @11:09PM LinkedIn Testing 1970's-Style No-CS-Degree-Required Software Apprenticeships
Sunday April 23, 2017 @01:01AM Slashdot Asks: What Was Your First Programming Language?
Friday April 21, 2017 @11:32PM EFF Says Google Chromebooks Are Still Spying On Students
Friday April 21, 2017 @07:41PM Pioneering Researchers Track Sudden Learning 'Epiphanies'
Friday April 21, 2017 @12:49PM Leaked Document Sheds Light On Microsoft's Chromebook Rival
Friday April 21, 2017 @10:33AM Trump's FCC Votes To Allow Broadband Rate Hikes Will Deprive More Public Schools From Getting Internet Access
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @11:57PM No, Millennials Aren't a Bunch of Job-Hopping Flakes
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @06:04PM States Are Moving To Cut College Costs By Introducing Open-Source Textbooks
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @12:49PM TED Wants To Remind Us That Ideas -- Not Politicians -- Shape the Future
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @03:27PM Apple Makes iMovie, GarageBand, and iWork Apps for Mac and iOS Free for All Users
Sunday April 16, 2017 @07:03PM Maryland Awards 21 Grants To Prepare 'Open Source' Textbooks
Saturday April 15, 2017 @08:37AM Children As Young As 13 Attending 'Smartphone Rehab' As Concerns Grow Over Screen Time
Thursday April 13, 2017 @01:18PM New Research Says Starting University Classes at 11am or Later Would Improve Learning
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @09:55AM Are Chromebooks Responsible For PC Market Growth?
Saturday April 08, 2017 @11:57PM Eric S. Raymond Unveils New List Of 'Hacker Archetypes'
Saturday April 08, 2017 @12:48AM IRS Warns Tax Info Leaked By US Financial Aid Site
Friday April 07, 2017 @05:01PM Over 90% of College Students Today Regularly Use Netflix, But Only 34% Are Actually Paying For Their Own Account
Friday April 07, 2017 @08:56AM Tearing Down Science's Citation Paywall, One Link at a Time
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @11:55PM Why More Tech Companies Are Hiring People Without Degrees
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @10:05AM Student Loan Debt Has Nearly Tripled
Monday April 03, 2017 @09:09AM 'Grammar Vigilante' Secretly Corrects Bristol Street Signs
Sunday April 02, 2017 @02:58PM Can Robots Help Children With Autism?
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:12AM More Compulsory Math Lessons Do Not Encourage Women To Pursue STEM Careers, Study Finds
Friday March 31, 2017 @11:56AM US College Grads See Slim-to-Nothing Wage Gains Since Recession
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @11:55PM Ivanka Trump To Take Coding Class With 5-Year-Old Daughter
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @05:45PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Some Lies Programmers Tell Themselves?
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @09:57AM 'Brainstorming Doesn't Work'
Monday March 27, 2017 @04:14PM Stylebooks Finally Embrace the Single 'They'
Monday March 27, 2017 @11:47AM India's Silicon Valley Offers the Cheapest Engineers, But the Quality of Their Talent is Another Story
Sunday March 26, 2017 @02:28PM 17-Year-Old Corrects NASA Mistake In Data From The ISS
Friday March 24, 2017 @06:00PM Canada's Largest School Board Ends All New US Trips For Students
Thursday March 23, 2017 @03:05PM 'New' Clouds Earn Atlas Recognition
Monday March 20, 2017 @09:33AM In 18 Years, A College Degree Could Cost About $500,000
Sunday March 19, 2017 @06:24PM Maryland Legislator Wants To Keep State University Patents Away From Trolls
Friday March 17, 2017 @10:05AM Ebook Pirates Are Relatively Old and Wealthy, Study Finds
Friday March 17, 2017 @07:14AM Lack of Oxford Comma Could Cost Maine Company Millions in Overtime Dispute
Thursday March 16, 2017 @05:17PM Math Teacher Solves Adobe Semaphore Puzzle
Thursday March 16, 2017 @04:25PM Ray Kurzweil On How We'll End Up Merging With Our Technology
Thursday March 16, 2017 @04:02PM 20,000 Worldclass University Lectures Made Illegal, So We Irrevocably Mirrored Them
Thursday March 16, 2017 @01:36AM Ask Slashdot: How To Teach Generic Engineers Coding, Networking, and Computing?
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @06:48PM Australia To Ban Unvaccinated Children From Preschool
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @10:53AM Alphabet's Jigsaw Wants To Explain Tech Jargon To You, Launches Sideways Dictionary
Monday March 13, 2017 @04:46PM Online Job Sites May Block Older Workers
Sunday March 12, 2017 @08:11PM Canadian Millennials Struggle As College Degrees Don't Guarantee Jobs
Saturday March 11, 2017 @03:07PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Make Novice Programmers More Professional?
Monday March 06, 2017 @04:06PM University of California, Berkeley, To Delete Publicly Available Educational Content
Friday March 03, 2017 @04:54PM Elon Musk Agrees To Hold Contest For Fan-Made Tesla Ads, At the Urging of a 5th Grader
Friday March 03, 2017 @11:26AM Apple Losing Out To Microsoft and Google in US Classrooms
Saturday February 25, 2017 @09:13PM GitHub Invites Contributions To 'Open Source Guides'
Friday February 24, 2017 @05:00PM Arizona Bill Would Make Students In Grades 4-12 Participate Once In An Hour of Code
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @10:48AM University Offers Course To Help Sniff Out and Refute 'Bullshit'
Saturday February 18, 2017 @05:26PM Software Goes Through Beta Testing. Should Online College Courses?
