Khan Academy Khan Academy is a free online learning platform that offers practice exercises, instructional videos and a personalized learning dashboard for subjects like math, science, computer programming, history, art history and economics from home. It also has specialized content from NASA, the Museum of Modern Art, the California Academy of Sciences and MIT. In light of the recent school closures, Khan Academy released daily schedules for students in pre-K through grade 12 to follow from home. … [Read more...] about Back to school: K-12 online classes, activities to continue learning during coronavirus
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Naturally, any mention of AR gaming brings to mind Pokemon Go, the only real smash hit for augmented reality so far. Interestingly, the game's maker Niantic seems to be forging its own AR path, rather than relying on Apple's tech. It recently announced a new 'reality blending' feature for Pokemon Go – which lets characters realistically hide behind real-world objects like trees – and revealed the acquisition of a 3D spatial mapping company called 6D.ai. … [Read more...] about What is a LiDAR scanner, the iPhone 12 Pro’s rumored camera upgrade, anyway?
It's not clear what percentage of COVID-19 cases are asymptomatic; some estimates say around 10 to 20%, but the CDC estimates about 40%. "If each of these people goes about their daily lives, this pandemic will continue to impact our country and daily lives for the foreseeable future, regardless of the advent of a vaccine," Johnson told Live Science in an email. … [Read more...] about Health experts frustrated with new CDC coronavirus testing guidelines
Similarly, we've now heard that Apple might not include a power adapter either (though you'll still get a charging cable). This could however mean costs will be reduced. It could also allow for smaller packaging and make it lighter and therefore cheaper to ship, though how much of this saving will be passed on to consumers is unknown. … [Read more...] about New iPhone 12 release date, price, news, leaks and everything you need to know
Yale is not seeking to commericize the test, the statement said. Rather, the university will provide instructions for the test as an "open source" protocol, meaning designated laboratories could follow Yale's protocol to conduct their own tests, the FDA said. Labs could use a number of commercially available components, including common chemical reagents, to carry out the test. … [Read more...] about FDA approves new saliva test for COVID-19 that’s simple, cheap and available now