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iPhone 7 release date, news and rumours

iPhone 7 release date, news and rumours | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
We don't know much, but we know we want it
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iPhone's newest baby will be in stores soon, but is it worth it? These improvements sound great, but the people will decide.

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Apple passes Google as the world's most valuable brand, ranking says

Apple passes Google as the world's most valuable brand, ranking says | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
Apple has reclaimed a long-running title as the world's most valuable brand after Google's stint in the top spot briefly disrupted its reign last year.
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Congrats to Mac!

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DIY: Magic Mirror!

DIY: Magic Mirror! | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
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This is one of the coolest DIYs ever. High tech info mirror for your morning routine :)

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125 Best People to Follow on Twitter for Social Media Geeks

125 Best People to Follow on Twitter for Social Media Geeks | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
Do you LOVE social media but you're bored with your Twitter feed? No problem. Here are 125 of the best people to follow on Twitter for social media geeks.
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The founder of MOZ has a sweet mustache, and this list of social media geeks to follow will help you out a bunch too :)

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Taking a break: unplugging from smartphones with new apps - Reuters

Taking a break: unplugging from smartphones with new apps - Reuters | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
TORONTO (Reuters) - Smartphone users feeling overwhelmed by the onslaught of communications and devices vying for their time can turn to new apps to help them take a break and concentrate on other things.   ...
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Unplug from your smartphone the right way.

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Chrome OS update brings multiple user log-ins and more

Chrome OS update brings multiple user log-ins and more | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
Folks who share that Chromebook with one or two other people will be happy to download the latest Chrome OS update. The new version adds in Multi Sign-in
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Chrome books are getting a major upgrade! 

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The Near Future Of Implantable Technology - YouTube

Jennifer French is the 2012 Rolex Yachtswoman of the Year, a silver medalist in sailing, and a quadriplegic. She is the first woman to receive the implanted ...
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Technology is just making things easier, its moving in the direction of changing people's lives for the better, too. 

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Sprint family promo lets you share at least 20GB of data for $100

Sprint family promo lets you share at least 20GB of data for $100 | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
engadget:
“ Sprint family promo lets you share at least 20GB of data for $100 per month
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Get it while it lasts!

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▶ How the Maker Movement Connects Students to Engineering and Technology - YouTube

▶ How the Maker Movement Connects Students to Engineering and Technology - YouTube | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
Eighth-grader Quin uses his passion for electronics to teach fellow students about 3D printing, arduinos, and other hands-on lessons in STEM skills. More res...




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Youth engage with tech and get super inspired to create!

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, August 4, 2014 5:32 PM

For more resources on STEM Education visit http://bit.ly/1640Tbl

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Laughing Squid — Scientifically Accurate Version of ‘Sonic the...

Laughing Squid — Scientifically Accurate Version of ‘Sonic the... | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
Scientifically Accurate Version of ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ by ADHD
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Remember 90s tech? We can make fun of Sega Genesis now :)

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Madmen in the Modern Tech World

Madmen in the Modern Tech World | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
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They would RULE.

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Introduction to Google Classroom

Introduction to Google Classroom | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it

With the recent announcement of Google Classroom, school districts and educators across the country that are currently integrating Google Apps for Education into their classrooms are awaiting the opportunity to gain access to Google’s workflow solution.


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Hurray! When we use technology in the classroom, we are priming the next generation for innovation and creativity. 

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, July 27, 2014 3:13 AM

Google classroom still looks pretty basic compared to many other VLEs, but if you are a Google app freak this may be a useful tool for you.


Pamela Hills's curator insight, July 29, 2014 9:23 AM

 The class rooms of future are all ready here <3

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Educators Need to be 21st Century Learners Too…

Educators Need to be 21st Century Learners Too… | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it

We expect our children to develop these skills. We integrate these skills in our every day lessons so that our students can grow and expand their knowledge. We create spaces so that our students can create and collaborate, whether it is a physical space or a virtual space. We expect our students to be good digital citizens, using devices, programs, and tools responsibly. We want our students to ask questions and explore for answers. We expect our students to learn, grow, and then reflect on that learning.


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We are educating the next generation using tech full-time, are our educators prepared? 

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Dean Mantz's curator insight, July 25, 2014 11:59 AM

Thank you Nik Peachey for sharing this article on Scoop.it

 

This article contains some great points to enrich discussions why current and future teachers need to be learners in today's world of technology and education. 

N Kaspar's curator insight, July 25, 2014 8:14 PM

Worth the read.

