Levelling Up: The Quest for Digital Literacy

Levelling Up: The Quest for Digital Literacy maps the digital literacy education and training landscape in Canada. It highlights the types of digital skills that people in Canada are pursuing, sheds light on barriers to access, and identifies existing gaps and potential opportunities to improve the development and supply of digital literacy skills.

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Women have been coding for years, just on different platforms.

Women have been coding for years and if we want more girls to code, [1] we have to try new teaching methods, [2] we have to challenge our preconceptions and, [3] we have to get better at recognizing and nurturing talent.

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What is a Data Scientist?

Data Science is like triathlon. Data scientists are experts in 3 endurance disciplines. There are Olympic disciplines in 3 sports, cycling, running and swimming, and there always will be, but the need for super athletes who can do all 3 is growing. Data Scientists are the new triathletes, combining, programming, business and statistics to look for patterns in data that promise to create winning teams and add millions, billions, to the bottom line. But are data scientists heroes or is it all just a tad extreme? How can this new hybrid super athlete data scientist who does it all on his or her own possibly work efficiently?

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