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Minecraft and Game Based Learning (Shelly Terrell)

Find resources at http://shellyterrell.com/webinars/ & http://Bit.ly/eltlinks & http://www.pearltrees.com/shellyterrell/minecraft-edu/id12593241

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8 Brilliant Concepts For The Future Of Wearable Tech

8 Brilliant Concepts For The Future Of Wearable Tech | The 4th Platform | Scoop.it
Legendary design studio Frog held an internal competition to conceptualize the most innovative wearables. Heres what their studios worldwide came up...
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Beddit is a disruptive new device for tracking & improving sleep and wellness

Beddit is a disruptive new device for tracking & improving sleep and wellness | The 4th Platform | Scoop.it
@robertbilljrPT Then you might also want to check out http://t.co/RniMRDWMsj, not EEG, but looks interesting!
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Cardboard Bicycle Inventors Seek $2 Million On IndieGoGo For Green ... - Huffington Post UK

Cardboard Bicycle Inventors Seek $2 Million On IndieGoGo For Green ... - Huffington Post UK | The 4th Platform | Scoop.it
Cardboard Bicycle Inventors Seek $2 Million On IndieGoGo For Green ...
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It's not a complex gadget, and it's hurt by the lack of Android compatibility.
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this is just cool. maybe cardboard iphone next?!

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Withings takes on Fitbit and Jawbone with the $99.95 Pulse fitness ...

Withings takes on Fitbit and Jawbone with the $99.95 Pulse fitness ... | The 4th Platform | Scoop.it
Back at CES, Withings revealed its Smart Activity Tracker, a competitor to the many wearable fitness-tracking devices on the market like the Fitbit, Nike Fuelband, and Jawbone Up. It was supposed...
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I love my UP.

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MIT Wristband Could Make AC Obsolete | Wired Design | Wired.com

MIT Wristband Could Make AC Obsolete | Wired Design | Wired.com | The 4th Platform | Scoop.it
A team of students at MIT is working on a prototype wearable that asks one important question: Why heat or cool a building when you could heat or cool a person? (Wearable tech: “@WIRED: This wristband could kill air conditioning for good.
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Wrangling Data From a Huge Variety of Fitness Gadgets - NYTimes.com

Wrangling Data From a Huge Variety of Fitness Gadgets - NYTimes.com | The 4th Platform | Scoop.it

The human body is in data overload. Sensors and tracking devices like the Fitbit and the Withings Bluetooth scale and weight-loss apps like MyFitnessPal are enabling us to easily monitor an enormous number of diverse states — including weight, blood pressure, carbon dioxide levels, sleep patterns, movement, steps taken, miles ridden and body fat levels. It’s all part of the so-called quantified self movement.


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JP DOUMENG's curator insight, October 30, 2013 7:38 PM

"Tictrac is worth watching because it offers some data analysis in addition to linking data from 300 partner apps into its free portal. Through the analysis, Tictrac suggests actions to improve a user’s well-being."

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StickNFind Releases An SDK For Its Clever Bluetooth Tracking Sticker

StickNFind Releases An SDK For Its Clever Bluetooth Tracking Sticker | The 4th Platform | Scoop.it
Think of the possibilities, developers. Find lost keys or the TV remote, or a child. Make an electronic Marco Polo game! Embed the StickNFind Bluetooth sticke..
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This could be a life altering device. No more lost keys!? lost remotes? tape?

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If You Must Wear Your Tech, Try Not To Look Like An Idiot | TechCrunch

If You Must Wear Your Tech, Try Not To Look Like An Idiot | TechCrunch | The 4th Platform | Scoop.it
Like Dance Moms or protein-only diets, wearable tech is one of those things that simultaneously incites excitement, bandwagonning, distrust and disgust.
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Agree. Google glass needs help with design, pronto.

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