Meet the youngsters running their own companies

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-28129967

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  • Thomas Suarez … working on a patent-pending 3D printer which, he says, will work 10 times faster than the MakerBot model
  • He also has his own company, CarrotCorp, formed when he was 11 years old and making his first apps.
  • “A lot of kids my age want to learn, but there’s no place to go because the schools aren’t teaching programming,” Thomas says.

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Sky cars to be built in Tel Aviv

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http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-27995437

  • * Two-person vehicles will be suspended from elevated magnetic tracks, as an alternative transport method to congested roads…
  • * The system should be up and running by the end of 2015.
  • * …allow passengers to order a vehicle on their smartphone…
  • * The vehicles will achieve speeds of up to 70km/h (43mph)…

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MAKERS’ BLOCK: A BUILD, CRAFT & DESIGN EXPERIENCE

“Makers’ Block: A Build, Craft & Design Experience” is the largest learning festival for makers in Singapore.

http://makersblock.sg/

  • * Admission is free.
  • * The event will be held at the Suntec City Mall (level 2) in a 22,000 sqf space from 27 June -7 July 2014.
  • * The 11-day event will include workshops, talks, sharing sessions…

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