Saturday, November 18, 2017

S.T.E.M.

S.T.E.M.

Jonathan Wai, Duke University and Heiner Rindermann, Chemnitz University of Technology When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was asked to give this year’s commencement address at Harvard, he asked for advice from Bill Gates. Zuckerberg said,...

Note: Next Workshop Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, 6:00pm-8:00pm. Sign up here.  The VEDC Women’s Business Center (WBC-LA.org) and TechinAmerica continues its free seminar series on web pages for entrepreneurs, presented by Porya Fard aka 'PK'. Talk about getting...

by Susan Davis, courtesy blogs.hbr.org - If you believe the hype, technology is going to help us end global poverty. Advances have indeed made a huge difference in the lives of the poor, but there's...
cheating

We have heard a lot of talk about MOOCs, or massive online open courses, over the last couple of years. On the plus side, MOOCs often draw enormous enrollments and are easy to sign...
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courtesy kaist.edu  - A doctoral candidate at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) developed a magnetically driven pen interface that works both on and around mobile devices. This interface, called the MagPen,...
Scientist

An increasing policy focus in Australia, and internationally, is on getting young people interested in and studying science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects. One approach being explored is to bring the school STEM curriculum...

Crystle Martin, University of California, Irvine and Mimi Ito, University of California, Irvine | In this digital age, we have assumed that smartphones and apps are the new normal for youth. A recently released Pew Research Center...

Space Agency's Deputy Administrator Says The U.S. space agency is in need of more women among its ranks, NASA's second-in-command said last week during a panel on women in space. "Even though we have a flat...

David Miller, Northwestern University “It’s OK – not everyone can do difficult math.” Believing such messages may deter both boys and girls from later majoring in physical science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, according to...

By Bill Gates  (courtesy TED) I spend a lot of my time working to help improve America’s schools. I’m also a big fan of TED Talks. So when TED’s Chris Anderson asked me to give...

Clark Atlanta University Student Wins National Nuclear Security Administration’s Grand Challenge Press Release CAU dual degree engineering student Tamera Green (right), CAU President Carlton E. Brown (left), and CAU professor Olu Olatidoye, Ph.D., pose with the...
MicroMasters

MITx expands reach of MicroMasters in supply chain management with new paths to a master’s degree.Watch Video In October 2015, MIT launched the MITx MicroMasters credential, which enables online learners to take a semester’s worth...