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Square Unveils Computer Science Program for High School Girls

Digital payments company Square said on Wednesday that its engineers will create and lead an eight-month academic program to help eight high school girls prepare for the AP Computer Science exam. The initiative, dubbed High School Code Camp, will include lectures as well as workshops in which students will make mobile apps. Square also hosts an abbreviated four-day version for college-aged women.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald