Coding is the language of the future. It’s the first step to launching that innovative app or program that will change the world, but as Karlie Kloss discovered, not enough women speak it. In an effort to create a level playing field, she launched Kode With Klossy, an organization that arms women with the tools they need to enter the tech world. What started as a free summer coding camp became a powerful network uniting women in tech. Now it awards career scholarships to young female developers and touts itself as a national community. Continue reading Karlie Kloss on Coding, Women in Tech, and Breaking the Glass Ceiling
By Brady Rhoades
On a recent episode of the Emmy-award winning Shark Tank, a 17-year-old entrepreneur—a born salesman—pitched a product that would help prevent Plantar Fasciitis, a debilitating foot condition.
Those who concentrate on courses related to math, science, engineering, and technology will probably have the widest array of options upon graduation.
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By Nirav Sheth
Working in Silicon Valley was only a dream of mine when I was growing up in Alabama. I always thought companies in the Valley were going to change the world, and I wanted to be a part of that. I got my opportunity when I joined Cisco in 2000 and learned that companies like Cisco, Oracle, and Microsoft really were changing the world in new and exciting ways. Continue reading A Passion for STEAM
Dr. Kate Biberdorf is chemistry professor at the University of Texas at Austin and is particularly known for developing explosive demonstrations! Continue reading Explosive Science with Dr. Kate Biberdorf
Nearly 100,000 Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs Expected To Register
Small Business Expo, the most anticipated business-to-business trade show, conference and networking event has released its 2018 multi-city small business tour schedule. Continue reading Small Business Expo Releases its 2018 Nationwide Small Business Tour
There’s no truer commitment to Star Wars than watching the newest movie while actually in space. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) are planning a special screening of Star Wars: The Last Jedi while orbiting the Earth. This is a much more enticing option than the previously screened Gravity.
We don’t know exactly when or how, but a NASA representative confirmed to Mashable that the ISS crew will indeed watch The Last Jedi.
Star Wars isn’t the most accurate franchise when it comes to space travel, but it’s also set a long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. The technology and physics feel far more removed from our known universe and scientific law, while a movie like Gravity or The Martianfeels too close to home — especially if you’re a long way from it.
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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Robert Koch, the father of bacteriology. He received the 1905 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering the bacterium that causes tuberculosis, and he had previously identified the microscopic culprits behind anthrax and cholera. But more importantly, Koch was the scientist who figured out how to study bacteria in the first place. Continue reading Today’s Google Doodle Honors Bacteriologist Robert Koch
The Chicago rapper is advocating for more computer science education in his hometown. Continue reading Chance The Rapper, Google Team Up To Give $1.5 Million Toward STEM In Chicago Schools
If you laugh at how older people use computers, this 81-year-old from Japan is going to set you straight. Continue reading 81-year-old woman makes iPhone app after only starting to use computers at 60