Slashdot Items Tagged "education"

Date / Time Story
Saturday February 17, 2018 @04:47AM Learning To Program Is Getting Harder
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @09:05AM In the Wake of Fake News, Several Universities Including MIT and Harvard Introduce New Course On Ethics and Regulation of AI
Monday February 12, 2018 @02:22PM Unknown Language Discovered in Malaysia
Sunday February 11, 2018 @05:26PM Cryptocurrency Classes Are Coming To Campus
Sunday February 11, 2018 @03:40PM Where Old, Unreadable Documents Go to Be Understood
Saturday February 10, 2018 @04:14PM Why Hiring the 'Best' People Produces the Least Creative Results
Monday February 05, 2018 @12:00AM Former Google/Facebook/Mozilla Employees Will Fight Addictive Technologies
Sunday February 04, 2018 @12:25AM Gates On a Plane: Alaska Airlines Inflight Entertainment Stars Bill Gates
Friday February 02, 2018 @02:49PM YouTube Will Put Disclaimers On State-Funded Broadcasts To Fight Propaganda
Thursday February 01, 2018 @03:44PM This Chinese Math Problem Has No Answer. Perhaps, It Has a Lot of Them.
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @09:26AM High School Computer Science: Look Ma, No Textbooks!
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @05:28PM How a PhD Student Unlocked 1 Bitcoin Hidden In DNA
Monday January 22, 2018 @11:11AM Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 S Laptops Starting at $189 and New Office 365 Tools for Students
Friday January 19, 2018 @02:22PM Tim Cook: 'I Don't Want My Nephew on a Social Network'
Saturday January 13, 2018 @11:34AM The House's Tax Bill Levies a Tax On Graduate Student Tuition Waivers
Friday January 12, 2018 @11:48PM Interviewing the Interviewer
Thursday January 11, 2018 @09:38AM More Colleges Than Ever Have Test-Optional Admissions Policies
Monday January 01, 2018 @08:23AM Efforts Grow To Help Students Evaluate What They See Online
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @01:00PM The Last Man on Earth To Speak His Language
Sunday December 24, 2017 @01:37PM How Harvard Teaches CS Students How To Code
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @02:56PM Universities Spend Millions on Accessing Results of Publicly Funded Research
Monday December 11, 2017 @07:20PM France To Ban Mobile Phones In Schools
Saturday December 09, 2017 @02:10AM Google Glitch Took Thousands of Chromebooks Offline
Monday December 04, 2017 @02:15PM To Solve the Diversity Drought in Software Engineering, Look to Community Colleges
Monday December 04, 2017 @01:42AM Silicon Valley Billionaires Award $22 Million in 'Breakthrough Prizes'
Sunday December 03, 2017 @04:49PM Should Teachers Get $100 For Steering Kids To Google's 'Hour of Code' Lesson?
Saturday December 02, 2017 @11:19PM Massive Financial Aid Data Breach Proves Stanford Lied For Years To MBAs
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @06:44PM Physicists Made An Unprecedented 53 Qubit Quantum Simulator
Monday November 27, 2017 @03:19PM Computer Science GCSE in Disarray After Tasks Leaked Online
Friday November 24, 2017 @11:14PM Why Do Employers Require College Degrees That Aren't Necessary?
Friday November 24, 2017 @10:25AM More Young People Are Becoming Farmers
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @01:35PM 'The Death of the MBA'
Saturday November 18, 2017 @04:23PM Microsoft Debuts Minecraft-Themed Coding Tutorial
Thursday November 16, 2017 @08:05PM Stanford Trains AI To Diagnose Pneumonia Better Than a Radiologist In Just Two Months
Thursday November 16, 2017 @09:05AM Foreign Students Have Begun To Shun the United States
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @09:56AM Is American English Going To Take Over British English Completely?
