Slashdot Items Tagged "education"

Date / Time Story
Saturday September 24, 2016 @12:05PM Poor Scientific Research Is Disproportionately Rewarded
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @03:58PM Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Announce $3 Billion Initiative To 'Cure All Diseases'
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @11:22AM Kindergarteners Today Get Little Time To Play, and It's Stunting Their Development
Saturday September 17, 2016 @10:53PM Microsoft Weaponizes Minecraft In the War Over Classrooms
Saturday September 17, 2016 @06:04PM Code.org Disses Wolfram Language, Touts Apple's Swift Playgrounds
Friday September 16, 2016 @05:16PM Laurene Jobs Awards $10M To Pet Charter School Network of Zuckerberg, Gates
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @06:38PM Stanford Engineers Propose A Technology To Break The Net Neutrality Deadlock
Saturday September 10, 2016 @12:54AM Stephen Wolfram Reveals Ambitious Plan to Teach Computational Thinking
Friday September 09, 2016 @06:50PM University of California's Outsourcing Is Wrong, Says US Lawmaker
Friday September 09, 2016 @06:32PM New Research Reveals Hundreds of Undiscovered Black Holes
Friday September 09, 2016 @04:51PM Video Shows How Bacteria Invade Antibiotics And Transform Into Superbugs
Friday September 09, 2016 @04:42PM Smartphones Can Steal 3D Printing Plans By Listening To The Printer
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @07:45PM University of California Hires India-Based IT Outsourcer, Lays Off Tech Workers
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @10:54AM ITT Tech Is Officially Closing
Sunday September 04, 2016 @03:14PM Amazon Suddenly Stops Selling Student Loans
Saturday September 03, 2016 @02:25PM US Would Be 28th In 'Hacking Olympics', China Would Take The Gold
Friday September 02, 2016 @10:31AM Stanford's New Alcohol Policy Isn't Based On Much Research
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @05:41PM Google's DeepMind To Apply AI In Head and Neck Cancer Treatments
Monday August 29, 2016 @11:56AM Now Arriving On the New York Subway: Free E-Books, Timed For Your Commute
Friday August 26, 2016 @02:41PM Belgians Are Hunting Books, Instead Of Pokemon
Thursday August 25, 2016 @04:16PM Princeton Researchers Announce Open Source 25-Core Processor
Monday August 22, 2016 @01:21AM Four Code Bootcamps Are Now Eligible For Government Financial Aid
Friday August 19, 2016 @07:17PM Scammers Use Harvard Education Platform to Promote Pirated Movies
Friday August 19, 2016 @06:04AM Eleven Reasons To Be Excited About The Future of Technology
Thursday August 18, 2016 @07:10PM Satellite Images Can Map Poverty
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @01:27PM From Now On You'll Be Able To Access NASA Research For Free
Sunday August 14, 2016 @04:57PM Billionaire Launches Free Code College in California
Sunday August 14, 2016 @04:18PM Has The NSF Automated Coding with ExCAPE?
Thursday August 11, 2016 @06:05PM 8 Paralyzed Patients Learn To Walk Again Using Virtual Reality
Thursday August 11, 2016 @12:37AM Bill Gates Has Spent $1+ Million To Get Mark Zuckerberg's Software In Schools
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @04:30PM University Collects Medical Samples Via Drones In Madagascar
Monday August 08, 2016 @07:03PM Immigration Attorneys: Industry Pushes Foreign Labor, Claiming 'US Students Can't Hack It In Tech'
Monday August 08, 2016 @11:17AM Positive Link Between Video Games and Academic Performance, Study Suggests
Saturday August 06, 2016 @07:45PM Ask Slashdot: What Should a Children's Computer Museum Look Like?
