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Facebook allows page admins to sort comments chronologically or by activity

Facebook allows page admins to sort comments chronologically or by activity | psychicshookup.com | Scoop.it
Ever since Facebook first applied the reply function to comments on pages, many admins were a little frustrated that the comments weren't in chronological order.

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LoisCortez's curator insight, July 3, 2015 1:05 AM

good one

Tentronix NZ's curator insight, August 4, 2016 3:01 PM

An interesting and useful change for all Facebook admins.

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Students Say Online Courses Enrich On-Campus Learning

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One in five science students surveyed by Nature and Scientific American has participated in a MOOC—and most would do so again

http://www.scoop.it/t/easy-mooc


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How anti-poverty programs go viral

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Anti-poverty researchers and policymakers often wrestle with a basic problem: How can they get people to participate in beneficial programs? Now a new empirical study co-authored by two MIT development economists shows how much more popular such programs can be when socially well-connected citizens are the first to know about them.


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Probing the Near Future

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Each of us hopes to prepare for what's coming, to improve our fate in the years ahead. This may be humanity's most distinctive trait, explaining our mastery over the world. But the task is muddied by life's essential competitiveness. We need knowledge to hold others accountable, yet each of us worries that others know too much about us...Is it so hard to envisage that tomorrow's citizens -- our children -- may rise to fresh challenges, as we have done?


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Questimate!

Get Questimate! on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.

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ESSCA , Ecole de commerce |  Julien GLORIA (ESSCA 2010) à la tête de 4 magasins et d'une équipe de 40 personnes

ESSCA , Ecole de commerce |  Julien GLORIA (ESSCA 2010) à la tête de 4 magasins et d'une équipe de 40 personnes | psychicshookup.com | Scoop.it

Julien Gloria n’a que 22 ans lorsqu’il prend la tête de trois magasins Cuisine Plus initialement créés par son père : La Roche-sur-Yon (1986), Nantes (2000) et Cholet (2001).


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Anyone Still Listening? Educators Consider Killing the Lecture

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Though some teachers are still adamantly holding onto traditional formal lectures, many others are considering whether this is an ineffective and outdated model that no longer works in the information age.

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Eme Ric's comment, July 26, 2013 5:24 PM
There are others ways. It's not lecture or online, hopefully
Eme Ric's comment, July 26, 2013 5:24 PM
There are others ways. It's not lecture or online, hopefully.
Heather Thompson's comment, July 26, 2013 5:40 PM
agreed engaged learning can happen in a range of ways. Face to face engages differently
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Neutrino 'flavour' flip confirmed

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Experiments with ghostly neutrino particles in Japan show how one type can change into another type, opening up a new way to probe conditions in the early Universe.

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Trends in Biotechnology - Does genomic selection have a future in plant breeding?

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Plant breeding largely depends on phenotypic selection in plots and only for some, often disease-resistance-related traits, uses genetic markers. The more recently developed concept of genomic selection, using a black box approach with no need of prior knowledge about the effect or function of individual markers, has also been proposed as a great opportunity for plant breeding. Several empirical and theoretical studies have focused on the possibility to implement this as a novel molecular method across various species. Although we do not question the potential of genomic selection in general, in this Opinion, we emphasize that genomic selection approaches from dairy cattle breeding cannot be easily applied to complex plant breeding.


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5 Amazing Ways To Collaborate With Another Class

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“Ms. Clark, when are we going to do that again?” Nothing makes me happier as an educator than hearing those words - and lately, I have been hearing them a lot!

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Gust MEES's curator insight, July 25, 2013 3:16 PM

 

“Ms. Clark, when are we going to do that again?”  Nothing makes me happier as an educator than hearing those words –  and lately, I have been hearing them a lot!


Learn more:


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Engage-ME%21


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BBC Country Profiles

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BBC Country Profiles: instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions.

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Al Picozzi's comment, July 25, 2013 4:55 PM
Great site for quick info. Thanks
Sabrina Wesley's curator insight, July 26, 2013 12:53 AM

Use for History, Geography, and Math

Carol Thomson's curator insight, July 30, 2013 5:06 AM

I need a one-stop shop for my classes and maybe this is it.

