Christina Dorman

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Scientists invent new material for storing data

A nano-sized piece of film could hold the key to storage that is faster, holds more data and uses less power compared with current solid-state memory.<p>Scientists at the National University of Singapore's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering have combined cobalt and palladium into a film …

Study: Real-time data sharing could prevent future epidemics like Ebola

The recent Ebola epidemic in West Africa was the most deadly outbreak of the disease ever recorded, infecting 28,000 people and killing 11,000.<p>Now a …

Do You Know Where Your Data Is? #infographic

Every day, we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data. 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone. Do you know …

Taming Big Data: Small Data vs. Big Data (INFOGRAPHIC)

Certain things cannot be overlooked when dealing with data. Best practices must be instituted for the care of big data just as they have long been in small data. Before enjoying big data's amazing analytical feats, you must first get it under control — with tools that are up to the challenge of …

What is dark data?

As a society, and as businesses, we used to have a good handle on our data. We knew what it was, where it was kept, and we used it in a very formal …

How not to be ignorant about the world

How much do you know about the world? Hans Rosling, with his famous charts of global population, health and income data (and an extra-extra-long …

Graduates see career opportunities in growing demand for big data analytics

The answers to some of the challenges businesses face can be found in the volumes of data many corporations collect. The problem is much of that data …

Big Data

Why Chatbots Are the Future of Big Data

Facebook launched the Messenger Platform Almost exactly a year ago, Facebook launched the Messenger Platform , allowing developers to create their …

We Need More Repair Cafés

I have to admit that, before a friend posted this video to my <i>Facebook</i> wall, I had never heard of repair cafés. I had no idea this was a trend, but I’m thrilled that it is.<p>I immediately thought of several appliances and motorized tools that I would love to repair, but I’m too clueless to …

States aim to legalize the “Right to Repair” your gear

“Unofficial” product repair shops may be getting a leg up in Nebraska, Minnesota, New York, Massachusetts, and Kansas. These states are working to legalize repair of devices from any manufacturer, including litigious Apple. Why is this necessary? Because Homeland Security raids repair shops on …

Repairs

DuoSkin

Cindy Hsin-Liu Kao, Asta Roseway*, Christian Holz*, Paul Johns*, Andres Calvo, Chris Schmandt.<br>MIT Media Lab in collaboration with Microsoft …

The Very Hungry Plastic-Eating Caterpillar

Could waxworms—or something inside them—help degrade the planet’s mountains of plastic waste?<p>When she’s not working in her lab at Spain’s IBBTEC institute, Federica Bertocchini keeps bees. One day, when she looked at her hives, she found them infested with caterpillars called waxworms. These …

Pollution

In-car biometric sensors will monitor your health, make sure you're really you

Within the next decade, our cars will know more about us than we can imagine today. Driving will be a different experience when our cars are equipped …

The death of the smartphone and the birth of the next big thing

The days of the smartphone are drawing to a close: what comes next will disrupt the status quo and change how we use technology.<p><i>What will come after</i> …

Can robotics teach problem solving to students?

Throughout my 35 years of teaching, I’ve watched students grow up in what I lovingly call the “worksheet generation.” In this environment, students …

Pedagogy

12 Reasons Why Project-Based Learning Is Better Than Traditional Classroom Learning

<b>Why Project-Based Learning Is Better Than Traditional Classroom Learning</b><p>When it comes to prepare the next generation for the future, then education …

The Smell Test: Educators can counter fake news with information literacy. Here’s how.

Discerning fact from fiction in news and online content has never been more challenging. From “pizzagate”—false reports of a child sex ring operating …

Survey Shows that Teachers See Potential for Virtual Reality in Education

<b>Germany</b> – Digital technologies take education to an entirely new level, opening new doors and possibilities for teachers and students alike. As part …

The Death Of The Textbook: How The Rising World Of Parenting And Education Apps Is Transforming Digital Learning

It's been a long time coming but we're starting to see a new dawn for educational resources. As the wider learning space moves towards more …

13 best-selling online classes you can enroll in for $10 right now

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Flickr / Luke RedmondUdemy is offering more than 17,000 classes on their site for just $10 each.<p>We put together a list of some of our …

Programming

Thinking about Thinking about Seymour

Skip to:<p>Ira Flatow<p>Joi Ito<p>Artemis Papert<p>Nicholas Negroponte<p>Mitch Resnick<p>Dale Dougherty, Brian Silverman, Gary Stager, Karen Wilkinson<p>Sherry …

In Finland, Kids Learn Computer Science Without Computers

Students can learn the basics with a set of knitting needles.<p>The Finns are pretty bemused by Americans’ preoccupation with whether to put iPads in every classroom. If a tablet would enhance learning, great. If it wouldn’t, skip it. Move on. The whole thing is a little tilting-at-windmills, …

Education

The Librarian of Congress and the Greatness of Humility

The values of Dr. Carla Hayden, the first woman and the first person of color in the position, can be seen in every aspect of the institution she runs.<p>In Memorial Hall in the James Madison Building of the Library of Congress, eight quotes of Madison’s are carved into the wall and painted in gold …

The role of technology in the future of higher education

A new transcontinental research project is looking at the way technology affects traditional campus-based degrees.<p>As digital technology continues to …

Watch and learn – virtual reality and careers education

Connecting students to experiences and expertise that they would otherwise not have access to is one way technology can be used to address …

Teachers Have Great Classroom Tech. Now They Need to Learn How to Use It.

It seems a waste. Millions of educational apps, millions of lesson plans available online, millions of laptops in the hands of students.<p>Yet only a …

Education Technology

3 Big Problems We Need to Fix to Help Today's Kids Become Innovative

Innovation is what keeps people ahead in the business game, but today's kids face multiple challenges that might make it harder for them to win out.<p>We all want our kids to succeed. That's pretty much on page one of The Purely-In-Your-Head Parenting Bible. But we might be doing a serious disservice …

The Brain

How Google Took Over the Classroom

CHICAGO — The sixth graders at Newton Bateman, a public elementary school here with a classic red brick facade, know the Google drill.<p>In a social-science class last year, the students each grabbed a Google-powered laptop. They opened Google Classroom, an app where teachers make assignments. Then …

Education

Windows 10 S won't let you change the default browser or switch to Google search

Microsoft introduced its Chrome OS competitor, Windows 10 S, at a special event in New York City today. The software maker was quick to reveal only Windows Store apps will run on Windows 10 S, and Windows chief Terry Myerson even revealed the new OS “will run any browser in the Windows Store.” …

Building the Hyperconnected Future on Blockchains Paper Released at World Government Summit

At the recent World Government Summit, Hexayurt Capital and ConsenSys released a paper called “Building the Hyperconnected Future on Blockchains”. …