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NSF Greenlights $1.1 Million Remake of Microsoft's 2016 'Code Trip' PBS Show

Friday May 31, 2019. 12:00 PM , from Slashdot/Apple
theodp writes: It's not just Hollywood that's running out of new story ideas. Fueled by a $1.1 million NSF award, PBS stalwart Roadtrip Nation is casting Computer Science Roadtrip (apply by June 14, kids!), which will send three young adults interested in computer science on a road trip across the country in a green RV to meet inspiring professionals working with cutting-edge technology. 'This trip is about highlighting exciting careers connected to computer science and innovation,' explains Roadtrip Nation, which just a few years back partnered with Microsoft on The Code Trip Roadtrip, which also sent three young people on a road trip across the country in a green RV to interview inspiring professionals (including Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes) and 'inform others of the many career routes one can take with a computer science background.'

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