- Bionic Legs Let Patients Walk Again — The Ekso costs about $100,000 and was purchased with a grant from Baptist Health Foundation. Chara Rodriguez, a physical therapist and neurologic clinical specialist at University Health System, called the machine “the Maserati of the rehab world.” (via Robot Economics)
- Roundup of CS in Education Systems (Economist) — Above all, the new subject will require teachers who know what they are doing. Only a few places take this seriously: Israel has about 1,000 trained computer-science teachers, and Bavaria more than 700. Mathematics and computer-science graduates generally choose more lucrative trades; the humanities and social-science graduates who will find themselves teaching coding will need plenty of support.
- gobot — Go framework for hardware and robotics comms, with Arduino, Sphero, (and more) backends.
- Game Programming Patterns — free online book with programming patterns for game developers.
Julia Angwin asks, is privacy becoming a luxury good? Angwin will be speaking at Strata + Hadoop World London, May 5-7, 2015.
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