FutureStack14 Video: Hadi Partovi, Code.org, and America’s Untapped Opportunity

By Posted in Events, Nerd Culture 19 December 2014

As you may know, last week was Code.org’s Computer Science Education Week (CSEDWeek), dedicated to the idea that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science. New Relic participated in many ways, from promoting the event at FutureStack14 and on this blog to multiple company employees volunteering to help with…

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It’s Computer Science Education Week—and Time for the Code.org Hour of Code

By Posted in Events, Nerd Culture 10 December 2014

Remember that stirring keynote at FutureStack14 when Hadi Partovi took the stage and shared the vision and the story of Code.org? He’s a co-founder of the non-profit organization dedicated to demystifying computer science and improving racial and gender equality and representation in this growing field. Well, the inspiration Hadi provided hasn’t faded in the months…

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10 Surprisingly Interesting Ways to Earn a Living Using Java

By Posted in Nerd Culture, Tech Topics 8 December 2014

Amazingly enough, some people don’t find coding exciting—it’s just another boring job to them. But while there may be plenty of boring programming jobs out there, that doesn’t mean you have to settle for one of them. Programmers have all sorts of opportunities to do something interesting with their skills, especially if they know Java.…

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