Monday November 13, 2017 @07:15PM Digital Technology Can Help Reinvent Basic Education In Africa
Saturday November 11, 2017 @05:07PM Magazine For Museums Publishes Its 2040 Issue -- 23 Years Early
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @06:25AM Google Wants Google Doodles Taught In Public School, Warns Kids They Best Behave
Monday November 06, 2017 @06:11PM US Court Grants ISPs and Search Engine Blockade of Sci-Hub
Monday November 06, 2017 @03:41PM 'Something Is Wrong On the Internet'
Monday November 06, 2017 @06:33AM The Disappearing American Grad Student
Thursday November 02, 2017 @07:17PM Malware Developer Who Used Spam Botnet To Pay For College Gets No Prison Time
Thursday November 02, 2017 @05:04PM Eric Schmidt and Bob Work: Our AI 'Sputnik Moment' Is Now
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @08:08AM 'We Can't Compete': Universities Are Losing Their Best AI Scientists
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @01:10AM 'Daylight Savings' Is Grammatically Incorrect
Thursday October 26, 2017 @02:58PM Many Junior Scientists Need To Take a Hard Look at Their Job Prospects
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @11:40AM 42% of Americans Under 8 Have Their Own Tablet
Monday October 23, 2017 @04:42PM Stephen Hawking's Thesis Crashes Cambridge Site After It's Posted Online
Sunday October 22, 2017 @05:46PM Bill Gates Tries A(nother) Billion-Dollar Plan To Reform Education
Saturday October 21, 2017 @12:51AM Code Bootcamp Fined $375K Over Employment Claims and Licensing Issues
Friday October 20, 2017 @03:07PM Arkansas Will Pay Up To $1,000 Cash To Kids Who Pass AP Computer Science A Exam
Friday October 20, 2017 @01:01PM Student Expelled After Using Hardware Keylogger to Hack School, Change Grades
Thursday October 19, 2017 @06:11PM Could VR Field Trips Replace the Real Thing?
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @02:53PM DeepMind's Go-Playing AI Doesn't Need Human Help To Beat Us Anymore
Saturday October 14, 2017 @04:30PM China's Scientists Set New International Record -- For Faked Peer Reviews
Friday October 13, 2017 @04:19PM Steve Wozniak Announces Tech Education Platform 'Woz U'
Friday October 13, 2017 @02:15PM Woz Wants To Retrain You For a Career in Tech
Thursday October 12, 2017 @02:11PM 'Maybe Wikipedia Readers Shouldn't Need Science Degrees To Digest Articles About Basic Topics'
Thursday October 12, 2017 @02:03PM Google Announces $1 Billion Job Training and Education Program
Thursday October 12, 2017 @01:34PM Learn To Code, It's More Important Than English as a Second Language, Says Apple CEO
Friday October 06, 2017 @07:36PM Publishers Take ResearchGate To Court, Seek Removal of Millions of Papers
Sunday September 24, 2017 @06:27PM Chicago School Official: US IT Jobs Offshored Because 'We Weren't Making Our Own' Coders
Saturday September 23, 2017 @12:52PM Saudi Arabian Textbook Shows Yoda Joining The UN
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @03:48PM Computer Science Degrees Aren't Returning On Investment For Coders, Research Finds
Sunday September 17, 2017 @05:48PM Kids Praised for Being Smart are More Likely to Cheat
Saturday September 16, 2017 @01:34PM 2017 'Ig Nobel' Prizes Recognize Funny Research On Cats, Crocodiles, and Cheese
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @01:38PM A New Way to Learn Economics
Sunday September 10, 2017 @08:41PM The Washington Post Pans Apple-Sponsored School Reform TV Special
Thursday September 07, 2017 @06:16PM IBM To Invest $240 Million To Develop AI Research Lab With MIT
Thursday September 07, 2017 @05:08PM Following Cheating Scandals, Harvard Dean of Undergrad Ed Visits CS50 Class and Tells Students Not To Cheat
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @04:16PM Sci-Hub Faces $4.8 Million Piracy Damages and ISP Blocking
Monday September 04, 2017 @12:08PM Silicon Valley Courts Brand-Name Teachers, Raising Ethics Issues
Saturday September 02, 2017 @08:42PM Google Conducted Hollywood 'Interventions' To Change Look of Computer Scientists
Friday September 01, 2017 @07:20PM Do Code Bootcamps Work?
Monday August 28, 2017 @09:31PM Lost Turing Letters Give Unique Insight Into His Academic Life Prior To Death
Friday August 25, 2017 @05:02PM Ancient Tablet Reveals Babylonians Discovered Trigonometry
Monday August 21, 2017 @02:59PM Does the World Need Polymaths?
Sunday August 20, 2017 @06:48PM Ask Slashdot: How Can You Teach Programming To Schoolchildren?
