Not your granddad's school; not your granddad's curriculum. Image credit: flickr/William Creswell
While efforts are being made to bring computer science into American classrooms, other governments have moved more aggressively and made it a core subject in their national curriculums, starting in primary school.
The German city of Munich, long one of the open-source community's poster children for the institutional adoption of Linux, is close to performing a major about-face and returning to Microsoft products.
The theft of personal data on 4.5 million patients of Community Health Systems by hackers in China highlights the increasing degree to which hospitals are becoming lucrative targets for information theft.
When I was a youngster I used to toil away for days on IRC. It was my first taste of the real power of the internet. This week I imposed a movement to Slack and away from Google Hangouts as our primary interoffice communication tool and it feels like coming home.