A team of 20 graduate students at Northeastern’s Boston and Seattle campuses spent the spring semester working together, collaborating via Skype, GitHub, and Google Hangouts to build a software platform aimed at connecting a global community of farmers, researchers, and educators.
What do you do in your spare time? Personally, I’ve been reading Game of Thrones and re-covering my couch cushions. Others play sports or watch movies. But I know of only one person who reverse engineers Furby dolls when he’s got some down time. Yes, you read the right. Michael Coppola, CIS ’15,…
On Wednesday I met a man named Bob Cassels, a software developer at Google, who told me his children’s school recently announced that all its students would learn to code before they graduate. Beaver Country Day School isn’t alone: Last month, UK education secretary Michael Gove revealed a new curriculum that will have all…