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Nature Special: Learning in a digital age

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A Nature and Scientific American special - mostly open access articles on all aspects of digital learning (MOOCs, virtual labs, etc).


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Keep Calm

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Bill Gates Discusses MOOCs at Microsoft Research's Faculty Summit

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... At the summit, Mr. Gates told the audience that he sees enormous potential for MOOCs but cautioned that online education still faces many challenges. He also talked briefly about online education during an question-and-answer session with the audience...

http://www.scoop.it/t/easy-mooc


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Lucas Gruez's curator insight, July 16, 2013 4:44 PM

To watch the keynote: http://research.microsoft.com/apps/video/default.aspx?id=196387

verstelle's curator insight, July 17, 2013 2:40 AM

"Mr. Gates also addressed the current discussion over the value of a college degree, predicting a “decoupling” of the degree from knowledge acquisition. Traditionally, a college degree was a badge indicating skills in certain areas that could be translated to employment. Mr. Gates said that may no longer be the case, largely because of online education.

This will be “a global phenomenon,” he said. “We’re on the beginning of something very profound.”"

Jen Wilder's curator insight, July 18, 2013 2:57 AM

Worth reading the comments for the socio-economic discussions of MOOCs vs physical attendance.  

If you are one of the working poor and have managed to get through post grad work through attending, paying through the nose, whilst living on rice and beans - it does not necessarily open the door to satisfying paid work in your chosen field.  You can still be discriminated against for a range of things - your age, your gender, your name and your address.

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How to Build a Brain: A Neural Architecture for Biological Cognition (by Chris Eliasmith)

One goal of researchers in neuroscience, psychology, and artificial intelligence is to build theoretical models that are able to explain the flexibility and adaptiveness of biological systems. How to build a brain provides a detailed guided exploration of a new cognitive architecture that takes biological detail seriously, while addressing cognitive phenomena. The Semantic Pointer Architecture (SPA) introduced in this book provides a set of tools for constructing a wide range of biologically constrained perceptual, cognitive, and motor models.

Examples of such models are provided, and they are shown to explain a wide range of data including single cell recordings, neural population activity, reaction times, error rates, choice behavior, and fMRI signals. Each of these models introduces a major feature of biological cognition addressed in the book, including semantics, syntax, control, learning, and memory. These models are not introduced as independent considerations of brain function, but instead integrated to give rise to what is currently the world's largest functional brain model.

The last half of this book compares the Semantic Pointer Architecture with the current state-of-the-art, addressing issues of theory construction in the behavioral sciences, semantic compositionality, and scalability, among other considerations. The book concludes with a discussion of conceptual challenges raised by this architecture, and identifies several outstanding challenges for this, and other, cognitive architectures.

 

 


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Is the Web helping us evolve?

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So, is the Google era empowering us to be better, smarter, more agile thinkers? Or devolving us into distracted, manic scatterbrains? Is technology-improved discourse going to turn us all into avid, participatory problem solvers? Or will the Web’s centrifugal effects spin us all into little islands of shared conviction — midget Nuremberg rallies — where facts become irrelevant and any opinion can be a memic god? The truth lies somewhere between "Google is making us stupid" and "the Internet will liberate humanity....


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40 Sources for Curated Educational Videos

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Fortunately, there are some great websites and services that take the guesswork out of finding and sorting educational video content. Here is the most updated list of some of the curated video site...

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Marta Braylan's curator insight, July 26, 2013 7:35 PM

Curated video websites for educational use!

JoAnn Delaney's curator insight, August 6, 2013 11:59 AM

Great list of resources. #edtech 

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The Top 10 Challenges for Brain Science in 2013

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2012 was a big year for brain science, and 2013 promises to be even bigger.

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firesolid's curator insight, May 2, 2015 1:41 AM


Its terrific :)

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Cuisineaddict.com : un « business modèle » exemplaire présidé par Pierrick LEFORT - ESSCA 2003

Cuisineaddict.com : un « business modèle » exemplaire présidé par Pierrick LEFORT - ESSCA 2003 | psychicshookup.com | Scoop.it

Chez Lefort et fils, à Villemandeur, commerce physique et « e-commerce » vont de pair. Le site cuisineaddict.com lancé en 2009 par Pierrick LEFORT (ESSCA 2003) et son associé, Mathias CORBIN est un vrai succès.