Saturday February 18, 2017 @01:58AM New Kit Turns A Raspberry Pi Into A Robot Arm
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @07:23PM Is IoT a Reason To Learn C?
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @04:53PM AI Software Juggles Probabilities To Learn From Less Data
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @04:44PM University DDoSed By Its Own IoT Devices
Sunday February 12, 2017 @04:28PM How Beer Brewed 5,000 Years Ago In China Tastes Today
Saturday February 11, 2017 @06:50PM College Network Attacked With Its Own Insecure IoT Devices
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @04:12PM Pioneering Data Genius Hans Rosling Passes Away At Age 68
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @06:05PM Goldman Sachs Automated Trading Replaces 600 Traders With 200 Engineers
Sunday February 05, 2017 @11:59PM Ask Slashdot: Why Do You Care About Tech Conferences?
Sunday February 05, 2017 @05:43PM Disney Thinks High Schools Should Let Kids Take Coding In Place of Foreign Languages
Friday February 03, 2017 @10:50AM 'To Live Your Best Life, Do Mathematics'
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @05:17PM Touch Bar MacBook Pros Are Being Banned From Bar Exams Over Predictive Text
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @12:56PM Should College Tuition Vary By Major, Based On the College's Costs For the Major?
Sunday January 22, 2017 @03:40PM The 32-Bit Dog Ate 16 Million Kids' CS Homework
Sunday January 22, 2017 @02:17AM Is The Tech Industry Driving Families Out of San Francisco?
Friday January 20, 2017 @04:56PM New Senate Bill Would Give US Grads Preference In Receiving H-1B Visas
Thursday January 19, 2017 @01:44PM Some Colleges Have More Students From the Top 1 Percent Than the Bottom 60
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @04:47PM College Fires IT Admin, Loses Access To Google Email, Successfully Sues IT Admin For $250K
Sunday January 15, 2017 @03:13PM Google-Funded Project Envisions Nation's Librarians Teaching Kids to Code
Friday January 13, 2017 @06:50PM Millennials Earn 20 Percent Less Than Boomers Did At Same Stage of Life
Monday January 09, 2017 @01:06AM Ask Slashdot: What's The Best Job For This Recent CS Grad?
Sunday January 08, 2017 @10:22PM What's Happening As The University of California Tries To Outsource IT Jobs To India
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @05:12PM Koolova Ransomware Decrypts For Free If You Read Two Articles About Ransomware
Friday December 30, 2016 @05:04PM How Russia Recruited Elite Hackers For Its Cyberwar
Saturday December 24, 2016 @03:40PM Did Google.org Steal the Christmas Spirit?
Friday December 23, 2016 @03:41PM Mozilla Will Support Firefox For XP and Vista Until At Least September 2017
Sunday December 18, 2016 @06:27PM The Linux Foundation Offers 50% Discounts On Training
Sunday December 18, 2016 @01:06AM US Scientists Scramble To Protect Research On Climate Change
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @12:35PM Why China Can't Lure Tech Talent
Saturday December 10, 2016 @09:00PM Inside Peter Thiel's Genius Factory
Saturday December 10, 2016 @04:50PM Ask Slashdot: What's The Best Geeky Gift For Children?
Friday December 09, 2016 @04:14PM Autonomous Shuttle Brakes For Squirrels, Skateboarders, and Texting Students
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @02:42PM Information Overload No Problem For Most Americans: Survey
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @05:27PM Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Makes Game For Third Annual Hour of Code
Monday December 05, 2016 @09:37PM White House Silence Seems To Confirm $4 Billion 'Computer Science For All' K-12 Initiative Is No More
Monday December 05, 2016 @06:04PM President Obama's $4.2 Billion 'Computer Science For All' K-12 Initiative Pronounced Dead
Monday December 05, 2016 @12:39AM Tech Billionaires Award Top Scientists $25 Million In 'Breakthrough' Prizes
Saturday November 26, 2016 @04:13AM Schools Funded By Gates and Zuckerberg Ordered Closed In Uganda
Saturday November 26, 2016 @03:28AM Science Journals Caught Publishing Fake Research For Cash
Saturday November 26, 2016 @02:24AM Has The 'Hour of Code' Turned Into a Giant Corporate Infomercial?
Friday November 25, 2016 @10:40PM O'Reilly Discounts Every eBook By 50%
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @03:42PM Google's AI Translation Tool Creates Its Own Secret Language
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @05:35PM US Dementia Rates Drop 24%, New Study Finds
Friday November 11, 2016 @10:35PM A Computer Program Has Ranked the Most Influential Brain Scientists of the Modern Era
Friday November 11, 2016 @03:11PM UK Bookstores Found Selling Banned US Bomb-Making Handbooks
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @11:38AM Teachers 'Unwittingly' Spying On School Children With Surveillance Software
Saturday November 05, 2016 @12:56AM Face Electrodes Let You Taste and Chew In Virtual Reality
Friday November 04, 2016 @07:58PM Google's DeepMind AI Plans To Take On StarCraft II
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @01:04AM Interviews: Ask American Author and Entrepreneur Seth Godin a Question
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @10:45AM CloudFlare Can Be Ordered To Disclose Science Piracy Website Owner Details
Sunday October 30, 2016 @11:27PM Ask Slashdot: What Training Helps Older Programmers Most?
Saturday October 29, 2016 @06:54PM How Linux Saved A School's Failing Windows Laptop Program
Friday October 28, 2016 @04:25PM Let Researchers Try New Paths
Monday October 24, 2016 @10:03AM Women in Computing To Decline To 22% by 2025, Study Warns
Sunday October 23, 2016 @03:33PM 'Picat' Programming Language Creators Surprised With A $10,000 Prize