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Resourceful dad carries stubborn toddler into house like a duffle bag

11.15.2018 · Posted in Parenting Articles, Technology Articles

This 2-Tyear-old girl has given up on walking, and it's ok because her dad effortlessly came to her rescue. After what must have been a long day at school, Juliette laid on the driveway while her dad unloaded the car. After finishing up in the ca... ...

One year later: kids smart-watches are still a privacy and security dumpster fire

A year ago, the Norwegian Consumer Council commissioned a study into kids' smart watches, finding that they were incredibly negligent when it came to security and incredible greedy when it came to surveillance: a deadly combination that meant that these devices were ******* up tons of sensitive data on kids' lives and then leaving ...

Google and Disney launch interactive Little Golden Books that work with Google Home

Today’s kids are too young to remember Disney’s read-along books and records, which combined narration and sounds with physical books to make reading more entertaining. But they may have laid their hands on more modern sound books that have buttons you press at various parts of the story to punctuate the action. Now, Google is ...

America has an epidemic of workplace miscarriages, caused by pregnancy discrimination

America has some of the weakest anti-pregnancy-discrimination rules in the world (the federal statute says that companies only have to give pregnant people lighter duties if they make similar accommodations for those "similar in their ability or inability to work); and this has produced an epidemic of workplace miscarriages among women who have frequently begged ...

Kickstarting the Makerphone: an open-source hardware phone kit, programmable with python and Scratch

Circuitmess's fully funded Makerphone kickstarter is raising money to produce open source hardware smartphone kits to teach kids (and grownups) everything from soldering to programming.

The Makerphone is a pretty sweet-looking gadget, and it comes ready to be programmed with Scratch and python, providing a good progression from a fully graphic programming environment to a ...

Apple’s new parental control: Daily Stormer is in, ***-ed is out

The new parental controls in Ios 12 have all the same problems that all parental controls have: they overblock legit material (with a bias for ***-ed, especially ***-ed targeted at girls and ***** kids, including Teen Vogue) and underblock all kinds of other material (neo-**** publications like The Daily Stormer and Reddit's pornographic /r/Gonewild are ...

One in ten of New York’s public school students is homeless

114,659 of New York's public school students is homeless, bouncing from shelters to relatives' beds: homelessness is a predictor of poor academic performance for all the obvious reasons, including very long commutes to school (some students' families have ended up at shelters that are two boroughs away from their schools).

It's the largest number and proportion ...

‘Large Adult Son’ has perfect response to mom’s embarrassing #HimToo tweet

10.09.2018 · Posted in Parenting Articles, Technology Articles

Pieter Hanson, Large Adult Son of the woman who recently made him the reluctant poster boy of the #HimToo movement, is officially on Twitter, and he'd like to set a few things straight. On Oct. 6, Hanson's mother shared a cheesy photo of her son in u... ...