Google Blog: Grow with Google is coming to a library near you

Google Blog: Grow with Google is coming to a library near you. “To support the amazing work of libraries throughout the country, Google and the American Library Association are launching the Libraries Ready to Code website, an online resource for libraries to teach coding and computational thinking to youth. Since we kicked off this collaboration last June, thirty libraries across the U.S. have piloted programs and contributed best practices for a ‘by libraries, for libraries’ hub. Now, the 120,000 libraries across the country can choose the most relevant programs for their communities.”

TechCrunch: Amazon opens its internal machine learning courses to all for free

TechCrunch: Amazon opens its internal machine learning courses to all for free . “It’s Cyber Monday and Amazon has one deal for its customers that’s a little unexpected. The company just announced that it has made available, for free, the same machine learning courses that it uses to train its own engineers.”

How-To Geek: The Best Websites for Learning a New Language

How-To Geek: The Best Websites for Learning a New Language. “You’d think that with the vast amount of information on the Internet, learning a new language would be easy. But the availability of all that information is part of the problem. We’ve scoured the depths of the Internet to compile this list of the best websites for learning a new language.”

Make Tech Easier: What Does an Algorithm Look Like?

Make Tech Easier: What Does an Algorithm Look Like?. “We know that Facebook, Google, and Amazon have algorithms that give us updates, search results, and product recommendations, but what does that actually mean? What qualifies as an algorithm? Can you write one down? What would it look like if you did? Since they run so many parts of our daily lives, it’s important to have a basic sense of what exactly is going on under the hood – and it’s really not as intimidating as it often seems.”

Make Tech Easier: 5 Recommended Web Tools to Solve Difficult Math Problems

Make Tech Easier: 5 Recommended Web Tools to Solve Difficult Math Problems. “Many of us have traumatic feelings about Mathematics from our university and school days. Depending on your job profile, you might run into those problems once again at the workplace. Luckily things have changed for the better now. Thanks to latest automated web tools, the equations that used to take forever to solve can be done faster and more accurately online.”