Emerging Technologies to Transform the World
6 views | +0 today
Follow
Emerging Technologies to Transform the World
Emerging Technologies are transforming our lives. What's next?
Curated by dwoodwar
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by dwoodwar
Scoop.it!

IBM Next 5 in 5: 2011

IBM unveils its sixth annual "Next 5 in 5" -- a list of innovations with the potential to change the way people work, live and play over the next five years.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by dwoodwar from Playful Learning
Scoop.it!

A TED Talk About What Gaming Does For Your Grey Matter

A TED Talk About What Gaming Does For Your Grey Matter | Emerging Technologies to Transform the World | Scoop.it
Professor Daphne Bavelier’s research on gaming and its effects on the brain and vision has been covered here several times before, but this is t...

Via Anna Goldfeder
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by dwoodwar
Scoop.it!

Nanotechnology: smiles all round

Nanotechnology: smiles all round | Emerging Technologies to Transform the World | Scoop.it
Nanotechnology: smiles all round (Nanotechnology: smiles all round - Nanowerk LLC http://t.co/zN978KVH...)...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by dwoodwar from Playful Learning
Scoop.it!

8 Great Posts on Game Based Learning and Gamification

8 Great Posts on Game Based Learning and Gamification | Emerging Technologies to Transform the World | Scoop.it
Remember 2011? I know... it seems like a long time ago. This time last fall, we were just wrapping up an 8 part blog series on gamification and game based learning.

Via Maria Margarida Correia, Anna Goldfeder
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by dwoodwar from Playful Learning
Scoop.it!

Can Robots Help Autistic Kids Connect?

Can Robots Help Autistic Kids Connect? | Emerging Technologies to Transform the World | Scoop.it

Toy robots can bring out the kid in anyone, but children with autism are especially mesmerized by them. Popchilla might look like an adorable plaything, but it’s way more than that. It’s a special tool that can be controlled by parents or therapists to help interact with autistic children.


Via Anna Goldfeder
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by dwoodwar
Scoop.it!

Four short links: 28 November 2012 - O'Reilly Radar

Four short links: 28 November 2012 - O'Reilly Radar | Emerging Technologies to Transform the World | Scoop.it
Moral Machines -- it will no longer be optional for machines to have ethical systems. Your car is speeding along a bridge at fifty miles per hour when errant...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by dwoodwar from Playful Learning
Scoop.it!

10 Ways Teachers Use massively multplayer online role-playing games (MMOs) in the Classroom

10 Ways Teachers Use massively multplayer online role-playing games (MMOs) in the Classroom | Emerging Technologies to Transform the World | Scoop.it

The media tends to love a story of some Cheeto-dusted, Mountain Dew-chugging troglodyte landing in rehab because Everquest or World of Warcraft more or less encompassed every millisecond of their lives and they, like, totally thought they were a Blood Elf mage in real life or something. Except MMORPGs, or massively multiplayer online role-playing games, actually benefit society when applied to certain situations, but nobody ever talks about it. Academics have seized upon these games in order to better illustrate classroom lessons, build necessary character skills, and other lovely things you’ll find out if you keep reading.


Via AvatarGeneration, Anna Goldfeder
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by dwoodwar from Playful Learning
Scoop.it!

8 Insane Schools, Playgrounds, And Libraries Of The Future

8 Insane Schools, Playgrounds, And Libraries Of The Future | Emerging Technologies to Transform the World | Scoop.it
Gone are the days when schools and libraries were large, impersonal institutions of learning. Today, architects are pushing the boundaries of learning spaces, putting kids in environments that we may not recognize as a school.

Via Anna Goldfeder
more...
No comment yet.