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Guest Commentary: Online Education

The recent growth of online education has been astounding. Last year, 35 million people signed up for at least one online class. That’s more than …

Online Education

The Flip Side of Abysmal MOOC Completion Rates? Discovering the Most Tenacious Learners

column | Postsecondary Learning<p>The Flip Side of Abysmal MOOC Completion Rates? Discovering the Most Tenacious Learners<p>By Amy Ahearn (Columnist)     …

Startup founders, please stop copying each other

“Good artists copy, great artists steal”<p>This quote is often attributed to Pablo Picasso but did you know that he actually ‘stole‘ it from a host of writers and authors before him? Steve Jobs then credited the quote to Picasso and the cycle of plagiarism continued.<p>Why do I care about copying in the …

This creepy iPhone accessory lets you kiss someone over the internet

With all the ridiculous crap that’s transpired in 2016, you had to know the day would come when people would start making out with their iPhones. …

40 maps that explain the Middle East

40 maps that explain<br>the Middle East<p>40 maps that explain the Middle East<p>by Max Fisher on March 26, 2015<p>Maps can be a powerful tool for understanding the world, particularly the Middle East, a place in many ways shaped by changing political borders and demographics. Here are 40 maps crucial for …

5 Crucial Lessons for First-Time Founders

This is the story of my first startup, Efographic, and how I drove it into the ground. By writing this, I hope to save many other first-time founders …

AskMe about Ask3

So I have a new favorite app... Ask3 (from TechSmith, the makers of Jing and Camtasia). Why do I love it so? Well, I'm glad you asked!<p><b>Reason #1 to</b> …

Three Ways To Remotely Monitor Someone Else's Computer

Spying on someone's computer is bad. As in "go to jail" bad. However, there are a few very narrow exceptions, like monitoring your kids or employees. …

Employment

Walmart is selling a $10 smartphone

For less than a large pie of pizza, you can buy an Android smartphone instead.<p>Yes, throwaway smartphones have arrived, and Walmart's selling them for …

21 Inspiring Quotes & Thoughts On Mobile Learning

Mobile is the future of workplace learning. It is not just a statement, but something I believe in. There are many a thinkers in the domain that I …

5 Benefits That Make Online Learning With Shaw Academy the Future of Education

Both students and teachers have embraced the power of the internet to create an online education industry that is flourishing in the new high speed, multi device world.<p>Online learning has been an incredibly popular topic in recent years.<p>Both students and teachers have embraced the power of the …

Education

Three Ways of Assessing Students' Understanding Through Mobile Phones

As all good teachers know, a score on a quiz, on a test, or the completion of a large project doesn't always give us the full picture of what …

Uncommon Learning

The world today is changing at a fast pace. We are seeing advances in technology at a frenetic rate, which is having a powerful impact on our …

Pedagogy

24 Online Websites Set to Replace the Traditional College Education

It’s without question that this generation has and will see the biggest shift in education in the past century.<p>Top universities like Harvard, MIT, …

Digital Advertising

The 22 books you should read before you quit your job to start a business

I was recently visited by a good friend I went to university with.<p>He's still in the field of architecture, and it was the first time we'd seen each other since I'd given up on the industry in favor of entrepreneurship.<p>During his visit we talked a lot about the Architecture industry as a whole, our …

Self-improvement

5 of the best iPhone widgets you’ve never heard of

On Thursday, I ran a simple post that covered 10 of the best iPhone widgets in the App Store. Widget support isn’t new on Apple’s iOS platform, but …

Let Tripomatic plan your next trip, and never miss the sights again

Tripomatic, an impressive, universal app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, promises to ensure users never miss the must-see tourist sights of …

Building a Medium viable product

Over the past five months, I took an inkling of an idea, used Medium to test its viability and grow an audience around it, and launched a product.<p>If this project is a marathon, I’m probably just approaching the starting line now — so there’s a long way to go — but I’ve worked hard to get here and …

Send students to the same website with Share to Classroom Chrome extension

Today, we’re launching a new Chrome extension for Classroom called Share to Classroom. This extension makes it easy for teachers to send all of their …

Google

The World’s Mother Tongues Mashed Up Into A Big Data Bubble

Of the 7,100 languages on the planet, only 23 are spoken by more than 50 million people natively.<p>Most maps are structured according to the world’s geopolitical borders, but there are other ways to map the globe. In his latest infographic, Spanish designer Alberto Lucas López creates a globe filled …

Language Learning

10 apps that should be core smartphone features

So I trawled the hundreds of apps I’ve installed, and compiled a “top 10” of the ones I feel wouldn’t look out-of-place integrated into a phone’s inner workings.<p>It’s worth noting here that these aren’t necessarily the best built or designed apps out there — it’s more about the core functionality. …

Apps

Can I get into development without a computer science degree?

In this Ask A Dev, Web dev Logan Thompson reassures all non-computer science majors that with a little hard work and self-discipline, they too can …

French Fries

Facebook expands free Messenger video calling to almost every country

Facebook has rolled out video calling on its Messenger app to more countries around the world, following the introduction of the feature in 18 countries last month.<p>“We’re happy to share we’ve now rolled out the capability globally, with the exception of a few countries we’re still working on …

Terrible JavaScript Mistakes To Avoid With A Static Code Analyzer

JSLint, JSHint And Closure Compiler<p>You have three main choices for static analyzers in the JavaScript world: JSLint, JSHint and Closure …

JavaScript

CHIP hailed as world’s first $9 computer

If the Raspberry Pi is still too expensive for your inner cheapskate, there’s a new contender on the block, and its makers are hawking it as the …

Raspberry Pi

50+ incredible freebies for web designers, April 2015

Amazing designers and developers release new projects every day, that make us excited, inspired, and often more than a little impressed.<p>Today we’re …

RoomScan

Need to quickly get the dimensions of a room? You could drop some serious coin on a laser-based measure, struggle with conventional tape, or just use …

iPad

Google just made a huge update that could affect millions of businesses. Here's what you need to know

Today, Google is making a major update to its mobile search algorithm that will change the order in which websites are ranked when users search for something from their phone.<p>The algorithm will start favoring mobile-friendly websites— ones with large text, easy-to-click links, or that resize to fit …

SEO