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Playground 2.0: Young children don’t want smartphones – they want tablets

Playground 2.0: Young children don’t want smartphones – they want tablets | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
A flurry of reports confirm what has long been suspected – children love tablets and an increasing number now have their own.
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Headset “Removal” for Virtual and Mixed Reality

Headset “Removal” for Virtual and Mixed Reality | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Posted by Vivek Kwatra, Research Scientist and Christian Frueh, Avneesh Sud, Software Engineers Virtual Reality (VR) enables remarkabl
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Autonomous passenger drone service set to take off in Dubai this year

Autonomous passenger drone service set to take off in Dubai this year | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
We first saw Chinese manufacturer Ehang's amazing human-transporting drone at last year’s CES. While this sort of futuristic technology can often take years to reach consumers, anyone wishing to take a trip in the autonomous, flying taxi might be able…
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Will driverless cars change retirement? Only if wary seniors embrace them

Will driverless cars change retirement? Only if wary seniors embrace them | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
It remains to be seen whether seniors will be early adopters of full automation in a vehicle, researchers say
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This wearable device can turn any surface into a keyboard

This wearable device can turn any surface into a keyboard | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
This gear lets you type using any surface anywhere, provided that your device is bluetooth-friendly.
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This Virtual Reality Headset Lets You Control Other Devices With Just Your Eyes

The latest news, infographics, and videos on the science and technology that are shaping the future of humanity, including AI, robotics and virtual reality.
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Future Ready: VR, AR, and MR in the classroom beyond the novelty

Future Ready: VR, AR, and MR in the classroom beyond the novelty | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Future Ready: VR, AR, and MR in the classroom beyond the novelty. Classroom level application of VR, AR, and MR content is a form of job readiness. These emergent technologies are fun and exciting, they can be used to captivate students but what’s the learning value beyond that? As educators we regularly asking ourselves what…
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Robots and drones take over classrooms - BBC News

Robots and drones take over classrooms - BBC News | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
How drones, robots and mixed reality are making their way into the curriculum.
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Now We Can 3D Print Homes for Next to Nothing, Using Mud

The world's largest 3D printer, BigDelta, is close to finishing its first 3D printed house. Using mud as primary material, the project aims to build low cost housing as demand rises.
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U.S. investigators say that Tesla’s autopilot system didn’t fail in a fatal crash

U.S. investigators say that Tesla’s autopilot system didn’t fail in a fatal crash | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
There are still some lingering questions about human distraction while driving in a semi-autonomous car.
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The Only 10 Tech Trends You Need to Know About in 2017

The Only 10 Tech Trends You Need to Know About in 2017 | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Virtual reality, connected cars, Amazon Alexa, iPhone wireless charging? They will all make a splash in 2017. The question you might ask is: Will you be ready?
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The Next Big Thing in 3-D Printing? Shapeshifting Materials

The Next Big Thing in 3-D Printing? Shapeshifting Materials | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
A team of researchers at MIT found a way to alter objects after they're printed.
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CES 2017: Nissan shows how driving will become a desk job

CES 2017: Nissan shows how driving will become a desk job | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
At CES 2017, Nissan showed how drivers will work remotely from command centers, guiding confused self-driving cars.
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A warning from Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Stephen Hawking

A warning from Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Stephen Hawking | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
And today Bill Gates proposed that governments start taxing robot workers the same way we tax human workers: In 2013, policy makers largely ignored two Oxford economists who suggested that 45% of all…
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Apple might make augmented reality a stand-out feature in the iPhone 8

Apple might make augmented reality a stand-out feature in the iPhone 8 | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
20,956 Added | 15 Magazines | 23 Likes | 22 Following | 179.8M Followers | @flipboard | Official Flipboard account
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Tim Cook: Augmented Reality is as big of a technology as the smartphone

Tim Cook: Augmented Reality is as big of a technology as the smartphone | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
While Apple is typically very cautious when discussing upcoming products and technologies, the company's interest in augmented reality is hardly a well-kept secret.
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Top 15 Companies to Watch in 2017

Top 15 Companies to Watch in 2017 | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Get an early scoop on some of next year's leading companies.
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How Google's Amazing AI Start-Up 'DeepMind' Is Making Our World A Smarter Place

How Google's Amazing AI Start-Up 'DeepMind' Is Making Our World A Smarter Place | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
DeepMind, a British AI start-up bought by Google for over half a billion Dollars, is developing the next generation AIs that will help transform our world. Their deep learning algorithms are already improving healthcare and energy systems.
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The largest internet company in 2030? This prediction will probably surprise you

The largest internet company in 2030? This prediction will probably surprise you | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
A top futurist has predicted that the largest internet company of 2030 will be an online school.
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Artificial Intelligence's Next Big Step: Reinforcement Learning - The New Stack

Artificial Intelligence's Next Big Step: Reinforcement Learning - The New Stack | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Almost every machine learning breakthrough you hear about (and most of what’s currently called “artificial intelligence“) is supervised learning; where you start with a curated and labeled data set. But another technique, reinforcement learning, is just starting to make its way out of the research lab. Reinforcement learning is where an agent learns by interacting …
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It Was Only a Matter of Time: Scientists Found a Way to Reverse Signs of Aging

A new experiment looks into the possibility of replicating stem cell-like conditions through intermittent expressions of genes in order to reverse the signs of aging. As a result, human skin cells in a dish looked and behaved young again, and mice with premature aging disease were rejuvenated with a 30% increase in lifespan.
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Bet You Didn't See This Coming: 10 Jobs That Will Be Replaced By Robots

Bet You Didn't See This Coming: 10 Jobs That Will Be Replaced By Robots | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
From insurance to construction to Hollywood, the specter of automation looms for some surprising jobs.
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Chinese billionaire launches biggest education prize - BBC News

Chinese billionaire launches biggest education prize - BBC News | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Internet entrepreneur Charles Chen Yidan is going to award $8m per year to education projects.
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Alphabet’s Waymo says it has cut the cost of crucial self-driving car technology by 90 percent

Alphabet’s Waymo says it has cut the cost of crucial self-driving car technology by 90 percent | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
The key? Building it in-house.
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