Today’s Tech Sightings:
Forget the old way of learning. Kids today have more fun learning their sciences, and LEGO Education just jumped into the ring with a new kit it hopes will be added to school curricula. The kit includes a LEGO brick set, software and servos that will allow students to do science, engineering, technology and coding projects.
Ryan Green began working on That Dragon, Cancer in 2012 after his son, Joel, was diagnosed with a rare, aggressive form of cancer. After months of torment, Green and co-designer Josh Larson put together a demo that lets players live the trauma by clicking various items in a hospital room to try and relieve Joel’s suffering. The game launches this month.
Hackers wreaked havoc on the Web in 2015, violating the privacy of millions of people. Looking ahead, Internet security firm Zscaler offers a perspective on the kinds of threats that are likely to surface this year in cybersecurity.
- Google Fixes Dangerous Rooting Vulnerabilities in Android
- CES 2016: The Big Technology Trends to Look Out for This Year
- How Star Trek Creator Gene Roddenberry’s Words Were Freed From Floppy Disks
- 20-year-old Invents Device to Stop Teens Texting Behind the Wheel
- Internet of Things Brings New Era of Weather Forecasting
- Consumers Are Bored With Today’s Tech and Nervous About Tomorrow’s