USC And Unity Technologies Launch Online Game Design Course

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The University of Southern California and 3D game development engine developer Unity Technologies are launching a brand new, online game design course , aimed at both students and "lifelong learners", to help them design and publish their own original games, the two announced on Tuesday. unity technologies game design education school videogame

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Two Bit Circus Launches Education Nonprofit

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The Two Bit Circus Foundation said it is designed to cultivate the next generation of inventors, advance environmental stewardship and spur community engagement. T4T.org salvages manufactured goods for use in educational projects, to help in the areas of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) learning. Two Bit Circus has been active in promoting STEAM learning, with many of its educational entertainment-themed activities centered on STEAM principles.

A Must Read Book for the Educated Class

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Section-8 housing vouchers designed to help assist families with housing but further bind lower-income neighbors while avoiding the NIMBY integration with the middle-classes. Mamaw isn’t educated and, in fact, scorns “elites” but knows that if J.D.

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Dassault Systemes Pilots New 3D Design Fellowship At UC Irvine

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Foundation , the nonprofit arm of aerospace giant Dassault Systemes, said that it is launching a new pilot program this summer at the University of California, Irvine's Samueli School of Engineering, which will teach community college students the skills behind 3-D design. dassault systemes design fellowship stem education training program irvine universityThe Dassault Systemes U.S.

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Design Mornings - Design Thinking for Sustainability

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Friday, August 19, 2016 -- Design Mornings - Design Thinking for Sustainability. Experience the magic of the design thinking process as we re-design sustainability in LA. education/design-mornings-design-thinking-for-sustainability/los-angeles/28036. General Assembly.

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Southern California Goes Back To School: Five Education Startups

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Authentic Shops: Designer Shoes at Zappos.com. Last night, we (and the entire rest of the tent) spied Olivia Palermo working her publicity magic on the gawkers. She is actually much shorter and slighter than I thought, pretty tiny. Whose shoes do you think she was wearing?

Qualstar Wins Design Deal With Sony

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Simi Valley-based optical storage manufacturer Qualstar said this morning that it has been selected by Sony Imaging Products & Solutions , to design and manufacture an enterprise optical disk library for Sony. Size of the win was not announced.

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A Designer’s Weekend With The Oculus Rift

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As a designer by trade, I have always loved different visual experiences. I was also thinking about how you could use this for education. The possibilities in education could be endless. The post A Designer’s Weekend With The Oculus Rift appeared first on TechZulu.

Day in the Life of a UX Designer

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016 -- Day in the Life of a UX Designer. Curious about the role of Tech's Most Wanted role, User Experience Designer at different companies? Wondering where most designers start their careers and why they're the highest demand tech job? Interested in hearing the diversity of paths and experiences designers take? education/day-in-the-life-of-a-ux-designer/los-angeles/27169. Generaly Assembly.

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Boston Startup School Launches | Education 2.0

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Boston Startup School set out to leverage the renewable resource of graduating seniors in Boston to fill that gap by adding to the education of entrepreneurial-minded Gen-Yers. As we continue this monumental year in the startup realm, we welcome a newcomer – Boston Startup School.

Make it on Mobile: Using Adobe Mobile Apps to Create Your Initial Design

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Monday, August 15, 2016 -- Make it on Mobile: Using Adobe Mobile Apps to Create Your Initial Design. education/make-it-on-mobile-using-adobe-mobile-apps-to-create-your-initial-design/los-angeles/27328. General Assembly. See https://generalassemb.ly/education/make-it-on-mobile-using-adobe-mobile-apps-to-create-your-initial-design/los-angeles/27328.

AT&T Hackathon | Build an App to Disrupt Education

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Gather all of your creative talents and get to hacking this Friday and Saturday, February 8-9 on what might just be the most viable, essential and disruptive focus of any hackathon…… education. Prizes include: Best Hackathon Education App.

Music Prodigy Beats 70 Startups To Bring Music Education Technology to the Masses

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Music Prodigy , a Los Angeles based music education technology firm serious on improving the way people learn, play and interact with music beat over 70 startups with their app Rock Prodigy to win the Silicon Beach Awards.

It’s Never too Late to Tap Into Your Creativity

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Otis College of Art and Design. Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Massachusetts College of Art and Design. It’s also open to learners from anywhere in the world, giving unprecedented access to educational resources some may never have dreamed they’d be able to attain. Many students who dream of studying creative arts and technology face crippling financial barriers, or simply don’t have access to educational opportunities,” says Dr. Ajay Kapur, Ph.D,

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Google Launching Its Own Computer Science Courses on Campuses

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The course will then be held at four other higher education institutions in the summer. The bootcamp-like machine learning course is part of a broader Google initiative to bring computer science instruction that it designs.

