Alexis Nguyen

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20 Bad Things That Can Be Good For Kids

The helicopter has landed: The author of the new book How to Raise an Adult shares the truth about helping kids become self-sufficient.<p>Of course, it's our job as parents to help protect our children from harm, but overprotecting them can cause harm. I'm more convinced of this than ever after …

NASA’s Swift spots its thousandth gamma-ray burst

​Hacking Team helped Italian police to hijack internet addresses

The Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is used to route traffic across the Internet -- and it's a pretty old, creaky protocol that's open to abuse. Back in August 2014, an Italian web hosting company faked ownership of 256 IP addresses, under the direction of a special arm of Italy's Military Police and …

Remembering the rare talent of Nintendo president Satoru Iwata

Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata has died at the age of 55 after 13 years at the helm of the Japanese game developer. He led Nintendo during the launch of the DS, the 3DS, the Wii, and the Wii U, taking over just as the company was set to launch its GameCube. But while his business …

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Code.org Launches 'Hour of Code' Crowdfunding Campaign

Code.org, a nonprofit that wants to make computer science widely available in schools, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to bring its ‘Hour of Code‘ to 100 million students.<p>The organisers are looking for $5 million before December 14 – when Computer Science Education Week comes to a …

GitHub's free student bundle gets you started on writing code

It's harder to score student discounts on programming tools now that many of them are subscription services, but GitHub has just launched a bundle that could make it far less expensive to get cracking. Its new Student Developer Pack gives you free access to the kind of tools you'd typically need to …