Previewing DojoCon and getting immersed in VR with David Whelan This week we preview the global coders conference DojoCon taking place in Kilkenny with organising committee member John Leamy. We also sit down with Immersive VR Education co-founder David Whelan to talk about recreating the Apollo mission, getting in early with Oculus, and why he[…]
CoderDojo Girls Initiative: Our Birthday Commitment 18 July 2018 · by Giustina Mizzoni published on coderdojo.com Today, with the help of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex (Prince Harry and Meghan Markle!), we’re making a commitment to recruit 5000 new female volunteers into the CoderDojo movement. We used our seventh birthday party as an opportunity to highlight[…]
Mentor Joe created this simulation and is challenging Dojo Ninjas to create their own games involving Petaluma, chickens, and any of the following cool effects: Creating clones: can you make more chickens? Initiating movement! Can your chickens move around on their own? Far away and close up: can you use the bigger/small functions that make the[…]
December 2 & 3, 2017 The Mystic Theatre, Petaluma, California Come to North Bay Python! P-Town. Rivertown. That place where the cows are. No matter what you call Petaluma, we want you to join us here for a great weekend of Python talks and networking. North Bay Python tickets start at $25 for unaffiliated individuals,[…]
ARIANA REGUZZONI TOWNS CORRESPONDENT | April 19, 2016 On an unseasonably hot Wednesday afternoon, 18 kids between the ages of 9 and 13 sat in a square of tables with laptops in front of them and a copy of the book “Computational Fairy Tales” by their sides. Despite the heat and lure of video games,[…]
Leo Laporte and Alex Wilhelm talk with Candace Stump and 10-year-old Morgan, about a programming club making coders out of kids, which is part of CoderDojo – an open-source, volunteer led, global movement of free coding clubs for young people. Bandwidth for TWiT Bits is provided by CacheFly.