Linux robot teaches coding, shoots lasers

Makeblock’s “Codeybot” is a dancing, singing, laser-shooting robot that runs OpenWrt Linux, and teaches kids how to program using mBlockly. With 42 days left on Kickstarter, Shenzhen-based Makeblock is close to achieving its $100,000 goal for its Codeybot educational robot. The $99 packages are gone, but you can still pick...