Computer Science

Week in Review: #mydigitalmaker boosts Malaysia’s efforts to keep up
Secondary school kids in Malaysia to be exposed to coding via Design Technology/Comp Science Computational thinking methodology as part of teaching tool kit expands to more teachers  
#mydigitalmaker gathers momentum in efforts to create nation of digital producers
From helping ingrain computational thinking into school curriculum, to its Digital Ninjas programme and more, MDEC's #mydigitalmaker initiative is beginning to move the needle.
Week in Review: Legalising Uber and Grab the easy part, what of Airbnb?
Uber and Grab will be legal services in Malaysia but that’s just the easy part. What about Airbnb, wonders Karamjit Singh.
Utar joins Cloudera big data academic programme
Cloudera has announced that Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (Utar) has joined the Cloudera Academic Partnership (CAP) programme, which will gives students access to curriculum, software and skills training on the Apache Hadoop platform.
Coding, from prison schools to regular schools
Malaysia kicked off Microsoft Corp and Code.org’s third-annual ‘Hour of Code’ initiative in Asia Pacific with a series of events that even saw juvenile criminals learning how to code.
The data scientist market: Some thoughts and tips
A Q&A with Max Song, William Chen, Carl Shan and Henry Wang, who have just published The Data Science Handbook.
Dell sets up innovation lab at MMU in Malaysia
Multimedia University (MMU) has announced the launch of the Dell Innovation Lab, in partnership with Dell Malaysia, at its Cyberjaya campus.
(DNA Top 10 in 2014) MMU breaks into world ranking, credits ‘research culture’
Multimedia University (MMU) made it to the top 200 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject released last week, the first time for MMU itself as well as the first time for a private university in Malaysia.
Microsoft’s celebrity-fuelled ‘Code for Malaysia’ kicks off
Microsoft announced it is bringing the ‘Hour of Code’ campaign –spearheaded by Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Barack Obama, Ashton Kutcher and Shakira – to Malaysia and other parts of Asia during the Asia Pacific Week of Code from April 21-27.
How to learn programming, solo
In his previous article, Dr Shawn Tan argued that programming cannot be taught, but it can definitely be learned -- and this week, he has some suggestions on how to go about doing it.
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