Build your data science and web development skills with this training bundle

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This educational bundle will definitely expand your IT and data science skill set.
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Looking to forge a new career in the information technology field? You can take a step in the right direction by working on your data science and web development skills with this bundle of computer science training classes on sale for a great price.

In The 2021 Complete Computer Science Training Bundle, you’ll get nine different courses and more than 200 hours of instruction as you work with Python, Linux and more. You’ll get close to 1,500 individual lessons. And with lifetime access, you can take them or review them at your convenience.

Score an 11-course education in computer science [Deals]

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Get the education in computer science you missed with this massively discounted lesson bundle.
Get the education in computer science you missed with this massively discounted lesson bundle.
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Coding, app development and computer science in general are some of the most marketable skills you can earn. So it’s easy to wish you’d studied computer science in college. But if you didn’t, this massive bundle of lessons can help you get caught up.

MIT’s new wearable trackpad is all thumbs

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MIT researchers have found away to turn the thumbnail into a trackpad. Photo: MIT Media Lab
MIT researchers have found a way to turn the thumbnail into a trackpad. Photo: MIT Media Lab

Stop chewing your fingernails now. You may be biting off a new frontier in wearable technology.

Researchers at MIT have devised a way to turn the thumbnail into a wireless trackpad that will allow users to control their devices when their hands are full.

Imagine using the neighboring index finger, moving it across the thumbnail to help answer the phone while cooking, send a text message or toggle between symbol sets while texting.

Kids’ coding academies aim to bridge ‘skills gap’

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The Flatiron School in New York is expanding its kids coding academies to six U.S. cities this summer. Photo: Flatiron School
The Flatiron School in New York is expanding its coding academies for high school student sto six U.S. cities this summer. Photo: Flatiron School

There are plenty of schools with computers. But find a teacher with tech industry experience and you’ve found a “unicorn,” says a school director who wants to introduce kids to the language of coding.

Lyel Resner, director of K-12 curriculum at New York’s Flatiron School, is promoting a series of summer workshops across six U.S. cities to teach high school students programming fundamentals, app development, front-end web design and how to get a startup off the ground.