Peter Long

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Educators & Linkedin: There Is a Place for You

<i>Written by guest blogger Robyn Shulman of Ed News Daily</i><p>Social media and technology can be a very scary territory for educators. For those who do not …

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Learning and Innovation

High school is one of the most challenging stages for a student. He or she goes from being a child enjoying life to a student being prepared for the …

Apple says small number of Apple TVs have WiFi issues, opens replacement program

Apple has informed its official retail stores, AppleCare employees, and authorized resellers that a small number of third-generation Apple TV units have WiFi issues. These issues surround not being able to locate a WiFi network, unable to join a network, and dropped or intermittent …

AdBlock Plus's Paradoxical Creative Challenge: Make an Ad Against Ads

Adblock Plus, the "open-source community project to block obnoxious online ads," is pleased to announce their first Creative Challenge. Here's a …

Ad Blocking

Thatcher funeral crowd shows little sentimentality, or dissent, at St Paul's

"Long live society!" shouted a lone voice as the coffin bearing Lady Thatcher was carried up the steps of St Paul's.<p>The society of mourners wedged on …

Cars Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

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Big Ben to be silenced for Baroness Thatcher's funeral

Big Ben will fall silent on Wednesday as a mark of respect for Baroness Thatcher's funeral.<p>It is the first time that the bells of Big Ben and the Great Clock at the Palace of Westminster will have been halted in this way since the funeral of Sir Winston Churchill in 1965.<p>The announcement came from …

Did cocaine use by bankers cause the global financial crisis?

"Wall Street got drunk" was George W Bush's typically incisive take on the main cause of the emerging financial crisis in July 2008. Two years later …

Boeing 737s under scrutiny after US regulators order tail inspections

US authorities ordered inspections of more than 1,000 of Boeing's best-selling 737 aircrafts Monday after identifying potentially faulty parts that …

Sony NWZ-W273 Walkman review

By Michael Sawh<p>Taking your tunes into the watery depths, the Sony NWZ-W273 waterproof MP3 player is decent enough on land but does it pass the swin …

iPhone-Controlled Prosthetic Hands Allow Double Amputee to Perform Complex Tasks

After running into a downed power line in 2008, Jason Koger lost both of his hands. Five years later, he has almost a full range of motion after being the first double amputee to be fitted with prosthetic hands that can be controlled by an iPhone app, reports <i>CNN</i>.<p>The i-limb ultra revolution, made by …

Lenticular Street Art by Roa | Colossal

<p>Back in 2009 artist Roa (previously here and here) painted this amazing lenticular street artwork on Curtain Road in London. Depending on the angle …

Hope you’re ready developers, the Pebble smartwatch SDK is here

After a delay, the software development kit (SDK) for the Pebble smartwatch is now live. On Friday, the watch maker publicly released the SDK and …

Nearpod: Mobile Learning + Interactive Presentation App

For classrooms that have 1:1 access with IPads, Nearpod would be one of those tools I would say absolutely had to be used in classroom instruction. …

23 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able To Do With An iPad

Using an iPad is simple due to its intuitive interface, elegant touch interface, and user-friendly operating system.<p>Below we’ve listed 23 different …

Apps

Business Model is Not an Education Model

Educational reform is on the minds of many business leaders and several leaders have weighed in with their concerns:<p>“We know we are facing a …

Apple's 'iPad Mini' to Strengthen Education Presence Alongside iBooks 3.0

Earlier this month, several sources indicated that Apple will focus on iBooks at its "iPad mini" media event tomorrow, with reports indicating that both personal and education consumption will be of key importance for Apple. <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i> now profiles Apple's efforts to bring tablets into …

News Corp. Education Unit Unveils Tablet to Rival iPad in Classrooms

Apple recently touted its success in the classroom by revealing that it has sold more than 8 million iPads to educational institutions worldwide. But …

Apple sold eight million iPads to education institutions worldwide

The iPad is the perfect epitome of the 21st century learning. When schools and faculties integrate these things into their workflow, anything is …

Tech in the Classroom:

Apple TV<p><b>What is it?</b> Apple TV is a device that wirelessly streams content from the Internet to your television. When paired with the AirPlay feature …

Design Store: Web & Graphic Design Books, Pantone, Illustration, etc.

This year's <i>Print</i> typography issue, with cover photo by John Keatley and typography by Louise Fili, is a bit different from past editions. Here, we …