AP (May 15, 2013) Using laptops, tablets, and six sided speakers, Princeton University's Laptop Orchestra teaches students the art of creating and coding music. It's neither Mozart nor Star ... watch video
AP (Oct. 1, 2014) They can't all read yet, but soon kindergarteners may be able to create basic computer code. Researchers in Massachusetts developed an app that teaches young kids a simple computer programming ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Apr. 18, 2016) A robot named Root has been developed to expose kids of all ages to coding in a way that brings the often daunting world of computer science to life. Ben Gruber reports.
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AFP (Oct. 27, 2014) Coding has become compulsory for children as young as five in schools across the UK. Making it the first major world economy to overhaul its IT teaching and put programming at its core. Duration: ... watch video
AFP (Sep. 14, 2016) According to the volunteers aboard Madagascar's coding bus which gives free classes to children, an ability to code is so essential that those who can't will soon be considered 'illiterate'.
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AP (Nov. 1, 2012) Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has opened the Living Computer Museum, with displays of old machines _ all in working order _ along with wish list items he'd like to add, just in case anybody has an ... watch video
Oct. 25, 2016 Americans waste up to $19 billion annually in electricity costs due to "vampire appliances," always-on digital devices in the home that suck power even when they are turned ... read more
Oct. 25, 2016 Images and references to alcohol and tobacco in popular video games may be influencing UK teens who play the games and the age restriction system is not working, according to a new ... read more
Oct. 25, 2016 Ever wonder what it would be like if a device could decode your thoughts into actual speech or written words? While this might enhance the capabilities of already existing speech interfaces with ... read more
Feb. 26, 2016 With an increasingly aging prison population, end-of-life care for inmates is becoming a more prominent issue, according to researchers. End-of-life care can be complicated, no matter who the patient ... read more
Aug. 5, 2014 Prison smoking bans are associated with a substantial reduction in deaths from smoking related causes, such as heart disease and cancer, finds a U.S. study. Smoking related deaths were cut by up to ... read more
Nov. 11, 2013 Black men, vastly overrepresented among the prison population, comprise a high proportion of HIV-positive inmates and pose an infection risk to other inmates as well as members of their communities ... read more