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What to Tell Kids About the "March for Science"

Here are tips from experts on what to tell kids about this weekend's March for Science......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceApr 21st, 2017

Give your kids a much-needed break from screen time with this portable toy box

‘Teebee’ is a multi-purpose toy box that can carry your kid’s favorite things. It includes a brick plate for Legos, a sorting tray to separate toys, and stickers so kids can customize the box. Read more...More about Cars, Parenting,.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News33 min. ago

Cozmo visual Code Lab makes robotics programmers out of kids

Cozmo, last year's coolest toy robot, is now easier than ever to program with the launch of Anki's visual Code Lab language. It's a built-in tool that teaches kids the fundamentals of robotics. The post Cozmo visual Code Lab makes robotics programmer.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News58 min. ago

Uptime, YouTube’s experimental app for watching videos with friends, opens to all

 YouTube’s experimental app Uptime, which lets you watch videos with friends while reacting and commenting, has now opened up to all users. The app was first launched in March of this year, from Google’s internal incubator, Area 120,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 13 min. ago

Anki’s Cozmo gets a free update aimed at helping kids learn to code

 You can’t throw a rock without hitting a coding toy these days. In just the last couple of weeks both Apple and Sony have announced new initiatives, and now Overdrive-maker Anki is getting in on the action with Code Lab, a simple and free.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 13 min. ago

MIT’s new drones switch between flying and driving for optimal urban transport

 MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab has developed a new prototype drone that can both fly and drive, and will determine which method to use to optimize battery life, speed and efficiency. It’s a preview of how aut.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 33 min. ago

Register Now for Tormach’s Weekend of Training and Machining Fun

Tormach Tech Days will feature a mixture of training and show and tell. Pros from the CNC machining industry will be there as teachers. Read more on MAKE The post Register Now for Tormach’s Weekend of Training and Machining Fun appeared fi.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated News3 hr. 33 min. ago

Outschool goes to Sesame Street and picks up $1.4 million for its K-12 online learning marketplace

 Now kids can potentially take a class to find out how to get to Sesame Street, thanks to a fresh $1.4 million in new funding for Outschool and its online learning marketplace from Sesame Street’s venture partnership with Collaborative Fun.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 57 min. ago

Hands-on: AMD"s Radeon Vega Frontier Edition vs Nvidia Titan Xp

AMD’s Radeon Vega Frontier Edition may be a graphics card made for science (specifically, workstations), but gamers are just as eager to see what it says about the consumer version. The company’s already made a splash this year with its Ryzen.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News7 hr. 12 min. ago

Starling Bank passports to Europe, first stop Ireland

 London-based Starling Bank is continuing to gather momentum. After a staggered launch of its current account kicked off in March, the digital-only bank is announcing imminent expansion to Europe, starting with the Republic of Ireland where it h.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 57 min. ago

What Happens When Geoengineers "Hack The Planet"?

Dan Drollette shares an article by an Oxford physics professor who's concerned about the popularity of radical new proposals to fight global warming. The Christian Science Monitor wonders if it's time to re-engineer our climate. MIT's Technology Rev.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

Taking a ride in MIT’s self-driving wheelchair

 Over the past few months, CSAIL’s (MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory) self-driving wheelchair has become a familiar sight around the MIT halls. It’s a nice little rolling advertisement for the lab’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Persona 3’s ending made me appreciate all of life’s little endings

Learning to accept inevitable loss through a video game’s poignant example. Enlarge / It's hard to tell from this promo image, but this game is a poignant meditation on friendship and death. It was easier for me to walk away from Persona 3.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

How Perceived Benefits of Cloud Marketplaces Vary from Realized Benefits

This IDC Survey Spotlight shows data from a small sample of IDC's CloudView Survey, IDC's premiere global benchmarking web survey fielded in March 2017. The survey reached more than 11,000 respondents from 31 countries and asked over 6,000 heavy clou.....»»

Category: consumerSource:  idcRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

"MST3K" is getting a Twitch marathon, so you won"t see daylight for a week

We're still basking in the glow of Netflix's Mystery Science Theater 3000 revival, but if you're feeling nostalgic for the old series, Twitch has just the ticket. The social streaming site will host 38 classic episodes of MTS3K in a six-day marat.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Energy Downstream Arena: How Edison is Leading the Challenge

IDC Energy Insights' Show and Tell is a webinar series in which we partner with utilities to showcase their innovative projects and transformations as well as discuss the challenges they face and how they are addressing them, which can lead to innova.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

If You Can Decentralize the Internet, Mozilla Has $2 Million For You

Mozilla and the National Science Foundation want a new internet. And they want it to be free and accessible for everybody. From a report: They'll pay $2 million for it. On Wednesday, the two organizations issued a call to action for "big ideas that d.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Taiwan to Invest $131 Million in Semiconductor Industry

Reports out of Asia indicate that the island nation's minister of science and technology made the announcement at the grand opening of a Phison Electronics chip fab recently......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Dell XPS 15 (2017) review: Kaby Lake and a 4K display make a difference

Dell’s XPS 15 is proof that iterations—no matter how small—still matter. Externally, even owners of the previous XPS 15 would be hard-pressed to tell the difference between new and old.The ports are the same, the keyboard and the trackpad a.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Surviving Mars captures the excitement and dread of launching a colony mission

Last month when Paradox and Haemimont announced Surviving Mars, I didn’t know what to compare it to. Here was a semi-realistic, science-based “colony builder” from the same studio that makes the satirical and somewhat grim Tropico series. It.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

CurbStand Names New CEO

Los Angeles-based CurbStand, the startup which was developing a valet parking app, says it has named Arya Alexander as the company's CEO. Alexander has been Interim CEO of the company since March 2016, when he stepped in after the departure of former.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017