Good morning everyone! It’s time to get excited to check out the latest news going on within the technology industry. We’ll first look into what the father of the Internet says about basic human rights, what tech. companies are advancing in 3-D printing, and a DIY computer kit for kids!
Know Your Rights
Tim Berners-Lee, the computer scientist credited with inventing the World Wide Web says affordable access to the Internet should be recognized as a human right, when looking at a report that shows billions of people still unable to go online and an increase in government censorship. Tim believes that Internet packages should be delivered to all without commercial or political discrimination.
Check out more on the human rights issue here
A 3-D Advantage
Hewlett-Packard has made the headlines with their big announcement about moving into the 3-D printing business in a big way. The manufacturing crowd has been anxiously anticipating this move for years, but HP is only the latest OEM (original equipment manufacturer) to take this turn. Over the last decade, hundreds of major manufacturers have been quietly investing in 3-D printing technologies, investigating their potential and weighing the future impact.
Catch out what other companies are investing in 3-D technology here
DIY Computer Kit
If you are looking for the perfect gift for your kid, the DIY computer kit just might be it. For $150, parents can get their kids a gift that just might jumpstart their techie careers. Kano lets kids, or adults, build a computer and learn basic coding skills to program it. The intention behind Kano is to present programming and computer science as an expression of art.
Click here to see how it works!