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xAPI: Out of the Box

xAPI has arrived! While some might still debate if xAPI is “ready,” we feel that it clearly is here to stay, and can now make a tremendous impact on …

Education Technology

Custom Search Engine

Make searching your site easy<p>Sign in to Custom Search Engine<p>With Google Custom Search, add a search box to your homepage to help people find what …

Are bots entitled to free speech?

<b>We need to talk about bots.</b> How will the courts address free-expression rights for artificially intelligent communicators? This conversation is …

CNET

Google Duplex sounds almost exactly like a real human when booking appointments over the phone.

A day after Oculus Go debut, Facebook demos next-gen VR plans

Facebook's new mobile standalone VR headset, Oculus Go, is here. But the future involves more advanced hardware with displays that make VR look a lot better. On Wednesday, Facebook teased us with one such future device.<p>A virtual-reality prototype headset, referred to internally at Facebook as Half …

Silicon Valley Wants to Cash In on Fasting

Like most of the health fads that catch on in Silicon Valley, this one broke through thanks to word-of-mouth—and a Medium post. Entrepreneur Sumaya …

Snapchat launches Spectacles V2, camera glasses you’ll actually wear

Photos, not just video. No yellow ring alerting people to the camera. Underwater-capable. Classier colors with lighter lenses. Prescription options. Faster syncing. And a much slimmer frame and charging case. Snapchat fixed the biggest pain points of its Spectacles camera sunglasses with V2, which …

Mobile Photography

Microsoft launches new online training courses for aspiring AI engineers

A new ten-course seminar for engineers looking to add machine-learning skills to their resumes is now available through the Microsoft Professional …

The 5 biggest announcements from the Apple education event

Apple took its annual spring event out of California and hosted it at a high school in Chicago this year, promising to focus its newest products toward the education market that’s been dominated by Google and Microsoft. The keynote was condensed into just one hour, most of which revolved around all …

Three Good Places to Find Music and Sounds for Multimedia Projects

Two weeks ago my tip of the week prompted a bunch of questions from readers regarding where to find and how to use music in multimedia projects. Much …

5 Tips for Using Google Apps on an iPad | Emerging Education Technologies

<i>Kasey Bell is an instructional technology consultant with a Master’s degree in Educational Technology, and more than ten years in the field of</i> …

Can education technology shape the future of learning?

Technology and education have often gone hand in hand. However, we're entering a new era of education technology. With teachers utilizing AR and VR …

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@flipboard | Official Flipboard account<p>Part giant squid, part supernova, this World Cup will see politics and football mix like never before<p>Vladimir …

7 fun and useful things you can do with the Google app in iMessage

iPhone owners may have noticed a new icon showed up in the iMessage app drawer. If you are diligent with your app updates and updated the Google app recently, then you can now do a few new things with it right from within the iOS Messages app. Let us count the ways.<p>1. GIFs<p>How good is your GIF game? …

Apps

Bose's AR glasses recommend restaurants and teach you French

I've never been on this street before, and I'm not really sure where I'm going. I reflexively reach for my phone to see where I am. But then I remember I don't need it.<p>That's because I'm wearing Bose's new augmented reality (AR) sunglasses.<p>The prototype device, made from a 3D printer and packed …

Augmented Reality

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The Revolution Which is Going to Sweep the Education Industry<p>Nitish Jain<p>New technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Deep Learning …

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The Cute Robot That Follows You Around the City<p>Ian Bogost<p>Piaggio, the Italian company that makes Vespa scooters, is building cargo droids for city …

Flipboard on Flipboard

@flipboard | Official Flipboard account<p>What You Should Know About Carol Burnett<p>Who she is, why she matters, and why she rules.<p>At 85 years old, …

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The latest brain hack to get ahead in Silicon Valley: flashcards<p>Michael J. Coren<p>Eager to keep up with the pace of change, some Silicon Valley …

A Google R&D team wants to bring Smart Reply to all your chat apps

Smart Reply, the clever A.I.-powered technology that automatically creates responses to your inbound messages, first debuted in Google’s email client Inbox over two years ago, before later rolling out to Gmail, Android Messages on Project Fi, and Allo. Now, a team inside Google’s internal incubator …

Integrated Data Is Key to the AI Kingdom

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly evolving as an important part of the underlying technology that enables companies to target and track …

Tutorial: Learn How to Sync Your Text Graphics to Music

Want to transform your boring text graphics? Why not give them some rhythm and energy?Okay, so you're editing a project and you've come to the part …

Tutorials

Innovation with Classroom Videos: mysimpleshow Video Creation Tool

How are you using video in your classroom? mysimpleshow is a digital learning resource for do-it-yourself explainer classroom videos. I shared this …

Education Technology

Why putting the words 'learning' and 'Facebook' together isn't an oxymoron

It’s a rather impressive, if controversial, resume for a teenager: blamed for the election of Donald Trump, increased divorce rates, rising syphilis …

5 Reasons To Use Padlet Tomorrow

Padlet has been around for a while, but it continues to stay relevant and remains one of the tools I always come back to, especially if I am using a …

#BizTrends2018: E-learning trends to watch out for in 2018

Watch: How To Convert Low-Res Graphics Into High-Res Using Photoshop

<b>Before you toss</b> that low-resolution graphic into the trash, YouTube channel PiXimperfect shows you how to salvage and convert the visual into a …

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says AI is more profound than electricity or fire

Google CEO Sundar Pichai, speaking at a taped television event hosted by MSNBC and <i>The Verge</i>’s sister site <i>Recode</i>, said artificial intelligence is one of the most profound things that humanity is working on right now and compared it to basic utilities in terms of its importance.<p>Speaking to <i>Recode</i>’s …

Adult Learning In Under 3 Minutes

How to Teach Adults

Have participants provided input into what they’ll be learning? This might be through the use of pre-event surveys or interviews with participants, …

Teaching