Sunday August 20, 2017 @01:03AM After 15 Years, Maine's Laptops-in-Schools Initiative Fails To Raise Test Scores
Thursday August 17, 2017 @01:20PM Chatbot Helps Students Choose Courses
Sunday August 06, 2017 @04:49PM High School Students Compete In 'Microsoft Office Championship'
Friday August 04, 2017 @04:16PM Vermont Medical School Says Goodbye To Lectures
Friday July 28, 2017 @02:26PM Top Established and Emerging Tech Companies Prefer To Hire Highly Educated Candidates, Not Dropouts
Friday July 28, 2017 @12:07PM India is Betting On Compulsory Internships To Improve Its Unemployable Engineers
Thursday July 27, 2017 @03:40PM Subscription Journals Are Doomed Because of Sci-Hub's Big Cache of Pirated Papers, Suggests Data Analyst
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @02:57PM Scientists Propose To Raise the Standards For Statistical Significance In Research Studies
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @04:45PM US Defense Budget May Help Fund 'Hacking For Defense' Classes At Universities
Saturday July 22, 2017 @07:54PM College Students Are Flocking To Computer Science Majors
Thursday July 20, 2017 @04:33PM Coding School 'The Iron Yard' Announces Closure of All 15 Campuses
Monday July 17, 2017 @05:46PM $12 Billion In Private Student Loan Debt May Be Wiped Away By Missing Paperwork
Sunday July 16, 2017 @06:52PM New Interactive Basic Electronics Textbook Launched Online
Friday July 14, 2017 @07:37PM In America, Most Republicans Think Colleges Are Bad for the Country
Thursday July 13, 2017 @01:44PM Early 'Coding School' Dev Bootcamp Is Shutting Down
Wednesday July 12, 2017 @03:35PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Read Code?
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @06:05PM Students Are Better Off Without a Laptop In the Classroom
Thursday July 06, 2017 @09:42AM 'In the Knowledge Economy, We Need a Netflix of Education'
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @03:40PM Chicago To Make Future Plans a Graduation Requirement
Tuesday July 04, 2017 @08:54PM Sci-Hub 'Pirate Bay For Scientists' Sued by American Chemical Society Over Cloned Site
Monday July 03, 2017 @03:11PM Now Any Florida Resident Can Challenge What Is Taught In Public Florida Schools
Monday July 03, 2017 @03:04PM PBS Bets $3 Million That Monkeys Are Better CS Preschool Teachers Than Rabbits
Friday June 30, 2017 @08:36AM You're Thinking About the Dictionary All Wrong, Lexicographers Say
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @06:53PM How Silicon Valley Pushed Coding Into American Classrooms
Monday June 26, 2017 @01:23PM The Mere Presence of Your Smartphone Reduces Brain Power, Study Shows
Sunday June 25, 2017 @05:29PM Why So Many Top Hackers Come From Russia
Friday June 23, 2017 @07:40PM Sci-Hub Ordered To Pay $15 Million In Piracy Damages
Thursday June 22, 2017 @10:11AM University of Missouri To Use Open Source And Other Cheaper Alternatives For General Education Textbook
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @03:39PM South Korea Signs On To Build Full-Scale Hyperloop System
Monday June 19, 2017 @12:20PM Intel Quietly Discontinues Galileo, Joule, and Edison Development Boards
Sunday June 18, 2017 @04:37PM Physicists Discover A Possible Break In the Standard Model of Physics
Sunday June 18, 2017 @04:18PM How Can Businesses Close 'The Cybersecurity Gap'?
Friday June 16, 2017 @09:45AM Mathematical Biology Is Our Secret Weapon In the Fight Against Disease
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @09:54AM Ask Slashdot: Your Favorite Subscription Services?
Monday June 12, 2017 @03:25PM Wisconsin Speech Bill Might Allow Students To Challenge Science Professors
Friday June 09, 2017 @02:54PM Ask Slashdot: What Types of Jobs Are Opening Up In the New Field of AI?
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @12:47PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Some Books You Wish You Had Read Earlier?
