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Are the robots about to rise? Ray Kurzweil, Google's new director of engineering thinks so…

Are the robots about to rise? Ray Kurzweil, Google's new director of engineering thinks so… | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Ray Kurzweil popularised the Teminator-like moment he called the 'singularity', when artificial intelligence overtakes human thinking.
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Our young people need to study science and technology for a brighter future

Our young people need to study science and technology for a brighter future | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
John Naughton: Britain should take urgent action to nurture the skills necessary for a dynamic, knowledge-based economy
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Create a Simple e-Learning Game

Create a Simple e-Learning Game | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
E-Learning Heroes: Step-by-step tutorials for building better courses, fast answers to your e-learning questions, free downloads for your e-learning projects.

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Sieg Holle's curator insight, February 28, 2014 10:09 AM

Will try to use this to make a government cancer treatment game.

 

Alison Hewett's curator insight, February 28, 2014 3:51 PM

Interesting ideas for presenting questions in a board game format.

Anju Patel's curator insight, September 22, 2014 4:31 AM

These templates are really good.

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Nine-hour tests and lots of pressure: welcome to the Chinese school system

Nine-hour tests and lots of pressure: welcome to the Chinese school system | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Chinese schooling receives global praise – but not from China's parents or educators, who find things to admire in the UK system
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5 Reasons You Should Stop Hiring Based on Titles

5 Reasons You Should Stop Hiring Based on Titles | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
While it's tempting to search for candidates who have experience in the role you are looking to fill, look for applicants with the skills you need instead.
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Mobile Contacts Are Now The Real Social Network

Mobile Contacts Are Now The Real Social Network | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Editor’s note: Peter Yared is the CTO/CIO at CBS Interactive. Follow him on Twitter @peteryared.
Facebook’s surprising acquisition of WhatsApp signals that it has realized that users’ true social network is the contact list on their smartphones.
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How the new wearable computers are fighting for the mainstream

How the new wearable computers are fighting for the mainstream | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
The Avegant Glyph and Laforge Icis are using crowdfunding to reach a broader audience - and ditch the geek image of wearable technologies. By Alex Hern
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Climate change: will quinoa weather the storm?

Climate change: will quinoa weather the storm? | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Caspar van Vark on why time is ripe for planting a climate-resistant crop
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Google prueba un móvil con sensores para 3D

Google prueba un móvil con sensores para 3D | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Google ha desvelado un prototipo de smartphone que permite crear mapas 3D del entorno del usuario en tiempo real. El aparato se presentará el 14 de marzo.
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Free Form Metal 3D Printer

Free Form Metal 3D Printer | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
3D metal printing has hit another milestone with a free form metal 3D printer that can print steel, stainless steel, and more without support structures.
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U.K. Libraries Offer Free Article Access to Walk-Ins

U.K. Libraries Offer Free Article Access to Walk-Ins | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Public libraries in the United Kingdom are set to play a role in expanding public access to academic research via the recently announced “Access to Research” plan. Thousands of research journal articles will be made available for free: but only on computers located physically within a public library, not remotely.
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Zuckerberg, ¡Prohibido cruzar los datos de Facebook, Instagram y de Whatsapp!

Zuckerberg, ¡Prohibido cruzar los datos de Facebook, Instagram y de Whatsapp! | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
© Gloria Rodríguez Facebook, Instagram y WhatsApp son del mismo dueño. Y esto es un drama. Quiere decir que nuestra vida social, toda ella con sus fotos, y sus conversaciones, las más triviales y las más profundas, son patrimonio de nuestro vecino favorito de Palo Alto que compra cookies a...
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You Don’t Need a Survey to Know if Your Employees are Engaged

You Don’t Need a Survey to Know if Your Employees are Engaged | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
With a veritable army of scientific researchers, the Gallup Organization spent decades developing their famed Q12 Survey.
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Should we be mindful of mindfulness?

Should we be mindful of mindfulness? | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
It has been prescribed by the NHS for depression since 2004 but recently mindfulness has spawned a whole industry of evening classes and smartphone apps. What is the evidence that the practice – part meditation, part CBT – works?
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Playing Tetris for three minutes can cut strength of cravings, study shows

Playing Tetris for three minutes can cut strength of cravings, study shows | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it

Visual stimulation provided by computer game can reduce cravings for food, cigarettes and alcohol, psychologists say


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The UK needs a revolution in the way maths is taught. Here's why…

The UK needs a revolution in the way maths is taught. Here's why… | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Learning by rote is not the answer – unlocking the creative power of problem-solving is what will enthuse British schoolchildren and make them world-class, argues mathematician Conrad Wolfram
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Moritz: “El sentido común ayuda más que el plan de negocios”

Moritz: “El sentido común ayuda más que el plan de negocios” | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Inversores que arriesgan hay muchos, miles; pero como Michael Moritz, pocos. Su leyenda se forjó cuando invirtió, hace cinco años, en unos veinteañeros que se habían inventado una cosa llamada Yahoo!.
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Kansas teen makes hand for a friend using 3D printer

Kansas teen makes hand for a friend using 3D printer | Managing Technology and Talent for Learning & Innovation | Scoop.it
Mason Wilde and Matthew When Mason Wilde was 4 years old, he took apart his mother’s dining room table and gliding ottoman. He pretty much built a computer f
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