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10 Hottest Technologies in Higher Education

10 Hottest Technologies in Higher Education

11. 2.2014
Ten Hottest Disruptive Technologies in Higher Education from Vala Afshar The annual EDUCAUSE conference is where innovative higher...
A Mobile Health Innovation That Could Help Stop Ebola

A Mobile Health Innovation That Could Help Stop Ebola

10.31.2014
Developing countries don't have the high-tech equipment needed to quickly diagnose the disease, but they do have millions of cellphones....
How the NYC Marathon Can Feed Millions of Children

How the NYC Marathon Can Feed Millions of Children

10.31.2014
There are 50,000 runners and 2 million spectators in this Sunday's New York City Marathon. If around half of those have a smartphone and...
How A 'Design First' Approach Is Revolutionizing Knowledge Sharing

How A 'Design First' Approach Is Revolutionizing Knowledge Sharing

10.30.2014
Adopting the "design first" philosophy, however, forced us to approach the design of our system through the lens of what our intended end...
Students Bring Out Mattresses In Huge 'Carry That Weight' Protest Against Sexual Assault

Students Bring Out Mattresses In Huge 'Carry That Weight' Protest Against Sexual Assault

Alexandra Svokos  10.29.2014
College students around the globe brought out mattresses on Wednesday to support Columbia University student Emma Sulkowicz and raise awareness...
How Can We Make Computer Science a More Women-Friendly Discipline?

How Can We Make Computer Science a More Women-Friendly Discipline?

10.28.2014
A lot of attention has been given to increasing the number of women in computer science, but despite numerous efforts the presence of female...
Data Science Meets the Power of the Crowd

Data Science Meets the Power of the Crowd

10.28.2014
In the tech startup world, the ABC's (Always Be Closing) are ubiquitous. In the open-source, collaborative world, the triple-Ds (Design,...
'Mind Art' Project Allows Individuals Living With Disabilities To Create Art With Their Brains

'Mind Art' Project Allows Individuals Living With Disabilities To Create Art With Their Brains

Katherine Brooks  10.28.2014
According to Human Rights Watch, there are 83 million people living with disabilities in China. However, despite the fact that this represents...
A Simple Online Tool That Helps Builds Homes And Futures

A Simple Online Tool That Helps Builds Homes And Futures

10.28.2014
What I've come to understand is that the meaning of home is very personal. And because it's personal and filled with emotions we all share,...
Encourage –- Don't Discourage –- STEM Dreams

Encourage –- Don't Discourage –- STEM Dreams

10.27.2014
I'm where I am today because my family, friends and teachers nurtured my interests. I was never discouraged. I was encouraged every step...
Why We Must Change Our View of Who Belongs in Tech

Why We Must Change Our View of Who Belongs in Tech

10.24.2014
It matters who we, as a society, see as a good match for tech, because it affects not only how we see ourselves and how we talk to our...
The Education of Everything

The Education of Everything

10.23.2014
From early childhood through higher education and beyond, there is little debate that the iPad -- still less than five years old -- is...
Five Ways Hospitals Prepare For Natural Disasters

Five Ways Hospitals Prepare For Natural Disasters

10.23.2014
We find comfort in knowing hospitals will be there for us when disaster strikes. But what the movies don't show is what it takes to effectively...
Only One Way to Mars?

Only One Way to Mars?

10.21.2014
Our earliest astronauts were test pilots; their selection followed strict criteria of age, gender, and flight experience that severely...