Saturday August 06, 2016 @04:33PM Online Fame Distracts 9th-Grader Who Built That Clock Mistaken For A Bomb
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @06:29PM Seymour Papert, Creator of the Logo Language, Dies At 88
Monday August 01, 2016 @03:54PM Peter Thiel Is Interested In Harvesting The Blood Of The Young
Thursday July 28, 2016 @09:19PM The Mojave Desert: Home of the New Machine Movement
Thursday July 28, 2016 @12:43PM AT&T Violated Rule Requiring Low Prices For Schools, FCC Says
Thursday July 28, 2016 @01:34AM Tech Takes Its K-12 CS Education and Immigration Crisis To the DNC
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @08:36PM E-Cigarettes Emit Toxic Vapors, Says Study
Monday July 25, 2016 @07:03PM NIST Prepares To Ban SMS-Based Two-Factor Authentication
Friday July 22, 2016 @06:52PM Auto Industry Publishes Its First Set of Cybersecurity Best Practices
Thursday July 21, 2016 @08:18PM Large Source Of Hydrogen Gas May Lie Near Slow-Spreading Tectonic Plates Under The Ocean
Thursday July 21, 2016 @04:49PM Amazon Wants To Sell You Everything, Including Student Loans
Monday July 18, 2016 @07:51PM Researchers Develop Atomic-Scale Hard Drive That Writes Information Atom By Atom
Sunday July 17, 2016 @12:37PM Coursera Relaunches Classic Computer Science Courses
Friday July 15, 2016 @05:53PM Slashdot Asks: Would You Eat Lab-Grown Meat?
Friday July 15, 2016 @01:35AM Alzheimer's Gene Already Shrinking Brain By Age of Three
Thursday July 14, 2016 @04:11PM 145 Tech Leaders Say 'Trump Would Be A Disaster For Innovation'
Monday July 11, 2016 @07:52PM Google To Train 2 Million Indian Android Developers
Sunday July 10, 2016 @05:17PM Has Physics Gotten Something Really Important Really Wrong?
Friday July 08, 2016 @08:54PM First Water Clouds Reported Outside The Solar System
Friday July 08, 2016 @06:42PM Researchers Develop A Way To Stop Ransomware By Watching The Filesystem
Friday July 08, 2016 @12:25PM Researchers Add Software Bugs To Reduce the Number of Software Bugs
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:06PM UW, Microsoft Successfully Encoded 200MB of Data Onto Synthetic DNA Molecules
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @05:57PM Man Builds Giant Homemade Computer To Play Tetris
Sunday July 03, 2016 @11:42PM The Fight To Save the Australian Digital Archive Trove
Sunday July 03, 2016 @09:00PM New York Falls and Seattle Rises on 'America's Top Tech Cities' List
Friday July 01, 2016 @01:14AM Microsoft President Brad Smith: Computer Science Is Space Race of Today
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @05:05PM ACLU Lawsuit Challenges Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @11:46PM Clinton Tech Plan Reads Like Silicon Valley Wish List
Monday June 27, 2016 @03:50PM Google Launches 'Project Bloks' Toys To Teach Kids To Code
Monday June 27, 2016 @10:37AM Amazon Unveils Inspire Online Education Service For Teachers and Schools
Sunday June 26, 2016 @08:53PM New 'Civilization' Game Will Be Sold To Schools As An Educational Tool
Thursday June 23, 2016 @01:56PM Google Launches Android Programming Course For Absolute Beginners
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @01:25AM Google To Offer Better Medical Advice When You Search Your Symptoms
Sunday June 19, 2016 @08:36PM California Researchers Build The World's First 1,000-Processor Chip
Saturday June 18, 2016 @03:19PM Bill Gates' Donation of Thousands of Chickens Rejected by Bolivia
Saturday June 18, 2016 @11:10AM Ask Slashdot: Should You Store Medical Details In The Cloud?
Thursday June 16, 2016 @08:13PM Finnish Scientist Provides Another Explanation For The 'Impossible' EM Drive
Thursday June 16, 2016 @01:10PM 38 Community Colleges Launch Entire Degree Programs With Open Educational Resources
Thursday June 16, 2016 @12:27PM Coursera Commits 'Cultural Vandalism' As Old Platform Shuts
Monday June 13, 2016 @05:34PM Scientists Amplify Light Using Sound On a Silicon Chip
Monday June 13, 2016 @03:58PM Apple Introduces Swift Playgrounds App To Teach Kids To Code
Friday June 10, 2016 @06:35PM Ready CEO: Coding Snobs Are Not Helping Our Children Prepare For The Future
Thursday June 09, 2016 @04:41PM Microsoft Makes Minecraft Education Edition Available To Schools
Thursday June 09, 2016 @09:57AM Disadvantaged Students Stay In College If They're Told Everyone Struggles
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @07:12PM Researchers Turn Smartphone Vibration Motor Into Microphone To Spy On You
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @12:54AM Password Autocorrect Without Compromising Security
Saturday June 04, 2016 @08:15PM Slashdot Asks: How Did You Learn How To Code?
