A number of regional libraries across Australia are out to prove that computer programming can be fun. They're bringing in robots to teach children the skills they'll need to get a job in the high-tech industries of the future.
Is it possible for computers to become racist and act upon stereotypes? Maybe it is better to understand computers, robots and machine learning to understand their limitations and possibilities.
A 17-year-old Cameroonian has won Google's annual Code-In competition despite the partial shutdown of internet in his country. Nji Collins Gbah is the first African to win the competition.
Call it a counter movement, call it what you will. But kids - and adults - want to make things, including computers. Falling prices for components and a need for coding skills herald the advent of DIY.
Children learn to read and do math from a young age, so why not teach them how to code? The head of Deutsche Telekom has called for computer programming to become a standard part of German schoolchildren's education.
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