Alex Twino

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The undertakers of Silicon Valley: how failure became big business

The tolerance for failure has long sustained an obsession with youth. If a founder fails, it is a sign of vigor<p>I am on the phone with the one-time owner of Kozmo.com. Back in 2001, Kozmo.com was going to deliver your Starbucks coffee in less than an hour. Its former owner is … not what you’d expect.<p>…

Silicon Valley

'Obamacare' survives; GOP concedes on last-gasp repeal try

WASHINGTON (AP) — "Obamacare" lives on.<p>Senate Republicans, short of votes, abandoned their latest and possibly final attempt to kill the health care …

Health Care

6 New Startups Redefining The Educational Space

Tech startups are creating buzz in transportation, gaming, healthcare, and telecommunications sectors. Everybody knows this. What people may not …

Here is Why E-Learning is The Solution To Your Problems - Infographic

In general, the advancement of technology has solved a lot of problems in every aspect of our life. From socializing to shopping, technology has made …

Professional Development: What should it look like?

A few weeks ago Michael Fenton asked on his blog this question:<p><b>Suppose a teacher gets to divide 100% between two categories: teaching ability and</b> …

Teachers must ditch 'neuromyth' of learning styles, say scientists

Eminent academics from worlds of neuroscience, education and psychology voice concerns over popularity of method<p>Teaching children according to their individual “learning style” does not achieve better results and should be ditched by schools in favour of evidence-based practice, according to …

Learning

We may have less than five years to change how we learn, earn and care

As Australian children go back to school, what should we be doing to get them ready for the fourth industrial revolution?<p>Over the course of the last year, at the World Economic Forum and elsewhere, I have asked participants two questions. First I ask for a show of hands on whether they feel …

Artificial Intelligence

Online Workforce Education: MOOCs, SPOCs and CMOOCs

The next frontier of business and education will enable individuals to connect from faraway places and attain a higher level of connection and …

Studyhub connects you with on-demand tutors for your science and math homework

Throughout my high school career, homework was the bane of my existence. Admittedly, I probably should have had a tutor in a subject or two, but I …

Pay when you graduate: the education model that may work for students

It's a nationally-recognised training course where students can learn for free, and only pay if they want accreditation at the end.<p>"At the moment a …

Five Ways Finland Gets Vocational and Technical Education Right

Finland is well-known for their education system. Here is a closer look at how they get vocational education and training (or career and technical …