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @12:56PM Many Colleges Fail to Improve Critical-Thinking Skills: WSJ
Monday June 05, 2017 @11:37AM Harvard Pulls Student Offers Over Online Comments
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @01:41PM Ethiopia Turns Off Internet Nationwide as Students Sit Exams
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @10:51AM As Computer Coding Classes Swell, So Does Cheating
Sunday May 28, 2017 @10:31AM Seven Science Journals Have A Dog On Their Editorial Board
Thursday May 25, 2017 @04:00PM Chinese Company Offers Free Training For US Coal Miners To Become Wind Farmers
Thursday May 25, 2017 @01:58PM It's Time For Academics To Take Back Control Of Research Journals
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @03:06PM Airbnb Is Running Its Own Internal University To Teach Data Science
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @04:36PM Researchers Find Dozens of Genes Associated With Measures of Intelligence
Thursday May 18, 2017 @02:53PM Elsevier Wants $15 Million In 'Piracy' Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen
Monday May 15, 2017 @12:44PM 'U Can't Talk to Ur Professor Like This'
Monday May 15, 2017 @08:12AM The Reign of the $100 Graphing Calculator Required By Every US Math Class Is Finally Ending
Monday May 15, 2017 @06:57AM Google Owns the Classroom
Monday May 15, 2017 @01:37AM Open Source Educators 'OpenHatch' Close, Leaving Void For Campus Events
Thursday May 11, 2017 @05:21PM Why Doesn't Harvard Want To Talk About Its Mystery Microsoft Azure Project?
Thursday May 11, 2017 @02:46PM 'The Traditional Lecture Is Dead'
Saturday May 06, 2017 @07:45PM Should The Government Pay For Veterans To Attend Code Schools?
Friday May 05, 2017 @04:13PM 10 Percent of Harvard's Popular 'Introduction To Computer Science' Class Accused of Cheating
Friday May 05, 2017 @12:34PM How Scratch Is Feeding Hacker Values into Young Minds
Friday May 05, 2017 @08:59AM EU Leader Says English Is Losing Importance
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @05:21PM Microsoft Is Bringing Office to the Windows Store
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @04:50PM Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era Nutrition Standards For School Lunches
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @03:22PM Colleges Are Starting Varsity Programs For Video Games
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @09:00AM Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 S, an Education Edition Limited To Windows Store Apps
Sunday April 30, 2017 @12:04PM Microsoft And Apple Target Schools In War With Chromebook
Thursday April 27, 2017 @04:00PM University of California IT Workers Replaced By Offshore Outsourcing Firm To File Discrimination Lawsuit
Thursday April 27, 2017 @03:09PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Your Favorite Books On Entrepreneurship?
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @10:09PM LinkedIn Testing 1970's-Style No-CS-Degree-Required Software Apprenticeships
Sunday April 23, 2017 @12:01AM Slashdot Asks: What Was Your First Programming Language?
Friday April 21, 2017 @10:32PM EFF Says Google Chromebooks Are Still Spying On Students
Friday April 21, 2017 @06:41PM Pioneering Researchers Track Sudden Learning 'Epiphanies'
Friday April 21, 2017 @11:49AM Leaked Document Sheds Light On Microsoft's Chromebook Rival
Friday April 21, 2017 @09:33AM Trump's FCC Votes To Allow Broadband Rate Hikes Will Deprive More Public Schools From Getting Internet Access
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @10:57PM No, Millennials Aren't a Bunch of Job-Hopping Flakes
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @05:04PM States Are Moving To Cut College Costs By Introducing Open-Source Textbooks
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @11:49AM TED Wants To Remind Us That Ideas -- Not Politicians -- Shape the Future
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @02:27PM Apple Makes iMovie, GarageBand, and iWork Apps for Mac and iOS Free for All Users
Sunday April 16, 2017 @06:03PM Maryland Awards 21 Grants To Prepare 'Open Source' Textbooks
Saturday April 15, 2017 @07:37AM Children As Young As 13 Attending 'Smartphone Rehab' As Concerns Grow Over Screen Time
Thursday April 13, 2017 @12:18PM New Research Says Starting University Classes at 11am or Later Would Improve Learning
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @08:55AM Are Chromebooks Responsible For PC Market Growth?
