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Do You Know The 4 Stages Of Learning? - Edudemic

Do You Know The 4 Stages Of Learning? - Edudemic | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
The idea that different students may learn differently (otherwise known as ‘learning styles) is a pretty hot-button issue. In fact, I don’t think any other topic has garnered us such a large amount of hate-mail, even though we’ve tried to approach the topic from both sides of the argument. That said, regardless of how you …
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El video del ‘hacker’ con Óscar Iván Zuluaga

El video del ‘hacker’ con Óscar Iván Zuluaga | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
Un video conocido por SEMANA revela que Óscar Iván Zuluaga y su asesor Luis Alfonso Hoyos eran más cercanos al ‘hacker’ de lo que han reconocido y sabían más de sus actividades ilícitas de lo que han dicho.
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Want To Make Meetings More Productive? Start Walking

Want To Make Meetings More Productive? Start Walking | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
Arianna Huffington does it. Mark Zuckerberg does it. Even President Obama does it.

They all stand up, get out of their offices and walk.

Walking meetings have been linked to increased productivity and boosts in morale, and have been credited a...
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Stunning 10-Year Time-Lapse Shows Construction of 9/11 Memorial Museum

Stunning 10-Year Time-Lapse Shows Construction of 9/11 Memorial Museum | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
Watch a 10-year time-lapse that shows the construction of the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York City.
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22 DIY Tricks to Make Parenting a Little Easier

22 DIY Tricks to Make Parenting a Little Easier | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
A collection of tips, tricks and DIY parenting hacks every parent should know.
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How Box Plans to End Your Corporate Email Hell | Business | WIRED

How Box Plans to End Your Corporate Email Hell | Business | WIRED | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
If anyone is out to undo the painfully rigid ways of old-school business computing--a.k.a. the Microsoft era--it's Sam Schillace. First as the driving force behind Google Docs and now as head of engineering at business file-sharing upstart Box, Schillace wants to convince the world that the work you do shouldn't be limited by where you are or what hardware you're using.
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How to Get Multi-Window Multitasking on Any Android Phone or Tablet

How to Get Multi-Window Multitasking on Any Android Phone or Tablet | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
Android still doesn’t offer proper multi-window multitasking, but you can get it with a third-party tweak. All you need is root access — you don’t have to install a custom ROM.
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What Do Animals See in a Mirror? - Issue 13: Symmetry - Nautilus

What Do Animals See in a Mirror? - Issue 13: Symmetry - Nautilus | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
The idea for a tool to probe the basis of consciousness came to Gordon G. Gallup, Jr. while shaving. “It just occurred to me,”…
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What Your Classroom Setup May Be Saying To Students - Edudemic

What Your Classroom Setup May Be Saying To Students - Edudemic | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
I looked out at my room the other day – the same room I started to teach Japanese in when it was a new school in in 1997. The blackboard is now a whiteboard, the screen is there for my computer…and wow – is that the same old TV in the corner for video announcements? …
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Google Apps users getting encrypted messaging that goes beyond Gmail

Google Apps users getting encrypted messaging that goes beyond Gmail | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
Google teams with ZixCorp to extend encryption service to emails sent to and received from non-Google mail systems
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Baidu Hires Andrew Ng, Google's Lead "Brain"

Baidu Hires Andrew Ng, Google's Lead "Brain" | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
Chinese search giant Baidu has stolen away the head of Google’s “deep learning” project, dubbed “Google Brain.” Andrew Ng is an artificial intelligence expert, Stanford professor and founder of online learning company Coursera. Google Brain is a machine learning initiative to help make computing more efficient and capable by mimicking the distributed processes of the human […]
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It may be too late for the Chinese government to stop its housing bubble from popping

It may be too late for the Chinese government to stop its housing bubble from popping | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
China's housing market is slumping fast: major developers have slashed prices as much as 15% since March, reports Bloomberg, and housing starts fell 25% in the first quarter of 2014, according to Nomura. Heavily reliant on housing investment, China's economic growth is swooning. The People's Bank of China finally took action earlier today, ordering big banks to start churning out more...
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Ces photos que Kim Jong-Un n'a pas été capable de censurer

Ces photos que Kim Jong-Un n'a pas été capable de censurer | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
INTERNATIONAL - En regardant ces photos, il n’est pas étonnant d’apprendre que le leader nord-coréen, Kim Jong-Un, a essayé de les censurer pour les mettre à l'abri des regards. Ces rares images de la Corée du Nord ont été prises par le photographe français Eric Lafforgue plus tôt cette année, au cours de ce qui aurait été sa dernière visite dans ce pays éprouvé par la misère.
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Brasil: Organizan un Mundial alternativo en las favelas como protesta por las inversiones

Brasil: Organizan un Mundial alternativo en las favelas como protesta por las inversiones | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
Un movimiento social de Brasil ha organizado una competición futbolística alternativa en las favelas de Río de Janeiro como protesta contra las grandes inversiones por el Mundial de Fútbol de 2014.
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Comment nous sommes recrutés par des robots

Comment nous sommes recrutés par des robots | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
INTERVIEW - Aujourd'hui, 95 % des grosses entreprises sont équipées de robots qui filtrent les CV et les candidatures. Quelques pistes pour adapter votre CV.
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How to restore files hidden by viruses or malwares?

How to restore files hidden by viruses or malwares? | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
Your computer was infected by a virus and you successfull clean the infection. Issue: Files or folders are missing! This trick can help. Is important to check for the presence of infected files which may still be present on your computer (hidden). You...
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Stunning Michael Jackson Hologram Performs at Billboard Music Awards

Stunning Michael Jackson Hologram Performs at Billboard Music Awards | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
The Billboard Music Awards resurrected Michael Jackson as a hologram for a performance of "Slave to the Rhythm," a song from his posthumous album "Xscape."
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Troubleshoot Your Mac With These Hidden Startup Options

Troubleshoot Your Mac With These Hidden Startup Options | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
Troubleshooting a Mac is different from troubleshooting a PC, but not all that different. Use your Mac’s built-in startup options to test your hardware, boot in safe mode, reinstall Mac OS X, and perform other system tasks.
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These companies spend the most money to kill net neutrality

These companies spend the most money to kill net neutrality | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
They're putting their money where your open Internet is.
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What the Death of Homepages Means for the Future of News

What the Death of Homepages Means for the Future of News | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
News publishers lost the homepage firehose, and gained a social media flood. It's making the news more about readers, and less about news.
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Researcher creates 'holodeck'

Researcher creates 'holodeck' | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
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Samsung to unveil Gear Glass in September, report says

Samsung to unveil Gear Glass in September, report says | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
Google Glass competitor, which will have one earpiece and display over one eye, runs the Tizen OS
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Flickr Makes Creative Commons Image Search Easier

Flickr Makes Creative Commons Image Search Easier | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
Flickr has quietly rolled out a change to its search interface that makes it a lot easier to find images that are licensed through Creative Commons. There’s a new “License” dropdown menu that shows at the top of the search results page, as shown above. It brings Creative Commons search filters right to the user, […]
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The Mystery of Go, the Ancient Game That Computers Still Can’t Win | Enterprise | WIRED

The Mystery of Go, the Ancient Game That Computers Still Can’t Win | Enterprise | WIRED | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
Computers match or surpass top humans in a wide variety of games: Othello, Scrabble, backgammon, poker, even Jeopardy. But not Go. It's the one classic game where wetware still dominates hardware.
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10 Graduation Caps That Aren't So Funny After All

10 Graduation Caps That Aren't So Funny After All | Stretching our comfort zone | Scoop.it
Here are 10 graduation caps that get downright personal and political.
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