Sarah Farrell

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Swift the fastest-growing programming language, as it breaks into top 10

A quarterly ranking of the most popular programming language found that Swift made it into the top 10 for the first time, and is now tied with Objective-C …<p>RedMonk has been compiling quarterly rankings since 2011, and says that Swift is the fastest-growing language it has seen in that time. The …

‎#WHERESTHELOVE (feat. The World)

American group the Black Eyed Peas expanded beyond their hip-hop roots to become one of the most commercially successful pop groups of the 2000s. …

iOS Deployment Reference

• <b>Author:</b> Apple Inc.<p>This reference is for IT administrators supporting iOS and tvOS devices on their networks. It provides information about large-scale deployments of iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV in enterprises and educational institutions. It explains how to securely deploy and manage iOS and tvOS …

University of California

<b>In 1965, the campus of the future rose from a muddy cattle ranch south of Los Angeles. The University of California, Irvine – one of three authorized by state regents to educate a burgeoning population of bright young people – was funded with tax dollars spent to hire the finest faculty and build</b> …

Higher Education

The Vocal Adventure

Help a little girl on her journey to find a voice that fits, by using your voice to send her on her way.

Majority of mHealth apps fail to engage patients

While many healthcare professionals have harbored high expectations for mobile apps to energize patient engagement, only a minority of the …

How to Move from First-Person to Learner-Centered Teaching

Opinion | Postsecondary Learning<p>How to Move from First-Person to Learner-Centered Teaching<p>By Marsha Lovett     Feb 24, 2016<p>Image Credit: pzAxe / …

Watch: Short videos that TED says will recharge your brain

With more than 100 speakers over five days, attending TED conferences can be an emotional roller coaster ride, as attendees flit from talks on virtual reality to racial prejudice, climate change to Google art, incarceration to drones. TED uses brief videos in between talks to reset the mood and …

Hospital paid hackers $17,000 to unlock data held for ransom

Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (HPMC) revealed in a statement (PDF) today that it paid hackers $17,000 in Bitcoin to unlock its files after the attackers used malware to encrypt and hold them for ransom.<p>The hospital noticed issues on its network on February 5 and managed to restore its …

Apple iWatch could tap into patented weightlifting sensor

Apple's much-rumored iWatch might be able to serve as your own virtual weightlifting coach.<p>A granted patent dubbed "Shoe wear-out sensor, body-bar sensing system, unitless activity assessment and associated methods" as published on Tuesday by the US Patent and Trademark Office describes a sensor …

Man Summons Tesla Using His Apple Watch

YouTube user Mark Schey has shown off an incredible new feature for the Tesla Model S which allows him to remotely summon his car using an app on his …

Pad & Quill’s high-quality leather Lowry Cuff Apple Watch band offers Hermès style for just $104 shipped (Reg. $130)

Pad & Quill offers its Lowry Leather Cuff Apple Watch band in Chestnut color for $129.95. Apply coupon code <b>LO20</b> during checkout to knock your final price down to <b>$103.96 with free 2-day Priority shipping</b>. Today’s deal represents a savings of nearly $26 and is the best we’ve ever seen. This …

Smartwatches

Apple hires 'expert on sleep research' for iWatch -- report

Apple has reportedly hired a self-proclaimed "expert on sleep research."<p>Roy J.E.M Raymann, formerly of Philips Research, has joined Apple to help the company build out the feature set in its long-rumored iWatch, 9to5Mac reported on Tuesday, citing people who claim to have knowledge of the hiring. …

What Products We Expect From Apple's March 2016 Event

Apple will present its first big event of the year in a little less than a month according to multiple sources. We never know what Apple will share at these events but speculation is in full force. We're looking forward to new and improved iPads, Apple Watches, iPhones and who knows what else.<p>Sage …

What we want to see from new Apple Watch bands

While we may not be getting new Apple Watch hardware until the end of the year, speculation is we will get some new Watch bands this spring. That …

Apple Watch sales hit 5.1M during Q4 2015, pushing smartwatches ahead of Swiss watch for first time

According to a new report from Strategy Analytics, the sales of smartwatches in the fourth quarter of 2015 outpaced sales of Swiss watches for the first time. The company claims that during the holiday quarter, a total of 8.1 million smartwatches were shipped, while 7.9 million Swiss watches were …

The Apple Watch: A useful gadget or just a fashion show-off?

Ten days ago I got the black stainless steel Apple Watch:As a guy who loves technology, especially computers, phones and other gadgets, I’ve “always” …

Smartwatches

Apple Watch 2 probably won't land until September, and that makes perfect sense

If you're holding out for the Apple Watch 2 to appear any time soon, don't hold your breath, because it might not happen until later this year. And …

Louisiana healthcare provider uses Apple devices to improve patient care

<b>Ochsner Health System Continues to Transform Healthcare With "Optimal Hospital"</b><p><i>Innovative program uses Apple Watch, iPad and iPhone to introduce a</i> …

How the Internet will disrupt higher education’s most valuable asset: Prestige

<b>Correction:</b> An earlier version of this column incorrectly stated that Southern New Hampshire University is a for-profit institution. The university is nonprofit. This version has been corrected.<p>By Michael Kinsley<p>, Contributing columnist<p><i>The writer is a columnist for Vanity Fair magazine and a</i> …

MIT Dean Takes Leave to Start New University Without Lectures or Classrooms

Christine Ortiz is the dean for graduate education and a professor of materials science and engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. …

Want longer iPhone battery life? Delete the Facebook app

We've featured a number of ways to save battery life on your smartphone before, but there may be an easier way to get up to 20% more juice on your …

NASA just released an unbelievable new image of the Earth rising over the Moon

The narrow angle camera takes images in black and white, so the spacecraft's wider angle camera — which shoots in color — was used to capture the colorful light that reflects off of our planet.<p>"The colors are only approximately what an intrepid explorer would see from the Moon," the researchers …

The Concept of a General Education

Questioning “General” Education<p><i>It is better to solve one problem five different ways, than to<br>solve five different problems one way.</i> — George …

Index of The Major Learning Theories and Paradigms Teachers Should Know about

August 8, 2015<br>Learning is a social act embedded within a macro contextual framework that provides it with its essence. Learning about learning or …

Access To Learning Content Is Not The Same As Equity In Education

One of the big problems with education has to do with content. It is not a problem with the quality of content, the delivery of information, nor access to knowledge. It is a problem with the way we understand what we mean when we think about learning.<p>To solve this problem, we first need to be clear …

Education Technology

Public health warns syphilis on the rise in Ottawa

The sexually transmitted disease that some believe infected historic figures such as Henry VIII, Vincent Van Gogh and even Adolf Hitler, is spiking …

With continuing breaches, mHealth should learn from past thefts

Data breaches in healthcare won't be stopping anytime soon. At the mHealth + Telehealth World Congress, experts said learning from past thefts is key.

mHealth