Eduardo Islas

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Questions to ask while problem solving – The Reflective Educator

I’m working on a set of possible questions one can ask their students (and teach their students to ask themselves) while they are problem solving in …

Everybody is a genius Says Albert Einstein | Magical Educator

Why Mathematicians are dangerous and should be locked up? | Magical Educator

<b>Why Mathematicians are dangerous and should be locked up? : )</b><p>Teacher Arrested at JFK. A public school teacher was arrested today at John F. Kennedy …

Mathematics

Do you agree with how schools have changed? 1963 vs 2013, Funny! | Magical Educator

How schools have changed, 1963 vs 2013, funny!<p>It is amazing how schools have changed over the years.<p>Add a comment if you want to add any scenarios of …

Siblings

What are Mathematicians made of? A great resource! | Magical Educator

<b>What are Mathematicians made of? A great resource!</b><p>I saw this poster online and thought it looked amazing and would make a great asset to any …

Out of your comfort zone | Magical Educator

A great philosophy to adopt when planning and delivering your lessons. This approach works very well when you are planning a lesson for an …

Google Explains Quantum Computing in One Simple Video

Although we’ll have to wait to discover what innovations Google’s secret “X lab” holds for the future, the company does have at least one …

Quantum Entanglement in Physics

Quantum entanglement is one of the central principles of quantum physics, though it is also highly misunderstood. In short, quantum entanglement …

Google reveals the state of its quantum lab in short film

The multiverse, physicist Richard Feynman, lobsters, and quantum tunneling all make appearances in Google's short documentary about its Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab.<p>by<p>3:59 PM PDT

Notes & Queries: Is it OK not to believe in quantum physics?

<b>As I don't understand quantum physics, does it matter that I also don't believe in it?</b><p>Quantum mechanics uniquely and accurately explains the chemical and electrical properties of the elements, so to claim you do not believe it is to claim disbelief in your own existence. Since writing to Notes & …

How the Hell Does a Quantum Computer Work?

You've probably heard people—including us—banging on about quantum computers for a long ol' time. But that doesn't necessarily mean you know exactly …

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On-demand on-chip teleportation of qubits performed for first time

By on August 15, 2013 at 9:21 am<p>It’s going to be a while before you can have yourself beamed up to another planet or spaceship, but researchers are …

Quantum Computer Passes Math Test, But Doesn't Answer the Big Question

Is the world’s first commercial quantum computer the real deal or not? No one is quite sure.<p>The most recent experiment adding fodder to this debate …

Is That Quantum Computer for Real? There May Finally Be a Test

In early May, news reports gushed that a quantum computation device had for the first time outperformed classical computers, solving certain problems …

Google's Python Lessons are Awesome

Google's Python Lessons are Awesome<p>January 25, 2012<p>Whether you’re just starting to learn Python, or you’ve been working with it for awhile, take note.<p>…

University data can be a force for good

Data analytics shouldn't be seen as a dark art but a tool to aid student retention and enhance experience, says <b>Ruth Drysdale</b><p>Data analytics is nothing new. Commercial giants such as Tesco have been collecting consumer data since the early 1990s and with advances in technology the process has become …

How To Create A Moore's Law For Data

We are often reminded in press and analyst reports that more data has been created in the last year than in all previous years combined. Such articles often are written in a giddy tone based on the unstated assumption that more data will mean more value, more benefit to us all.<p>At first glance, this …

How artificial intelligence is shaping the future of Facebook

Earnings calls are usually meant to do little more than reassure investors — but in Facebook's most recent call, the day before Halloween, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled something unexpected. Facebook had formed an Artificial Intelligence group, Zuckerberg announced, and the company was acquiring a …

Bayes and Big Data: The Consensus Monte Carlo Algorithm

A useful definition of ``big data'' is data that is too big to comfortably process on a single machine, either because of processor, memory, or disk …

Misgivings over the pardon of Alan Turing

Many people will welcome the granting of a retrospective royal pardon to Alan Turing, and there can be no doubt that those who have campaigned for one have been well-intentioned and moved by perfectly understandable feelings. But Andrew Hodges is absolutely right in his criticism (Report, 24 …

Why Battery Life Should Be The New Smartphone Battleground

Smartphones are unquestionably one of the most useful devices of the 21st century but they continue to have one critical flaw – battery life. We’ve all been there – you forgot to charge your smartphone and you have 10% battery life left to see you through the day.<p>You think of ways to charge it, …

Military tech in 2014: Lasers, drones, and cyberops

Sometime in 2014, the US Navy expects to have a laser weapon aboard a ship in the Persian Gulf.<p>It won't at all, however, tip the balance of power there. The Navy sees the deployment of the USS Ponce with its single solid-state laser weapon as an "at-sea demonstration" -- and directed-energy gear …

2013 was a lost year for tech

All in, 2013 was an embarrassment for the entire tech industry and the engine that powers it—Silicon Valley. Innovation was replaced by financial engineering, mergers and acquisitions, and evasion of regulations. Not a single breakthrough product was unveiled—and for reasons outlined below, Google …

Hyperloop

Elon Musk unveiled his plans for the Hyperloop, a high-speed transportation system that could deliver passengers to their destination at speeds up to 800 miles per hour. Musk estimates the project will cost around $6 billion for a people-only version, and around $10 billion for a version where …

Study: Consumers Will Pay $5 for an App That Respects Their Privacy

A new report finds that people are weary of the hidden costs of free.<p>Ever since the iPhone came out in 2007, the going rate for many of the most popular apps has been exactly $0.00. Consumers pay nothing.<p>But of course, nothing is free. Instead, consumers pay with their data, that's sold to …

No big raise for Tim Cook: Apple pays CEO $4.25 million in 2013

CEO Tim Cook made $4.25 million in 2013 for leading Apple, the company reported Friday in financial documents.<p>Apple noted the figure in its preliminary proxy statement, along with the compensation of its top executives, who got about $2.6 million a piece. The amounts are all a tiny fraction of what …

Fitbit in push to lead the wearable tech boom

Silicon Valley maker of health gadgets plans major international marketing push in 2014<p>Fitbit, a Silicon Valley maker of health gadgets, is to mount a major international marketing push in 2014 in an attempt to establish itself at the forefront of the new growth sector of wearable technology.<p>The …