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Does Math Help Programming Or Programming Help Math?
Written by Mike James   
Tuesday, 07 June 2016

There is currently a small debate going on about the relationship between programming and math. Not "do you need math" to be a programmer but "does teaching programming help math or vice versa"?

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 June 2016
The BBC Micro:bit Which Language?
Written by Sue Gee & Mike James   
Monday, 16 May 2016

The micro:bit is supposed to be a breakthrough educational tool that will introduce physical computing to the masses, starting with 11- to 12-year olds. However, even physical computing needs code and this raises the question of which language to use. 

Last Updated on Monday, 16 May 2016
Artificial Intelligence For Better Or Worse?
Written by Nikos Vaggalis   
Monday, 04 April 2016

Advancement in the field of Artificial intelligence is like a tsunami that cannot be stopped. There is a new conquest everyday that, piece by piece completes the puzzle. But what happens when the puzzle is finally assembled? Will the world transcend into a new state of consciousness or will it come face to face with its own demise? It's not easy to tell, but there are hints and indications from both directions.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 April 2016
Hackathons Considered Harmful
Written by Harry Fairhead   
Thursday, 17 March 2016

Is Harry Fairhead being serious when he says that Hackathons are dangerous? Does he really want to see the zen put back into code? What exactly is the objection to being cool?

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 March 2016
2015 The Programmer's Year
Written by MIke James   
Thursday, 31 December 2015

Another programming year is over and far too much has happened to cover it all. Here we have the highlights, the trends and the most important things that happened - in a personal view.

Last Updated on Sunday, 03 January 2016

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