Topic: technology

Girls Who Code program expansion, Rally’s partnership with Code for America, and Stanford’s one-hundred-year AI study: SD Times news digest—Dec. 16, 2014

Girls Who Code wants to close the gender gap in the technology industry. The non-profit organization just announced an expansion to its Summer Immersion Program to help educate girls in computer science skills. Previously, the organization provided 19 programs reaching 375 girls, but with the expansion, the organization will be providing 60 programs reaching 1,200 … continue reading

IDC’s Top 10 technology predictions for 2015

As the year comes to a close, it’s the season of analyst firms looking ahead at the year to come in technology. Not to be confused with Gartner’s Top 10 strategic technology trends for 2015, market intelligence firm IDC has released its own future forecast: “IDC Worldwide Predictions 2015: Accelerating Innovation on the 3rd Platform.” … continue reading

Gartner’s Top 10 strategic technology trends for 2015

For organizations looking to stay on top of the latest technology trends, Gartner has released its annual list of the top 10 strategic technology trends they say organizations should keep their eye on. “We have identified the top 10 technology trends that organizations cannot afford to ignore in their strategic planning processes,” said David Cearley, vice … continue reading

Guest View: How to build a flourishing open-source community

Open source has gone not just mainstream but global and prime time, and it is therefore getting harder and harder to grab the focus of developers. They are so swamped by technologies and vendors, all queuing up to entice them with the latest project, that they know they can pick and choose where want to … continue reading

SD Times Blog: Google is providing free coding lessons for women and minorities

Google is partnering with Code School to offer three free months of coding lessons for women and minorities … continue reading

SD Times Blog: Five tips for technology graduates

Karen Tegan Padir lays out a constant-growth and constant-learning strategy for those entering the workforce … continue reading

Adobe hops on the ConnectED bandwagon

Adobe is committing more than $300 million in software and professional development to President Obama’s ConnectED … continue reading

White House to tackle Big Data

A presidential working group is being formed to take an in-depth look at Big Data and the future of privacy … continue reading Protection Status