Reminder on competitions and programs

Here is a slideshow with details on local, regional, national, and international computing or computer science competitions: https://goo.gl/FD3YyV   And here is the list mentioned in our recent seminar: Elementary School KTByte FUN Hour of Code Girls Who Code CoderDojo Computer Camps / Summer Week Long Programs MOOCS: Khan Academy, Codecademy, Project Competitions, Hackathons LexHack, HackNEHS, […]

Nov 2016 Student Parent Announcements

For KTByte students and parents: 1. HOLIDAY SCHEDULE There are no classes from Monday 11/21 to Sunday 11/27 (one week), Monday 12/19 to Sunday 1/1/2017 (two weeks). The spring semester will start the week of 2/6/16. 2. HOMEWORK HELP HOURS REMINDER Teaching Assistant (TA) web-conference/in-person office hours are the following: Sunday 6:30-8:30pm Tuesday 4-6pm Thursday […]

Machine Learning

Nowadays, computers can do things that we thought were impossible just a few years ago, blurring the line between science fiction and reality. From diagnosing diseases and walking robots, to self driving cars and voice recognition, machine learning is no longer an exclusive field just for the experts; it’s becoming a part of our everyday […]

USA Computing Olympiad (USACO)

For many students interested in high level programming, the USA Computing Olympiad (USACO) is a big deal. This national competition is in the form of an online exam and participants have 4 hours to complete 3-4 tasks, all of which are cow themed. That’s right, it’s coding about cows! Participants use algorithms and data structures […]

What is Coding?

Whether you like it or not, technology is everywhere these days. It’s likely that you own a smartphone and use it several times a day for a variety of reasons. In fact, according to the Pew Research Center “nearly two-thirds of Americans are now smartphone owners, and for many these devices are a key entry […]