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Two Different Views Of The Classroom Of The Future?

Two Different Views Of The Classroom Of The Future? | Software Design & Development | Scoop.it
A video and some photos demonstrating 2 differing views on the classroom of the future.

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, March 1, 8:59 AM

Good stuff! 

Jeremy Cooke's curator insight, March 2, 6:02 AM

The Swedish school gets my vote - focus on student creativity and independent learning.. tech clearly engaged but not mandatory..

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From vulnerability to exploit in 96 minutes, or why software fire drills are necessary

From vulnerability to exploit in 96 minutes, or why software fire drills are necessary | Software Design & Development | Scoop.it
By simulating software security crises, your organisation can rehearse how to react in the event of an actual attack. These fire drills should lead to faster, more effective responses.
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The Effective Blended Learning Strategy

The Effective Blended Learning Strategy | Software Design & Development | Scoop.it
How to develop engaging blended learning courses? How to create informative, interactive, and immersive environments, without sacrificing flexibility?
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10 things IT pros do that lead to burnout

10 things IT pros do that lead to burnout | Software Design & Development | Scoop.it
Stress, exhaustion, health problems, poor job performance, apathy -- all these can be yours if you commit a few career sins and get burned out.
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10 surprising skills that will give IT job seekers the edge

10 surprising skills that will give IT job seekers the edge | Software Design & Development | Scoop.it
The job picture for IT workers has changed considerably, thanks to new technologies and shifts in business processes and priorities. This list of in-demand skills may surprise you.
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World Backup Day: Best practices to backup your data

World Backup Day: Best practices to backup your data | Software Design & Development | Scoop.it
Jesus Vigo reviews options and best practices associated with backing up data on your Apple devices in observance of World Backup Day 2015.
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Why do ambitious women have flat heads?

Why do ambitious women have flat heads? | Software Design & Development | Scoop.it
Dame Stephanie Shirley is the most successful tech entrepreneur you never heard of. In the 1960s, she founded a pioneering all-woman software company in the UK, which was ultimately valued at $3 billion, making millionaires of 70 of her team members. In this frank and often hilarious talk, she explains why she went by “Steve,” how she upended the expectations of the time, and shares some sure-fire ways to identify ambitious women …
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10 web-based tools to maximize productivity

10 web-based tools to maximize productivity | Software Design & Development | Scoop.it
From project management to collaboration to accounting, the apps on this list will save you time and money.
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The hidden algorithms that run our lives

The hidden algorithms that run our lives | Software Design & Development | Scoop.it
“This is a miracle of modern technology,” says dating-agency proprietor Sid Bliss, played by Sid James, in the 1970 comedy film Carry On Loving. “All we do is feed the information into the computer here, and after a few minutes the lady suitable comes out there,” he continues, pointing to a slot.
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Want an IT job? Brush up on your Linux skills

Want an IT job? Brush up on your Linux skills | Software Design & Development | Scoop.it
Demand for Linux-related skills is outstripping supply as firms struggle to fill roles according to a survey of hiring managers.
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Microsoft universal app platform could be a game changer

Microsoft universal app platform could be a game changer | Software Design & Development | Scoop.it
Microsoft unveiled more details about the universal app platform and the ways it will transform application development and the broader Windows ecosystem.
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Spice up interfaces with Font Awesome's CSS-controlled icons

Spice up interfaces with Font Awesome's CSS-controlled icons | Software Design & Development | Scoop.it
See what the Font Awesome toolkit brings to the web app development table to enhance interfaces.
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The Biggest Education Platform on Earth - Coursmos Blog

The Biggest Education Platform on Earth - Coursmos Blog | Software Design & Development | Scoop.it
Long story short, Coursmos became the biggest education platform on Earth with more than 30,000 online courses, containing 127,000 online lessons.
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Functional programming is about to go mainstream

Functional programming is about to go mainstream | Software Design & Development | Scoop.it
Reactive programming is starting to shape the industry, student by student. Matt Asay explains.
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Want more money and job satisfaction? These are the skills you need

Want more money and job satisfaction? These are the skills you need | Software Design & Development | Scoop.it
A poll of more than 25,000 developers reveals the technology jobs that pay big bucks, that are fun and those that plain suck.
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The future of IT jobs: 4 research highlights you should know

The future of IT jobs: 4 research highlights you should know | Software Design & Development | Scoop.it
Here are 4 points from TechPro Research's outlook on IT jobs.
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I loved programming throughout college. Now when I have to write code for 12-16 hours in a day, I am not really that excited about programming any more. How can I make programming exciting again? -...

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The GitHub kids still don't care about open source

The GitHub kids still don't care about open source | Software Design & Development | Scoop.it
Most GitHub repositories still don't carry a license. This is a problem. Matt Asay explains why.
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The dark side of commercial open source

The dark side of commercial open source | Software Design & Development | Scoop.it
Apple's acquisition of FoundationDB is a warning to all: contribute to the open-source projects you love, or risk losing them.
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FoundationDB was not open source ...
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Hacking the Nazis: The secret story of the women who broke Hitler's codes - Feature - TechRepublic

Hacking the Nazis: The secret story of the women who broke Hitler's codes - Feature - TechRepublic | Software Design & Development | Scoop.it
Of the 10,000-plus staff at the Government Code and Cypher School during World War II, two-thirds were female. Three veteran servicewomen explain what life was like as part of the code-breaking operation during World War II.
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Five kits for building drones, gadgets and robots with your Raspberry Pi

Five kits for building drones, gadgets and robots with your Raspberry Pi | Software Design & Development | Scoop.it
A selection of kits that make it easier to build your first gadget with the $35 Linux board.
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NoSQL databases eat into the relational database market

NoSQL databases eat into the relational database market | Software Design & Development | Scoop.it
Companies are slow to switch out trusted databases, but NoSQL is having an impact. Matt Asay explains.
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The machines that defined British computing: From the Spectrum, BBC Micro and Amstrad to...the Flan

The machines that defined British computing: From the Spectrum, BBC Micro and Amstrad to...the Flan | Software Design & Development | Scoop.it
As the Raspberry Pi edges closer to becoming the best-selling British computer of all time we take a look at the classic machines to come out of the UK.
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