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Friday, August 28 • 11:00am - 11:15am
Don't learn computer science

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In journalism, often, people talk about how computer science departments are failing the media industry by not providing relevant courses. How learning Java is not as useful as python. But computer science is not code. Don't ask people to learn computer science. I studied computer science and really did not learn to code until I started coding regularly. This keynote is about realizing that computer science and coding are entirely different things and how what I learned can help others to start coding.

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Kavya Sukumar

Editorial Engineer, Vox.com
Kavya Sukumar is an editorial engineer on Vox's visualization team. She works with data and graphics to find and present stories on the internet.  After more than six years in the tech industry, she switched careers to journalism. She has reported and written stories, worked... Read More →

Friday August 28, 2015 11:00am - 11:15am GMT-03
Ciudad Cultural Konex - Sala A

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