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @11:48AM BBC Micro:Bit Learn-To-Code Device Up For Public Pre-Order In UK
Monday May 30, 2016 @06:41PM Computer Generates Largest Math Proof Ever At 200TB of Data
Sunday May 29, 2016 @07:23PM Google Scholar Users Report Badly Malfunctioning Captcha
Saturday May 28, 2016 @03:45PM Apple CEO Tim Cook: I'd Require All Children To Start Coding In 4th Grade
Saturday May 28, 2016 @12:09AM ForcePhone App Uses Ultrasonic Tone To Create Pressure-Sensitive Batphone
Friday May 27, 2016 @03:23PM All European Scientific Articles To Be Freely Accessible By 2020
Thursday May 26, 2016 @02:02AM American Schools Teaching Kids To Code All Wrong
Monday May 23, 2016 @03:58PM Google's 'Science Journal' App Turns Your Android Device Into A Laboratory
Friday May 20, 2016 @06:17PM Professor Surprises Students With AI Teacher Assistant
Friday May 20, 2016 @04:34PM Judge Orders 'Intentionally Deceptive' DOJ Lawyers To Take Remedial Ethics Class
Thursday May 19, 2016 @07:02PM Google Is A Serial Tracker
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @06:26PM Google's Tensor Processing Unit Could Advance Moore's Law 7 Years Into The Future
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @08:36PM Employers Struggle To Find Workers Who Can Pass A Drug Test
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @07:35PM Iraq Shuts Down Internet In Entire Country To Prevent Exam Cheating
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @04:51PM Theoretical Breakthrough Made In Random Number Generation
Monday May 16, 2016 @12:39PM Girls From Progressive Societies Do Better At Math, Study Finds
Sunday May 15, 2016 @02:38PM Amazon "Invades" College Campus With Media Center
Sunday May 15, 2016 @01:23PM Anonymous Begins Teaching Hacktivism on IRC
Friday May 13, 2016 @10:21PM Brazilian Devs Launch Tiny $1 STEM-Oriented Microcontroller Board On Indiegogo
Friday May 13, 2016 @10:04PM Disney Research Leverages RFID Tech For Low Cost Interactive Games With Physical Objects
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @03:38PM Scientists Found 74 Genetic Variants Linked To Education Level
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @01:31PM 'I Know How To Program, But I Don't Know What To Program'
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @11:09AM Facebook Open-Sources Capture the Flag Competition Platform As It Encourages Students
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @12:29AM This Unusual Botnet Targets Scientists, Engineers, and Academics
Monday May 09, 2016 @03:57PM Uganda, Where a Book Can Cost a Month's Salary
Monday May 09, 2016 @03:44PM Opera Launches 'Free And Unlimited' VPN App For iOS
Saturday May 07, 2016 @07:35PM Airline Delays Flight Over Passenger's Suspicious Math Equations
Saturday May 07, 2016 @02:07PM Researcher Writes A Machine Language For The Universe
Thursday May 05, 2016 @12:13PM Sci-Hub Faces Millions Of Dollars In Damages, Elsevier Complaint Shuts Down Domain
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @03:46PM Students Can Now Fly Drones At School, FAA Says
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @02:20AM Study Suggests Free Will Is An Illusion
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @04:20PM Uber Plans To Kill Surge Pricing With Machine Learning
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @02:47PM Prince Quietly Helped Launch a Coding Program For Inner City Youth
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @12:24PM Taking a 'Gap Year' Before College Is a British Tradition That's Becoming a Big Trend In The US
Monday May 02, 2016 @08:13PM Novel Model Illustrates The Finer Details Of Nuclear Fission
Monday May 02, 2016 @05:10PM China Probes Baidu Over False Medical Ads After Student Dies
Sunday May 01, 2016 @06:30PM 3 Years Ago, Microsoft Said Tech Should Fund K-12 CS Education. What Changed?
