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Are We Educating Students for a Future That Doesn't Exist?

Few subjects these days are more contentious than education, and rightly so. If our children are our future, it's essential we do everything we can do educate them properly, to prepare them for what's to come. But are we schooling our kids for a future that might not even exist by the time they're …

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What Wearable Tech Could Mean for the Classroom

Not too long ago, tablets and smartphones were largely viewed as educational scourges — mere distractions responsible for dulling minds and derailing …

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US military to develop Star Wars-style hoverbikes with British company

The Malloy Aeronautics prototype, powered by four bladed fans, is intended to do many of the jobs of a helicopter but will be safer and cheaper<p>Science fiction-obsessed children of the 1960s might have been disappointed to know that half a century later they would neither live in space nor get their …

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15 Amazing Things In Nature You Won’t Believe Actually Exist

Here’s 7 things we know about the future of technology - UKTN (UK Tech News)

What does technology have in store for us in the future, and how will it impact our lives?<p>For London Technology Week we got stuck into this very …

AI: not replacing, but augmenting, empowering humans

Apologists for non-linear growth in the technology sector would better listen to what Gerd Leonhard, futurist and renowned speaker on artificial …

18 Amazing Active Vacations You Can Actually Afford

There’s something about using our vacation days that makes us loosen up—way up—on our otherwise healthy habits. Whether we’re downing margaritas and …

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Art-ificial Intelligence? Algorithm Sorts Paintings Like a Person

From assembly-line work to self-driving cars, computers are taking over many tasks once performed by humans. Artistic jobs, however, have been …

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Innovators<p>A tech-savvy art historian uses lasers to understand how medieval builders constructed their architectural masterpieces.<p>Innovators<p>Thirteen million people visit the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris every year, entering through massive wooden doors at the base of towers as solidly planted as …

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Your vision for a new, modern parliament | Letters

The necessary redevelopment of the Houses of Parliament will inevitably be hamstrung by the historic nature of the buildings and the “conservative” nature of the government in power when decisions are made (Crumbling parliament could cost £7bn to renovate, 19 June). A new debating chamber is needed …

What Will Future Airplanes Look Like? NASA Has 6 'Wild' Ideas

Imagine an airplane that can change the shape of its wings or function as a giant flying battery. NASA wants to know if those ideas are pure fantasies or the future of flight — and it's willing to spend the money to find out.<p>NASA's Convergent Aeronautics Solutions (CAS) project recently picked six …

Human Organs-on-Chips wins Design of the Year 2015

A micro-device lined with living human cells able to mimic the function of living organs has been declared the overall winner of the Design Museum's …

Apple Developing Virtual Home Button for Future iPhone Models: Report

The leaks and rumours for the Apple's next-generation iPhone models are pouring in already and this time it deals with the long-anticipated 'virtual …

How Would the World's Religions Respond to the Singularity?

Mormons? Into it. Catholics? Not so much.<p>The concept of the Singularity—the point when machines become so intelligent that humanity can no longer keep up—has captivated many technologists and futurists in Silicon Valley and beyond. The Singularity is so hotly anticipated by these believers that …

World’s fanciest McDonald’s in Rotterdam was designed by Dutch firm Mei Architects and Planners.

Every time I read another news story about how McDonald’s is closing restaurants and seemingly continuing its fall from grace, I sigh a little sigh …

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5 things you should do every day to increase your intelligence

You'll see what I mean as you watch that wonderful little brain doing its thing. It's amazing, and when you realize you've been outdueled in a brain game by a child, it's just a bit humbling.<p>Obviously, young children develop, learn, and change very quickly. They show drastic improvement in …

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The Magnificent Leftovers of the Roman Empire in France.

The Romans were master architects. We know that, we have many tangible testaments left to prove it. Their structures still stand sometimes intact in various spots in Europe. We can almost wonder what they and the Egyptians had on our architects, to have made buildings and other constructions to …

Artificial Intelligence, the Hope or Illusion of the Future

The race has begun, every decade brought a ground breaking technological innovation, this decade is starting to unravel a mystery that men like Alan M. Turing spoke about in the 20th century, where machines will be more intelligent than humans, improving by themselves over time. Are we entering an …

Yemeni Peace Talks Sabotaged by United States Supported Elements in Geneva | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>After nearly a week of discussions in Geneva, Switzerland the United Nations peace talks to end the fighting in Yemen have adjourned with no</i> …

DeepMind: inside Google's super-brain

<b>The future of artificial intelligence begins with a game of Space Invaders.</b> From the start, the enemy aliens are making kills -- three times they …

Winning Helsinki Guggenheim design 'a wake-up call to architecture'

Paris-based architects Moreau Kusunoki win controversial competition with design praised for restoring idea of public space to museums<p>The open walkways are intended to enrich the artistic experience for everyone in society, in harmony – theoretically – with Finland’s deep social democratic roots.

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