TWCLibrary's curator insight, August 1, 2014 2:17 AM

Some good points about building a PLN

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Teenagers Create Innovative Door Handle That Kills 99.8 Percent of Germs

Teenagers Create Innovative Door Handle That Kills 99.8 Percent of Germs | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
A couple of teenage students from Hong Kong have created an innovative door handle that kills 99.8% of known germs. Their invention relies on titanium dioxide and UV light.

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These kids are brilliant. Eliminating germs on door handles can sharply decrease sickness in the workplace, and everywhere else.

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Execu-Session with Philippe Cesson

Execu-Session with Philippe Cesson | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it

Charles Andrews, Vistage CEO Advisory Board Chair, commented on after having experienced one of Phil's presentations, " I was [personally] inspired by the range of new tools he brought to the table to the degree where I came back to the office the next and rebuilt my website! So the tools really helped…" 

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Thanks for the compliment Charles! We seek to inspire and educate CEOs on the fast moving technological world that can enhance your business when used effectively.  

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11 key predictions on the future of social media

11 key predictions on the future of social media | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
What will social media look like in 2039? Experts say by then it will be integrated into wearables that will track our daily habits.
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Exciting and interesting guesses, like reading a bunch of paragraph-length short stories. 

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Social Media Turning Out To Help Teachers Gain PD -- THE Journal

Social Media Turning Out To Help Teachers Gain PD -- THE Journal | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
While technology is very helpful for student engagement and motivation, where it really shines is in providing professional development and opportunities for teachers to collaborate with colleagues.
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This article lists examples of how social media can improve teacher awareness... maybe even keep them ahead of the kids ;)

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How architecture helped music evolve

How architecture helped music evolve | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
As his career grew, David Byrne went from playing CBGB to Carnegie Hall. He asks: Does the venue make the music? From outdoor drumming to Wagnerian operas to arena rock, he explores how context has pushed musical innovation.

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Architecture, tech and music working together via David Byrne.

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A. Perry Homes's curator insight, September 26, 2014 2:52 PM

This is a fascinating Ted Talk about how architecture, technology and music have intertwined through out time, changing each other the entire time. 

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The language of the internet of things

The language of the internet of things | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
THERE was a time, not long ago, when access to the internet could be gained only through a computer. Now people can get to it using phones, tablets and some games...
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Creating a common language for the "Internet of Things" will be an arduous, but fulfilling undertaking for the public. 

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Generation Nice - NYTimes.com

Generation Nice - NYTimes.com | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
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Here's a well-rounded article on millennials, we're a multifaceted bunch :)  

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Tumblr: CESSON 3.0 — What does it cost to feed a stray animal in Istanbul?

Tumblr: CESSON 3.0 — What does it cost to feed a stray animal in Istanbul? | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it

These Recycling Boxes are helping feed stray animals by dispensing pet food whenever a plastic bottle is recycled.

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We can be self-sustaining if we work together :)

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Robotic suit gives shipyard workers super strength - health - 04 August 2014 - New Scientist

Robotic suit gives shipyard workers super strength - health - 04 August 2014 - New Scientist | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
Workers building the world's biggest ships could soon don robotic exoskeletons to lug around 100-kilogram hunks of metal as if they're nothing

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It's the future, and soon we won't need superheros because it'll just be us with these awesome tech gadgets. 

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Prototype Improves Mobile Typing by Ditching the Keyboard

Prototype Improves Mobile Typing by Ditching the Keyboard | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
Typing on mobile devices such as tablets and phones is notoriously dodgy. It can be done, but it’s awkward, inefficient and frustrating. Sort of like rooting for the Chicago Cub...
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This is so exciting! iPhones, HTC, Nokia, all touch screens could use some serious improvement. 

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HTC's next Windows Phone is coming to Verizon with an awkward name

HTC's next Windows Phone is coming to Verizon with an awkward name | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
More than a few eyebrows were raised when talk surfaced of an HTC One for Windows Phone. How close would it be to the Android original? Would it bring
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Yes say that five times fast, at least we'll know the brand.

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Why Diversity In Tech Matters: 'People Solve Problems That They See'

Why Diversity In Tech Matters: 'People Solve Problems That They See' | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
Host Michel Martin talks to a roundtable of activists and innovators about the future of technology, and recruiting the next generation of African-Americans and Latinos into the tech field.
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Part of a series about minorities in technology. NAACP CEO makes some interesting points about identifying talent in Latino/Black communities by closing the gap in technology/language access apparent in minority communities.

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