learning

Learning process begins right after birth

IBRAHIM B. SYED Published — Friday 14 August 2015   It is true that babies who can barely talk investigate problems with all the zeal and excitement of explorers, make discoveries with the passion and absorption of dedicated scientists. The process of learning starts right after birth. Physical growth stops […]

The pleasures of learning

IBRAHIM B. SYED Published — Friday 7 August 2015   The rise of Muslims to the zenith of civilization in a period of four decades was based on Islam’s emphasis on learning. This is obvious when one takes a look at the Qur’an and the traditions of Prophet Muhammad (peace […]

Computer Science for the Rest of Us

Source: NY Times. Jeff Swensen for The New York Times READING, writing and — refactoring code? Colleges are taking widely different paths to teaching general concepts underlying computer programming language. Tom Cortina, offers a course in “Principles of Computation” at Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh. Mark LeBlanc teaches “Computing for Poets” […]