Supporters say coding know-how is good for students in an increasingly digital world. Opponents say public schools shouldn't serve as job-training sites for tech...The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | February 25, 2020
Private software developers have launched websites and apps to help people in South Korea track cases of coronavirus and avoid places where infected people have...Reuters From ACM TechNews | February 24, 2020
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said his state is providing more than $1.3 million in grants to school systems to help prepare students for Virginia's Computer Science...Virginia Business From ACM TechNews | February 19, 2020
A survey by recruitment firm Harvey Nash found half of 1,200 technology professionals in the U.K. would like to switch jobs in 2020, with salary and work-life balance...ComputerWeekly.com From ACM TechNews | February 18, 2020
Tech companies with offices in New York City—including Google, LinkedIn, and Spotify—are sending employees to teach 22 computer science courses at the City University...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | February 12, 2020
Companies are launching apprenticeship programs to recruit nontraditional staff for entry-level positions in the midst of a technology talent shortage.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | January 31, 2020
Virginia school districts are starting to offer high school students dual-enrollment computer science courses that count as credit at local community colleges,...U.S. News & World Report From ACM TechNews | January 27, 2020
The St. Louis Veterans Affairs hospital has incorporated virtual reality into its therapy for paralyzed patients, who wear goggles and use joysticks to engage with...St. Louis Post-Dispatch From ACM TechNews | January 24, 2020
Retailers of all stripes are using technology to follow consumers through their brick-and-mortar stores in order to develop detailed profiles of their shopping...Keith Kirkpatrick From Communications of the ACM | February 1, 2020
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has announced a new program that would help train workers for careers in computer science and other high-tech jobs.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | January 17, 2020