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Edward Snowden claims American and British spies hacked into the world’s largest SIM manufacturer

Edward Snowden is back at it with more claims about government security operations.<p>According to documents he provided to The Intercept, American and British spies hacked into Gemalto, the largest SIM card manufacturer in the world, to steal encryption keys for its cards. These keys basically allow …

Wal-Mart pay hike raises hopes of workers and shoppers

With Wal-Mart raising the minimum wage for its U.S. employees to at least $9 an hour, some workers who are making a bit more now hope they're not left behind.<p>Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Thursday that the hike for 500,000 employees, starting in April, is part of comprehensive changes to the company's …

How Impulsiveness Can Boost Your Creativity

The key may lie in a belief that slightly negative traits have silver linings.<p>Everyone who’s ever prepared for a job interview knows how to turn a personal weakness into a character strength. The flipside of being a little stubborn might be extra persistence. A bit of impatience, properly directed, …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head. Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

Local start-up develops pop-up keyboard for tablets

It's one of the big nuisances of modern technology -- a lot of people say typing on a piece of glass just isn't the same as using an old-fashioned …

Revealed: the science behind teenage laziness

They may lie in, act selfishly and take risks, but research by a leading neuroscientist suggests that adolescents may be right when they say nobody understands them<p>Teenagers really get a bad time,’ says Sarah-Jayne Blakemore. ‘It is amazing how it seems to be totally acceptable – even …

Looking for Love Online? How to Avoid the Dating App Scammers

If you're using your computer or mobile phone to find love, you're not alone.<p>One in five Americans ages 25 to 34 have turned to online dating, according to the Pew Research Center. But digital security experts warn the convenience of online dating can also make consumers more vulnerable to online …

Best apps for analyzing and improving battery life on your Android device

Battery life is one of those features that just hasn’t kept up with rest of the hardware on our Android devices. Our phones have extremely detailed …

Digital Learning and Teaching Tweet Wrap for Week Ending 02-14-15

Inspiring, informative, useful, or just plain fun tweets about education and instructional technology articles, resources, etc. (Originally posted on …

Teaching

Lyft’s Logan Green Discusses How to Maintain Your Corporate Culture as You Grow

Here are some tips from a very large company CEO on how to maintain the perfect company culture while growing a hip Silicon Valley startup.<p>Logan Green is a nice guy. So nice, in fact, that investors were initially hesitant to put their money into his business. But instead of battling that image, …

Is Silicon Valley Ageist Or Just Smart?

A few years back, at an event held at Stanford, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg told the audience: “I want to stress the importance of being young and technical. Young people are just smarter.”<p>This quote got fairly heavy play in the media, coming at a time when cries of ageism were running rampant in …

Is Cortana a dangerous step towards artificial intelligence?

Artificial intelligence is close to entering our everyday lives. It might not be the Skynet-style system that comes to mind when we think of AI, but …

The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines

TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole …

Why Microsoft’s HoloLens Is the Next Big Enterprise Thing

If you had followed along on Twitter or gone straight to the source and listened to the live streaming version of the big Microsoft Windows 10 event …

Aether Cone Review: The Learning Speaker That You Speak To

You might be asking: what is the Aether Cone?<p>In short, it’s a portable speaker. Use it plugged in or unplugged. Unplugged you’ll get roughly 8 hours …

How Spelling Keeps Kids From Learning

Mastering English requires abilities that most children don’t develop until they're pre-teens.<p>Johnny in Topeka can’t read, but Janne in Helsinki is effortlessly finishing his storybooks. Such a disparity may be expected by now, but the reason might come as a surprise: It probably has much less to …

Language Learning

The 30 Best Online Language Courses for Any Budget or Level

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably just recently decided to throw caution to the wind and learn a foreign language, traumatic high school …

Code Schools: Right Path For Professional Programmers?

For students and CIOs alike, the question is whether code schools offer a ticket into the high-tech world.<p>7 Android Apps We Love For Work<p>(Click image …

Business Technology

The Classroom of the Future is Now- Douglas Kiang Kicks Off Day 2 of #ettipad

Douglas Kiang is both a member of the EdTechTeacher instructional team as well as teaches computer science and heads the technology resource teachers …

The Distance Learning Resource

Only a few years ago, if you were looking to study further after school the only options that you would have considered were whether to attend a …

11 online learning demands from today’s picky students - Page 2 of 3

According to Learning House’s report, key findings of the 2014 study include:<p><b>Online students are enrolling at institutions further away from their</b> …

50 Free Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners

<b>50 Animation Tools & Resources For Digital Learners</b><p>by <b>Lisa Chesser</b>, opencolleges.edu.au<p>A purple monster with wild curls spiraling out of control …

Education Technology

How I Keep Track of What I’m Learning

At the end of every month, I host a link up called What We Learned for all of us to share what we learned in the past 30ish days. One of the most …

Productivity

A Great Collection of Apps, Lessons and Educational Games for Teaching Students Quick Typing Skills

February 14, 2015<br>Below is a collection of some of the best Chrome apps to help your students and kids master the art of touch typing. These apps …

7 Hot IT Skills: DevOps, Infosec and More

Updated June 22, 2016 / Posted February 13, 2015 By Susan Hall Feedback<p>DevOps and information security are among the hottest IT skills for the first …

DevOps

Two Books Teach Coding and Computer Science | beanz

One book teaches JavaScript in a fun way, the other computer science as fable.<p>JavaScript for Kids<p>Computers are dumb. They do only what you tell them. …

Computer Science

Online Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) courses | Tes Institute

What is Subject Knowledge Enhancement?<p>Our online subject knowledge enhancement courses are perfect for you if you are applying for teacher training …