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What Education Technology Could Look Like Over the Next Five Years

A survey of schools around the world reveals what schools could look like, trends in personalized learning, the role of teachers and challenges to …

Education Technology

James Gunn Loved ANT-MAN; It's His Favorite Marvel Movie Since IRON MAN

How Peter Thiel Is Trying to Save the World | Inc.com

In 2010, Brian Frezza and D.J. Kleinbaum were four hours from leaving Silicon Valley for good. Since childhood, the two best friends had been incubating a shared dream of using computer science to cure diseases. They had first pitched investors on their vision six years earlier, as seniors studying …

Peter Thiel

The office of the evil corporation in 'Terminator Genisys' is based on a real Silicon Valley tech company

Here's a fun piece of trivia if you're heading out to see the new "Terminator" movie this weekend.<p>Pay close attention to Cyberdyne Systems, the fictional defense company responsible for the creation of the evil AI Skynet, while watching the film.<p>If you're familiar with the San Francisco tech scene, …

Awesome photos of Arnold Schwarzenegger's makeup transformation for 'Terminator Genisys'

This time around, Schwarzenegger will play an aging T-800.<p>In the film, he'll take on quite a bit of damage as he goes to battle with several characters including a younger version of himself throughout the film.<p>While you may be quick to think all of the effects are done on the computer, most of …

There’s a dark side to startups, and it haunts 30% of the world’s most brilliant people

For Heinz, it was seeing the surfers at Del Mar. He raised his phone to snap a photo for a friend.<p>Mike Alfred saw the grin on his face, so he took his own photo of his friend's happiness.<p>Heinz's long, curly brown hair is whipping back in the wind secured only by a green San Francisco hat. A black …

The Best 10 Android Apps for Project-based Learning

June 30, 2015<p>Project-based learning is one of the best teaching strategies that enhances students learning and increases their engagement with the …

How to Create More Successful Women Entrepreneurs? 4 Suggestions | Inc.com

Having the most high-impact women entrepreneurs isn't enough. The U.S. needs to move the needle.<p>That was the takeaway from Dell’s Global Women Entrepreneur Leaders Scorecard, which the Round Rock, Texas-based computer giant released at its sixth-annual Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network Summit in …

Women Entrepreneurs

The new Spider-Man's first appearance will be in the next 'Captain America' movie

Turns out the answer is "about nine months," as Marvel just confirmed a long-standing rumor — Spider-Man will be appearing in next year's "Captain America: Civil War."<p>In the "Civil War" comic book, Spider-Man is essentially the moral center of the story, the character caught in the ideological …

Face-off: Ranking the 9 Best Comics-Based TV Shows

With Marvel, DC Comics, and others loading up the airwaves with TV shows based on various properties, we can pretty safely call this the Golden Age …

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5 Reasons Marketers Fail With Data

In the recent “Big Data for Marketing & Sales: Data Accuracy to Business Impact” study by IDG Connect, <i>nearly half</i> of respondents are still finding it …

Marketing

How 'The Witcher 3' And 'Arkham Knight' Complement Each Other Nicely

This past week, I’ve been in the final stretch of The Witcher 3, trying to finish up the game before the release of Arkham Knight. This isn’t entirely necessary of course, I could easily just put it down and pick it up later, but to me it’s like stopping a movie midway through and starting another. …

Batman: Arkham

13 qualities Google looks for in job candidates

Since he took over as the head of People Operations — also known as HR — at Google in 2006, Laszlo Bock has helped the company grow from 3,000 to …

Computer Science

How 12 highly successful people start their days

Whether you’re up-and-at-’em when day breaks or stumbling out of bed, the way you spend the morning sets the tone for the rest of the day.<p>That’s why …

Time Management

Fortune.com

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14 things successful people do in the last 10 minutes of work

Perhaps you spend the last 10 minutes of your workday staring at the clock, counting down the seconds until you’re free.<p>Or, maybe you bury yourself …

16 Quotes About Happiness From Entrepreneurial Superstars | Inc.com

Starting and operating a business just might be the most challenging and stressful thing you ever do.<p>You know what else it is? Satisfying. Gratifying. Totally fulfilling. Incredibly rewarding.<p>But not all entrepreneurs are happy with themselves, their businesses, and their success.<p>The definition of …

Entrepreneurship

Is Google getting ready to sell its smart contact lens?

Google’s wearable devices haven’t really taken off. Google Glass was clunky, and its current status is uncertain. Android Wear watches have not exactly been selling like hot cakes. But the company has also been working on a smart contact lens in its Google X research lab that potentially wouldn’t …

Wearable Tech

Windows 10 Goes Full Sad Nerd With Its New Wallpaper

An operating system’s default desktop wallpaper is not just a wallpaper. It’s the face of a new OS, promoted in countless advertisements, and experienced by hundreds of millions of people the first time they boot it (then maybe even for months or years after). Who can think of Windows XP without …

3 huge movies at the box office this weekend may lead to a record-breaking month

On the heels of the incredible openings for "Jurassic World" and "Inside Out," The Wrap is reporting that with "Ted 2" in the mix, June 2015 might become the highest-grossing month in box office history.<p>June has earned $920 million to date, according to Rentrak from The Wrap story, and if …

The truth about TV’s rape obsession: How we struggle with the broken myths of masculinity, on screen and off

From soaps to prestige drama, it’s the theater through which both men and women grapple with maleness and power<p>“The Sopranos” did it in 2001, when Lorraine Bracco’s Jennifer Melfiwas suddenly and violently raped in a parking garage. “Veronica Mars” made it part of the titular protagonist’s …

The future of gaming is lonely (and online only)

Last week, 343 Studios announced that <i>Halo 5: Guardians</i> would be dropping split screen co-op for the campaign mode, joining the vast number of only-online multiplayer games that seem to be the status quo for this console generation. Popular multiplayer shooters, like <i>Destiny</i>, <i>Titanfall</i>, and any recent</i> …

Nerd Approved: June's Biggest Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror News

It's been an up and down kind of month for sci-fi, fantasy, and horror. News has ranged from annoyingly depressing (Cary Fukunaga leaving Stephen …