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Did you know that for Bill Gates it’s literally not worth his time to pick up a $100 bill? It’s true! According to a fun fact from 2013, with a return of 6% and a worth of about $72 Billion, he earns about $115 every second he is alive. Wealth-X, a global leader in wealth intelligence recently published its report on the top wealthiest people...

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The mobile app market is exploding and opening up new job opportunities and pathways. A new report by Progressive Policy Institute shows the growing mobile app economy job market. The report estimates that in the U.S. alone, there are about 1.66 million app economy jobs. Mobile Developer is ranked as one of the Best Jobs in America according to GlassDoor. And, predictions estimate that by 2017, over 268...

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New Year's Resolution: Learn to Code
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Here’s One New Year’s Resolution You’ll Want to Keep. Still looking for a resolution for the New Year? In 2016, learn to code or take your computer programming skills to the next level. Become the genius that designs, controls and powers the digital devices, websites, mobile apps and more that we interact with every day. Here are four predictions for 2016 that will make learning to...

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Hour of Code at edX Yesterday, in celebration of Computer Science Education Week and Hour of Code, we hosted a special #CSEdWeekMA event with Mass TLC Ed Foundation. We welcomed Massachusetts teachers, students and technologists to our edX offices in Cambridge to discuss the future of education and explore edX CS courses and the edX High School initiative. Cambridge Vice Mayor Dennis Benzan kicked off...

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Computer Science Education Week Hour of Code
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Learn to code and program in Java, Python, Scratch, C#, and more! From December 7 – 13, edX will be celebrating Computer Science Education Week and Hour of Code – join learners from around the world and try an Hour of Code, and then continue your computer science learning on edX. We’ve pulled together some great computer science courses to help you begin or enhance your computer science and...

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Next week kicks off Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek), celebrating computer science and inspiring learners and teachers to explore coding. During CSEdWeek, learners of all ages are encouraged to dive into coding and try an Hour of Code. At edX, we celebrate CS and increasing access to computer science education. EdX computer science courses inspire and teach tomorrow’s great computer scientists. And, edX courses are made...

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