Jarod Hughes

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Go Ahead, Mess With Texas Instruments

Why educational technologies should be more like graphing calculators and less like iPads. An Object Lesson.<p>Last year, while cleaning out the basement of my childhood home, I discovered a plastic storage bin marked "Calcusoft." Inside were piles of notebooks filled with sketches, storyboards, and …

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Flipboard for Educators

Inside Flipboard / August 29, 2013<p>As students and teachers head back to school all over the country, we wanted to share some ideas on how Flipboard …

Six Flags Says World's 'Tallest Drop Ride' To Open In 2014

Talk about terrifying: Six Flags announced today that it is building the world's "tallest drop ride" at New Jersey's Six Flags Great Adventure.<p>As the company said in a press release, it'll "hoist riders 415 feet into the sky, twice as high as the Statue of Liberty, and rocket them back to Earth at …

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The One Reason Every Blogger Should Use Google+

Once again this week I was asked by a colleague why they should care about Google+. This is a person who regularly publishes content, already has a full plate and wanted to be convinced why she should take up another social network. A scenario that’s all too familiar with many people I come in …

Supplier Continental expects self-driving cars by 2020

Continental, a major automotive supplier in Germany, expects its technology research will yield self-driving cars by 2020.<p>The company has invested more than $130 million on self-driving car research so far, said spokesman Vincent Charles. It began participating in DARPA self-driving car challenges …

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The wireless network with a mile-wide range that the “internet of things” could be built on

Robotics engineer Taylor Alexander needed to lift a nuclear cooling tower off its foundation using 19 high-strength steel cables, and the Android app that was supposed to accomplish it, for which he’d just paid a developer $20,000, was essentially worthless. Undaunted and on deadline—the tower …

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Pick of the week: The housewife and the stripper

The terrific Kathryn Hahn takes in an unlikely houseguest in Jill Soloway’s breakthrough comedy<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>August 29, 2013 11:00pm (UTC)<p>No doubt it says a lot about the state of American comedy – and the confused nature of American thinking about sex and sexuality – that writer-director Jill …

Superhero Bits: Batman vs. Superman, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Arrow, Thor: The Dark World – /Film

Is <b>Stan Lee</b> in the new <b>Lego Marvel Super Heroes</b> video game? Which <b>Batman</b> character does <b>Justin Timberlake</b> want to play? What did Loki have to say to …

Chasing Maris: Chris Davis, Miguel Cabrera, and the Triple Crown

Davis is slowing down, but that might mean we're looking at another Triple Crown opportunity for Cabrera.<p>The race to beat Roger Maris' longstanding American League record of 61 home runs in a season has become somewhat less intriguing of late, but at the same time, has seen some added wrinkles to …

With San Francisco On Board, U.S. Bike Sharing Doubles

San Francisco, long a place where some residents could get along without a car, joined the nation’s bike sharing craze on Thursday. Mayor Edwin Lee and other regional officials kicked off Bay Area Bike Share, an ambitious, area wide system that stretches down to San Jose.<p>With the addition of Bay …