Last week, I shared Dr. Klaus Oberauer’s research into how working memory operates and how multitasking is more fiction than reality. One of the key findings in Dr. Oberauer’s work is that there are three functional components of working memory: the active center of attention that is being processed by the brain, the active data [...]
Soon after Maryanne Wolf published “Proust and the Squid,” a history of the science and the development of the reading brain from antiquity to the twenty-first century, she began to receive letters from readers. Hundreds of them. While the backgrounds of the writers varied, a theme began to emerge: the more reading moved online, the less students seemed to understand."
Basic Category Theory by Tom Leinster. From the webpage: Basic Category Theory is an introductory category theory textbook. Features: It doesn’t assume much, either in terms of background or mathematical maturity.
There is a lot of excitement around the current trend to get more people to be into computer programming. Whether or not they end up becoming coders, we can all at least can gain a bit from “computational thinking.” Perhaps with this movement, computer users will all eventually become computational creators. Unlikely, but we can…
Comment "Gust MEES":
OH YES, I remind very well that time! I learned programming in "BASIC" and made any program BETTER, adapted it to my needs, as it was very easy with "Basic"! ALREADY +/- 33 years ago, LOL ;) Monochrome Monitors (ONLY green...) and ONLY 8k of Memory (OK, 16k with upgrade...) with cassettes who needed to get tuned the magnet head sometimes for results, ===> OMG! <=== BUT #FUN :)
We need to step out beyond the safety of footnotes and the words of big-name scholars to reach a level of academic independence In the last couple of months of completing my law thesis I found myself struggling to put things into the simplest terms.
CLiC 1.0, an online tool for the corpus linguistic study of Dickens's novels and other 19th century fiction. http://clic.nottingham.ac.uk:8080/index.html If you have any feedback or are interested in the practical exercises we are developing for use with CLiC please do get in touch. Please note that CLiC 1.0 is still a prototype so not everything is working yet at this stage. ---------------