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From June 15 – July 29 The Web Academy will be working with The World of Money organization.
The World of Money is non-profit organization whose mission is to empower youth with a sound financial foundation.
The students will conduct most of their work independently.
The World of Money will provide specialized training to volunteers/mentors on how to teach within their Story-Centered Curriculum framework.
Would you like to volunteer?
If so, contact us here.
Google Inc., which has been working on software to help major automakers build self-driving cars, also is quietly going around them by designing and developing a full-fledged self-driving car, according to people familiar with the matter.
In recent months, Google has held talks with contract manufacturers to build new cars to Google’s specifications, said the people familiar with the matter. The move came after Google’s talks with big car brands about incorporating its technology into their vehicles failed to yield a partnership, one of these people said.
Read full story on JessicaLessin.com
Autonomous cars? The concept is very similar to “Johnny Cab” from the movie Total Recall.
French startup Bunkr is focused on one simple task: killing PowerPoint. To achieve this goal, the company’s well-designed web app will help you collect visual content and organize it into slides. The result is a very visual HTML5 presentation that works on your computer, phone or tablet.
Read Full Article on TechCrunch.com
This Best eCommerce WordPress themes collection shows you the top of premium WordPress themes for building effective online stores and other eCommerce websites in small/medium size. You know that WordPress is not only for blogging, it is also a right choice to establish a professional showcasing and selling products quickly and easily. By using premium WordPress themes which have beautiful design and be powerful enough to help you to get your business online with stunning look and full featured backstage.
Read Full Article on Best WordPress Themes For Your Business.
We are pleased to announce that the City of New York Board of Directors of the National BDPA is honoring the Web Academy with the Small Business Innovator(SBI) Award, which shall be presented at the 15th Annual BDPA NY Scholarship and Awards Dinner on Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at UBS, 299 Park Avenue. The theme for the evening is “Innovating our Future”.
The Web Academy has had more than 3000 enrollments in the past 18 months. You made this possible by supporting the Web Academy as a student or simply forwarding an email about our program.
As always, feel free to enroll in FREE web design classes at: http://thewebacademy.org
There will be a new class format for all Web Academy classing held during the Spring of 2011. In the past, each class session was taught online by a live instructor. For the classes held in May 2011, sessions are pre-recorded. The instructors will be available for questions via email. Enrolled students should check their email for details.
– transfer WordPress.com to self-hosted
– work with clients for NYC business
– upload themes
– be familiar with or know how to find best widgets for event listings, social media, comments and etc.
– basic understanding of CSS
– available to speak with clients during the day