July 2011 Entries
At the 2011 MADExpo conference, Kevin Hazzard ran MADKidz - a session designed to teach programming to children. In this interview, Kevin talks about techniques he used to get children of different ages excited about learning computer skills. He discusses the work of Lynn Langit, from whom he drew some of the ideas used at MADKidz.
posted @ Monday, July 25, 2011 12:00 AM |
Army Engineer Mattt Wilbur serves as the coach of a team of high school scientists at Menchville High School in Newport News, VA. The students built a robot to compete in tournaments organized by For inspiration and recognition of science and technology (aka FIRST) [http://www.usfirst.org/].
In this interview, Matt and 2 of his students describe the robot they built and show off its capabilities.
posted @ Monday, July 18, 2011 12:00 AM |
In this interview, Linux consutlant Mark Stanislav describes Development Operations and how his clients use Infrastructure as Code to make infrastructure deployment more agile.
posted @ Monday, July 11, 2011 12:00 AM |
In this interview Jason Farrell describes how to get started writing native applications for the Android mobile platform.
posted @ Monday, July 04, 2011 12:00 AM |