Google partners with Howard University to teach black coders

Google is ramping up efforts to promote diversity in Silicon Valley by launching a programme to recruit students from a historically black university, reports with reference to Independent. The technology giant this week said that it is partnering with Howard University, a historically black university in Washington

81-year-old Japanese woman codes better than the rest of us

Masako Wakamiya is making the news for an app she created to show people the correct way to place their traditional doll displays ahead of Hinamatsuri, or Girl's Day, in Japan, according to Mashable. Wakamiya is a former banker who clocked 43

AI learns to write its own code by stealing from other programs

Created by researchers at Microsoft and the University of Cambridge, the system, called DeepCoder, solved basic challenges of the kind set by programming competitions. This kind of approach could make it much easier for people to build simple programs without knowing