I think the reasons for learning to code are the same as the reasons for learning to write. When we learn to write, we are learning how to organize, express, and share ideas. And when we learn to code, we are learning how to organize, express, and share ideas in new ways, in a new medium.
According to Brookings, digital services comprised over half of the advanced sector jobs created in 2013-15.
From McKinsey Quarterly — July 2016 The hardest activities to automate with currently available technologies are those that involve managing and developing people (9 percent automation potential) or that apply expertise to decision making, planning, or creative work (18 percent).
Excerpt from Backchannel — July 2016 In 2014, the White House formed the United States Digital Service.
18F is an office of federal employees acting as a civic digital consultancy for the government. Because we work on distributed teams so frequently, we’ve developed certain strategies for working well.
Milcord — an innovative software company solving the world’s data and cyber security challenges — is seeking industry thought leaders on occupational, physical, emotional, social wellness
Students came to see the world and themselves in a new way, were moved to share their knowledge publicly, grew to be confident in themselves, and felt empowered to use their voices to raise awareness and affect change.
“Let’s define ourselves not by how we talk about ourselves or what we build, but by how we support existing efforts and partners in our communities.”
Big data isn’t necessarily smart data. How can healthcare organizations develop the tools and competencies they need to make actionable decisions?
If you’re an aspiring data scientist but still processing your data in Excel, you might want to upgrade your toolset. Why? Firstly, while advanced features like Excel Pivot tables can do a lot, they don’t offer nearly the flexibility, control, and power of tools like SQL.