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Why Are Girls Not Pursuing Computer Science Degrees? - Edudemic

Why Are Girls Not Pursuing Computer Science Degrees? - Edudemic | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Why don't more girls pursue technology careers, become scientists, or become computer scientists? They seem to be self-restraining from computer science degrees and more.
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Something we need to change.

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Scott Turner's curator insight, January 3, 2014 5:38 PM
Nice infographic
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Near and dear to me!

3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech
Covering the use of 3D design, printing and virtual worlds in education, but also lots of other geeky-cool school stuff, 3D or not.
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How VR/AR Are Being Used In Education In Spain

How VR/AR Are Being Used In Education In Spain | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
"Did you know that an Egyptian temple can be recreated in a 3D environment and that it is possible to walk through it as a true surround environment without leaving the classroom?
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Geeky-cool stuff! Thanks to Elizabeth E. Charles. 

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Smarter digital assistants and the future of search

Smarter digital assistants and the future of search | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The dream of an ultimate personal assistant isn’t a farfetched sci-fi fantasy like the interactive computing systems in Star Trek. It’s technology available
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This is geeky-cool stuff! 

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A virtual experience of solitary confinement

A virtual experience of solitary confinement | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
What’s it like to spend 23 hours a day in a cell measuring 6x9 feet for days, weeks, months or even years?
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Maybe some more cheerful experiences next? ;)

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Designing For The Internet Of Emotional Things

Designing For The Internet Of Emotional Things | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Personalization algorithms can shape what you discover, where you focus attention, and even who you interact with online.
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MakerBot is done making its own 3D printers

MakerBot is done making its own 3D printers | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
As the high-end 3D printer market cools off, MakerBot decides to outsource its hardware to a general electronics manufacturer.
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High-end market cooling off, low-end is red hot!

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What’s next in 3D printing

What’s next in 3D printing | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Just like his beloved grandfather, Avi Reichental is a maker of things. The difference is, now he can use 3D printers to make almost anything, out of almost any material.
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Free Technology for Teachers

Free Technology for Teachers | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
An Informal Chat About Ed Tech Blogging - Recording

Earlier this evening I hosted a Googl… https://t.co/0f1t4bV243 https://t.co/WVOyLbG7km
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Check out Aurasma if nothing else!

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Augmented Reality Earbuds

Augmented Reality Earbuds | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Doppler Labs's new Here earbuds let you selectively tune inand outthe world around you. Here's what that's like.
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Geeky-cool augmented reality stuff! 

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How 1980s Computer Games Influenced Internet Culture

How 1980s Computer Games Influenced Internet Culture | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Virtual playspaces of the 1980s encouraged openness and creativity, which would later become foundational values of the web.
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Live 360 YouTube Gets Us One Step Closer to the Matrix

Live 360 YouTube Gets Us One Step Closer to the Matrix | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
See the world, live, through someone else's camera lens.
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The Matrix? So cool. ;)

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The Virtuality-Reality Continuum 

The Virtuality-Reality Continuum  | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The Mixed Reality Lab at Oklahoma State University provides a range of AR, VR, and 3D printing tools so that students and faculty researchers in design disciplines can work in virtual, physical, and augmented reality environments.

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Norton Gusky's curator insight, April 21, 6:15 PM
Here's a design lab that mixes three emerging technologies. 
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20 Classroom Setups That Promote Thinking

20 Classroom Setups That Promote Thinking | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
20 Classroom Setups That Promote Thinking

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Good ideas in this
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Virtual Desktop: Future Without Monitors

Virtual Desktop: Future Without Monitors | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
I can trace my computing history along a path of display milestones. The 10-inch VGA monitor that came with my Packard Bell desktop in the '90s was a hug
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A virtual reality game that's good for you 

A virtual reality game that's good for you  | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
It's fitting that the morning I first experienced Deep VR at the Tribeca Film Festival, billed by its creators as a meditative virtual-reality experience,

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Aren't they all? Thanks to Informatics. 

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Inside GE’s Brainy Factory Of The Future

Inside GE’s Brainy Factory Of The Future | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The industrial fringe of Greenville, South Carolina, isn’t the most obvious place to go looking for a glimpse of things to come.
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Linking 3D printing and the Internet! 

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Exploring Chernobyl in virtual reality 

Exploring Chernobyl in virtual reality  | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
How a game development company created a virtual reality experience of Chernobyl
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Not my first choice of destinations, but... ;)

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Peter Mellow's curator insight, April 28, 11:58 PM
A great way to do a field trip, with safety in mind!
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App tackles teenage mental health via gaming

App tackles teenage mental health via gaming | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A game-playing app is designed to help mid-teenage students develop skills and strategies for positive thinking that may help keep depression at bay.
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3D printer produces robot that gets up and walks away

3D printer produces robot that gets up and walks away | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A team of MIT researchers took 3D printing to the next level by creating a robot that can walk as soon as it's made
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But does it come back?? ;)

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New Technologies Nurture STEM Growth in the Classroom

New Technologies Nurture STEM Growth in the Classroom | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
STEM is top of mind among educators and parents for good reason. 
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Please note: 3D printing! 

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Oculus Rift Review and Giveaway

Oculus Rift Review and Giveaway | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Virtual Reality is not new, but it's finally affordable and within our grasp. After four year and two development prototypes, the final consumer edition of the Oculus Rift has arrived.
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OR prices are all over the 3D map on TaoBao.

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Autodesk looks to future of 3D printing 

Autodesk looks to future of 3D printing  | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Like so many organizations these days, Autodesk is a company in transition. It was until recently a traditional boxed software company sellin
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GoPro launching new virtual reality camera, online platform

GoPro launching new virtual reality camera, online platform | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
GoPro launching new virtual reality camera, online platform
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This is gonna be cool! ;)

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Middle Schoolers Built an Arduino Board Game to Explore Ancient Egypt

Middle Schoolers Built an Arduino Board Game to Explore Ancient Egypt | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A hidden sarcophagus, digital dice, mummy voice over, and desert sound effects. This board game looks like it's fun and educational.

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Now this is geeky-cool stuff! Thanks again to Norton Gusky.

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Norton Gusky's curator insight, April 21, 6:38 PM
Quite a creative use of programming to bring ancient Egypt into the game world
Michelle Nimchuk's curator insight, April 22, 6:09 PM

Amazing school project that combines gamification with Ancient Egypt content knowledge and an Arduino Nano.

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Gaming more than a Space Oddity

Gaming more than a Space Oddity | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A brutal and ruthless massive online space game is stretching the boundaries of fun, telling us about ourselves and the wider potential of gaming.

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Go gamers! Thanks to Peter Mellow.

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Could the 3D-printed cast put plaster to pasture?

Could the 3D-printed cast put plaster to pasture? | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
If you've ever had a cast on an arm or leg, then you'll know how uncomfortable, awkward and inconvenient they can be. That's why the NovaCast was created. It's a 3D-printed cast which is custom-made for each patient as needed.
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Yes, it could! ;)

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