Tag archives for computer science

Exclusive: In Yet Another Internal Hire, Yahoo’s Mayer Makes Mann Search Head

Longtime Yahoo techie Laurence “Laurie” Mann, who has recently been SVP of engineering operations at the Silicon Valley Internet giant, has been given the new job of heading its search efforts, according to sources inside the company. The appointment by CEO Marissa Mayer, also announced in an internal memo last week, ...

Code.org Sets Out to Bridge the Computer Science Education Gap

Many a tech company will tell you that hiring qualified engineers is their biggest challenge. But maybe the problem is that there aren’t enough qualified engineers, because there aren’t enough people studying computer science in the United States, because not enough schools teach it. That’s the premise of Hadi Partovi’s nonprofit Code.org, ...