Computer coding should be available to EVERYONE.

Computer coding should be available to EVERYONE.

Microsoft AI for education in the EU 🇪🇺 for everybody

I have been known to have a US centric Carolinas point of view. That would be improper to not recognize what’s happening halfway around the world.

Breakthrough research led by Auburn University professor fuels new product that forecasts long-term drought | Alabama NewsCenter

from Alabama Newscenter & Auburn University

This is not to say that great things aren’t happening at the “other” University in the state, it’s just that I don’t really recognize them, though I should.

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Why Surface Go is better for students than iPad (and why it may not be) a certified Warditorial

Microsoft’s 10-inch Surface Go and Apple’s 7.9- and 9.7-inch iPads have students in their crosshairs. Each “mini” device has its advantages. Here’s what you need to know.

Microsoft and Apple bring unique hardware and software strengths to personal computing. Microsoft’s enterprise partnerships, pervasive software presence, and decades-long PC dominance make it synonymous with productivity and personal computing. Apple’s high-end devices, hardware, and software synergy and invaluable “cool factor” make it an industry powerhouse, the standard by which rivals are measured and a consumer and media darling.

In the PC space, Microsoft has crushed Apple’s consumer and business efforts for decades. Conversely, Apple’s iPhone-led charge ultimately resulted in the death of Microsoft’s phone strategy. And the iPad, which dominates the tablet PC market, overshadows Microsoft’s successful Surface 2-in-1, though the two devices exist in distinct product categories.

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Yemeni Teacher Opens Doors -> AJ+

A Yemen man takes education into his own hands at significant risk. Here is a situation where a Non-Governmental Agency on the ground there can receive educational supplies to do an airdrop or some other logistical method of getting him and others the tools needed to educate these kids.

PyDev of the Week: Qumisha Goss | The Mouse Vs. The Python

 

 

It is great to see Women Of Color using technology that empowers others. A reminder of the Zen of Python:

  • Beautiful is better than ugly
  • Explicit is better than implicit
  • Simple is better than complex
  • Complex is better than complicated
  • Readability counts

Source: PyDev of the Week: Qumisha Goss | The Mouse Vs. The Python