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Microsoft
Report: The importance of low-code apps in the age of digital transformation
December 2017
The availability of a variety of cloud application development services is reducing the complexity of delivering applications.
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Women in Technology
The global enterprise getting Kiwi kids into coding
December 2017
Accenture employees across 55 of these countries have pledged to volunteer more than 10,000 hours to Hour of Code.
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Coding
MatataLab’s robot could be the future of education
December 2017
With robotic technology quickly evolving, and the use of robots ever-expanding, children are now exposed to robots at a very young age...
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Mancave
Hands-on review: Anki’s Cozmo, play with the AI of the future
December 2017
Cozmo is a quick study, eager to learn and more than just a little bit playful...
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Women in Technology
Accenture: How to get more girls into technology
December 2017
“It's not only an economic imperative that we bridge the gender gap when it comes to technology...it is a critical societal one."
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Women in Technology
Vodafone fuels new course to tackle AU's low female STEM employment rate
November 2017
"There is a lack of understanding about job prospects and roles for women in male-dominated STEM fields.”
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3D Printing
Kiwi company trains future innovators with robotics, coding and more
November 2017
'Normal' people like you and I could soon be left in the dust by the generation or two below us as OMGTech! trains our future innovators.
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New Zealand
OMGTech launches more coding for kids workshops around NZ
October 2017
OMGTech! trialled the new initiative last week delivering workshops in five Auckland schools...
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Cloud
Microsoft teaches kids to code for Minecraft
October 2017
"MakeCode teaches the 101 of programming languages, including variables, control flow, if statements, loops and functions..."
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Education
The future is technology: Another company invests into coding for kids
October 2017
The continued expansion of this industry highlights the importance of this skill in a tech-driven future...
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Cloud
Low-code or no-code: Gartner releases new high-productivity app development Quadrant
September 2017
Solutions in this new category provide application development, deployment and execution in the cloud using a low-code or no-code approach.
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New Zealand
Bluff Marae takes on coding for kids with the help of CodeCamp
July 2017
Coding skills are fundamentally important to young Kiwis, who may well live in a world where IT is the dominating industry...
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Gaming
Coding for kids? littleBits teaches the essentials through intuitive games
July 2017
The littleBits Code Kit is an introduction to coding in the classroom that promises it will engage students and teachers alike...
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Coding
Tomorrow comes today: Gorillaz help Jaguar recruit coders
June 2017
"We have to attract the best talent and that requires a radical rethink of how we recruit [...] It will be the first of its kind."
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Apple
Robots can be programmed in the playground with Swift
June 2017
"More than 1 million kids and adults from around the world are already using Swift Playgrounds to learn the fundamentals of coding."
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Technology in schools
Tairua School builds problem-solving skills with TaiTECH
June 2017
"The possibilities are almost limitless and we are very excited to see how this programme develops and evolves over the coming months."
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Cybersecurity
Kiwi code-cracker heads to Oxford to hone her craft
May 2017
She possesses a rare mind hard-wired to navigate complex algorithms in a way that even the most mathematically savvy out there would find difficult.
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Higher education
Students get chance to work with new game design engine
May 2017
"We want to give educational institutions an easy and affordable way to engage students with their passion for game development."
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3D Printing
You're invited: Free webinar PD on robots coding and more
May 2017
"Educators! Take some time out of your day and log into this free webinar focusing on innovative technologies and how the can promote great learning."
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Robotics
Programmer ignites students' creative spark with game design
May 2017
"Lighting a spark. Seeing kids take to the idea of making games & watching them come up with lots of neat ideas and concepts and drawings for games."
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Gaming
New coding kit for kids set to be a game changer
May 2017
Founder and CEO of littleBits, Ayah Bdeir says the combination of games with a tactile experience makes for an incredible learning tool.
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Women in Technology
12 year old to bring Parliament up to code
April 2017
"We use coding in our everyday lives already, and it will become more advanced and used in a wider range of things."
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Competition
A chance to win by bringing coding into the classroom
April 2017
Encourage digital fluency, coding careers and a chance to win a share of $10,000 by using Swift with students.
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Coding
Industry experts to share insights at free code conference
April 2017
Wellington Code Camp 2017 could be your chance to absorb some expert knowledge and make new partnerships in the tech industry.