Apple announces $25M Propel Center for Black colleges and universities
The tech giant says a new innovation and learning center will seek to provide "equal access to opportunity regardless of skin color or zip code."
NSA launches open source training platform for apps, development
The new tool, called SkillTree, was developed for training NSA employees on complex applications as well as software development, but it is available for adaptation by the public.
Virginia Tech launches online coding, cybersecurity bootcamps
The 26-week bootcamps, held in partnership with Fullstack Academy, will teach students how to protect networks and become full-stack web developers.
Coding workshops go virtual at Florida International University
Virtual workshops at the university cover topics like Python, penetration-testing tools and machine learning as organizers adapt to the pandemic.
U. of Central Florida hosts virtual camp for global coding competition
Students from nearly 30 institutions convened online to practice for the upcoming International Collegiate Programming Contest World Finals.
Marine Corps’ new education strategy focuses on tech-driven ‘continuous’ learning
The Marine Corps issues its first new education doctrine document in more than 20 years focused on continuous learning in the face of new tech challenges.
LA hackathon for students moves online amid virus outbreak
The eighth annual LA Hacks event will adopt a virtual format for the first time this year to give students a chance to explore and create new technologies.
North Dakota launches student app challenge for career development
State officials are hopeful the competition will provide enterprising young developers a chance to meet with industry and secure job opportunities.
The CIO Council is running a code challenge. Why?
Earlier this month, without uttering more than a couple tweets, the Federal CIO Council launched a code challenge. The pilot initiative, which the CIO Council hopes will help the federal government “recruit the best qualified IT talent,” will run in three consecutive challenges this summer testing front end, DevOps and core computer science skills. The