Did you know that only 16.5% of Computer Science majors in the U.S. are women? But what is more likely to surprise you is that technology owes a ton to women – Ada Lovelace is often considered the first computer programmer in history, Grace Hopper invented the code compiler, and Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson was […]
Singapore, February 22, 2019 – Earlier this year, we at Empire Code opened the doors to our new coding campus at Tanglin. A crowd of more than 300 people swarmed to see our tech showcases. And that day, there I was, manning the booth demonstrating coding on the BBC micro:bit. But out of those 300 plus […]
Australia, Jan 31, 2019 – Everybody knows aging slows down one’s cognitive abilities. Or does it? This long held popular belief is being turned on its head by cutting-edge brain research being conducted in Japan. A world leader in advanced medical technology and healthcare services, Japan also knows a thing or two about aged care. After […]
Join us in Singapore’s one and only Microsoft HoloLens with Unity basic workshop. You’ll get a chance to get your feet wet in creating and blending 3D holographic content into your physical world. All this with zero coding experience required. So what are you waiting for? Get your tickets today, slots are limited. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ic_M6WoRZ7k Age […]
Our Tanglin campus launched with 300 guests, showcasing setups of how imparting the language of the future is made fun, mBots, micro:bits for accessibility, artificial intelligent Loomo and mixed reality with the HoloLens. Now our HQ in Asia, our Tanglin campus is just off Singapore’s famous Orchard Road at Tanglin Shopping Centre. There’s parking in […]
Australia, Dec 18, 2018 – T’was the Month before Christmas, and some email scammers were making threats and displaying poor manners. How did you spend your November? Were you busy planning Christmas parties, Christmas presents and Christmas holidays? Perhaps you commemorated “Movember” by growing a moustache? Or were you busy contemplating what your end of […]
It’s Christmas! No time to head to the shops and need some last minute help? Email us on email@example.com or WhatsApp +65-8145-5004 to purchase gift classes, and we’ll email the voucher straight to your loved ones! Available in SG$38 (1 trial class), $105 (3 credits), $340 (10 credits), $500 (15 credits). 1 credit = 1 […]
We have our Winners! Champion from Indonesia, Runner Up from Singapore, Third Place from New Zealand. We are proud of your amazing work! Winners have all been notified via email and participants who submitted their worlds will receive a certificate of participation in due course. Asia Pacific’s Next Top Coder Championship
Feeling nostalgic today as we officially move out of Blk71. A little intern is making sure we bring our mBots with us. Thank you to VentureCraft and Spring Singapore for helping us build our wings. We now take flight in 3 locations on the island, see you all soon.
Students from Tokyo have joined us for a computer science exchange in Singapore! From having no knowledge of computer science, the students were able to walk away being entrepreneurial with code. All students went home with a brand new BBC micro:bit . Thank you Taktopia Japan!
Thank you Special Olympics Asia Pacific for including us in this lovely article and to Microsoft for making it all happen. We view this as just the start of a long term relationship with #specialolympics . To empowerment through modern technology!
Kickstart your coding journey through the Microsoft YouthSpark JumpStart Webinar with Empire Code. All you need is the Microsoft MakeCode online coding editor and a BBC Micro:bit. If you haven’t got a micro:bit yet, you can still learn with the emulator which works great too! This broadcast was held out of Mircrosoft Singapore on 19 July 2018.
A delightful day Stephenie and Felicia had with the community at Tampines Library for SGTech, in partnership with IMDA and NTUC. It was lots of fun with Minecraft and Flappy Bird! Minister Yaacob joined for a visit too.
At the Cambodian Children’s Fund today showcasing the world of Augmented Reality to Grade 5 & 6s today! A Sony android phone was presented to the winner of our App Inventor Hackathon too held last December. Well done to our winner!
The Break the Code challenge was on with Gan Eng Seng school bright and early this morning at the Singapore OCBC arena. Showcasing 6 booths for 560 students, students got to get their hands on Microsoft MakeCode for the micro:bit, Scratch and MIT App Inventor.
In partnership with Microsoft, Shell, Johnson & Johnson and Grab, we taught girls to code at LinkedIn Singapore. Wishing every lovely lady in our World a very Happy International Women’s Day. To the empowerment of girls and women globally, be bold to #makewhatsnext.
