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Learners, Teachers, and Technology: Personalization in 2015 and Beyond

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Kristen DiCerbo, Pearson. Kristen DiCerbo, Pearson<p>Many key questions about learning in the classroom can be boiled down to, …

Introducing the Best of CES 2015 finalists!

CES 2015 is finally here and boy, have we been busy the past few days. Engadget's editors have been hard at work pounding the show floor here in Las Vegas to bring you what we think should win the coveted Best of CES awards. Now, we're ready to announce our finalists for all 15 categories, which …

Don't Let Your Business Be A Dead Startup Walking

As an entrepreneur mentor and startup investor, I see with sadness the 50 to 90 percent that fail. If you ask them for a reason, most will insist that they couldn’t get funding, or they ran out of money too early. But I’m not convinced that it’s as simple as that. Many are just not facing the …

Startups

5 Great Google Plus Communities for Teachers and Educators

January 7, 2015<br>Google Plus is a powerful social networking platform with huge educational potential for teachers and educators. I featured it …

A Collection Of Beautiful Educational Sketchnotes for Teachers

January 6, 2015<br>A few weeks ago, I shared here a list of some powerful iPad apps for sketchnoting (visual note taking) and I argued that sketchnoting …

How to Outsource Without Going Broke or Insane

Almost every entrepreneur needs to outsource at some point. Here's how to do it successfully.<p>You can't build a company all by yourself, much as you might wish you could. Cloning's not really an option yet, either. That means most entrepreneurs will eventually turn to outsourcing.<p>Which, as we all …

15 Secrets of Couples With Amazing Sex Lives

Never make fun of a fantasy.<p><b>1. Have sex.</b> Sex begets sex. Sometimes you won't be in the mood when your partner is, but ask them to spend a little extra time on foreplay and you'll get into it and it'll be great. Plus, it will remind you how turned on you are by each other.<p><b>2. Never make fun of your</b> …

This Nobel Economist Spotted the Last Two Bubbles—Here’s What He Says About the Bond Boom

The economist who wrote about irrational exuberance in stocks and real estate says bonds don't look like a classic bubble. But they're no …

What's Hot and What's Not in Ed Tech for 2015

<b>Tablets Are Hot, Desktops Are Not</b><p>We asked our panelists to pick one computing device that is definitely hot and the one that is definitely not. …

Watch Bill Gates Test A New Machine That Turns Poop Into Clean Water

According to Gates, at least 2 billion people worldwide don't have access to adequate sanitation, with human waste often polluting the water supply and remaining untreated.<p>The "Omniprocessor" aims to help with this problem. Its development is led by Seattle-based engineering firm Janicki …

Bill Gates

5 Effective Ways to Search for Educational Web Tools and Apps Online

January 6, 2015<br>Content curation is something I have been doing for five years now and all along the way I developed an arsenal of useful strategies …

XYZprinting Nobel 1.0 3D Printer review: Highly detailed prints at a high cost - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The XYZprinting Nobel 1.0 3D Printer produces highly detailed and complex 3D objects. The compact printer costs significantly less than others that use the same technology and requires little time to set up and operate.<p><b>The Bad</b> The printer and the consumables it uses are expensive. The …

Why Is Wage Growth So Slow? The San Francisco Fed Has an Answer

The reluctance of American companies to cut wages during the Great Recession goes a long way toward explaining why they’re not handing out meaty raises now that the economy is coming back to life.

San Francisco

Facebook Inc. Targets Siri, Google Now With Voice Recognition Startup

Facebook Inc. is acquiring a speech-to-text startup called Wit.ai, it announced Monday. Wit.ai’s software can translate spoken words into usable data …

Top five factors affecting oil prices in 2015

<i>This post is in partnership with Time. The article below was originally published at Time.com</i><p>By Nick Cunningham/Oilprice.com<p>As we ring in the New …

Intel’s 5th Gen Core processors are finally, really here

Better graphics and much better battery life are leading to the best laptops we've yet seen<p>The Broadwell codename has been on Intel's lips for many months now. The big chipmaker's move to 14nm production has proven bumpy and delayed the anticipated launch of its latest processor family, but today …

30 Under 30: The Entrepreneurs Making Healthcare Digital

Our annual list of the best-and-brightest in healthcare and science was so dense that we decided it was time for a spin-out.<p>This year there are two lists: this one, for entrepreneurs who are changing the healthcare space, and a second for pure scientists, which you can find here.<p>The 30 Under 30 in …

Entrepreneurship

Lima Showcases Its Mobile App For Its Dropbox Alternative

French startup Lima is presenting another piece of its offering at CES, the mobile app. And it is a very promising app for those who backed Lima to seamlessly access their photos, music library and movies from their phones and tablets. While the team still needs to polish the app interface, it goes …

Apps

The seven habits of highly confident people

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>Confidence is crucial to a happy and fulfilling life. It influences your success in leadership, how you engage with your team, and at work in general. It influences how you build your business, how you are in your family life, …

The Avegant Glyph hides VR goggles in headphones, is launching later this year

Avegant's virtual reality glasses aren't quite like anything else on the market. For one thing, they don't use the same magnified screen technology as Oculus, Samsung, and most other companies. They use a virtual retinal display, projecting images directly on your eyes; it's a technology that's …

The Surprising Link Between Gut Bacteria And Anxiety

In recent years, neuroscientists have become increasingly interested in the idea that there may be a powerful link between the human brain and gut bacteria. And while a growing body of research has provided evidence of the brain-gut connection, most of these studies so far have been conducted on …

Mental Disorders

How To Boost Confidence When Seeking Funding For Your Startup

These days, the option of seeking outside funding to grow a business makes a lot sense for entrepreneurs, especially when you consider the following statement published in a recent Statista.com report:<p>“According to Thomson Reuter data published by PricewaterhouseCoopers, venture capital funding in …

3 Good Resources to Download Public Domain Educational Videos

CNN Student News is a ten-minute, commercial-free, daily news program designed for middle and high school classes. It is produced by the journalists …

Polyes Q1 3D printing pen includes integrated blue light

By this point, 3D printing pens aren’t anything new. We’ve seen different versions of them, including the 3Doodler pen that hit Kickstarter back in …

Why the oil crash caught so many by surprise (but shouldn't have)

A look at the entrenched thinking about oil prices that was so prevalent just a year ago<p>In February 2014, I rang up Bob Hoye, a financial forecaster …

Excellent Video Tutorials to Help You Sketchnote on iPad

December 31, 2014<br>After posting about top iPad apps for creating sketchnotes, I received a couple of requests for sharing video tutorials on …

21 Ways That 3D Printing Changed The World In 2014

Printed Nutella anyone?

The Ultimate Guide to Good Skin

Steven Macari, holistic health practitioner, nutritionist at Drive 495 and founder of the SLVRBK mat, shares his tips to getting your best skin ever.<p>Everyone wants great skin, some people have it naturally, others have to work really hard to maintain a clear complexion. While topical remedies or a …

How low will oil fall? $30 is possible

Look out below! The plunge in oil prices may not be over just yet.<p>Oil took another hit Wednesday, sinking below $53 to a level last seen during the Great Recession. It's hard to recall that crude oil traded for over $100 a barrel as recently as July.<p>Few saw the energy meltdown coming. Now that it's …