The New York Times reports spikes of codes plagiarism in computer science courses in Elite US Schools (Harvard, Standford, Brown, UC Berkeley & others). In recent years, coding courses have gained popularity due to high demands of coders. Solutions to most students’ coding class projects are rampantly available in internet through open source license.
WordPress turned fourteen to-day. WPBeginner has compiled some interesting facts about the WordPress. While I was exploring easy to learn/use CMS, I came across WordPress couple of years ago. After some exploratory learning journey, I became passionate about it and my never-ending exploratory journey continues …
As we like & use free media tools for our ease & convenience, we leave behind our electronic foot prints. Google develops lot of free media tools. There is a report Google now knows when its users go to the store and buy stuff, but is it surprising? The tech companies who offer free tools are not charities and they have to pay their bills too. We should know better!
Very interesting post by David Streitfeld in the The New York Times titled ‘The Internet Is Broken’: @ev Is Trying to Salvage It . In the post, Mr Streitfeld discusses idea behind creating Twitter & Medium by Eve Williams and problems it has generated in on-line community. It looks like that there are some efforts going on to rectify some of these problems.
The New York Times Education Life section has a very useful & timely article titled ” Where Non-Techies Can Get With the Programming“. The article emphasizes the fact that coding/programming skill is essential not only in computer science but for all types of other professions like physicians, marketing or manufacturing.