Tech

How one of the world’s biggest STEM programs is still teaching students to build robots during one of the most uncertain school years ever

The COVID-19 pandemic has required schools and organisations running extracurricular programs to rethink their approach to education for the 2020-2021 school year. FIRST, the global STEM program for elementary, middle, and high school students, has created guidelines for its leagues that schools can follow whether they’re holding remote or in-person […]
How one of the world’s biggest STEM programs is still teaching students to build robots during one of the most uncertain school years ever
Strategy

15 jobs no one knew about in 2010 that everyone will want in 2020

LinkedIn released its annual report of the 15 top emerging jobs in 2020. These jobs have seen high annual growth over the last five years. Many jobs – including full stack engineer and back end developer – are in engineering. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Artificial intelligence experts […]
15 jobs no one knew about in 2010 that everyone will want in 2020
Strategy

30 high-paying jobs of the future — and the skills you’ll need to get them

Technology is becoming ever more important in the digital workplace of the 21st century. Using data from the Department of Labour, we found 30 high-paying, fast-growing jobs that rely on skills and knowledge from the STEM disciplines. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The 21st century workplace is increasingly […]
30 high-paying jobs of the future — and the skills you’ll need to get them
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Mercedes-Benz and Mattel have joined forces to combat gender stereotypes — and to give away 50,000 classic Matchbox cars

Mercedes-BenzUSA and Mattel have partnered to enhance STEM instruction and support it for young women. The companies, in collaboration with several other partners, have commenced a “No Limits” program, which began on Friday. Mattel and MBUSA are giving away 50,000 special Matchbox Mercedes 220SEs, celebrating racer Ewy Rosqvist’s 1962 win […]
Mercedes-Benz and Mattel have joined forces to combat gender stereotypes — and to give away 50,000 classic Matchbox cars
Tech

A Microsoft general manager explains how people can start getting the skills they need for the quantum computing revolution today

On Monday, Krysta Svore, general manager of quantum software at Microsoft, spoke at the Fortune Brainstorm Tech conference, about how people can start exploring quantum computing now. Microsoft has a quantum development kit, which includes a programming language called Q# for writing quantum computing applications. Svore also says to support […]
A Microsoft general manager explains how people can start getting the skills they need for the quantum computing revolution today
Tech

These are the 10 least innovative states in the U.S.

Innovation is often centered in the U.S. in big cities located on the coasts, such as Silicon Valley and New York. WalletHub recently compiled a ranking of the most innovative and least innovative states in the U.S., based on numerous metrics of human capital and innovation environment. These are the […]
These are the 10 least innovative states in the U.S.
Tech

Here’s what needs to be done to boost STEM in Australian schools

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are a key element in unlocking the potential of Australia’s school students. However, pupil enrolments in STEM subjects are falling in our schools. According to figures from the Parliamentary Budget Office, it has been to cut $1.9 billion from public education budgets in the […]
Here’s what needs to be done to boost STEM in Australian schools