John Leek

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AI spreekt onze taal en heeft dus ook onze vooroordelen

Kunstmatige intelligentie (AI) neemt onze menselijke vooroordelen over, zo roepen de koppen die refereren aan het onderzoek aan de Universiteiten van …

Namaak, nep, imitatie en fake in de wereld van e-commerce

Met de toenemende populariteit van Chinese webwinkels onder Nederlandse shoppers, wordt het onderwerp ‘namaakproducten’ een hot topic onder …

Facebook launches beta of Spaces, its goofy and fun social VR platform

More than three years after its acquisition of Oculus, Facebook is a product even more deeply intertwined with people’s online identities. Today, Facebook is reaching an important milestone as it launches the first significant integration of social virtual reality into its core product.<p>Facebook …

10 essential TED talks for UX designers

<i>Leading web design conference</i> <i>Generate New York</i> <i>is taking place 25-27 April 2018. Speakers include Dan Mall, Val Head, Donna Lichaw, Jason Lengstorf</i> …

Should High School Students Need A Foreign Language To Graduate?

Tennessee caused a stir earlier this year when it ran an audit of the state's 2015 graduating class. The number crunchers in Nashville reported that nearly a third of students who received a diploma didn't complete the required coursework. One in three.<p>Naturally, parents and politicians alike were …

High School

Collect & Share Great Stories in Your Own Flipboard Magazines

Flipboard isn’t just for reading. With the ability to make your own magazines, you can curate and share articles with others or collect them to read later. Not only is it easy to do, magazines are flexible and customizable: you can set a beautiful cover, add commentary and photos, and arrange items …

#ICYMI: Popular Stories in Tech This Week (Week Ending March 24, 2017)

YouTube creators fought back against YouTube’s filtering of LGBTQ voices—a move made after brands wanted more control over what types of content their ads appeared alongside. Uber president (on the job less than a year) called it quits, citing “inconsistent” approaches in leadership. Apple acquired …

How Our News Philosophy Supports the Truth

We don’t know what someone’s thinking, we just know what they’ve said. We’d rather be right than first. Lead with the most important facts. What did …

The Truth About Fake News

When Wikipedia started to take off as a truly credible service some years ago, I believed that finally, the world was racing toward one, glorious</i> …

Richard Feynman’s “Notebook Technique” Will Help You Learn Any Subject–at School, at Work, or in Life

Richard Feynman knew his stuff. Had he not, he probably wouldn't have won the Nobel Prize in Physics, let alone his various other prestigious …

Richard Feynman

An Animated Introduction to Roland Barthes’s Mythologies and How He Used Semiotics to Decode Popular Culture

In 1979, French theorist Jean-François Lyotard declared the end of all “grand narratives”—every “theory or intellectual system,” as Blackwell’s …

Hannah Arendt on Human Nature vs. Culture, What Equality Really Means, and How Our Language Confers Reality Upon Our Experience

“An experience makes its appearance only when it is being said. And unless it is said it is, so to speak, non-existent.”<p><i>“The truth is if you really care about the quality of somebody’s life as much as you care about the quality of your own, you have it made,”</i> Edie Windsor observed as she won the …

Erich Fromm’s 6 Rules of Listening: The Great Humanistic Philosopher and Psychologist on the Art of Unselfish Understanding

“Understanding and loving are inseparable. If they are separate, it is a cerebral process and the door to essential understanding remains closed.”<p><i>“An experience makes its appearance only when it is being said,”</i> wrote Hannah Arendt in reflecting on how language confers reality upon existence. <i>“And</i> …

Sarah Kenderdine - Cultural heritage in the age of experience

Professor Sarah Kenderdine is a New Zealander at the forefront of interactive and emersive experiences for galleries, libraries, archives, museums, …

How virtual reality is shaping the new home of Washington state’s oldest museum

A key concept for the new Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture at the University of Washington, currently under construction in Seattle, is …

Posting Your Story to Smithsonian's Museum on Main Street Website

Get a quick tutorial on how to upload a story about your local culture and experiences to the Smithsonian’s storytelling website, located …

100 Things You Can Do for Free in L.A.

Listed in no particular order.<p>It’s just easier to read with numbers…<p><b>1. LACMA</b><p><i>Mid-Wilshire</i><p>A post shared by Los Angeles County Museum of Art (@lacma) on …

California

Why You Can't Visit The Museum Of Portable Sound

You don’t go to visit the Museum of Portable Sound — the MOPS comes to you.<p>London's best museum experiences are often found in its tiny, quirky …

The Pushmi-Pullyu of Change in Museums

Reposted from <b>Kiwi Loose in Museums</b>, a project diary blog kept by Sarah Campbell as she embarked on her Churchill Fellowship to research the creative …

Museums

V&A to open new galleries for photos acquired from Bradford museum

Museum’s expansion was prompted by controversial procurement of famous Royal Photographic Society collection<p>The Victoria and Albert Museum is to open one of the most comprehensive photography centres in the world, which will house a collection of prints acquired from the National Media Museum in …

Museum showcases innovation failures | CNN Travel

(CNN) — What do coffee-flavored Coca-Cola, a Donald Trump board game and a 1940s lobotomy tool have in common?<p>They are all considered innovation flops -- and they will all go on display at Sweden's new Museum of Failure.<p>Innovation researcher -- and failure obsessive -- Samuel West is the brains …

Schadenfreude

Teachers Must Be Architects of Learning Experiences

When I step back and think about my own evolution as a teacher, I am struck by how dramatically different my approach to teaching is today compared …

Marzano's 9 Instructional Strategies for Effective Teaching & Learning @MarzanoResearch #edchat #ASCD15 http://t.co/kLUXJcLcSD

The 8 Skills Students Must Have For The Future

Editor’s note: This is a revised version of an article written by Katie Lepi that originally appeared on June 7th, 2014. We believe this information …

Pedagogy

NDT LerenderWijs nieuwe audio en intro

How to foster student #engagement that leads to #deeperlearning via @sylviaduckworth @npinojames #edchat #teaching https://t.co/jSgV6g8ozB

Ikea’s poised to do for the smart home what it did for design

March 29th, 2017<p>Ikea can be criticized for using cheap materials and veneers, but you have to admire its commitment to tasteful furniture design that has — to a fault — raised the baseline aesthetic of the average dorm and living room. In this way it’s helped to democratize design, bringing a sense …

Home Automation

Journalists should use email more — and Google and Facebook less — to reach readers

Inside CEO Jason Calacanis says email doesn’t “pervert” the news business the way Google and social media did.<p>Jason Calacanis, the founder of Mahalo and Weblogs Inc., has a new idea for saving journalism, but it’s actually an old idea: Email.<p>Over the past four years, Calacanis’s latest company …

Social Media