The Coming Era of Alternative Credentialing

 

Futurist Thomas Frey:  Earlier this week the DaVinci Institute became the first organization in the world to offer Microdegrees® to the graduates of the Institute’s coding school, DaVinci Coders. People who complete courses in Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, Swift/iOS, and Game Development will all be on track to receive this new form of credentialing.   Continue reading… “The Coming Era of Alternative Credentialing”

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California is not the home of the best programming talent in the world

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You’d probably say California if asked to name the best place in the world to find top programmer talent.  Some compelling data that shows that’s not the case.

NOTE:  Anyone interested in learning to code, DaVinci Coders offers multiple courses designed to get you into the rapidly growing technology industry.  For more info please visit davincicoders.com.   Continue reading… “California is not the home of the best programming talent in the world”

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New Nanodegree program for iOS developers from Udacity

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Online education provider Udacity launched its Nanodegree program last year.  Partnering with AT&T, the initiative’s goal is to help people develop focused vocational specialties in a short period of time.

NOTE:  Anyone interested in learning to code, DaVinci Coders offers multiple courses designed to get you into the rapidly growing technology industry.  For more info please visit davincicoders.com.   Continue reading… “New Nanodegree program for iOS developers from Udacity”

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Can coding bootcamps save the day?

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It used to be that if you graduated from college with no marketable skills but dreams of a safe career path, you went to law school.  For three years and about $150,000.  Now people skip law school and go to a computer coding bootcamp.  For just three months and $15,000 or less.

NOTE:  Anyone interested in learning to code, DaVinci Coders offers multiple courses designed to get you into the rapidly growing technology industry.  For more info please visit davincicoders.com.

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The next big thing in live streaming video: Watching people code?

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Twitch has turned watching other people play video games a very popular phenomenon.  Could watching other people code be next big livestreaming thing?

NOTE:  Anyone interested in learning to code, DaVinci Coders offers multiple courses designed to get you into the rapidly growing technology industry.  For more info please visit davincicoders.com.

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Apple’s new Swift programming language taking off with American Airlines, Getty Images, LinkedIn, and Duolingo

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Interest in Apple’s new Swift programming language is rapidly accelerating, with iOS and OS X developers from American Airlines, Getty Images, LinkedIn and Duolingo reporting favorable impressions.

NOTE: For those wanting to enter the fast moving world of mobile technology, starting April 6th, DaVinci Coders will be teaching a mobile apps course using Apple’s new Swift programming language.

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Why journalism students need a basic grasp of coding

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Journalism students at most universities are required to take English composition, and other courses related to writing, yet in the debate about teaching code in journalism programs, code is often reduced to a shiny toy.

NOTE:  Anyone interested in learning to code, DaVinci Coders offers multiple courses designed to get you into the rapidly growing technology industry.  For more info please visit davincicoders.com.

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The best tech skills to boost your resume

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With U.S. salaries hitting an all time high last year, and a plethora of free online classes and workshops designed to help develop your skills, there is not better time to get into the software engineering industry.

NOTE:  Anyone interested in learning to code, DaVinci Coders offers multiple courses designed to get you into the rapidly growing technology industry.  For more info please visit davincicoders.com.

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The Growing Dangers of Technological Unemployment and the Re-Skilling of America

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Futurist Thomas Frey: In March, when Facebook announced the $2 billion acquisition of Oculus Rift, they not only put a giant stamp of approval on the technology, but they also triggered an instant demand for virtual reality designers, developers, and engineers.

 

 

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Coding schools may solve the tech talent shortage

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Coding schools provide an intriguing and relatively new option for providing talent in emerging technologies. People from all walks of life are given an intensive series of classes in programming, generally over the course of several weeks to six months. The schools provide a solid foundation of software development skills.

 

 

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Want to do something with your liberal arts degree? Try coding!

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Don’t rule out coding because you didn’t study programming in college. DaVinci Coders has a new class starting September 22nd. Start the application process NOW to see if this is then next step towards your future. Read on…

With a rising demand for coding skills in the job market, technical know-how has become one of the most sought-after resume-builders. And as the story of fifth-grader Nick Wald in Wednesday’s Journal showed, those who want to learn have a variety of new options. Even Nancy Pelosi has gotten in on the act.

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