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Amazon Now Has a Store Focusing on STEM Toys

Amazon Now Has a Store Focusing on STEM Toys

By Josh Wolford March 31, 2015

Amazon wants your kids to grow up knowing more about the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. The online retailer has just launched a dedicated marketplace for STEM toys for kids of all ages. “STEM toys encourage kids to …

Facebook Says They’ll Update Their Apps Every 4-8 Weeks Facebook Says They’ll Update Their Apps Every 4-8 Weeks

Facebook is adopting a new date-driven release process for mobile apps, and that will benefit you by making sure you have a new feature, bug fix, or tweak on your Facebook apps every month or two. “Until recently, our mobile …

Google On Commitment To Supporting Female Engineering Google On Commitment To Supporting Female Engineering
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Lately, some articles have come out about how Google is trying to keep more women working for the company. The articles have ramped up since longtime Googler Marissa Mayer left the company to take the CEO gig at Yahoo. Google …

Frank Gehry Is Designing the New Facebook Engineering Building Frank Gehry Is Designing the New Facebook Engineering Building
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Facebook is expanding, and they have just announced that the expansion is being designed by one of the modern icons of architecture. Frank Gehry will be behind the new addition to Facebook’s Menlo Park campus. You may know Gehry as …

The Facebook Beast Ingests 500+ TB of Data Every Day The Facebook Beast Ingests 500+ TB of Data Every Day

If Facebook’s underperforming stock value has made you think that the social media giant is withering away into nothingness, think again. The network is still a well-oiled machine, a beast of data processing that has some impressive numbers to back …

Find Out If You Should Stay Until After the Credits with New Foursquare Connected App Find Out If You Should Stay Until After the Credits with New Foursquare Connected App

Well, isn’t this neat. Foursquare has just announced that the After Credits app has been added to their list of Connected Apps. What does that mean for you? Saving time. Sweet, sweet time. If you’re not up to speed on …

Facebook Building New Engineering Team In London Facebook Building New Engineering Team In London

If you’re anywhere near London (or have the inclination to make a move) and fancy yourself a talented engineer, you could land a job with Facebook. That’s because the company has just announced that they are hiring a new engineering …

Women In Science & Math: Where Are They? Women In Science & Math: Where Are They?

Girls may be more precocious than boys when it comes to getting good marks in the classroom, but somehow that doesn’t lead to most of these girls pursuing careers in the fields of science and math in their adult life. …

MIT Brains Work On “Smart Sand” Robots MIT Brains Work On “Smart Sand” Robots

Researchers at MIT are working on a project that could bring sci-fi fantasies to reality. But, then again, when aren’t they? Nowadays, if you want something built, you take wood or other materials and build or cut it out of …

Intel, NASA and Others Join Forces to Support Students Intel, NASA and Others Join Forces to Support Students

The Administrator of NASA, Charles Bolden blogged recently about his recent trip to Atlanta to visit Georgia Tech’s “Day of Engineering.” Bolden attended a Facebook pep rally that was the kick off to President Obama’s new “Stay with it” campaign, …

Computer Engineers Help Scientists With RNA Code Computer Engineers Help Scientists With RNA Code

Computer engineers may have just provided the medical community a new way of figuring out exactly how one of the three building blocks of life forms and functions. University of Central Florida Engineering Assistant Professor Shaojie Zhang used a complex …

Former Zynga Engineer: They Don’t Care About Fun, Focus Everything On Big “Whale” Spenders
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I’ll start this out the way that it really should be started – with a warning to have your grain of salt ready. From the some-guy-is-bashing-his-former-company-on-reddit files, it appears that Zynga focuses the large majority of their attention on folks …

Facebook’s New NYC Engineering Office Is Already Accepting Applications Facebook’s New NYC Engineering Office Is Already Accepting Applications

Looking to tap into some East Coast talent, Facebook has just announced that they will be opening a brand new engineering office in New York City. It will be their first engineering office outside the West Coast. “More than 800 …

This Spherical Flying Machine is One Little Ball of Awesome This Spherical Flying Machine is One Little Ball of Awesome

Did you ever wonder what it would look like if you mixed a helicopter with an airplane and then wrapped it up inside a spherical cage? Well, you’re in luck. This spherical flying machine, developed by the Japan Ministry of …