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Krysta Svore, general manager of quantum software at Microsoft

A Microsoft general manager explains how people can start getting the skills they need for the quantum computing revolution today

Microsoft's Krysta Svore spoke at the Fortune Brainstorm Tech conference about Microsoft's plans to help people learn about quantum computing.
Biochemist and Miss Virginia winner Camille Schrier performs a science experiment during the talent portion of the pageant.

A 24-year-old biochemist won the Miss Virginia pageant by performing a science experiment onstage as her talent

Camille Schrier, a biochemist, won the Miss Virginia pageant with an explosive display of talent to advocate for women in STEM.

My 5-year-old loves this interactive, augmented reality globe — he’s still playing with it 6 months later

The Shifu Orboot is a smart globe that allows kids to learn about places across the planet including global cultures, religions, geographical information, and more.
Salesforce Chief Equality Officer Tony Prophet.

Salesforce is applying an incredibly simple data strategy to address the gender gap

Salesforce gives leaders of a team of 30 or more people a scorecard to track how often they promote and hire women.
Tennessee is among the least innovative states in the U.S.

These are the 10 least innovative states in the U.S.

States like California and New York are often seen as epicenters for technological innovation, while states in the middle of the U.S. can be ignored.
China landing its Chang'e 4 spacecraft on the far side of the moon is an early phase of an ambitious program of space exploration.

‘This is more than just a landing’: Why China’s mission on the far side of the moon should be a wake-up call for the world

China landing a car-sized lunar spacecraft, called Chang'e 4, on the far side of the moon is a triumph. It's also a technological shot across the bow.

The best STEM toys you can buy for kids

These are the best STEM toys to make learning a fun experience for the children in your life.
Tim Cook and Ivanka Trump visit students November 27 at an Idaho school.

Ivanka Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook visited an Idaho school to promote the benefits of Apple products for education

Apple CEO Tim Cook and Ivanka Trump visited an elementary school and were greeted by a gathering of activists both in support of and in protest of their visit.
Add the Sketch Kit to the Cue Coding Robot to program the bot to draw.

This $180 toy robot has virtually limitless activities that teach my kids STEM skills, and it’s a lot of fun

Kids today still love building blocks, but in the Information Age, screens are a big draw. Wonder Workshop combines these two with the Cue Coding Robot.