HE ACCESSIBILITY OF STREAMING LIVE
Contrary to popular belief, live streaming is not a new phenomenon. As Bree Brouwer reminds us in the article, “What Live Streaming Means for Content Publishers,” live streaming has existed in the porn industry “in various formats since webcams were invented.” However, what makes live streaming so popular today is its accessibility.
Today, we are no longer tied to our desktops or laptops in front of webcams. With the advent of Periscope and Meerkat, among others, we can now live stream directly from our smartphones. This accessibility to streaming live has transcended to the world of coding, where we see educational platforms like LiveEdu.tv offering engineers the opportunity to stream their coding live. Here we see young Kreskow and the veteran Karrmarr coding together, LIVE on LiveEdu.tv.
CODING LIVE REMOVES THE GULF BETWEEN PRACTICAL AND THEORY
According to this article on their website, “Coders love to chat about coding, they love to weigh up the pros and cons of different programming languages and discuss the best way to build a product.” But there was never a “proper hub” that was devoted “purely to coding.” And it is on this premise that LiveEdu was birthed.
In a completely original new take on the established system, LiveEdu.tv allows proficient coders to join streams where experts code while they watch. The lack of supervision when learning through the established methods of online learning has been a source of frustration for young coders.
There was a gulf between the lessons taught and the practical application of these lessons—until now. LiveEdu removes the gulf between the practical and theory.
LiveEdu believes learning and improving your skills shouldn’t just be relegated to books and courses – it should be an experience that you can share. If you need to ask questions, you should be able to ask right there and then. LiveEdu.tv is more than just a way to improve your code – it’s a social hub. It’s the new way of learning and coding, by streaming it live.
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