Rackspace http://tpr.org en Roosevelt Students Embark on Coding Program http://tpr.org/post/roosevelt-students-embark-coding-program <p>Students at Roosevelt High School, on San Antonio's northeast side, are joining a growing number students learning how to code computer programs with help from their neighbors,&nbsp;Rackspace. The campus and six other NEISD schools are participating in the <a href="http://csedweek.org/" target="_blank">Hour of Code</a>.</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 22:17:46 +0000 Joey Palacios 23527 at http://tpr.org Roosevelt Students Embark on Coding Program Internet's Top Level Domain Addresses Will Be Changing Soon http://tpr.org/post/internets-top-level-domain-addresses-will-be-changing-soon <p>Over the next few months, the way we navigate the Internet will change. While dot-coms will not be eliminated, webhosters will be able to choose different domain names that end in other words besides the traditional .net, .edu, or .gov.</p><p>For tpr.org. the .org is what’s called a top level domain (TDL). The Internet Corporation for assigned Name and Numbers (ICANN) is preparing to release hundreds of new top level domains that can end in anything.</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 16:49:50 +0000 Joey Palacios 22494 at http://tpr.org Davis Talks "Investing" At San Antonio Campaign Stop http://tpr.org/post/davis-talks-investing-san-antonio-campaign-stop <p>Wendy Davis, the Texas senator who gained national attention with her filibuster against restrictive abortion laws, stopped in San Antonio just days after announcing her bid for governor.</p><p>And it may be no surprise that the Alamo City is on her list.</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 14:13:20 +0000 Ryan Loyd 19763 at http://tpr.org Davis Talks "Investing" At San Antonio Campaign Stop The First Step In Computer Programming Begins For Highlands Freshmen http://tpr.org/post/first-step-computer-programming-begins-highlands-freshmen <p>By end of this school year, freshmen at <a href="http://www.saisd.net/schools/highlands005/index.php?option=com_content&amp;view=frontpage&amp;Itemid=1" target="_blank">Highlands High School </a>will have learned the basics of computer coding. A new program called CodeHS introduced this year aims to make these ninth graders fluent in programming.</p><p>"It is like another language," said Chelsea Cook, the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) magnet coordinator at Highlands. "It’s like learning how to read and wright, we’re learning how to code and program."</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 14:50:07 +0000 Joey Palacios 17506 at http://tpr.org The First Step In Computer Programming Begins For Highlands Freshmen Alamo College Welding Program Giving Jobs Boost To Hill Country http://tpr.org/post/alamo-college-welding-program-giving-jobs-boost-hill-country <p>The Texas Workforce Commission issued a $304,000 grant to train 135 new and current employees of Fox Tank, a manufacturer of steel-welded oil field tanks for the energy industry in Kerrville.</p><p>This is the latest grant-funded program by the <a href="http://www.twc.state.tx.us/" target="_blank">Workforce Commission</a> and the Alamo Colleges. Earlier this month the two set up a cloud computing program to help train Rackspace workers.</p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 17:18:09 +0000 Joey Palacios 6623 at http://tpr.org Alamo College Welding Program Giving Jobs Boost To Hill Country Alamo Colleges Teaming With Rackspace On Cloud Programming Classes http://tpr.org/post/alamo-colleges-teaming-rackspace-cloud-programming-classes <p>The Alamo Colleges have received a multimillion dollar grant from the Texas Workforce Commission to train 1,000 rackers. The Rackspace employees will receive special training for cloud computing from the Alamo Colleges.</p><p>The $2.5 million awarded to the school from the Workforce Commission's Skills Development Fund will create a tailored program called the Cloud Academy.</p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 22:35:00 +0000 Joey Palacios 6114 at http://tpr.org Alamo Colleges Teaming With Rackspace On Cloud Programming Classes