Sunday May 01, 2016 @04:45PM Robots Battle In 25th Annual FIRST Competition
Sunday May 01, 2016 @12:08PM CV of Failures: Princeton Professor Publishes Resume of His Career Lows
Thursday April 28, 2016 @03:33PM Nvidia GPU-Powered Autonomous Car Teaches Itself To See And Steer
Tuesday April 26, 2016 @02:59PM Top Silicon Valley Execs and Others Urge Congress To Fund K-12 Computer Science Education
Sunday April 24, 2016 @05:13PM Schools Are Helping Police Spy On Kids' Social Media Activity
Saturday April 23, 2016 @12:17PM Jihadis Twice As Likely To Be Students of Science Than Of Sharia
Saturday April 23, 2016 @10:40AM The Android Administration: Google's Relationship With the Obama White House
Friday April 22, 2016 @09:13PM CERN Releases 300TB of Large Hadron Collider Data Into Open Access
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @10:50PM Utah Governor: 'Porn Is a Public Health Crisis'
Saturday April 16, 2016 @02:19PM Slashdot Asks: What's Your View On Speed Reading?
Saturday April 16, 2016 @12:07AM New Full Duplex Radio Chip Transmits and Receives Wireless Signals At Once
Friday April 15, 2016 @12:09PM After 150 Years, the American Productivity Miracle Is 'Over'
Friday April 15, 2016 @10:14AM Microsoft Sending Minecraft To Summer School
Friday April 15, 2016 @12:02AM UC Davis Spent $175,000 To Bury Search Results After Cops Pepper-Sprayed Protestors
Thursday April 14, 2016 @03:44PM Dyson Airblades 'Spread Germs 1,300 Times More Than Paper Towels'
Thursday April 14, 2016 @03:00PM Golden State and the Mathematical Magic of Seventy-Three
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @12:39PM Obama Is Forgiving the Student Loans of Nearly 400,000 Permanently Disabled People
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @10:00AM Medium, Twitter Founder on Media: We Put Junk Food In Front Of Them and They Eat It
Sunday April 10, 2016 @03:57PM Microsoft and HackerRank Add a Live Code Editor Into Bing
Sunday April 10, 2016 @12:54PM Top US Undergraduate Computer Science Programs Skip Cybersecurity Classes
Saturday April 09, 2016 @01:50PM High Schoolers Use Homemade Nuclear Fusion Reactor To Dominate Science Fairs
Saturday April 09, 2016 @01:12PM Now Streaming: How To Do a Kidney Transplant
Friday April 08, 2016 @05:38PM Infographic: Ubuntu Linux Is Everywhere
Thursday April 07, 2016 @03:40PM The 'Human Computer' Behind the Moon Landing Was a Black Woman
Thursday April 07, 2016 @01:14PM Government's Fake University Trap Results in 21 Visa Fraud Arrests
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @06:46PM GE's Move To Boston Could Revive Local Tech Business Ambitions
Monday April 04, 2016 @06:41PM Massachusetts AG Sues ITT Tech For Exploiting Computer Network Students
Sunday April 03, 2016 @10:20AM The Spread of Ignorance
Friday April 01, 2016 @04:17PM CIA Left Inert Explosives On School Bus After Exercise
Thursday March 31, 2016 @12:45PM Study Says People Who Continually Point Out Typos Are 'Jerks'
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @04:05PM Preterm Births Linked To Air Pollution Cost Billions In The US
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @12:00AM Ocean Temps Predict US Heat Waves 50 Days Out, Study Finds
Monday March 28, 2016 @07:46PM Hacker Weev Admits To Hacking Printers To Spew Racist and Anti-Semitic Messages
Saturday March 26, 2016 @07:11AM Why Learning To Code Won't Save Your Job
Friday March 25, 2016 @10:14AM K-12 CS Framework Calls For Teaching Kids Responsible Use of Avatars and Emoji
Thursday March 24, 2016 @07:33PM Supercomputers Help Researchers Improve Severe Hail Storm Forecasts
Thursday March 24, 2016 @11:49AM Jason Bradbury Believes Coding Lessons In Schools Are a Waste of Time
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @02:31AM One Million School Children To Get Free BBC Micro:bit Computers
Monday March 21, 2016 @02:08AM Students' Experiments To Fly By Glider To the Edge of Space
Sunday March 20, 2016 @02:50PM Facebook Exec Explains Why Technical Skills Aren't Enough To Be a Great Engineer
Saturday March 19, 2016 @11:54AM How Many Digits of Pi Does NASA Use?
