Girls Who Code is paving the way in introducing high-quality computer science education to as many girls, around the country, as possible. Susan Nesbitt, Director of Girls who code says that her team works “with a sense of urgency and an acute awareness that time is running out.”

While the average unemployment rate for technology professionals is a mere 3.5 percent — significantly lower than the national average of 7.7 percent — the rates vary by job function. Among Web developers, it’s just 1.0 percent, whereas

Technology is reshaping the economic geography of the United States, but there’s disagreement as to how. Much of the media and pundits like Richard Florida assert that the 

Social Media Video 2013: Social Media Revolution 4 was written by international best selling author and keynote speaker Erik Qualman. It’s part of a series of social media videos that are the most watched in the world. Erik thanks

Microsoft currently offers several “Spark”-branded outreach programs, which aim to bring new groups of developers and users to Microsoft and its products. Recently, Microsoft added another program- Microsoft YouthSpark. The new program partners Microsoft with other governments, nonprofit organizations and businesses “to help close the opportunity divide for youth,” according to the company’s website.

We’re still teaching our kids using a 20th-century paradigm, but many visionaries–like the ones in this video–have plans to take our advances in computing and technology and use them to explode the idea of what education can be.

I recently stumbled upon Indeed’s top job trends site. The site features an itemized list of the fastest growing keywords found within job postings across millions of jobs from thousands of job sites. It provides a particularly good insight into some of higher growth areas of the technology job market.

Technology job openings surged by 8.2% in June, according to job-search site SimplyHired, but some places remain better than others if you’re looking for a tech job. The site’s top and bottom five contain a few surprises. SimplyHired bases its ranking on the number of tech job openings compared to the number of people who are working in the region. The numbers below are based on metropolitan areas as defined by the U.S. census bureau.