O'Reilly Donating Millions to Tech Education

O'Reilly Media and Safari Books Online are donating over $100 million in "educational content and tools" to K-12 schools across the U.S. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Betanews | 2012-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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24 Million Secondary Characters: a Q&A with Adam Johnson

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ PC World | 2011-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Folio Magazine | 2011-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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[ Folio Magazine | 2011-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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