Saturday April 08, 2017 @10:57PM Eric S. Raymond Unveils New List Of 'Hacker Archetypes'
Friday April 07, 2017 @11:48PM IRS Warns Tax Info Leaked By US Financial Aid Site
Friday April 07, 2017 @04:01PM Over 90% of College Students Today Regularly Use Netflix, But Only 34% Are Actually Paying For Their Own Account
Friday April 07, 2017 @07:56AM Tearing Down Science's Citation Paywall, One Link at a Time
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @10:55PM Why More Tech Companies Are Hiring People Without Degrees
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @09:05AM Student Loan Debt Has Nearly Tripled
Monday April 03, 2017 @08:09AM 'Grammar Vigilante' Secretly Corrects Bristol Street Signs
Sunday April 02, 2017 @01:58PM Can Robots Help Children With Autism?
Friday March 31, 2017 @11:12PM More Compulsory Math Lessons Do Not Encourage Women To Pursue STEM Careers, Study Finds
Friday March 31, 2017 @10:56AM US College Grads See Slim-to-Nothing Wage Gains Since Recession
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @10:55PM Ivanka Trump To Take Coding Class With 5-Year-Old Daughter
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @04:45PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Some Lies Programmers Tell Themselves?
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @08:57AM 'Brainstorming Doesn't Work'
Monday March 27, 2017 @03:14PM Stylebooks Finally Embrace the Single 'They'
Monday March 27, 2017 @10:47AM India's Silicon Valley Offers the Cheapest Engineers, But the Quality of Their Talent is Another Story
Sunday March 26, 2017 @01:28PM 17-Year-Old Corrects NASA Mistake In Data From The ISS
Friday March 24, 2017 @05:00PM Canada's Largest School Board Ends All New US Trips For Students
Thursday March 23, 2017 @02:05PM 'New' Clouds Earn Atlas Recognition
Monday March 20, 2017 @08:33AM In 18 Years, A College Degree Could Cost About $500,000
Sunday March 19, 2017 @05:24PM Maryland Legislator Wants To Keep State University Patents Away From Trolls
Friday March 17, 2017 @09:05AM Ebook Pirates Are Relatively Old and Wealthy, Study Finds
Friday March 17, 2017 @06:14AM Lack of Oxford Comma Could Cost Maine Company Millions in Overtime Dispute
Thursday March 16, 2017 @04:17PM Math Teacher Solves Adobe Semaphore Puzzle
Thursday March 16, 2017 @03:25PM Ray Kurzweil On How We'll End Up Merging With Our Technology
Thursday March 16, 2017 @03:02PM 20,000 Worldclass University Lectures Made Illegal, So We Irrevocably Mirrored Them
Thursday March 16, 2017 @12:36AM Ask Slashdot: How To Teach Generic Engineers Coding, Networking, and Computing?
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @05:48PM Australia To Ban Unvaccinated Children From Preschool
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @09:53AM Alphabet's Jigsaw Wants To Explain Tech Jargon To You, Launches Sideways Dictionary
Monday March 13, 2017 @03:46PM Online Job Sites May Block Older Workers
Sunday March 12, 2017 @07:11PM Canadian Millennials Struggle As College Degrees Don't Guarantee Jobs
Saturday March 11, 2017 @02:07PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Make Novice Programmers More Professional?
Monday March 06, 2017 @03:06PM University of California, Berkeley, To Delete Publicly Available Educational Content
Friday March 03, 2017 @03:54PM Elon Musk Agrees To Hold Contest For Fan-Made Tesla Ads, At the Urging of a 5th Grader
Friday March 03, 2017 @10:26AM Apple Losing Out To Microsoft and Google in US Classrooms
Saturday February 25, 2017 @08:13PM GitHub Invites Contributions To 'Open Source Guides'
Friday February 24, 2017 @04:00PM Arizona Bill Would Make Students In Grades 4-12 Participate Once In An Hour of Code
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @09:48AM University Offers Course To Help Sniff Out and Refute 'Bullshit'
Saturday February 18, 2017 @04:26PM Software Goes Through Beta Testing. Should Online College Courses?
Saturday February 18, 2017 @12:58AM New Kit Turns A Raspberry Pi Into A Robot Arm
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @06:23PM Is IoT a Reason To Learn C?
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @03:53PM AI Software Juggles Probabilities To Learn From Less Data
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @03:44PM University DDoSed By Its Own IoT Devices
Sunday February 12, 2017 @03:28PM How Beer Brewed 5,000 Years Ago In China Tastes Today