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South Korea’s Coding Heroes bring creativity back into the classroom

Already a technological powerhouse, South Korea is banking on a new generation of software education specialists to propel the country into the fourth industrial revolution. Studying computer science and law, Geon-hoon Lee, 26, is the very poster-child of Korea’s young, computer-savvy workforce. Earlier this year Geon-hoon Lee joined the “Be … Read more »

How the tide is changing for women in tech

Numbers don’t lie, and they don’t judge. They don’t care if you’re a woman, or where you grew up, or if you speak with an accent, writes Microsoft executive Sarmila Basu as she looks at the issues of girls studying STEM and women succeeding in the tech sector … Read more »

AI in Japan: Boy bot’s big honor

An AI-powered bot – modeled after a smart, but cute 7-year-old boy – is serving one Japanese community so well, its tech-focused municipal government has just granted him residency status.   … Read more »