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To help celebrate National Robotics Week, one little robot-that-can is making its home in U.S. classrooms, helping train children with special needs and advancing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curricula. [ Read More ]
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Name: IBM THINK
What is it? Explore how progress happens with THINK: From the very beginning, humans have sought to improve the quality of life. We’ve worked to make our world more efficient, accessible, and safe. While each leap of progress has required its own intelligence and hard work, many seem to follow a distinct, repeatable pattern.
Features: A 10-minute HD film: How does progress happen? Through past and present stories, the THINK film decodes the patterns of human progress and shows how technology can improve the world around us.
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