It was great to volunteer at SPD’s Hour of Code during their education awards ceremony this year. The Hour of Code is a great way to allow children all over the world to get a head start in the world of programming in a fun way. President Halim was part of the day too.
This Christmas, we went into a garbage dump vicinity in Phnom Penh, to gift the skill of coding to Cambodia’s most impoverished children. After 2 days with the Cambodian Children’s Fund, we left wanting to do more. Despite the past suffering from extreme poverty and abuse, there was LOVE, LIGHT and JOY radiating from these children. Do […]
We rounded up our 5 day course for SPD at Microsoft‘s Singapore office. We were so fortunate to teach this group of hardworking and determined group of students. To all of you, we are SO PROUD of you and we can’t wait to see you next year!
It is requirement as part of our methodology for students to learn how to code before they start programming a robot. Thanks to this methodology, students are able to get much more out of Shenzhen based Makeblock’s mBot. Thank you to Mark Zuckerberg‘s backed school for using it too.
Computer science opens up a world of economic opportunity. To all teachers and educators, see how we are working with Microsoft to engage kids with digital skills, including computer science, and learn how you can bring them into your community. Do an Hour of Code Computer Science Education Week 4-10 Dec. 2017
We had a fantastic time teaching preschoolers about robots and showcasing Loomo from Segway Robotics at the Singapore Early Childhood Conference 2017. Meet LOOMO, your Friendly Walking, Talking, Thinking Segway Robot With advanced artificial intelligence processing, facial recognition and conversational abilities, robots can play a vital role in a digital future world. See the possibilities of how Loomo, […]
We partnered with Microsoft Singapore to bring coding to the children from AWWA using Microsoft MakeCode and the BBC’s micro:bit. A big thank you to the team at Microsoft Singapore for another fulfilling event. Do contact AWWA on firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to do your bit for them too.
We taught coding through Microsoft Touch Develop at Microsoft’s DigiGirlz event today. Schools included Raffles Girls and many more. If you are a high school girl reach out to us as we teach you to get creative with hands-on workshops and find out what the world of tech has to offer.
We had a great evening with Microsoft Singapore as we helped to kick start the Beautiful People Graduate Mentoring Program through coding using Microsoft MakeCode and BBC’s micro:bit. A big thank you to the team at Microsoft Singapore for always being so lovely to work with.
Join us for our first Python class through a workshop at our Ayer Rajah premise! Python is a well-known programming language with a very simple structure. It can be run on all operating systems. Python is widely used by major software companies such as Microsoft, Google, Pinterest and even NASA.
It’s back to school tomorrow and we had an amazing June school holiday season filled with coding bootcamps and workshops of all sorts. A big thank you to our wonderful students that have joined us and we look forward to seeing you again soon!
It was an eventful day during the June school holidays as Microsoft Singapore and us hosted 13 children from EduGrow for Brighter Tomorrows. The children learnt to code for the first time using Microsoft MakeCode and micro:bit. We aim to raise the awareness that learning to code is important for our next generation and should be accessible to every child. […]
We are proud to be a part of JTC Launch Pad @one-north today. The address is Blk 71, Ayer Rajah Crescent, #01-08/09, Singapore 139951. Weekend coding classes will now begin here. A big thank you to VentureCraft Singapore – Powering Global Innovations.
Singapore, May 30, 2017 – Watch the British drama series Downton Abbey and you’ll find yourself chuckling when Mrs Patmore, the head chef, fears the invention of the electric whisk. Although meant to make her job easier, this gave her job insecurities. Then came the shock of having a refrigerator in the kitchen. The Dowager Countess […]
Singapore, May 12, 2017 – When a computer trained on Google News articles was asked to complete this analogy: “Man is to Computer Programmer as Woman is to X”, “Homemaker” came back as the answer (phys.org). A result that reflects the gender bias captured in existing datasets and this simple fact: contrary to other industries and […]
Happy Easter as we do our bit for our community through free classes with Edugrow for Brighter Tomorrows. The 15 children thoroughly enjoyed picking up a new skill. Do reach out to Edugrow if you would like to do your bit for charity too. A BIG thank you to our volunteers Eric Wong, Ernest Lee and Mariam Lim for […]