Computational Thinking

Imagine Cup aims at harnessing digital-savvy mindset
Microsoft sees its Imagine Cup providing technical and knowledge support for entrepreneurial ideas while Malaysia sees it as a testing ground.
Karamjit Singh: My Fave 5 of 2017
It's almost the toughest article DNA writers have to do, picking their Fave 5 stories of the year past. Here Karamjit Singh shares his favourite stories.
Week in Review: Applications open, Personal Data Broker anyone?
A prediction of the 21 new jobs of the future catch the attention of Karamjit Singh, as does the similar mission of an Indonesian unicorn and MDEC.
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.
#mydigitalmaker aims for students to be ready for future jobs
While parents can look forward to computational skills being part of the national education curriculum from January 2017, MDEC is already looking to enhance the computing skills of students with its Maker Movement, writes Karamjit Singh.
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.
Computational thinking comes to the fore in Malaysian schools
It will be one big leap for Malaysia into the digital economy with computational thinking and computer science being embedded into national education system, writes Karamjit Singh.
Week in Review: Adapting to the digital reality
The upside of technology advancements and innovation are well known and this week, Karamjit Singh ponders the dire consequences of life going increasingly digital and how individuals, governments, and companies will adapt.
Yayasan Generasi Gemilang gets US$65K Microsoft grant
Microsoft has awarded a US$65K grant to Malaysia’s Yayasan Generasi Gemilang, one of over 100 nonprofit organisations in 55 countries that were awarded such grants by Microsoft Philanthropies.
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