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MIT scientists created a dance party kit to get girls interested in STEM

MIT scientists created a dance party kit to get girls interested in STEM Women made up only 39 percent of chemists and material scientists, 28 percent of environmental scientists and geoscientists, 16 percent of chemical engineers, and a staggeringly low 12 percent of civil engineers.Described as a "dance party lamp kit," the toy gives kids the opportunity to build, wire, and decorate their own lamp.

Talent Development: Time for a radical rethink

Talent Development: Time for a radical rethink 24) 87% of businesses hired global talent because UK candidates did not have the right skills.It's time to unlock that significant resource with a radical rethink around talent development for our sector.

Tim Cook made an iPad ad that doubles as an Auburn Univ. commercial

Tim Cook made an iPad ad that doubles as an Auburn Univ. commercial When the CEO of the world's richest tech company is an alumni of your university, you're winning.But when that CEO decides to appear in a commercial for that university, you're basically looking at the most valuable college commercial on the planet.

People are sharing their cringeworthy school photos and advice to stop bullying

People are sharing their cringeworthy school photos and advice to stop bullying As part of the Diana Award #Back2School campaign people are sharing their old school photos along with advice for going back to school to encourage young people to report bullying to teachers.Channel 4 presenter Cathy Newman kicked off the campaign by sharing her own school photo taken when she was around 8 or 9 years old.

This dating app has figured out that where you went to school really does matter

This dating app has figured out that where you went to school really does matter Perhaps you'd like to celebrate by pondering how the schools you've gone to are affecting your love life?They've figured out what matters when it comes to education by analyzing data from their users, and what they found may cause you more anxiety than any final exam ever did.

You can learn literally anything on this site (for life) for under $80

You can learn literally anything on this site (for life) for under $80 You know how Apple promises "there's an app for that"?With the Virtual Training Company, there's a course for that — whatever "that" may be.

Here's how to become a social media marketing guru for less than $35

Here's how to become a social media marketing guru for less than $35 Internet history was made on May 22, 2005, when YouTube co-founder Steve Chen posted a video of his cat called "Pajamas and Nick Drake.As Nala and her furry friends have proven, social media can be a legit (and lucrative) way to build a brand.

Malala wrote a magical new picture book, inspired by her own childhood (And we have a sneak peek)

Malala wrote a magical new picture book, inspired by her own childhood (And we have a sneak peek) Through her signature tenacity and powerful voice, Malala's early activism has since grown into an international movement.In her forthcoming picture book, Malala's Magic Pencil, Malala returns to her childhood to teach younger readers about the importance of hope, believing in magic, and making the world a better place.

Hear Rare, Playground Games, Creative Assembly and more discuss careers at EGX

Hear Rare, Playground Games, Creative Assembly and more discuss careers at EGX This year's schedule includes 50 big names from Rare, Playground Games, Square Enix, Yogscast, Unity, Pinewood and a whole host more.biz Career Fair and UKIE Career Bar are one of a series of events taking place for the games industry at EGX.

The Podcast: Enhancing games education

The  Podcast: Enhancing games education biz Podcast is available to download now, taking a look at the relationship between games companies and academia.The discussion covers not just universities, but Higher Education and schools as well.

NZ’s first first Maori robotics challenge to be held in in Whakatane

NZ’s first first Maori robotics challenge to be held in in Whakatane Twelve teams from primary schools across the Eastern Bay of Plenty will compete in a new regional robotics competition in Whakatāne this week.The RoboPā Regional Scrimmage two-day challenge will be held September 19 to 20 and is the first robotics competition of its kind in the Eastern Bay.

NZ’s first Maori robotics challenge to be held in Whakatane

NZ’s first Maori robotics challenge to be held in Whakatane Twelve teams from primary schools across the Eastern Bay of Plenty will compete in a new regional robotics competition in Whakatāne this week.The RoboPā Regional Scrimmage two-day challenge will be held September 19 to 20 and is the first robotics competition of its kind in the Eastern Bay.

What Happened to the Tech Job Boom?

What Happened to the Tech Job Boom? Over that same 15-year period, the market value of the five largest tech companies grew from $1.Much has been said about the skills gap that tech firms cite as a limiting factor in hiring.

Learn to speak 30 different languages with virtual reality

Learn to speak 30 different languages with virtual reality ATi Studios, creators of Mondly, the language app with over 20 million downloads, launched MondlyVR, a first-of-its-kind language experience for Google’s Virtual Reality platforms Daydream and Cardboard.The app aims to offer instant immersion, feedback on pronunciation, suggestions that enrich learners’ vocabulary and interactive scenarios that make learning languages fun and easy.

The future is technology: Another mpany invests into ding for kids

The future is technology: Another mpany invests into ding for kids Chao Zhang, Seeed Studio product manager says, “Our Grove system helps makers around the world build prototypes with development boards easily and quickly.The modules can be reprogrammed as well with either a graphical approach, with options being either Microsoft MakeCode or Seeed Studio’s Module Matcher.