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How big data will change our lives

(Infographic) How Big Data Will Change Our Lives(1)

03/22/2014

How Big Data Will Change Our Lives If you’re in the market for a career change or still in school and thinking about your future, consider the growing economy around Big Data and Data Science. It’s not just for computer programmers, mathematicians and statisticians — though that’s a strong factor — but also for business… Read More ›

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How Google Is Changing Education

“Education lies at the very core of our company’s mission, to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.” — Page and Brin Google and other search engines are fundamentally changing the way our brains process and retain information. Is Google Making Us Stupid? When printed books were just introduced in the human… Read More ›

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(Infographic) Top 10 eLearning Statistics for 2014

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Engaging e-Portfolios in an Independent Learning Process

Jessie Choi [wcchoi@ied.edu.hk], Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong Abstract This study investigates the use of e-portfolios in an independent learning process of learners in English as a second language (ESL). In this study, the instructor uses e-portfolios to manage the self-learning records of learners, to allow learners to interact with peers, and to… Read More ›

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Designing Women

Women account for only 11 percent of game designers and 3 percent of programmers, surprised ? Check out this infographic shared by www.webdesigndegreecenter.org. Source: WebDesignDegreeCenter.org The Numbers 51% of U.S households own a dedicated game console. Women 18 or older represent a significantly greater portion of the game-playing population (31%) than boys age 17 or… Read More ›

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The Mind-Bending Future of Computer Science

This infographic is shared by www.topcomputersciencedegrees.com, enjoy the amazing projects from computer scientists! Source: TopComputerScienceDegrees.com By the year 2018, there will be 1.4 million computer specialist jobs available, but only enough college graduates to fill a fraction of them. Here are some amazing projects that may become a part of our future, thanks to computer scientists…. Read More ›

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Ultimate Online Guide to Video Game Design

“Ultimate Online Guide to Video Game Design” from OnlineGameDesignSchools.org Our mission in developing this guide is to provide in-depth resources to help you get started in becoming a video game designer. The job of video game designer is much like that of a movie director, and the path to that job is just as varied… Read More ›

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Closing The Gender Gap In Computer Science

Technology companies with more women in management positions have a 34% higher return on investments. How to close the gender gap in Computer Science? This infographic from Best Computer Science Schools tries to answer this question. Source: Best Computer Science Schools Sources: http://anitaborg.org/news/profiles-of-technical-women/famous-women-in-computer-science/ http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/03/science/giving-women-the-access-code.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 http://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/articles/2012/07/12/computer-science-continues-growth-on-college-campuses http://www.cs.purdue.edu/history/history.html http://www-03.ibm.com/ibm/history/ibm100/us/en/icons/compsci/ http://chronicle.com/article/Rebooting-Recruiting-to-Get/135282/ http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/17/science/17comp.html?ex=1178856000&en=8bbc752aa6e61e7a&ei=5070&_r=0 http://www.policymic.com/articles/60305/8-women-who-are-taking-the-tech-world-by-storm http://blog.newrelic.com/2013/08/19/infographic-the-fiercest-women-in-tech-and-why-we-need-more-like-them/?utm_source=TWIT&utm_medium=social_media&utm_content=womenintech&utm_campaign=promotedtweet&mpc=SM-TWIT-generic-en-100-womenintech-august http://blog.newrelic.com/wp-content/uploads/NewRelic_FiercestWomeninTech_FINAL1.png http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/meet-some-of-silicon-valleys-female-executives/2012/07/17/gJQA67aerW_gallery.html#photo=5

NEA Presents Highlights from the 2012 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts

Press Release                                                                                                     Contact:  Sally Gifford, NEA Public Affairs September 26, 2013                                                                                        202-682-5606 | giffords@arts.gov The latest survey explores five areas… Read More ›

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The Debate about The Core Curriculum

By Jakayla Mullin and his team Source: Best College Reviews The relationship between Core Curriculum and college preparedness Most educational experts agree that common core curriculum is not the solution to closing the achievement gap. Too bad politicians are the ones with a final say. Common Core Curriculum is meant to be an equalizing force… Read More ›

Online Ivy-League Education without the Ivy-League Price (#MOOC)

By Lucy Weiland MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) provide Ivy-League education without the Ivy-League price. The courses cover topics all across the educational spectrum, from algebra to zoology and everywhere in between. You can take one anytime, anywhere, from any computer or device. More than perhaps any other form of education, you truly get out of it… Read More ›

YouTube Founders Introduce MixBit To Crack The Code Of Video Editing On Mobile

You are presented with a feed of videos and select which one you want to watch based on its title and thumbnail. The main difference with YouTube is that it’s 100 percent user generated content. You won’t find a movie trailer or a music video on MixBit. MixBit is available on iOS now.

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New MIT software makes it easier to design complex 3D printed objects

penFab makes it simpler to create objects that range in stiffness and color. It is inspired by programs like Pixar’s RenderMan.

How Many Apps Should You Make to Create a Killer App?

Say you’re a mobile app developer trying to maximize your chances of striking gold with that one killer app. How many apps should you make? Four? Six? A dozen? The answer—if you’re making a non-game app—is: one. If you’re making a mobile game, however, you should make a lot more than that. This is one… Read More ›