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Spacing Out

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Aaron Tan (4C)

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National Science Challenge: Behind the Scenes

by Ethan Aw (3E)

‘THE CHAMPIONS OF THE NATIONAL SCIENCE CHALLENGE 2015! WHO ARE THEY?’ ‘RAFFLES INSTITUTION!’ Continue reading “National Science Challenge: Behind the Scenes”

The Geeks Shall Inherit The Earth: The Culture of Programming in Raffles.

by Kang Yi Xi (15S03N) & Valerie Yap (15S07D)

And so it seems in this  world of Silicon Valley giants and booming technology start-ups. Yet, for many of us, our relationship with programming is a rather paradoxical one Continue reading “The Geeks Shall Inherit The Earth: The Culture of Programming in Raffles.”

A Conversation with Professor Andrew Ng

By Sharon Tan

Andrew (1)Andrew Ng (RI, 1992) is the co-founder of Coursera and a Computer Science faculty member at Stanford. In 2011, he led the development of Stanford University’s main MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) platform, and also taught an online Machine Learning class that was offered to over 100,000 students, leading to the founding of Coursera in January 2012.

Through Coursera, his goal is to give everyone in the world access to a high quality education, for free. Today, Coursera has 62 top university partners from around the world who offer more than 300 courses in a wide variety of subjects, including computer science, business, medicine, science, humanities, social sciences, and more. More than 3.3 million students from 196 countries have enrolled for Coursera courses, making Coursera the largest MOOC platform in the world.

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