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Iqbal Quadir says mobiles fight poverty | Video on TED.com

Iqbal Quadir tells how his experiences as a kid in poor Bangladesh, and later as a banker in New York, led him to start a mobile phone operator connecting 80 million rural Bangladeshi -- and to become a champion of bottom-up development.
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Kevin Kelly: The next 5,000 days of the web | Video on TED.com

At the 2007 EG conference, Kevin Kelly shares a fun stat: The World Wide Web, as we know it, is only 5,000 days old. Now, Kelly asks, how can we predict what's coming in the next 5,000 days?
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Juan Enriquez: The next species of human | Video on TED.com

Even as mega-banks topple, Juan Enriquez says the big reboot is yet to come. But don't look for it on your ballot -- or in the stock exchange. It'll come from science labs, and it promises keener bodies and minds.
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Ken Jennings: Watson, Jeopardy and me, the obsolete know-it-all | Video on TED.com

Trivia whiz Ken Jennings has made a career as a keeper of facts; he holds the longest winning streak in history on the U.S. game show Jeopardy. But in 2011, he played a challenge match against supercomputer Watson -- and lost.
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Kinect-Powered Virtual Therapist Tracks Your Body Language To Help Diagnose You

Could a computer program catch what a human psychiatrist can't? A new program called SimSensei, still in the early stages of development, logs people's
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The Incredulous Claims of Evolution! Why not ESP? | Eternal Vigilance

The Incredulous Claims of Evolution! Why not ESP? | Eternal Vigilance | Business English Apps | Scoop.it
'Extrasensory perception (ESP) involves reception of information not gained through the recognized physical senses but sensed with the mind.' Wikipedia here: This post is in reality the continuation of a discussion following ...
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Grammar Girl :: Quick and Dirty Tips ™

Grammar Girl :: Quick and Dirty Tips ™ | Business English Apps | Scoop.it
Grammar Girl has tips and grammar exercises to help you learn and remember all the grammar rules on punctuation, word choice, and more.

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3 Vocabulary Apps For SAT Takers And Lifelong Learners - Edudemic

3 Vocabulary Apps For SAT Takers And Lifelong Learners - Edudemic | Business English Apps | Scoop.it
Taking the SAT? Want to improve your vocabulary before a dinner party? Just love to learn? These are a few of our favorite vocabulary apps to know about.

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Tellagami: Video Storytelling App

Tellagami: Video Storytelling App | Business English Apps | Scoop.it
In a world that speaks in 140 characters or less, Tellagami attempts to revive the art of storytelling. Read the review of this iOS video storytelling app.

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Duolingo | Learn Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian and English for free

With Duolingo you learn a language for free, while helping to translate the web.

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Transferability between Academic English and Business English ...

Transferability between Academic English and Business English ... | Business English Apps | Scoop.it
Louis Rogers, author of Skills for Business Studies and an EAP teacher, discusses the special language skills pre-work Business English students need. Louis will be hosting a webinar on this topic on 12th February.
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English for Specific Purposes – Getting the balance right « Oxford ...

English for Specific Purposes – Getting the balance right « Oxford ... | Business English Apps | Scoop.it
English language/grammar. This is an area of ESP teaching where the teacher is the expert. Think of ESP as a pyramid. Special lexis is the small pointy part at the top.
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Jan Chipchase: The anthropology of mobile phones | Video on TED.com

Nokia researcher Jan Chipchase's investigation into the ways we interact with technology has led him from the villages of Uganda to the insides of our pockets. He's made some unexpected discoveries along the way.
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Ray Kurzweil: The accelerating power of technology | Video on TED.com

Inventor, entrepreneur and visionary Ray Kurzweil explains in abundant, grounded detail why, by the 2020s, we will have reverse-engineered the human brain and nanobots will be operating your consciousness.
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Shyam Sankar: The rise of human-computer cooperation | Video on TED.com

Brute computing force alone can’t solve the world’s problems.
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How It Works: The Most Powerful Space Rocket

How It Works: The Most Powerful Space Rocket | Business English Apps | Scoop.it
When the firm SpaceX launches its Falcon Heavy rocket into space late this year, the craft will become the mightiest rocket in the world. Only NASA’s
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Scientists Can Pluck Images Out Of Your Dreams

Scientists Can Pluck Images Out Of Your Dreams | Business English Apps | Scoop.it
With just an fMRI, an algorithm, and the internet, researchers from Kyoto, Japan predicted with 60 percent accuracy what a person was dreaming about,
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Learning second language beneficial for kids, studies say

Learning second language beneficial for kids, studies say | Business English Apps | Scoop.it
A program offered at the Children's Museum of La Crosse is teaching Spanish to toddlers.
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Teenagers and video | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC


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English news and easy articles for students of English

English news and easy articles for students of English | Business English Apps | Scoop.it
We write news in three different levels of English. We want to help you understand English more. Now all students can enjoy reading and listening to news.

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Mobile English: Mobile phone dictation

Mobile English: Mobile phone dictation | Business English Apps | Scoop.it
A short activity that can be used as a warmer or filler to review language that has already been covered in class. Any model of mobile phone can be used for this activity.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Create a Mobile Language Lesson With QR Voice

Free Technology for Teachers: Create a Mobile Language Lesson With QR Voice | Business English Apps | Scoop.it

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Fun games to help learn Business English

Fun games to help learn Business English | Business English Apps | Scoop.it
English is the language of business all around the world. Many non-native speakers have to speak English to an adequate level to get by in their careers. This means that thousands of business professionals from every part of ...
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This ESL Cover Letter Is Going Viral - Business Insider

This ESL Cover Letter Is Going Viral - Business Insider | Business English Apps | Scoop.it
A cover letter from a young foreigner called "Ace" was posted to Reddit and then Funny Or Die and soon the rest of the Internet. "We were all willing to cut our hours just to hire this guy," said Redditor kittyhoho.
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