Angela Kowalski Katterhagen

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How to Go Textbook Free

Open Educational Resources<p>The University of Maryland University College is the largest institution in the country to go "commando" on textbooks. As …

Article criticizes impact of digital humanities on colleges

Many humanities scholars have praised the digital humanities as one of the more promising developments for their disciplines. But a recent article in …

Humanities

Meet the Cobots: Humans and Robots Together on the Factory Floor

Collaborative machines that are priced as low as $24,000 have the potential to revolutionize production lines.<p>Walking across the floor of SEW-Eurodrive’s factory in Baden-Württemberg is like moving through a time warp.<p>On one side, the light is dim and workers stand at long assembly lines repeating …

Reinventing Management, Part 1: What Color Is Your Organization?

<i>by Rod Collins, Director of Innovation at Optimity Advisors</i><p>Thanks to the Internet, there's a new worldview, and it is revolutionizing the way we build organizations. According to Frederic Laloux, the author of <i>Reinventing Organizations: A Guide for Creating Organizations Inspired by the Next Stage</i> …

Peer-to-peer

Google kills off Picasa to focus its efforts on Google Photos

Well, it had a good run.<p>On Friday, Google announced that it would discontinue the popular Picasa photo management tool in order to put all its efforts toward its newer Google Photos service.<p>“After much thought and consideration, we’ve decided to retire Picasa over the coming months in order to …

Amazon Book Review

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Windows Media Center Is Gone, What Should You Use Now?

One of the first things you might notice about Windows 10 is Windows Media Center is missing. It was the go to media solution for many users for …

Is your toddler ready for reading lessons?

Knowing how words differ from drawings is first step, study finds<p>Even before they can read, children as young as 3 years of age are beginning to …

Notice recurring patterns in your life. What learning might they hold? What if changing these patterns was as simple as readying yourself to absorb their teaching? Today is the day to let go of things that no longer serve you! #FridayFreedom

Animals return to Chernobyl, thrive without humans

Nearly 30 years ago, in April 1986, the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Ukraine failed spectacularly when a series of power surges led to catastrophic explosions and fires. The result was the biggest nuclear accident in history, with fallout seriously contaminating an estimated 100,000 square …

Eminem on Tupac: ‘He Was a Superstar in Every Aspect of the Word’

Eminem continued <i>Paper</i> magazine’s three-part tribute to late hip-hop greats with an ode to the musical versatility and emotional depth of Tupac: “He …

What Your Eating Habits Reveal About Your Personality

Are you a fast eater, a slow eater or an "isolationist"?<p>You are what you eat, or so the saying goes. But it may be more accurate to say that you are <i>how</i> you eat.<p>Last week, an unscientific but all-too-relatable listicle on LittleThings.com broke down different personality types based on eating …

What will personal computers look like in 20 years' time?

<i>This article was taken from the October 2015 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted online,</i> …

Personal Computers

Martin Luther King Jr. Can't Share His Opinion of Black Lives Matter

I understand people like presidential candidate Governor Mike Huckabee who object to the use of the phrase "Black Lives Matter." I am a straight white U.S. American male. I grew up an upper middle-class family, child of a male who had a professional career outside of the home and a female who had a …

Black Lives Matter

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

The 100

The Week in Review: Google Announces Company Restructuring

What began as the world’s most popular search engine is now—officially—much more than that. On Monday, Google co-founder and current CEO Larry Page announced a new parent company named Alphabet to oversee all of its ventures. Google, whose new CEO will be current Product Chief Sundar Pichai, will …

What I Learned When I Lost My Internship at Facebook

Steve Proehl—Corbis<p>Matt Harnack for Facebook<p>Steve Proehl—Corbis<p>Matt Harnack for Facebook<p>David Paul Morris—Bloomberg/Getty Images<p>Matt Harnack for …

Tech Tips: Stuff you didn't know you could do on Facebook

NEW YORK (AP) — Did you know you can add a pronunciation guide to your name on Facebook? Overlay colorful text on the photos you post? How about mark …

Tips for Optimizing Photoshop Performance on Your Computer

Have you ever wondered if you were getting the best performance out of Adobe’s Photoshop Creative Cloud? Depending on your particular workflow and …

Tutorials

Brand Commandr: How To Monitor Employee Posts on Social & Why You Must

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Samsung's more daring phone designs: a visual history

With Samsung poised to reveal its latest take(s) on the smartphone in a matter of hours, we thought it was as good a time as any to take a look back. The Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ are rumored to be on tap for tomorrow's festivities, two devices that would continue the company's affinity for …

Galaxy Note

By the numbers: The massive toll of the Animas River spill

<b>(CNN) —</b> The environmental crew had one job: pump out and treat contaminated water at the Gold King Mine in southern Colorado.<p>Instead, when the workers for the Environmental Protection Agency used heavy equipment to enter the defunct mine on August 5, 2015, a leak sprung. A massive one.<p>The EPA has …

New Mexico

Stephen Colbert Shares Why He Thinks Women Should Be in Charge of Everything

<i>Brand-new Late Show host Stephen Colbert comes clean: He loves women. Can't get enough of 'em. Thinks they should be in charge of everything. Hear him out.</i><p>First off, it's an honor to be writing for <i>Glamour</i>, a magazine so sophisticated it has an extra u in the title. All the finest publications do, …

The World’s First $9 Computer Does Everything That Your Expensive Model Can Do

Chip can do anything that you might want from a normal computer, albeit a little slower. It runs a fully-functional desktop operating system, along …

Online Marketing Beyond Facebook and Twitter

Let me guess what your small business online marketing strategy involves. In three words: blog, Facebook and Twitter. Now there's nothing wrong with …

10 Excellent Web Performance Optimization Blogs

Web performance is an important factor to consider when developing sites because user experience and usability are strongly tied to the speed of page …