Can the popular game provide a cheap but effective way for startups to test artificial intelligence projects?
Source: The world of Minecraft is now used for artificial intelligence innovation | ZDNet
This couldn’t happen to your kid who did the Hour of Code, promises CEO
Source: Code.org hole gave access to volunteers’ email addresses
Samaira, the 8-year-old founder and creator of Coderbunnyz, has big dreams: She wants every kid in the U.S. to learn how fun computer coding can be.
Source: 8-Year-Old Girl Creates a Startup to Teach Kids to Code
Ready to make your STEM project
Rather than drop the kids in front of the TV for a marathon viewing of their favourite shows (as tempting as that may sound to both you and them) or keep your fingers crossed that the weather cooperates for outdoor fun, consider breaking out a few STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) activities to keep them entertained and engaged while still learning.
Source: Instead Of Vegging Out, Try STEM-ing Out This March Break | Karin Campbell
MILWAUKEE — It’s not unusual to see a 10-year-old with a cell phone or an iPad. But what is unusual is for that same child to be writing the computer code that makes it function. Studen…
Source: “Code could change the world:” Muskego-Norway students learn to code at an early age | FOX6Now.com
I can’t think of another video game that has gained as much mass media attention as Minecraft. Its popularity, since it was first released, has been absolutely amazing. With this massive popularity, there is no surprise that several apps have been created. This is exactly what I am focusing on today, as I list nine
Source: Top 9 Minecraft Apps Every Gamer Must Download Before He/She Dies
Police apologised unreservedly for failing to protect 14-year-old Breck Bednar, who was groomed online.
Source: Parents Whose Son Was Murdered By Man He Met Playing “Minecraft” Receive Police Payout – BuzzFeed News
We backed this project and are looking forward to unboxing day. The reason we backed this project is because it’s rare in it’s kind, this is a really smart and easy way to learn kids the basics of programming. You don’t believe me he, look for yourself:
Be careful when downloading and installing
Thanks to my children, block-building game Minecraft almost turned out to be the weak link in my digital defences.
Source: How Minecraft undermined my digital defences – BBC News
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Source: Belgium Minecraft Family – YouTube
You may remember AutCraft from our interview with the creator about two years ago. If you don’t, essentially AutCraft is a Minecraft server designed for children (and their families) with […]
Source: AutCraft will be hosting a 24 hour livestream for Autism Awareness Day – Powered by Redstone