The first place winning app, a solution focusing on public safety called Safety Whistle, was submitted by Yashasvi and teammates Anish Ansari, Gopal Kandoi and Rumi Shakya, who made up Team Conscientious. In this app, users can enter two to three emergency contact numbers and two to three emergency email addresses.
Globally more than 10 million students globally have already taken the ‘Hour of Code’ challenge and with 3 billion people speaking more than 2,000 different languages across the Asia Pacific region it is hoped many more students will sign up to adopt ‘code’ as their official second language.
Khadiyah Armanakun, English teacher in Yala, has been selected out of more than 22,000 entries as this year’s Expert Educator by Microsoft & will represent Thailand in the Education Forum. She is recognized for her efforts in improving children’s lives by adopting technology in an innovative way.
The United in Diversity (UID) Forum and Microsoft Indonesia today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly develop a Technology and Innovation Center on the newly announced UID Creative Campus in Bali, Indonesia.