Thursday, October 24, 2013
A group of scientists, gamers, and of course, folks from Google may have found a way to make the popular world-building game, Minecraft, into a tool for teaching quantum physics. Joining The Takeaway is Joel Levin, cofounder of TeacherGaming and creator MinecraftEdu, which produces the educational version of Minecraft that has already entered schools worldwide.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
By Ilya Marritz
President Obama has allocated $100 million to map the human brain. As a leading center for neuroscience research, New York may be poised to benefit. But there’s a catch: until now the city hasn’t had much success at growing science-based businesses.
Monday, March 04, 2013
A group of New York City entrepreneurs and hackers are entering the final leg of a 72-hour bus odyssey to conceive, build and launch startups on their way to the annual SXSW Interactive technology conference in Austin, Texas.