Q&A: Two coding-bootcamp graduates tell their stories – Computerworld

Q&A: Two coding-bootcamp graduates tell their stories – Computerworld

By Lucas Mearian Senior Reporter, Computerworld | Technology bootcamps are relatively short-term full- or part-time intensive training programs offering skill sets that in many cases can quickly catapult a previously non-technical person into a high-paying tech career. The schools teach students in-demand skills in areas such as coding, cybersecurity and fintech, and in recent years, the one-and-a-half to six-month long bootcamps have become talent pools for organizations looking for skills-based job seekers. And with the Great Resignation in full swing, more workers are choosing to move into tech for flexible working conditions and high pay.Bootcamp graduates, including coding bootcamps, report quickly finding…
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Nintendo Switch Online: Every NES, SNES, 64, And Sega Genesis Game – Game Informer

Nintendo Switch Online: Every NES, SNES, 64, And Sega Genesis Game – Game Informer

Nintendo has been slowly beefing up its library of games available to Nintendo Switch Online and Expansion Pack subscribers. What began as a library of just 20 NES games has grown to include dozens more. Plus, Nintendo has since introduced SNES, Nintendo 64, and even Sega Genesis games, giving players a chance to play some fan-favorite classics and some deep cuts, too. It’s hard to predict when new games might arrive as the company has maintained a somewhat inconsistent cadence in doing so, but that’s okay because this list is all you need. As Nintendo adds new titles, we’ll be sure to update…
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Trillion-dollar crypto collapse sparks flurry of US lawsuits – who’s to blame? – The Guardian

Trillion-dollar crypto collapse sparks flurry of US lawsuits – who’s to blame? – The Guardian

Kim Kardashian and Floyd Mayweather among those being sued, but prosecuting fraud in the crypto arena is notoriously difficultWith investors worldwide looking at a collective $1.5tn in recent cryptocurrency losses, a blizzard of class-action lawsuits are being prepared. One big question is: who, if anyone, is to blame – and who could be held to account?With inflation and interest rates rising, the best-known cryptocurrencies have been hit with heavy and continuing losses: Bitcoin has lost more than 50% of its value this year; Ethereum, its largest rival, is down 65%; and the total value of crypto assets has dropped to…
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Meta Agrees to Alter Ad Technology in Settlement With U.S. – The New York Times

Meta Agrees to Alter Ad Technology in Settlement With U.S. – The New York Times

AdvertisementSupported byThe Justice Department had accused Meta’s housing advertising system of discriminating against Facebook users based on their race, gender, religion and other characteristics.Send any friend a storyAs a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share.By Mike IsaacSAN FRANCISCO — Meta on Tuesday agreed to alter its ad technology and pay a penalty of $115,054, in a settlement with the Justice Department over claims that the company’s ad systems had discriminated against Facebook users by restricting who was able to see housing ads on the platform based on their race, gender…
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NII coding program delivered to thousands of students – Shoreline Beacon

NII coding program delivered to thousands of students – Shoreline Beacon

“Miss Annika?” a small voice politely asked during the third week of NII Explore’s virtual Coding in the Classroom program. NII coding instructor Annika Van Veen spotted the speaker in the classroom of seven-year-olds on her screen as he continued: “I just wanted you to know that coding is so cool, and I love it!” As the school year winds to a close, NII Explore has completed its final week of coding education for more than 2,000 elementary students across Bruce and Grey counties. Since March 2020, NII has delivered coding lessons to more than 4,400 students in nearly 200…
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Best Dell laptops for programmers – Times Now

Best Dell laptops for programmers – Times Now

Updated Jun 29, 2022 | 01:18 PM ISTShare This Article12345Best Dell laptops for programmers1. XPS 13 LaptopDell XPS 13 is a premium laptop with excellent configuration, lightweight design, and good performance.XPS 13 is a Windows 11 Home notebook with a compact 13.3-inch display with FHD resolution and a refresh rate of 60Hz. It comes powered by an 11th Gen Intel Core i5-1135G7, 16GB LPDDR4X RAM, and 512GB SSD for the best performance. Intel Iris Xe graphics card powers the graphics, and it comes preloaded with MS Office Home and Student 2021. Connectivity and performance are never a problem because of…
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Report: Racist Language Used in Georgetown-Roxbury Football Game – NBC10 Boston

Report: Racist Language Used in Georgetown-Roxbury Football Game – NBC10 Boston

A four-month investigation revealed the extent of racial slurs used by Georgetown High School players against Roxbury Prep's predominantly Black and Hispanic team during a game last fall, according to reports. A 53-page report from a former federal prosecutor was commissioned by the schools to dig into allegations of racist behavior against Georgetown's mostly white players after a fight broke out between both teams during a game on September 17, 2021.Georgetown school officials said at the time that there was a "physical altercation" during the game that involved players from both teams and several coaches. The two districts paid a…
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Skull & Bones seasonal events aim to raise overfishing awareness – TrueAchievements

Skull & Bones seasonal events aim to raise overfishing awareness – TrueAchievements

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EA Roasted For Dunking On Single-Player Games After Everything It’s Done – Kotaku

EA Roasted For Dunking On Single-Player Games After Everything It’s Done – Kotaku

AdvertisementIt’s been a while since Electronic Arts was the video game villain of the moment, but on Thursday the FIFA publisher sucked up all the oxygen in the room thanks to a bad joke made even worse by the company’s cutthroat history. If there’s one gaming mega corporation out there who shouldn’t have been taking casual shots at single-player games, it’s the one with a track record of shutting down the studios that make them, and jamming multiplayer releases full of microtransactions and loot boxes.“They’re a 10 but they only like playing single-player games,” EA posted at 7:33 p.m. It…
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