3 Critical Pieces of Advice for Prospective Engineers

Posted by Spenser on 5/27/16 12:43 PM

While your college courses can help you with the theory of a subject, they can’t help you much with the practical pieces of a career--especially when you're becoming a software engineer.  Because of the computing power we have at our fingertips in this day and age, the practical side of engineering isn’t building things with your hands; it really boils down to simulation and modeling. 

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Computer Science Tutor: A Computer Science for Kids FAQ

Posted by Pete Florence on 4/10/15 10:00 AM

Programming is awesome! source: code.org

Today, I’d like to explain why investing in a computer science tutor for your son/daughter (or yourself!) may be the best decision you make in 2015. Learning computer science and programming is a fun, engaging, and worthwhile thing for anybody to do at a young age. But for those who aren’t familiar with computer science, it can seem hard to know where to start. As a computer science tutor here are two questions that I’m asked most often by curious parents: (a) “What’s the point of computer science for kids?”, and (b) “What’s the best way to start?” 

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