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Apple’s Lisa Operating System To Be Released As Open Source

12/26/2017, While people might give Apple a lot of flak for being late to doing certain things or including certain features in their products, the company was also known for a lot of “firsts”. This included creating a computer with an operating system that...

France To Ban Kids From Using Mobile Phones In School

12/12/2017, It seems that every year, teachers and education officials find something new that they have to ban from schools. Back in the day before mobile phones were so easily accessible, teachers did not have to worry about students texting or playing games in...


BBC Will Educate School Kids On Spotting Fake News

12/06/2017, Fake news is a huge problem because while misinformation on the surface might seem like a small thing, it could lead to incorrect perceptions, which in turn could fuel one’s prejudice towards a particular subject, race, religion, and so on. This is why...

Laptop Usage In Class Might Not Necessarily Be Better For Students

11/27/2017, With laptops and tablets becoming increasingly common, entering a classroom to find row upon row of students with their laptops or tablets open ready to take notes is becoming a norm. However it seems that despite laptops being potentially more efficient...

Duolingo’s Language Learning App Adds A Mandarin Course

11/16/2017, The beauty of our smartphones is that we are essentially carrying a computer in our pockets, which means that we are able to do a ton of things while on the go, such as learning a new language. If you’re interested in picking up a new language, chances...

Apple Expands Its Coding Curriculum To Schools Outside The US

11/10/2017, While things like math and science are important subjects to learn at school, in recent years it has been highlighted how coding is becoming just as important. This is because in this day and age where technology is becoming increasingly complex and...

Tim Cook Thinks Learning To Code Is More Important Than English

10/10/2017, Computer programming has come a long way from back in the day where it was mostly seen as something that only “nerds” would do. These days the importance of learning how to code is being extolled by various leaders around the world, whether it be...

Cubroid Modular Robotics To Teach Coding

09/19/2017, When I was in Seoul recently, I met with Mark Jaekwang Shin, the CEO of CUBROID, a startup that is working on a modular robot design based on cubes that can be assembled to form more complex mechanisms. CUBROID is taking an educational approach and its...

UPS To Improve Driver Safety Using Virtual Reality

08/16/2017, Virtual reality (VR) technology might seem like a perfect vehicle for gaming, but recently we’re starting to see how some companies are exploring using the technology as a means of educating and training people. Recently Google did an experiment and...

Microsoft To Host Coding Workshops At Its Flagship Stores

08/10/2017, Have you ever used an app or played a game and thought to yourself, how awesome would it be if you could create a piece of software or video game that thousands or millions of people around the world use and love? That’s the kind of inspiration that...

Parrot Mambo Code Bundle Will Teach Kids How To Program Drones

08/08/2017, While topics like maths and science are still essential when it comes to the education of children, we’re starting to see how programming is also becoming something of an essential skill that kids should pick up. It’s not yet a requirement (at least...

Google Hopes To Teach Online Skills To 10 Million People In Africa

07/28/2017, As the world starts becoming more hi-tech, the required skills companies are seeking for in employees is changing as well. For example way back in the day, being able to use a typewriter was considered a valuable skill, and that was also the same when you...

Soon You Will Be Able To Speak High Valyrian With Duolingo

07/11/2017, If learning a new language on the go is something you’re interested in, Duolingo’s platform is one of the more popular options available today. In fact it seems that not only will Duolingo cover more traditional languages, but soon you will be able to...