Science has gotten a major makeover in the past few years: Steve Jobs, The Big Bang Theory, the Virtual Reality (VR) boom, and many other cultural phenomena have made science great again in the public eye.
The “skills gap” isn’t just one thing; it’s an umbrella term used to encompass any area where employers are having trouble finding qualified employees to fill open positions.
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Learning a new language from scratch is an exciting and sometimes daunting process, but the rewards and benefits make it totally worthwhile.
EdX is taking more steps towards an open source future, announcing that it is actively building a community of institutional partners to contribute to its code base.