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Obama wants Congress to pledge $4bn for computer science in US schools

Federal budget proposal seeks billions for grants to states and $100m for competitive grants for school districts over the next three years<p>President Barack Obama said on Saturday he will ask Congress for billions of dollars to help students learn computer science skills and prepare for jobs in a …

Computer Science

25 books that every entrepreneur should read

We spoke with wildly successful entrepreneurs and VCs like Mark Cuban and Peter Thiel and pored over years of interviews with star founders to find the books that every aspiring entrepreneur should read.<p>Here are their top recommendations.<p><i>Bianca Male, Aimee Groth, Richard Feloni, Natalie Walters,</i> …

Self-improvement

15 Useful HTML5 Tutorials and Cheat Sheets

HTML5 is giving web designers and developers new capabilities that were things of fantasy with previous versions of HTML. Web pages will now be more …

Web Design

Swift + Javascript

Unlikely Friends<p>I had a hunch, you might call it, that this last week would be filled with new experiences for me. A new job, new friends, going 100% …

Learn to Code: Best Places to Learn C and C++ Programming Languages

In his famous lost interview, Steve Jobs said, “I think everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer because it teaches you how …

15 essential jQuery job interview questions

1) Explain the code<p>Explain what the following code will do:<p><b>Answer:</b> This code performs a query to retrieve any <div> element with the id first, <i>plus</i> …

This Animation Shows What Earth Would Look Like if All The Ice Melted

Uh oh.<p>In 2015, NASA revealed that Earth's oceans are rising faster than expected, and the space agency projected that we're now "locked in" to at …

Meet the BatteryBox – The Battery for Both Your MacBook and Your iOS Device

We here at MacTrast have been lucky enough to get our hands on a great accessory that is made for users who use both iOS devices, and have a …

The CEO of $2.8 billion Slack shares the most horrible thing about shutting down a startup

Butterfield's story may sound like an overnight success, but he's had his own share of failure before Slack — like TinySpeck, the online game company he worked on before pivoting to Slack.<p>At TinySpeck, Butterfield raised $17 million to build an online game called Glitch. The game unfortunately …

Startups

Why one of the most successful people in tech took the No. 2 job at a startup

Sacks is a card-carrying member of the PayPal "mafia," who have gone on to massive success in Silicon Valley. He was the COO of PayPal from 1999 to 2002 until the company's sale to eBay, then founded two successful startups: Yammer, which Microsoft bought for $1.2 billion in 2012, and genealogy …

Startups

WWDC 2015: iOS 9, Apple Music and more from Apple's big conference

<b>Read on to find out what we expected from the big event!</b><p>Apple's WWDC 2015 keynote is today, and it's bound to be a little more worldly and a little …

Apple Watch

How much do coders make? Check out this data from around the country

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Maga/Shutterstock<p>iOS rules the roost and beats Android, Bay Area coders get paid the most, and Node.js developers are …