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Is This The World's Greenest Video Wall?

Is This The World's Greenest Video Wall? | Education Technology | Scoop.it
LED technology generates plenty of articles focused on its energy efficiency properties for lighting.
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"But when it comes to addressing power consumption for massive, large-format video walls, laser phosphor displays (LPDs) are also starting to steal headlines."

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Will Work For Free | OFFICIAL RELEASE | 2013

Will Work For Free is a documentary by Sam Vallely on the subject of technological unemployment. this work is protected under fair use and will always be fre...
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How computers change the way we learn

How computers change the way we learn | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Can technology improve the way we learn and think? Google’s head of research argues we're headed into a new era of education.
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Metal 3D Printing |

Metal 3D Printing | | Education Technology | Scoop.it

 

3D printing in metal is going to allow more innovation and products to be designed and changed quickly, taking it beyond the limited industries it is confined to at present.

 
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Google publishes guide for iPhone users switching Android

Google publishes guide for iPhone users switching Android | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Google has published a guide for iPhone users who want to migrate over to Android. The new guide covers transferring your photos, music, and contacts.
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The Ten Best Accounting Apps for Small Business Owners Who HATE Bookkeeping

The Ten Best Accounting Apps for Small Business Owners Who HATE Bookkeeping | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Wow, it seems like there are a million small business accounting apps on the market, with more coming out all the time. In fact, many of them are great, and one is often just as good as another, in terms of features. So it becomes a challenge to distinguish one accounting app for another, especially for small business owners who hate accounting. Let's face it, that's the case quite often - maybe most of the time!
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GT | News Center :: Researchers develop world’s thinnest electric generator

GT | News Center :: Researchers develop world’s thinnest electric generator | Education Technology | Scoop.it

Researchers from Columbia Engineering and the Georgia Institute of Technology have reported the first experimental observation of piezoelectricity and the piezotronic effect in an atomically thin material, molybdenum disulfide (MoS2), resulting in a unique electric generator and mechanosensation devices that are optically transparent, extremely light, and very bendable and stretchable.

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The Wait's Over: Mac OS X Yosemite Is Available Now | WIRED

The Wait's Over: Mac OS X Yosemite Is Available Now | WIRED | Education Technology | Scoop.it
The wait is over. Yosemite is available to the masses starting at noon today as a free download on compatible Macs running OS X 10.6.8 or later.
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3D printed heart saves baby’s life as medical technology leaps ahead

3D printed heart saves baby’s life as medical technology leaps ahead | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Surgeons at a New York hospital have credited 3D printing with helping to save the life of a 2-week-old baby who required complicated heart surgery.
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The NSA and Me - The Intercept

The NSA and Me - The Intercept | Education Technology | Scoop.it
James Bamford literally wrote the book on the National Security Agency, spending 30 years obsessively documenting the secretive agency in print. Today, for the first time, he tells the story of his brief turn as an NSA whistleblower.
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Singularity HUB: What We're Reading and Watching This Week (up to Sept 20, 2014)

Singularity HUB: What We're Reading and Watching This Week (up to Sept 20, 2014) | Education Technology | Scoop.it

 In the midst of all the technological progress being made globally on a daily basis, sometimes it's tough to appreciate how we're changing as humans

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MyStorybook.com - Free Storybook Making Online

MyStorybook.com - Free Storybook Making Online | Education Technology | Scoop.it

Write and share your very own storybooks with this free online app!

 


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 21, 6:57 AM

This is a nice tool to use with younger learners to get them writing and publishing their own illustrated books.

A.K.Andrew's curator insight, September 25, 5:59 PM

Looks like a great tool for young and not so young!

natasha dcosta's curator insight, October 3, 11:40 PM

teachers and technology 

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'Soft' Robots From MIT and Harvard Open Up Possibilities for New Class of Bots

'Soft' Robots From MIT and Harvard Open Up Possibilities for New Class of Bots | Education Technology | Scoop.it

The science of soft robotics is making big leaps as teams from MIT and Harvard have recently shown off new prototypes, hoping to challenge the way.

