The computational expense of creating three-dimensional images that can be viewed by all is just one factor holding them back…
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Throughout this past year, U.K. Education Secretary Michael Gove was on a campaign to replace the British schools' ICT curriculum with a computer science program...BBC News From ACM TechNews | December 28, 2012
Mocup is a tiny, adorable remote-controlled robot built from a Lego Mindstorms set with an off-the-shelf Beagleboard computer for a brain and a webcam for an eye...BBC News From ACM News | November 16, 2012
A volunteer project in the United Kingdom is writing session plans for teaching the basics of computer programming to children between the ages of 10 and 11. BBC News From ACM TechNews | April 18, 2012
University of Bologna researchers have developed Tortellino X-perience, a multimedia teaching game that combines a traditional video with a three-dimensional representation...BBC News From ACM TechNews | June 22, 2011
China is on course to overtake the U.S. in scientific output possibly as soon as 2013—far earlier than expected. That is the conclusion of a major new study by...BBC News From ACM News | March 29, 2011
One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) recently announced that the latest version of the XO laptop series, the XO-3, will be available in 2012 and will cost less than $100...BBC News From ACM TechNews | December 28, 2009
A giant "digital cloud" that would "float" above London's skyline has been outlined by an international team of architects, artists and engineers.
The construction...BBC News From ACM News | November 11, 2009
BBC NewsAs robots are increasingly used in warfare, civilian lives will be put at greater and greater risk, according to University of Sheffield professor NoelView...BBC News From ACM TechNews | August 7, 2009