Here’s a great idea for powering the next generation of innovators on this planet and a few others.

Microsoft’s education arm and NASA have come together to create online lessons to get school students interested about space. The eight online lesson plans range from titles such as Designing Astro Socks to protect astronauts’ feet in microgravity to designing one’s own space station, CNET reported on Friday. The […]

While pundits decry the lack of interest in STEM fields, there are a few kids out there who really like to push the envelope. Take, for example, the story of David Hahn. The story reads like a sci-fi coming of age comedy, but it’s true.

The saddest part of the story, however, is how David met his end. It seems like someone with his intellect and drive should have been at least have been mentored or received a scholarship. With the recent push towards “STEM ALL THE THINGS,” David’s life can be a cautionary tale.

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Show Notes

Recently, this post of the Best Jobs in the US came across my news feed.Note that “Data Scientist” has been knocked out of first place by “Machine Learning Engineer.” This title didn’t even exist a few years ago.So then, how do we prepare kids for the future of work when the jobs don’t exist yet. Simple: you prepare them with the fundamentals.As I recorded this show, I was joined by a distinguished guest rather by surprise. See, anything can happen on a live stream!Check out his coding camp’s website at¬†http://fairhavencodingcamp.com and if you live in the DC area, sign up your middle/high schooler today!