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10 Types of Bosses You Don't Want to Work With

10 Types of Bosses You Don't Want to Work With | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
What type of boss do you have?
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From Chalkboards To Chat Boards: What Will eLearning Look Like In 2075? - Edudemic

From Chalkboards To Chat Boards: What Will eLearning Look Like In 2075? - Edudemic | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Albert Einstein said: “Your imagination is a preview of coming attractions.” When we consider education, does this mean that we will eventually live in a world where learning feels more like play and everyone has access to equal education? Will we live in a world where learning is individualized so every student maximally benefits from …
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Computer Eyesight Gets a Lot More Accurate

Computer Eyesight Gets a Lot More Accurate | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Machines still can’t see and identify objects as well as humans, but researchers participating in a contest say error rates have been cut in half over the last year.
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Scary Smart Video Predicts Automation Will Make Human Work Obsolete

Scary Smart Video Predicts Automation Will Make Human Work Obsolete | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
If you've ever scoffed at the notion of robots one day taking your job, you probably shouldn't watch this very scary video.
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The 50 Best Celebrity Ice Bucket Challenge Videos

The 50 Best Celebrity Ice Bucket Challenge Videos | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
These celebrities have taken on the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for ALS.
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Bill Gates Answers Ice Bucket Challenge With World's Nerdiest Video

Bill Gates Answers Ice Bucket Challenge With World's Nerdiest Video | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Bill Gates designs a high-tech solution to a low-tech problem.
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Genetically Modified Food is the Future, says Nicholas Negroponte | Big Think

Genetically Modified Food is the Future, says Nicholas Negroponte  | Big Think | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Is the end near? Recent studies by KPMG, the UK Government Office of Science, and now the US National Science Foundation-supported National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center claim that civilization is headed toward converging catastrophes that will hit deeply in the next 15 years or so. Time to ...
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Textbooks, tech, and social media: What do students prefer? [Infographic]

Textbooks, tech, and social media: What do students prefer? [Infographic] | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Recent reports from CampusBooks.com and Uversity detail the ever-changing demands of today's students.
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If a Self-Driving Car Gets in an Accident, Who Is Liable?

If a Self-Driving Car Gets in an Accident, Who Is Liable? | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
On first contact with the idea that robots should be extended legal personhood, it sounds crazy. Robots aren't people!
And that is true. But the concept of legal personhood is l...
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Smartphones Overstate Their Social Intelligence

Smartphones Overstate Their Social Intelligence | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
With access to our calendars, contacts and location, phones should be able to communicate with great intelligence, but often buzz at just the wrong time.
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10 Robin Williams Quotes From the Man Who Inspired Us With Laughter

10 Robin Williams Quotes From the Man Who Inspired Us With Laughter | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The death of Robin Williams silenced one of Hollywood's most famous voices. Here, a collection of quotes to remember him by.
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The great grade deflation experiment, STEM vs. humanities

The great grade deflation experiment, STEM vs. humanities | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Some data from Princeton's report on the school's efforts to curb grade inflation and how different departments fared.
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Publishers Turn to the Crowd to Find the Next Best Seller

Publishers Turn to the Crowd to Find the Next Best Seller | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Publishers are increasingly tapping the collective wisdom of the crowd to help them in the hunt for literary treasures on the web.
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Textbooks, tech, and social media: What do students prefer? [Infographic]

Textbooks, tech, and social media: What do students prefer? [Infographic] | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Recent reports from CampusBooks.com and Uversity detail the ever-changing demands of today's students.
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Warning: This Robocar Video is NSFL - IEEE Spectrum

Warning: This Robocar Video is NSFL - IEEE Spectrum | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
It's not safe for living. So please don’t do the precise thing we’re about to show you
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Harvard tops Chinese list of world's best universities

Harvard tops Chinese list of world's best universities | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
This is the 12th year the Ivy League school has taken the top honor from Shanghai Jiao Tong University's Center for World-Class Universities.
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20 Moments When We Needed Siri and She Let Us Down

20 Moments When We Needed Siri and She Let Us Down | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
A list of times where Siri has failed us, or gave us a 'tude.
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Overstock to Allow International Customers to Pay in Bitcoin

Overstock to Allow International Customers to Pay in Bitcoin | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The move by popular retailers like Overstock to accept Bitcoins for international transactions could lead to more widespread adoption of the virtual currency.
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In the Sharing Economy, Workers Find Both Freedom and Uncertainty

In the Sharing Economy, Workers Find Both Freedom and Uncertainty | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Workers are their own bosses in the sharing economy, but that flexibility also brings much uncertainty — and few of the protections of full-time work.
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As World Boils, Fingers Point Obama’s Way

As World Boils, Fingers Point Obama’s Way | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Buffeted by international instability, the president stresses that there are limits to American power, and that the chief executive is not omnipotent.
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16 Hilarious Confessions About Being Fired

16 Hilarious Confessions About Being Fired | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
From reasons why they were booted out to embarrassing stories, these confessions from people who were fired from their jobs will give you a good laugh.
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Spring, an E-Commerce Start-Up, Aims at Mobile Shopping

Spring, an E-Commerce Start-Up, Aims at Mobile Shopping | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Spring has more than 100 major retailer partners participating, including brands like Nicole Miller, Michael Kors and Levi’s.
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Seven things teachers are sick of hearing from school reformers

Seven things teachers are sick of hearing from school reformers | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
'Don’t tell us that you know more about good instruction than we do." And six other things.
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Cross-Channel Commerce: Mobile, Social and the Internet of Things [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

Cross-Channel Commerce: Mobile, Social and the Internet of Things [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Cross-Channel Commerce: Mobile, Social and the Internet of Things [INFOGRAPHIC]
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5 Things Your CEO (And You) Should Never Post on Facebook - AllFacebook

5 Things Your CEO (And You) Should Never Post on Facebook - AllFacebook | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
This list of 5 things to never post on Facebook might be something to pay attention to, people.
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