Study of the theory, experimentation, and engineering that form the basis for the design and use of computers; creative and innovative processes of assigning a code for purposes of classification and identification; processes that lead from an original formulation of a computing problem to usable computer programs.
Microsoft and the nonprofit group Code.org have released a computer-coding tutorialbuilt around Minecraft. The 14-level tutorial was created for the third annual Hour of Code, which will take place this year during the week of December 7–13.
Facebook’s new TechPrep website is intended to empower more African American and Latino children to learn about computer programming and coding, and to encourage them to pursue careers in the tech field.
The Science of Cheerleadingis afreeebook that explains the physics and engineering principles behind cheer routines and stunts. The book was created by the founder of Science Cheerleader, an organization of 300 current and former NFL and NBA cheerleaders who are pursuing science and technology careers.
To get more people into computer science and also increase the diversity of those going into the field, Google has rolled out an online destination where anyone can go to find computer science learning opportunities.