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Technology Is Completely Upending the Traditional Idea of the Self

Technology Is Completely Upending the Traditional Idea of the Self | Education Technology | Scoop.it
It’s 1630. Galileo is prepared to argue that the Earth revolves around the sun. For many of his contemporaries, however, the best arguments against him are not the theological ones of the church, but simple common sense. Anyone can simply stand on solid ground and watch the sun revolve over...
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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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What Will Education Look Like in a More Open Future?

What Will Education Look Like in a More Open Future? | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Technology and rapidly evolving student needs are influencing how schools can think about trust, autonomy and collaboration.
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Google Tips and Tricks - "I didn't know I could do that in Google!"

Google tips and tricks presentation to educators on Nov. 6, 2014 at BIT14 (ECOO) in Niagara Falls Ontario Canada.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Fenia's curator insight, April 5, 5:52 AM

Excellent presentation

Miguel Garcia Mulet's curator insight, April 7, 7:25 AM

It pays to know how to "google"!

Bobbi Dunham's curator insight, April 14, 8:59 AM

So much fun stuff! Liking Google Keep.

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Why Stephen Hawking and Bill Gates Are Terrified of Artificial Intelligence

Why Stephen Hawking and Bill Gates Are Terrified of Artificial Intelligence | Education Technology | Scoop.it
We don't know how to control super-intelligent machines. How long until a thinking machine -- a smart killer robot, for example -- learns to program itself?...
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MinecraftEdu Takes Hold in Schools

MinecraftEdu Takes Hold in Schools | Education Technology | Scoop.it

Minecraft’s education options are as vast as the game itself. Don’t worry if you feel limited by time or your own imagination. Thousands of others are imaging worlds, too—and are willing to share.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, April 7, 5:15 AM

Interesting article on how Minecraft is being used in education.

Frank Napoli's curator insight, April 7, 7:59 AM

Using a popular game to teach!

Mónica Beloso's curator insight, April 7, 11:12 AM

añada su visión ...

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New tech creates buttons and shapes in mid-air - CNN.com

New tech creates buttons and shapes in mid-air - CNN.com | Education Technology | Scoop.it
UltraHaptics is a young company with a big dream: changing the way we interact with electronic devices.
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The Best Free Grammar Websites - Psychowith6

The Best Free Grammar Websites - Psychowith6 | Education Technology | Scoop.it
  If your students struggle with grammar or find i …
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BionicANTs | Festo Corporate

BionicANTs | Festo Corporate | Education Technology | Scoop.it
For the BionicANTs, Festo has not only technically implemented the delicate anatomy of ants, but also their cooperative behaviour.
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Huge Game Changer For Wearable Technology - Indestructible Batteries

Huge Game Changer For Wearable Technology - Indestructible Batteries | Education Technology | Scoop.it
ProLogium is a Taiwanese company currently in the field of battery manufacturing that having spent the last 7 years in deep R&D mode, developing, testing have finally released a radically new b...

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As well as being lighter and much more flexible, FLCB-based batteries are also intrinsically safer. FLCB batteries do not catch fire, start to smoke or leak under almost any circumstances including physical, thermal or electrical impact. This is really good news for wearables which by their very nature will be close to the body, opening up several new applications that include today’s wearable technology in clothes, watches, jewellery, headsets and more. The FLCB batteries can be injection inserted or moulded in manufacturing processes that can reach temperatures of up to 2600 Celsius. They also don’t suffer from ‘Salting Out’ issues that plague electrolytic solutions and they can withstand cutting, piercing and even burning.


It’s also important to note that in terms of battery life, ProLogium claim their FLCB technology also provides exceptional energy density, with anywhere up to double that of standard lithium polymer batteries today, so there is no performance hit in terms of mAh figures with FLCBs. The most exciting aspect however, is the fact that an FLCB will continue to function after physical impact or even outright mutilation.


Being based on a printed circuit board, these FLCB batteries can also carry the signal and be joined to together as integral components in the device itself. This means that essentially the battery can be integrated in to the design, becoming part of the device itself, not a single and unwanted appendage that provides power.

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Wearables needs solutions like this. Another great advancement.

Russell R. Roberts, Jr.'s curator insight, March 28, 9:31 PM

This could be the breakthrough that clothing manufacturers have been waiting for.  When your wearable technology gets dirty, just wash it and don't worry about the survivability of its power components. You now can be "wired for success."  This is totally "shocking"--pardon the pun.  Aloha, Russ.