 

MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, led by director Daniela Rus, already has a portfolio of untraditional robots, inspired by the movements of living creatures. Their robots fly like falcons, perch like pigeons, and swim like swordfish. This week, at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, a new robot was unveiled which moves like a snake through a pipe-like environment without the need for a human operator.

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“I want to challenge the notion that robots have to look or act a certain way”, says Andrew Marchese, a doctoral candidate at MIT’s CSAIL who worked on the project.

 
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First Look At 3D Camera App 3DAround | TechCrunch

What if you could shoot those cool 360-degree, swivel-around photos you see on ecommerce sites or in The Matrix with just your smartphone? Then you'd be using..
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Better Ways to Learn - NYTimes.com

Better Ways to Learn - NYTimes.com | Education Technology | Scoop.it

For starters, long and focused study sessions may seem productive, but chances are you are spending most of your brainpower on trying to maintain your concentration for a long period of time. That doesn’t leave a lot of brain energy for learning.


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PCGS_EduOMT's curator insight, October 16, 5:35 AM

Good reflexion and tips for students and teachers

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Viljenka Savli's curator insight, October 17, 3:11 AM

“It’s hard to sit there and push yourself for hours,” Mr. Carey says. “You’re spending a lot of effort just staying there, when there are other ways to make the learning more efficient, fun and interesting.”

The first step toward better learning is to simply change your study environment from time to time. Rather than sitting at your desk or the kitchen table studying for hours, finding some new scenery will create new associations in your brain and make it easier to recall information later.

“The brain wants variation,” Mr. Carey says. “It wants to move, it wants to take periodic breaks.”

This is one of the important highlights in the article. Worth reading and doing some changes on yourself and when teaching others :)

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Physics Games - online physics-based games

A collection of physics-based games that can be played online and embedded into your blog or website.
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The evolution of the web

The evolution of the web | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Interactive infographic about the evolution of browsers and the web. This infographic features major web browsers since 1993 such as Mosaic, Netscape, Opera, Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, and Chrome, as well as key developments in web technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
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When Science Becomes Art: Physicists Turn Higgs Boson Data into Music - Learning Mind

When Science Becomes Art: Physicists Turn Higgs Boson Data into Music - Learning Mind | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Listen as physicists turn data from their research at CERN's Large Hadron Collider into a musical composition.
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Microsoft’s Strange Quest for the Topological Qubit | MIT Technology Review

Microsoft’s Strange Quest for the Topological Qubit | MIT Technology Review | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Can an aging corporation’s adventures in fundamental physics research open a new era of unimaginably powerful computers?
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On Sale at Last: Kano, the Charming Kit for Building Your Own Computer | WIRED

On Sale at Last: Kano, the Charming Kit for Building Your Own Computer | WIRED | Education Technology | Scoop.it
For those of you unfamiliar with Kano, here’s a little refresher.
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This Algorithm Predicts A Neighborhood's Crime Rate Using Google Street View

This Algorithm Predicts A Neighborhood's Crime Rate Using Google Street View | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Can you find the nearest McDonald's based on a single photo? This computer can.
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Emotiv Insight Brain Activity Headset - Cool Wearable

Emotiv Insight Brain Activity Headset - Cool Wearable | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Tweet Tweet Meet the Emotiv Insight: a brain reading headset that helps you optimize your brain fitness and measure your
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This Week's Best Stories from Around the Web

This Week's Best Stories from Around the Web | Education Technology | Scoop.it
While much of the media this week was obsessing over the latest gadget rollout from Apple, a handful of great stories made their way
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GLOBAL CEO | Top 50 technology companies to watch

GLOBAL CEO | Top 50 technology companies to watch | Education Technology | Scoop.it
The explosion in new digital gadgets and the rapid advances in genetic knowledge have remodelled the landscape for tech companies. Old-fashioned brands are in
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Avi Reichental: What’s next in 3D printing - YouTube

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 ...
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