Should Our Schools Teach Latin or HTML?

Eric Greenspan

I didn’t take a single course on computer programming in school. I now make a living knowing WordPress, CSS, HTML and of course search engine optimization (SEO) and marketing. So it makes me wonder, should our schools teach Latin or HTML? Schools in the U.S.A.

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Should Our Schools Teach Latin or HTML?

Eric Greenspan

I didn’t take a single course on computer programming in school. I now make a living knowing WordPress, CSS, HTML and of course search engine optimization (SEO) and marketing. So it makes me wonder, should our schools teach Latin or HTML? Schools in the U.S.A.

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Should Our Schools Teach Latin or HTML?

Eric Greenspan

I didn’t take a single course on computer programming in school. I now make a living knowing WordPress, CSS, HTML and of course search engine optimization (SEO) and marketing. So it makes me wonder, should our schools teach Latin or HTML? Schools in the U.S.A.

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Origin Code Academy Rolls Out Free Programming Intro Course Online

socalTECH

San Diego-based "code school" Origin Code Academy said this morning that it has rolled out a new, online-only, free course on programming and the basics of writing code. According to the boot camp operator, the free course is aimed at anyone interested in preparing to attend its program, or anyone interested in the basics of coding--to determine if coding is something for them or not.

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Framework Benchmarks

TechEmpower

However, curiously, in spot tests, some frameworks paired with Memcached were conspicuously slower than other frameworks directly querying the authoritative MySQL database (recognizing, of course, that MySQL had its entire data-set in its own memory cache).

ProProfs | An Online Tool for All

Tech Zulu Event

ProProfs uses every advantage of HTML 5 to let users drag and drop almost every file and lets ProProfs do all the work. Even users who don’t have PowerPoint or a certain video player can view or edit any of those files through ProProfs by the magic of HTML 5.

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Girls Who Code Celebrates Graduates of First LA Summer Immersion Program

Tech.Co

The Summer Immersion Program is a seven week long intensive computer science course for girls who are sophomores or juniors in high school. The course embeds classrooms in technology companies and universities, and the girls learn everything from robotics to mobile development to computer languages such as HTML and CSS. The first graduates of the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program in LA will be celebrated this Tuesday, July 28th.

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The Case For & Against Cryptocurrencies (for those tired of all the noise)

Both Sides of the Table

The Internet and World Wide Web themselves emerged from open protocols (HTTP, HTML, SMTP, etc) that allowed businesses, individuals and governments to put information online that was accessible to the masses and then to build applications on top of this infrastructure to the benefit of the masses.

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32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup Founder

SoCal CTO

Of course, it's way more complex than just these questions. Do you want Flash video, HTML 5 video, or both? Almost every day I'm talking to early stage startup founders (see Free Startup CTO Consulting Sessions ) about what they plan to do.

32 Questions Developers May Have Forgot to Ask a Startup Founder

SoCal CTO

Of course, it's way more complex than just these questions. Do you want Flash video, HTML 5 video, or both? Almost every day I'm talking to early stage startup founders (see Free Startup CTO Consulting Sessions ) about what they plan to do.

What Jonah @Peretti, CEO of BuzzFeed, Sees in the Future of Digital Media

Both Sides of the Table

Some, of course, agree with me that BuzzFeed has been and continues to be the gold standard innovator in digital media to emulate. Of course we all had the Utopian view as technologists often do but the laws of unintended consequences takes over. Video is the new HTML.” BuzzFeed.

Pricing Customer Acquisition Sunk Costs and More - Ten Recent Great Startup Posts

SoCal CTO

Of course, one of the best ideas around this is to have Negative Customer Acquisition Costs. HTML5 video markup, compatibility and playback - Niall Kennedy's Weblog , February 8, 2010 The emerging HTML 5 specification lifts video playback out of the generic element and into specialized handlers. This post looks at the implementation details of HTML 5 video. Here are some recent great posts that I’ve come across that generally fall in the intersection of startups and CTOs.

Los Angeles Web Developer

SoCal CTO

The result of web design are static pages as graphics or HTML. Of course, this is a bit more complicated given the issues raised in Startup CTO or Developer , but maybe leave that aside for now Yesterday, I met with someone at the early stage of a startup. He has a great concept with some complexity to it. He was struggling to find high quality developers in Los Angeles.

User Interface Beyond the Web Site

SoCal CTO

SEO for Startups and Negative Customer Acquisition Costs ) and, of course, the product itself. If you think about email, especially HTML email with the ability of users to respond via links … a lot of the application can get put into the email. Limited Budgets Of course, I’ve yet to meet a startup that had enough money and time. I talk to a lot of founders of startups.

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Mark Suster’s Advice To Emerging Entrepreneurs – “Do Not Do, As I Have Done”

InfoChachkie

We just knew that we were onto an idea that no one had thought of and we had better be in the press first because, of course, there is a first-mover advantage. Learn HTML.

Early Stage Marketing and Branding – Farida Fotouhi

SoCal CTO

It's a comprehensive program with national sales training, HTML emails, a very cool interactive Flash landing page about the 8 ways to save, brochure and presentation for the sales people, extending reach via social media, etc. I've known Farida for quite a while. Maybe ten years.

AT&T Mobile App Hackathon | Superheroes & Geeks, Only in Hollywood!

Tech Zulu Event

Spearheaded by Alex Donn , the event was designed for both technical and non-technical attendees to build apps over the course of a weekend at Io/La , an incubator/co-work space in the heart of Hollywood.

How to Block Unwanted Bots from Your Website with.htaccess

SoCal Delicious

This doesnt mean that you cant try, of course. You should of course change the numbers "127.0.0.1" You should of course change "SpammerRobot" to the actual user agent you want to block. Should I Use PHP or HTML for My Website?

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Angel Funding Advice

Both Sides of the Table

I know you’re not a tech guy and haven’t done anything other than an HTML course you once took, but if you’re inspirational and a leader you’ll find somebody to moonlight for free to get your prototype built. This is part of my ongoing series Pitching a VC.

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