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He’s just 17, but dedicates his time teaching kids from low-income families to code

09.24.2020 · Posted in Education Articles, Technology Articles

Vardhan Agrawal is a self-taught software developer, author, and the founder of the OpenCode Foundation, which helps disadvantaged students from all over the world learn how to code.  Read more...More about Education, Children, Low Income, Coding... ...

Here are the 21 US states where pre-teen children can hunt big game alone

Pretty much anyone 16 and older can hunt big game alone in the United States, but many states allow pre-teens to hunt big game alone, not just rabbits and squirrels and the like. As list maintainer Outdoor Empire notes, "Generally it's recommended to be around 10 years of age to understand everything taught in the ...

UK schoolgirls are campaigning for public ****** harassment to be on the curriculum

09.02.2020 · Posted in Education Articles, Technology Articles

As millions of students in England and Wales return to school after lockdown, a group of British schoolgirls is campaigning to include public ****** harassment on the curriculum.  Our Streets Now is a grassroots intersectional campaign demanding... ...

Google launches Google Kids Space, a ‘kids mode’ feature for Android, initially on Lenovo tablets

Streaming services have built-in kids’ profiles, so why not devices? Google today is responding to parents’ demand for a better way for their children to interact with technology with the launch of the new “Google Kids Space,” a dedicated kids mode on Android tablets which will aggregate apps, books, and videos for kids to enjoy ...

U.S. is investigating claims that TikTok violated children’s privacy

The FTC and the Justice Department are investigating claims that TikTok, the popular social media app with close ties to China, violated a 2019 agreement to protect children's privacy. Reports Diane Bartz at Reuters,

The Center for Digital Democracy, Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood and others in May asked the FTC look into their allegations ...

How To Train Your Robot, a free kids book by an engineer and his 10-year-old daughter

My buddy Ken Goldberg, a UC Berkeley professor of robotics, his 10-year-old daughter Blooma, and science communicator Ashley Chase wrote a delightful children's book called How to Train Your Robot! Illustrated by Dave Clegg, the story, about a fourth grade robotics club, is a fun and understandable introduction to how deep learning can ...

Dad transforms cat-carrier into pod to protect baby from coronavirus, design inspired by ‘Death Stranding’ game

This dad in China created a 'baby pod' suit to protect his child from coronavirus. His ingenious DIY design was reportedly based on the action game "Death Stranding."

Cao Junjie, who is 30 and lives in Shanghai with wife and baby, used a cat carrier to make the sealable pod that includes an air-quality monitor that ...

YouTube to invest $100M in kids’ content that showcases character strengths, like compassion and curiosity

YouTube in September announced a $100 million fund to invest in new children’s video content, following its $170 million settlement with the FTC over children’s privacy law violations. The fund was meant to help soften the blow for children’s content creators on YouTube, who are being financially impacted by the changes the FTC required of ...