The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science... →
How exactly does the technology we use to read change the way we read? How reading on screens differs from reading on paper is relevant not just to the youngest among us, but to just about everyone who reads—to anyone who routinely switches between working long hours in front of a computer at the office and leisurely reading paper magazines and books at home; to people who have embraced e-readers...
Txchnologist: Terahertz Scanner Lets Smartphones... →
txchnologist: by Inside Science TV UT Dallas electrical engineers have designed an imaging chip that could let mobile phones peer through walls, wood, plastics, paper and other objects. Researchers led by Kenneth O, director of the Texas Analog Center of Excellence and an electrical engineering…
The respondents were most likely to take online courses on topics they felt more...– Students Avoid ‘Difficult’ Online Courses, Study Finds - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education (via infoneer-pulse)
futurescope: 3D printed synthetic tissue folds itself into shapes From David Pescovitz on BoingBoing: University of Oxford chemists custom-built a 3D printer that fabricates “synthetic tissue,” or rather structures with tissue-like functions. Eventually, the technology could be used to crank out replacement tissue that could replace damaged human tissue or be used in new drug delivery...
You could truly leave work. Work was work, and life was life.– What Were Offices Like Before Computers And The Internet? | Popular Science (via infoneer-pulse)
The 25 Greatest Quotes About Writing →
nevver: “Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” — Mark Twain “I only achieve simplicity with enormous effort.” — Clarice Lispector “A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.” — Virginia Woolf “I’ve put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant, and that’s the only...
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I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient...– Dr. Seuss (via ikenbot)
Perhaps most disruptive of all, the University of Wisconsin is offering a fully...– Online Education Is Replacing Physical Colleges At A Crazy Fast Pace | TechCrunch (via infoneer-pulse)
buzzburo: The Future of Everything: Inside the MIT Media Lab [VIDEO]
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Calling All Geek Girls! Apply for the Huffington... →
world-shaker: jtotheizzoe: It’s well-established that women face social pressures that push them away from pursuing science as a life passion. It’s also well-established that women who do stay in science face discrimination all the way up the ladder. Women are 50 percent of the population but hold less than a quarter of STEM jobs. Young ladies, HuffPo has your back. Check it out: Dear Geek...
The Measured Man →
tetw: by Mark Bowden Larry Smarr, an astrophysicist turned computer scientist, has a new project: charting his every bodily function in minute detail. What he’s discovering may be the future of health care.
By 2015, more Americans will access the internet through mobile devices than...– Uncle Sam Wants You (to Optimize Your Content for Mobile) · An A List Apart Article (via slantback)
Take this quiz to create your school's digital... →
gjmueller: This Digital Report Card is a good indicator on your readiness to meet the “10 Elements of High Quality Digital Learning” in the Digital Learning Now report. Are you advanced, developing, or early in your adoption of technology at school to prepare your students for the future?
6 Steps to Making Positive Changes in Your... →
gjmueller: Instructional change isn’t easy, but these 6 questions can help you decide how you can make positive changes in your teaching. What am I doing that isn’t promoting learning or very much learning? How will a change work with my students, content, and when will I use it? What skills are needed and will my students have those skills? How much change can I, and my students, sustain? ...
Public Universities to Offer Free Online Classes... →
infoneer-pulse: In an unusual arrangement with a commercial company, dozens of public universities plan to offer an introductory online course free and for credit to anyone worldwide, in the hope that those who pass will pay tuition to complete a degree program. The universities — including Arizona State, the University of Cincinnati and the University of Arkansas system — will choose which of...
smarterplanet: Amiigo, the Smart Wearable Sensor That Knows What You’re Doing Wearable sensors or fitness-tracking bracelets, such as the Nike+ FuelBand or Fitbit Flex, are starting to go mainstream. But now, there’s a new competitor in town — the Amiigo. The team of entrepreneurs behind this new wristband claims their product is better than the others because it can automatically tell what...
The Perfect Snowman | singinghedgeblog →
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