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Comparing the Generations

Comparing the Generations | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Our analysis finds that Millennials stand apart from the young adults of the Silent generation when it comes to education, employment and home life.
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An Open Google Now Is About to Make Android Super Smart | WIRED

An Open Google Now Is About to Make Android Super Smart | WIRED | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Google Now plans to open its API to all apps, which would help the service go from "very useful" to "absolutely essential."
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Magic Leap Shows Off Its Augmented Reality Gaming

Magic Leap Shows Off Its Augmented Reality Gaming | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Magic Leap, the mysterious virtual reality company funded by Google, has today released a first look at its AR games experience with its headset.  The video, which was created in collaboration…
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Researchers develop revolutionary 3D printing technology

Researchers develop revolutionary 3D printing technology | Education Technology | Scoop.it
A 3D printing technology developed by Silicon Valley startup, Carbon3D Inc., enables objects to rise from a liquid media continuously rather than being built layer by layer as they have been for the past 25 years, representing a fundamentally new approach to 3D printing. The technology, to appear as ...
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This amazing map shows just how little of our galaxy we’ve explored so far | ExtremeTech

This amazing map shows just how little of our galaxy we’ve explored so far | ExtremeTech | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Astronomers have discovered a gas giant planet that's roughly 13,000 light-years from Earth -- among the furthest ever known -- and yet there's still so much more to find.
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TVP Magazine Issue no. 18

TVP Magazine Issue no. 18 | Education Technology | Scoop.it
In this issue, we look at two very important topics in detail:
First, we show the impact that our eating habits have, both on ourselves, and the environment (how many animals we raise to create food, how efficient they are in producing food,
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25 Google Search Shortcuts You Need to Know | Scholastic.com

25 Google Search Shortcuts You Need to Know | Scholastic.com | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Use these search engine shortcuts to save valuable time finding the information you need by simply using a single word or phrase.
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Deans announce new Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Deans announce new Institute for Data, Systems, and Society | Education Technology | Scoop.it
MIT-wide effort aims to bring the power of data to the people.
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Smithsonian Science Education Center - What Makes an Effective Science Video?

Smithsonian Science Education Center - What Makes an Effective Science Video? | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Smithsonian Science Education Center originally shared to STEM on Google+ (❖ Technology): What makes an effective science video?

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Inside The Dark Web - Documentary - YouTube


Twenty-five years after the World Wide Web was created, the issue of surveillance has become the greatest controversy of its existence. With many concerned that governments and corporations can monitor people's every move, this programme meets hackers and scientists who are using technology to fight back, as well as the law enforcement officers who believe it's leading to opportunities for risk-free crimes.

With contributors including World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee and WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange.

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What MIT Is Learning About Online Courses and Working from Home

What MIT Is Learning About Online Courses and Working from Home | Education Technology | Scoop.it
An interview with Peter Hirst, director of Executive Education at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
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Edyn is a smart garden system that monitors and tracks environmental conditions, helping you make your plants thrive.

Edyn is a smart garden system that monitors and tracks environmental conditions, helping you make your plants thrive. | Education Technology | Scoop.it
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Hacking your brain is just the beginning

Hacking your brain is just the beginning | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Brains are getting smarter. In this episode of Invention Factory, we explore how scientists are harnessing the power of the mind to achieve what once seemed impossible. From microelectronic brain implants that allow us to control machines with our thoughts, to training the brain to push the body to new limits – we'll test the limits of human potential and see what we are truly capable of through science and technology.
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The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Education

The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Education | Education Technology | Scoop.it
From inspiring life-long learning to empowering teachers, these organizations are taking the education business to school.
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Fantastic Apps for Teachers - YouthBuild Charter

Fantastic Apps for Teachers - YouthBuild Charter | Education Technology | Scoop.it
These apps are a must-have for any teacher.
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Google Maps iOS app adds full-screen maps, improved voice search & transit directions

Google Maps iOS app adds full-screen maps, improved voice search & transit directions | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Google Maps for iPhone and iPad has received an update to version 4.4.0 bringing a new full-screen map view, improved transit directions and voice search, and the ability to filter search results f...
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Stanford Chief Wants Higher Ed to Be ‘Affordable, Accessible, Adaptable’

Stanford Chief Wants Higher Ed to Be ‘Affordable, Accessible, Adaptable’ | Education Technology | Scoop.it
Technology has a role in meeting the challenge, John L. Hennessy told leaders at the American Council on Education's annual gathering. But first it has problems of its own to solve.
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