Saturday, September 23, 2017

TechEDU

TechEDU

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,...
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Some people are dramatically better at activities like sports, music and chess than other people. Take the basketball great Stephen Curry. This past season, breaking the record he set last year by over 40...

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...

EAST LANSING, Mich. --- Warning: Surfing the internet in class is now linked to poorer test scores, even among the most intelligent and motivated of students. Michigan State University researchers studied laptop use in an...

It’s not exactly beating something into someone’s head. More like tapping it into the side. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a system that teaches people Morse code within four hours using...

by Adam Dawood, courtesy techinasia.com Pakistani startups Groopic and Tunacode have been accepted to be part of this summer’s Blackbox Connect program.The two-week Blackbox Connect program is held in Silicon Valley for international startups and gives them the...

VMEdu announced that it is entering the IT certification training market with the launch of MyITstudy. The program offers training for ITIL, Microsoft and CompTIA currently, but they plan to add Cisco, RedHat, Citrix and ISC2...

ST. LOUIS -- A Washington University electrical engineering professor is suing credit card processor Square in the latest legal dispute over the company's mobile plug-in technology.Robert E. Morley Jr. sued Square and company founders...

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...

Andrew Ho, Harvard University Our research teams at Harvard and MIT have shown over and over again that MOOC students look and act nothing like conventional students of either residential universities or online programs. With a...

Many pressing issues have been calling for attention these days – the unprecedented increase in mortality rates among white Americans, the Black Lives Matter movement and the upending of the Republican Party. At the root...

By Julian Horsey, courtesy Geeky-Gadgets - A new camera kit has been created called the Bigshot that provides everything you need to build your very own camera. The idea behind the Bigshot camera is to help children...