Most of the news is good when it comes to technology and libraries, according to the latest report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project. Contrary to the idea that new technology would displace libraries, Lee Rainieof the Pew Charitable Trust reports that Americans are still in love with their libraries. What's even more remarkable is that people who have taken to new devices like libraries more than people who have not. Most of the tech savvy have not abandoned libraries. Instead, they keep libraries as one of their channels of content.
Big data is the current relatively amorphous buzz concept that has grabbed the attention of business over the last couple of years. Yet while we suffer occasional bouts of paranoia concerning the data collection techniques of governments, Google, Facebook or Twitter, one man really led them all.
Perhaps you’ve punched out a paper doll or folded an origami swan? TED Fellow Manu Prakash and his team have created a microscope made of paper that's just as easy to fold and use. A sparkling demo that shows how this invention could revolutionize healthcare in developing countries … and turn almost anything into a fun, hands-on science experiment.
The 58 world leaders gathered in The Hague to discuss nuclear security were asked to explore how they would react to a nuclear attack or accident by taking part in a simulation set in a fictional country called Brinia.
John Katzman – founder of education resource hub The Princeton Review and CEO of education search engine Noodle.org – begs to differ. Katzman believes that the next phase of search evolution will occur within specialized content sectors such as education, which, he argues, generalized search engines are not nimble, personalized, and social enough to efficiently deliver.
Comment | Contemporary organisations, irrespective of their size, need to take intuition out of their decision making if they want to survive, and make smarter decisions based on increasingly incisive data insights.
Over the last decade online education has emerged as a way for students and faculty to collaborate more freely, attain greater flexibility, and utilize new media to learn. The burning debate lies in whether online educational options are harmful to traditional education or offer endless benefits necessary to accommodate a 21st century learner. Supporters of virtual learning environments suggest that 21st century learners require the construction and creation capabilities offered through Web 2.0 to succeed while critics suggest that asynchronous interactions are not engaging and rigorous enough for higher education. A balanced online environment should provide a blend of both asynchronous and synchronous opportunities, which promote communication and collaboration among classmates and instructors.
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