All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Coding’

Grand Theft Auto Maker Trying to Kill BBC Movie About the Game’s Tumultuous Inception

When the BBC announced that it was developing a feature-length film based on the making of the popular gaming franchise Grand Theft Auto, most assumed that it was at least OK’ed by the game’s creators – if not blessed by. Apparently, that’s not the case. Rockstar Games’ parent company Take-Two Interactive has filed a lawsuit against the BBC, saying its …

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Grand Theft Auto ‘Making-Of’ Movie Headed to BBC

As part of the ‘Make It Digital’ initiative, which aims to “inspire a new generation to get creative with coding, programming and digital technology,” the BBC is developing a feature-length program based on the making of the popular gaming franchise Grand Theft Auto. The BBC’s announcement was pretty vague, and almost made it sound as though the BBC was developing …

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Google Opens Registration For 10th Annual Global Code Jam

Can you code? Do you like money? If so, you might be interested in Google’s latest Global Code Jam. Google announced that registration is now open for the 10th annual Global Code Jam that begins next month. The event will see code warriors from across the planet solving advanced algorithms and competing for fame and fortune. Since this is the …

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Zuckerberg, Gates, Dorsey, and More Advocate for More Programmers

A new campaign looks to teach people about a “superpower” that is only being taught in about 10% of U.S. schools. We’re talking about programming, and an array of high-profile tech figures and celebrities are throwing their support behind the new initiative. Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, will.i.am, Chris Bosh, Jack Dorsey, and Gabe Newell are some of the big names …

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Programmers Are The Artists Of A New Era

There’s a general stereotype that describes programmers as nothing more than pale introverts who sit in front a computer all day typing strings of code. It wasn’t exactly accurate, but most programmers really did just type code all day. Now these same programmers and some new blood are beginning to explore the boundaries of what’s possible with their code. PBS’ …

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Mozilla Reveals its ‘Webmaker’ Education Initiative

Today Mozilla launched a new program it is calling “Mozilla Webmaker” to promote more widespread knowledge about how the internet works and how to help create it. Mozilla’s stated goal is to “help millions of people move from using the web to making the web.” It believes web coding should be considered as important as a core school subject. “The …

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$100K Raised by Code Hero Developers Through Kickstarter

Coding is not fun for most people, and one of the most frustrating parts of coding is learning how to do it! Several sites such as Code Academy try to teach people in a fairly simple way, but Primer Labs has devised a thrilling, yet educational way to get involved: Code Hero! Primer Labs official website says it perfectly: “Code …

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