Friday March 18, 2016 @05:42PM South Korea Commits $863 Million To AI Research After AlphaGo 'Shock'
Friday March 18, 2016 @05:13PM Neural Mechanisms In Mouse Brains Indicate We Actively Forget As We Learn
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @07:57PM Alibaba To Train a Million Youngsters In E-commerce
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @12:02PM Should All Research Papers Be Free?
Monday March 14, 2016 @02:24AM Personalized Learning: the Best Education Or the Worst?
Sunday March 13, 2016 @10:03PM Israeli 10th-Grader Discovers Elegant Geometry Theorem
Sunday March 13, 2016 @10:43AM Why Do We Work So Hard?
Saturday March 12, 2016 @08:51PM Code.org Hacked, Emails and Locations Data of Volunteers Compromised
Saturday March 12, 2016 @03:03PM Amazon Working On Education Platform To Offer Free Learning Materials
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @12:59PM New Smartwatches Allow Students To Cheat On Exams
Sunday March 06, 2016 @08:53PM Raspberry Pi 3 Is a Nice Upgrade, But Alternatives Exist With Faster Performance
Thursday March 03, 2016 @01:21PM $500K NSF Grant Boosted Girls' CS Participation At Obama Daughters' $37K/Yr HS
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @09:57PM The Case Against Algebra
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @12:10AM Mindfulness Meditators Are Less Affected By Virtual Reality
Monday February 29, 2016 @10:34AM Raspberry Pi 3 Rolls Out With Faster CPU, On-Board Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth
Monday February 29, 2016 @10:30AM Are CEOs Overpaid? Not Compared With College Presidents
Saturday February 27, 2016 @10:21AM Raspberry Pi 3 Brings Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
Friday February 26, 2016 @03:20PM Leap Days May Be Going Away In the Not Too Distant Future
Friday February 26, 2016 @02:48PM Linguistics Could Help Future Driverless Cars Cooperate Better
Friday February 26, 2016 @11:45AM America's Ten Most Oppressive Colleges
Thursday February 25, 2016 @10:25AM Chicago Public Schools Make Computer Science a Requirement For a HS Diploma
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @05:58PM New Fast Radio Burst Discovery Finds 'Missing Matter' In the Universe
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @05:41PM President Obama Nominates New Librarian of Congress Who Supports Open Access
Monday February 22, 2016 @07:19PM Drinking More Coffee May Undo Liver Damage From Booze
Saturday February 20, 2016 @06:09AM US School Agrees to Pay $8,500 to Get Rid of Ransomware
Friday February 19, 2016 @05:19PM Even On eBay, Women Get Paid Less For Their Labor
Friday February 19, 2016 @02:02PM Neuroscientists Detail How Humans Are Able To Hurt Others When Given Orders
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @05:07PM X Prize and IBM Announce $5 Million Artificial Intelligence Competition
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @02:23PM 3D-Printed Ear Comes To Life After Implantation In Mice
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @09:50PM New Study Shows Mystery 'Hobbits' Not Humans Like Us
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @07:14PM Scientists Propose Using Cold War Era Weapons To Deflect Asteroids
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @04:06AM Why Some Cities Get All the Good Jobs
Monday February 15, 2016 @03:31PM Harvard: Prospective CS50 AP Teachers Must cc:Microsoft On Training Applications
Saturday February 13, 2016 @04:10PM Brown CS Department Hiring Student Diversity, Inclusion Advocates
Friday February 12, 2016 @07:50PM US Copyright Law Forces Wikimedia To Remove the Diary of Anne Frank
Thursday February 11, 2016 @04:45PM Our Hidden Neanderthal DNA May Increase Risk of Allergies, Depression
Thursday February 11, 2016 @03:33PM Interviews: Ask Author and Programmer Andy Nicholls About R
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @04:36PM Uborne Children's Books Release For Free Computer Books From the '80s
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @10:09AM An Advanced Math Education Revolution Is Underway In the U.S.
Sunday February 07, 2016 @10:36AM Massive Layoffs Hit University of Copenhagen
Sunday February 07, 2016 @02:24AM Drag-and-Drop "CS" Tutorials: the Emperor's New Code?