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The Bottom Is in for These 3 Stocks? Analysts Say ‘Buy’

Never say that one person makes no difference. This past Thursday, stocks tumbled, bonds surged, and investors started taking inflationary risks seriously – all because one guy said what he thinks. Jerome Powell, chair of the Federal Reserve, held a press conference at which he gave both the good and the bad. He stated, again, his belief that the COVID vaccination program will allow a full reopening of the economy, and that we’ll see a resurgence in the job market. That’s the good news. The bad news, we’ll

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Applying AI and Computer Vision Technology to Improve Student Engagement and Learning Outcomes

: Applying AI and Computer Vision Technology to Improve Student Engagement and Learning Outcomes

It is undeniable that the impact of the pandemic on students, teachers and administrators has been swift and dramatic. Remote learning became a necessity overnight, and technology has become the key to success for the education industry.

Host Daniel Litwin was joined by Mark Frost, Visual Collaboration Marketing Manager for Intel’s Internet of Things Group, Jag Minhas, CEO & Founder of Sensing Feeling, and Duncan Peberdy, EdTech Consultant at DroitwichNet Limited for an engaging discussion on utilizing technology for data capture and analysis to monitor and improve student engagement and outcomes.

Remote learning has changed the

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Amazon funds equitable computer science curriculum | Technology & AI

Amazon has made a US$15 million donation via its computer science education program, Amazon Future Engineer, to non-profit Code.org to support the development and launch of a new equity-minded Advanced Placement computer science programming curriculum.

While the new curriculum will teach students the same tools and concepts as the existing AP Computer Science A (AP CSA) course, it is built inclusively to take into account the unique cultural perspectives, interests, and experiences of Black, Latino, Native American (BLNA), and other minority students. 

By using a research-backed and culturally responsive approach to teaching in the curriculum, Code.org and Amazon Future Engineer

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‘Changing the game’: Black in Technology works to support Black students in computer science

Prior to arriving at UNC, 2020 graduate Charlie Helms had only briefly heard about the field of computer science. But when he attended UNC’s admitted students day, he was immediately drawn to the Black and Latinx computer science group that the computer science department advertised. 

“I was like, ‘Oh my God, I’m gonna have people that look like me that are coders,’” Helms said. “I’ve never met a Black computer scientist before, so I was like, ‘This is amazing. It’s a perfect match.’” 

But after initially struggling in coursework for COMP 110: Intro to Programming at UNC, he began searching

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‘ManCode Mentoring’ initiative helps Black teens learn computer technology skills through mentorship

The 12-week curriculum teaches young men how technology can be an option in their career or life journey.

“It’s fun,” says 8th grader, Wilson Johnson. “I like mainly the coding, and learning different lifestyles.”

Johnson is one of dozens of teens learning the ins and outs of computer technology alongside industry professionals. 

It’s all apart of the new pilot program called “ManCode Mentoring.” 

“ManCode mentoring started when a few employees at Microsoft kind of noticed, “hey, it’s not a lot of us in this field, what can we do,” says Quanda Arch, program manager for the Phyllis Wheatley Community Center

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Code Ninjas teaching children the technology of computer coding

By Wesley LeBlanc
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FLEMING ISLAND – Code Ninjas is looking to teach children how to code in a fun and exciting way.

The ability to code continues to grow more and more essential to any given person’s skill set as time goes on and students are being encouraged everywhere to add coding to their tool box. It’s not just a great skill for more technological jobs, but it can be helpful in virtually any job these days. A new business in Fleming Island is looking to make coding easier than ever.

“We really highlight that we have a great

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