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'Pepper' robot uses trial-and-error learning to master a child's game

Robots, much like children, are now using simple games to learn important skills. Pepper, SoftBank’s adorable humanoid robot, recently learned to play ball-in-a-cup (also called ring and pin) in an effort to better understand optimal trajectory. In the beginning, SoftBank’s team demonstrated the …

How to listen to (and delete) everything you've ever said to Google

Whether you’re asking directions or drunkenly swearing, Google never forgets, recording everything you’ve ever said to it. Do you dare listen back?<p>Users of Google’s voice-control features such as OK Google are probably aware that the company stores the voice recordings it receives when they talk to …

Android Phones

NASA unveils shiny new coat for its Orion spacecraft

Metallic coating will help keep Orion at a more constant temperature in space.<p>NASA on Thursday evening released conceptual images of its Orion …

Space Exploration

Detroit teacher, 7th grade student brawl in classroom

In a fight caught on camera, a Detroit teacher and a 7th grade student threw each other to the ground.<p>The student, Diamonique Singleton, said that …

Apple markets iPad in arts & science education with new profiles

Apple on Tuesday posted two new profiles to its "iPad in Education" subsite as part of an ongoing campaign to promote the tablet's uses in arts and …

Education

Google+ gets major redesign with big focus on Communities and Collections

Google has begun the process of rolling out a major redesign of Google+, featuring a new, simpler look that puts Communities and Collections at the center of everything. These are the areas of Google+ that its most loyal users have stuck with and remain deeply engaged in, even as other features …

Transcendence and the Creative Process

When I listen to interviews with writers or musicians, the interviewer inevitably asks the question: "From where does your inspiration and creativity come?" The answers vary, but usually people will say it is a mystery, or that their inspiration came out of nowhere, or that they just write down an …

Meditation

25 Of The Best Resources For Teaching With YouTube

Dec 03, 2014 - safeshare.tv - 2900<p>Not only does SafeShare.TV remove distracting and offensive elements around YouTube videos, but it also allows you …

5 Free Tools for Creating Whiteboard Videos

One of the many things that we tried today in my Future Schools workshop was creating whiteboard instructional videos. Someone in the group suggested …

Millennial Parents Cover Story: This Generation Is Different

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Interview w/ Phillip Niemeyer & Ryan Junell

9/11 isn’t the same for them: Why the next generation’s view of the national security state will be radically different

With the terrorist attack nearly 13 years past, here’s why the debate on civil liberties may soon be transformed<p>Reading too deeply into the habits of teenagers on Twitter will only lead to disastrously misguided "trend pieces" about the Youth Today that, like the infamous, almost entirely false New …

Today’s college freshmen were kindergarteners on 9/11, and other signs that this generation is different from yours

The 18-year-olds arriving on college campuses this fall grew up in an entirely different world than the professors who are going to educate them for the next four years; they were in kindergarten when 9/11 happened, and wire-rimmed glasses remind them not of John Lennon, but of Harry Potter.<p>Those …

World Trade Center

How Different Generations Consume Content Online [Infographic]

Millennials as a demographic receive a lot of attention when it comes to studying online behaviors. We know how Millennials search for news online, …

This Generative Music Video Is Different Every Time You Watch It

At first glimpse, the video to “Dennis,” a song by the little known electronic musician popcorn_10, doesn’t look like much. Colorful shapes fly by, inserting themselves into iridescent sockets. But watch again, and you’ll see a different video (look closely). Watch 5, 10, 20 more times, and you’ll …

How Millennials, Boomers, and Gen X-ers Respond to Content Marketing | Inc.com

As a content marketer, it's crucial to understand <b>how your target market engages online</b>. If you can't answer the following questions, your campaign reach and engagement might suffer:<p>How much time does your target market spend consuming content?<br>• What time of day does their content consumption …

Marketing

How the different generations consume their daily news...

But, regardless of when they read it, both the young ‘millennials’ and the older ‘boomers’ favour professional journalism as their major news source<p>An interesting study by Newsworks, the marketing body for national newspapers, shows the small differences - and big similarities - in the reading …

Demographics

Millennial, Gen X or Boomer: How the Hillary Clinton Emails Read to Different Generations

To say Hillary Clinton’s emails have been getting some attention is like saying Donald Trump has taken a bit of a liking to Twitter.<p>While there have been few big revelations in the thousands of pages of messages released by the State Department, the emails have more often provided a glimpse into …

Dow Jones

The Airport Of The Future Isn’t An Airport: It’s A City

And you don't need to be a passenger to visit<p>Customer service complaints, wasted hours, and extremely uncomfortable seats: Frequent and occasional flyers alike have a lot of problems with the status quo of air travel.<p>One of the worst examples of a frustratingly behind-the-times industry is New …

Flying