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What do you feel are the key digital literacy skills that 21st century learners need?

What do you feel are the key digital literacy skills that 21st century learners need? | psychicshookup.com | Scoop.it

Digital literacy has become one of the major issues facing educators in this early part of the 21st century. The need to develop students and teachers digital literacies has become increasingly accepted as fact and yet most teachers' and students' understanding of what exactly constitutes a digital literacy still seems to remain quite vague. Even more vague seems to be teachers' understanding of how precisely we go about developing those literacies.


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Bonnie Bracey Sutton's comment, September 9, 2013 1:04 PM
That's my impression too. Thanks.
David Cook's curator insight, August 7, 2014 10:35 PM

The exposure to this 'social quizzing' app was alone worth the read.  You won't be surprised to find out what is the #1 response, and the final response is unintentionally funny to me - it received 0 votes.  

Aurora María's curator insight, April 26, 2015 4:33 PM

añada su visión ...

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Wow! NASA Probes See Earth & Moon from Saturn, Mercury (Photos)

Wow! NASA Probes See Earth & Moon from Saturn, Mercury (Photos) | psychicshookup.com | Scoop.it
A portrait of Earth from a distance was snapped Friday (July 19) and released today by the team behind NASA's Cassini probe at Saturn.

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Windy's comment, July 25, 2013 5:57 AM
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Plant Genomics Congress USA

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Plant Genomics Congress USA. NGS
solutions for the plant research sector.

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CRuiz.11.al.unav's curator insight, November 23, 2014 9:52 AM

Los congresos permiten el intercambio de información y, por tanto, mayor avance en la investigación. Se puede informar de riesgos y medidas de seguridad para evitar errores potencialmente catastróficos.

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Ultimate factories: Coca Cola

"nat geo programme about the coke factory and the manufacturing process of coke..."


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Madison Roth's curator insight, January 20, 7:58 PM
This video relates to my current AP human geography class because we are learning about industries and it is speaking of the coke industry. This, more specifically, is a bulk-gaining industry and is placed strategically based on all factors (situation and site). I think that the coca-cola industries are growing rapidly as stated in the video. Also, that the plants are placed nicely (closer to consumers to avoid transportation costs) taking into consideration the amount of coke needed to be produced and the countless factories relative to each other.
Angel Peeples's curator insight, January 20, 8:03 PM
  This is related to world cultural geography by being an industry. A industry is a economic activity concerned with the processing of raw materials and manufacture of goods in factories. Coca Cola is a huge industry that makes billions of dollars a year, 1.6 billion people reaches for a coca cola a day! This industry is a bulk gaining industry, the ingredients don't weight that much but when you put it all together it weighs quite a lot because of this the transportation cost would be to great for going a long distance so they must be closer to the markets instead of the inputs. This article is mostly about how Coca Cola is made and about all the factories worldwide to meet their growing demand.   
Rebecca Cooler's curator insight, January 20, 9:45 PM
This article relates to the topic because in human geography industries are described as either bulk gaining or bulk reducing. My opinion on the topic is that this would be a bulk gaining industry because it's adding bulk.
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Sci Am Blog: Climate Change Could Wipe Out Amazing Baobab Trees in Madagascar

Sci Am Blog: Climate Change Could Wipe Out Amazing Baobab Trees in Madagascar | psychicshookup.com | Scoop.it

"The Ewe people of Togo, Africa, have a proverb: “Wisdom is like a baobab tree; no one individual can embrace it.” The proverb refers to the massive trees of the genus Adansonia that can live thousands of years, reach 30 meters into the sky and achieve trunk diameters of 10 meters or more."

 

And yet now they're endangered


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A Murder at Rosamund's Gate by Susanna Calkins April 13

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In Susanna Calkins's atmospheric debut novel, a chambermaid must uncover a murderer in seventeenth-century plague-ridden London


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glibgullible's comment, February 5, 2016 4:45 AM
good!!!
branchcafe's comment, March 10, 2016 9:44 PM
Thats astonishing...
ringacrux's comment, August 27, 2016 12:59 AM

Thats brilliant