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Carnegie Mellon University wants to bring the moon home with virtual reality

Carnegie Mellon University wants to bring the moon home with virtual reality | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Google's Lunar Xprize is still alive and well, and researchers at Carnegie Mellon University think they have the $30 million answer to beaming video from
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Facebook Started at a Girls’ Reform School, Not Harvard

Facebook Started at a Girls’ Reform School, Not Harvard | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Far from the Ivy-covered walls that gave rise to Facebook, the first social network analysis took place amid some far higher and more restrictive barricades—the ones that surround Sing Sing prison. In 1931 my father, the psychiatrist and psychodrama founder J.L. Moreno, was approached by a national prison committee to...
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Escape From Microsoft Word by Edward Mendelson

Escape From Microsoft Word by Edward Mendelson | Research_topic | Scoop.it
The word processor that most of the world uses every day, Microsoft Word, is a work of genius that’s almost always wrong as an instrument for writing prose.
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Simulate your educational projects in augmented reality on iPad, iPhone and Android.

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Simple CPU

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Let's dive right into the magical land of data.

What's the symbol for five? 5
What's the symbol for ten? 10

But wait, isn't that the symbol for one and zero?

Right, so in our numbering system, when we get to the number ten, we write the symbol for one and zero. There is no symbol for ten, we simply recycle the ones we already have. Because of this we call our numbering system "base-ten", or "decimal".

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Games in Schools - European Schoolnet

Games in Schools - European Schoolnet | Research_topic | Scoop.it

Join us in this exciting MOOC for teachers exploring the potential of games-based learning in schools. The course will examine the opportunities but also challenges offered by integrating games into our teaching and learning and will provide practical examples of gaming tools and activities to use in your daily teaching practice. We will be learning through a mix of video, interactive activities and discussions as well as sharing of resources.

 

 


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'Doctor Who' will soon teach kids how to code

'Doctor Who' will soon teach kids how to code | Research_topic | Scoop.it
The BBC is tapping everyone's favorite time-traveling doctor to help get kids into coding. The broadcaster is launching The Doctor and the Dalek, a
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que se dane o scratch! quero isto para a minha sala de aula! ;) :) :)

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Neil Postman - Technopoly on a Futurology reading list? • /r/Futurology

Neil Postman - Technopoly on a Futurology reading list? • /r/Futurology | Research_topic | Scoop.it
"But to what extent has computer technology been an advantage to the masses of people? To steelworkers, vegetable-store owners, teachers, garage...
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How One Boy With Autism Became B.F.F.'s With Apple’s Siri

How One Boy With Autism Became B.F.F.'s With Apple’s Siri | Research_topic | Scoop.it
How one 13-year-old boy with autism became B.F.F.'s with Apple's Siri
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StreetView pointcloud on oculus rift - YouTube

TLDR: http://panopo.ly/#53.4838101,-2.2346764.pointcloud (change lon/lat) I took google street view + depth data + oculus rest + three.js and made a rift com...
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os do mafralab também fizeram isto na makerfaire.

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Sorry, American Kids: Doctor Who Won't Teach You To Code - ReadWrite

Sorry, American Kids: Doctor Who Won't Teach You To Code - ReadWrite | Research_topic | Scoop.it
But British kids can try a Who-themed coding program.
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uk only? hmm. temos que ver isso, temos que ver isso.

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Why the subscription dream of a ‘Netflix for books’ still has its limits

Why the subscription dream of a ‘Netflix for books’ still has its limits | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Book streaming services such as Oyster and Kindle Unlimited are still struggling to get enough bestsellers on to our virtual shelves, writes James Bridle

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vi a imagem e sorri. o meu primeiro e-reader foi um destes. e a capa ainda abriga o segundo e-reader. cybook rulez! (ruled, na verdade)

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PhotoMath uses your phone's camera to solve equations

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Need a little help getting through your next big math exam? MicroBlink has an app that could help you study more effectively -- perhaps too effectively.
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You'd be lost without your 'mental compass' - Futurity

You'd be lost without your 'mental compass' - Futurity | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Scientists used a set of four virtual museums to better understand how people use geometrical relationships to orient themselves.
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BBC - Blogs - Doctor Who - BBC to Launch ‘The Doctor and the Dalek’ Game for Kids

BBC - Blogs - Doctor Who - BBC to Launch ‘The Doctor and the Dalek’ Game for Kids | Research_topic | Scoop.it
A brand new game will introduce computing skills to children as they help the Doctor on his latest adventure. The BBC has today announced The Doctor and the Dalek, a new online game for CBBC audiences voiced by Peter Capaldi. The game sees the newly regenerated Twelfth Doctor thrown into a dangerous quest...
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adicionar à lista de "coisas a experimentar no hour of code"

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How Palmer Luckey Created Oculus Rift

How Palmer Luckey Created Oculus Rift | Research_topic | Scoop.it
The young visionary dreamed up a homemade headset that may transform everything from gaming to medical treatment to engineering—and beyond
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We're Losing the War for the Smart Home

We're Losing the War for the Smart Home | Research_topic | Scoop.it
We took a long, hard look inside the state of the modern smart home to find out what works, what doesn't, and why.
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Ptak Science Books: The Computational Future-World of 1902, a Dozen Years Old

Ptak Science Books: The Computational Future-World of 1902, a Dozen Years Old | Research_topic | Scoop.it
JF Ptak Science Books This is sort of what the future of tabulation looked like in 1902--except that the people in this year were already living in this tabulating future, surprisingly already a dozen years old at this point. The...
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