Robotics program opens doors for underserved students

By Jackie Gutierrez-Jones | Photography by Ilana Panich-Linsman Zaide Pasion, 17, holds a Sphero BOLT Coding Robot. “Hold on, let me show you something,” says Dr. Maria Elena Cruz. A small sphere encased in clear plastic comes into view, revealing whirring gears, sensors and a glowing LED matrix inside. “This was the inspiration behind our … Read more

Today in Apple history: iTunes Music Store opens its doors

April 28, 2003: Apple opens the iTunes Music Store, revolutionizing the music industry and digital distribution of content. At a time when getting music online mostly means illegal downloads from pirate services like Napster, iTunes quickly proves that customers will pay for songs — provided the service is good enough. iTunes Music Store opens The … Read more