Xavier Niel’s New Project – Coding School 42 Plans to Educate Students in Silicon Valley for Free

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Xavier Niel’s New Project – Coding School 42 Plans to Educate Students in Silicon Valley for Free. 42-ecole-informatique-free-visite-president

Project 42 has created a computer science version of the Hunger Games to select students.

First, it’s free. Niel is investing $100 million in the U.S. to create a new school. And it starts with a brand new 200,000 square foot building in Fremont opened 24/7 with thousands of iMacs.

Second, 42 welcomes all students between 18 and 30. After filling out your online application, the real challenge starts. The 42 team has created a computer science version of the Hunger Games. They call it the swimming pool because they want to see if you can swim by throwing you into the figurative pool. You and 1,000 others students face the same coding and logic challenges.

 

 

 

Read more via:
http://42.us.org

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