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Demystifying the Dig Tech Curriculum – Part 3

It has taken me rather a while to get around to the final part of my Demystifying the Digital Technologies Curriculum posts, but yesterday I received an email from someone who is actually using the posts in her work, eagerly … Continue reading

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So angry about girls in STEM right now

Yesterday I wrote about girls in STEM on my other blog. I was angry. I still am. If you think girls are under represented in STEM… If you think girls aren’t good at techy stuff or “hard” sciences like Physics… … Continue reading

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Introducing my Code Breakers

Teachers! Want to learn about the Digital Technologies Curriculum? Need someone to teach you all aboutĀ code? Code Breaker Education is ready to teach you, and support you along the way. I have been worried for a long time about how … Continue reading

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Hidden Figures, Rewritten History

I’ve just come back from seeing Hidden Figures. My brain is on fire. The film tells the story of the first Computers – black women! – who performed the calculations that enabled the US to send men into space. Who … Continue reading

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Demystifying the Digital Technologies Curriculum, F-6 (Part 2)

Now that it’s school holidays I finally have time to think. Part 1 of my “Demystifying the dig tech curriculum” post went a little viral – as much as a post on a niche Computer Science Education blog can – … Continue reading

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Deep Learning Demystified

Just went to an awesome talk by Nvidia’s Will Ramey called Deep Learning Demystified. These are my notes – raw, stream of consciousness, and unedited. But interesting! (I hope) Algorithms that learn have in the past used experts writing programsĀ  … Continue reading

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Notes on Diversity in HPC – Maria Klawe

Once again these are rough notes, unedited, taken during an invited talk at SC16. Some fascinating ideas in here, I hope the notes are useful to you. Maria Klawe, Harvey Mudd College Diversity and Inclusion in Supercomputing Why diversity and … Continue reading

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