China's Tiger Moms Are Spending Big on Tech Classes for Their Kids

China's Tiger Moms Are Spending Big on Tech Classes for Their Kids

It starts with the idea that kids must be trained early to prevail over robots in the workforce. Then it snowballs from there—$3,000 a year for tuition, $350 for a Lego robotics set, and $7,300 to test the newly acquired engineering skills in a competition in the U.S.

That’s what Zhuo Yu is spending on her 10-year-old son for a so-called STEM education in China—a problem-based approach to learning that combines knowledge in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The concept created in the U.S. is now stirring a craze across China, where about 10 million students are being fast-tracked for STEM success.

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IFTTT for groceries orders ice cream when it’s hot

IFTTT for groceries orders ice cream when it’s hot

Tesco has partnered with IFTTT so customers can auto-adapt their grocery delivery according to the weather, price drops, dinner reservations, and more.

Grocery shopping keeps getting easier. Now, British supermarket Tesco has partnered with IFTTT — If This Then That — to help customers automate their online shopping with personalized ‘recipes’.

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