CSUCI Names New Entrepreneurship Director

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will head the institute, which is designed to help launch student entrepreneurs. CSCU said its institute lets students work with and learn from local business leaders while the students design, launch and run their own businesses. transfer technology institute entrepreneurship education csuci islands channel

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USC Marshall Combines MBA, STEM

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In addition to the training in STEM-related topics, the school also said the addition offers its international graduates a potential extention of employment opportunities in the US for 24 months, because the MBA will meet the requirements for a STEM designated degree program by the U.S. marshall stem science technology degree program education university school

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UBTECH Robotics Rolls Out Interactive Robot Kit

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Los Angeles-based educational robot developer UBTECH Robotics said today that it has rolled out a new, interactive robot kit, the Jimu Robot BuilderBots Kit. According to UBTECH, the new robot kit lets kids build two different robots, the GrabberBot and DigBot, or a robot of your own design. The new product is aimed at the STEM education market. ubtech robotics robot stem education interactive gadget device

General Assembly Raises $70M More

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General Assembly , the co-working and education startup which is extremely active in the Los Angeles area, has raised $70M in a new funding round. The funding came from Advance Publications and Wellington Capital Management, and also included the company's existing investors, IVP, Learn Capital, Maveron, Rethink Education, WTI, and others. general assembly education coworking venture capital classes technical expansion

Michelson 20MM Invests In AdmitHub

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AdmitHub develops artificial intelligence software designed to help guide students to and through college, and in particular is aimed at helping at-risk students. The foundation's portfolio includes startups ReUp Education, Motimatic, Pragya Systems, Lrnr, and PackBack. michelson 20mm admithub venture capital gary education startupLos Angeles-based Michelson 20MM Foundation , a private foundation created by spinal surgeon Dr. Gary K.

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Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest Shines Spotlight on Emerging Tech Hubs

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Steve Case, venture capitalist, author, and co-founder of AOL, is preparing to hit the road this week on his sixth Rise of the Rest tour, where he travels to emerging innovation hubs in search of investment-worthy tech startups and to highlight the growth happening outside of places like Silicon Valley and Boston. In the years since the tour’s inception in 2014, Case says he’s become “quite encouraged” by the momentum he sees building in the middle of the country.

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CodeSpark Releases New Feature For Kids' Coding Software

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CodeSpark's The Foos software is a game design tool, which lets kids learn the mechanics of game design, using step-by-step templates--all designed for kids under the age of 12. codespark software coding teaching learning education game gamingPasadena-based CodeSpark , the startup developingmes which teach kids how to code software, has released a big new product release, according to the company.

Lynda.com Ties Into LinkedIn To Showcase Job Skills

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Carpinteria-based online education site lynda.com has tied into a new program from LinkedIn , to highlight courses that users of both sites have completed through the online learning site. lynda online education video courses linkedin jobs resume employment

In SF, tech crumbled the American dream — LA can do better

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Damian Bradfield is the president, CMO and founding partner of WeTransfer , the company that designs tools for the creative process. We designed this park, we were part of the team to work with the architects to design that building.’ ”. Employee engagement and education. Damian Bradfield. Contributor. His upcoming book, The Trust Manifesto, about trust in the era of big data, will be released on October 4th.

Men’s personal care startup Huron raises $1M

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Mullenax said the Huron website is designed to be friendly and educational for men who don’t know a lot about personal care, but at the same time it isn’t “forcing this guy into a subscription mechanism,” and instead allows them to “come to the site and just transact on a bottle of body wash.” Huron founder and CEO Matt Mullenax is hoping to build a big business around body wash.

New Startup Incubator Launches At Loyola Marymount

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According to Choi, the incubator--known as "Inc-U" on the campus--currently includes startups NabThat (car purchasing), Piglt (crowdfunding); Revita-Ink (skin cream for tattoos); and Bosse Tools (ergonomically designed tools).

iRise Offers Up Software To Local Universities

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iRise said it will provide software licenses to students at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) and California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (CPP), via those schools'' graphic design and arts departments. iRise develops software which helps companies design corporate applications without software coding. irise visualization prototype software university education

Report: Lynda.com Tops $70M In Annual Revenues

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Ojai, California-based Lynda.com , the online education site providing online training on a variety of software, ranging from PhotoShop to AutoCAD and much more which was founded by Lynda Weinman and Bruce Heavin, is now topping $70M in annual revenues, according to reports.

Lynda.com Launches Android App

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Interested in improving your skills in web design or photography while on the go? Lynda.com offers up a library of video-based training on everything from design software, to business skills, to photography and graphics.

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How Thrively Wants To Help Your Child Reach Their Full Potential

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Once we get that strength profile, we match them to a whole world of extracurricular and educational opportunities for them. What age is the service designed for? education growth strength activities strengths talent children child thrively interview kraft

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lynda.com Raises $186M For Growth Efforts

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lynda.com offers up an online education site where users can learn about a huge library of topics, ranging from everything from web and graphic design software to business topics, 3D animation, and more. education content equity private funding capital venture lynda Carpinteria-based lynda.com , which is led by Eric Robison, has raised a huge, $186M funding round, led by TPG.

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How Amavitae Wants To Help Youth Find A Career They'll Love

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We came together with the idea of designing something that specifically addresses the skills and opportunity gap in our country. There's a big disconnect between their education and employment. So, we started bringing people together, met a really talented designer, David Andrews, who did the computer animation for Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribeean, and Iron Man, and he loved what we were doing. People fall out of their education for a number of different reasons.

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lynda.com Releases New iOS App

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Carpinteria-based online learning and video education site lynda.com said Tuesday that the company has updated its iOS application, completely re-designing the mobile app for the latest features of the operating system. lynda mobile learning education video courses course

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UX For The Real World

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Let me explain; To be truly good as a user experience expert you need to understand how to do design, how to code your own designs and if you can, have a basic understanding of how to program. There are so many angles and things to consider and you need to make educated tradeoffs.

How Technology Has Changed the Executive Boardroom

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This is an area that today’s youth are more involved with because much of today’s earlier education is technology based. Other members often include: financiers, strategists, personnel experts, product marketing specialists and new product designers and engineers.

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