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Blended Learning: It's Not the Tech, It's How the Tech is Used

Preston Smith | Posted 11.18.2014 | Education
Preston Smith

As a blended learning pioneer and enthusiast, I'm here to tell you technology, on its own, is no cure. More and more, blended learning has become a misused buzzword in education circles.

Literacy for All, Yes! The New Literacy

Dr. Idit Harel Caperton | Posted 11.12.2014 | Education
Dr. Idit Harel Caperton

The more we ask of children, the more they can do; the higher the standards we set for those who teach children, the farther they will reach.

Asking Is the Issue! Why the Microsoft CEO Really Blew It

Karen Hough | Posted 12.13.2014 | Technology
Karen Hough

Given the chance to empower women, he told them not to do the very thing that can significantly change a woman's professional advancement.

Go West, Young Technologists, and Grow With HTTP

Sarah Novotny | Posted 08.23.2014 | Technology
Sarah Novotny

The modern Internet is made of compose-able and interoperable components all speaking HTTP. Go forth and build the pieces that you think are missing, just do so respecting the power that exists in the ever-evolving protocol of HTTP.

Unfair Advantages of Emotional Computing

Peter Diamandis | Posted 08.10.2014 | Business
Peter Diamandis

The point here is that something as subtle and powerful as human emotion is coming "digitally online." It's being digitized and understood and monitored and commercialized. And you should know about it.

Innovation In Financial Services-Oxymoron? Future Tech Lessons Learned From The Asian Financial Forum

April Rudin | Posted 04.09.2014 | Technology
April Rudin

Today, there is extra urgency behind the need for a shift toward innovation: many new financial services competitors that are small, nimble and on the cutting edge of technology entered the market right after the financial crisis, when established firms were busy licking their wounds. The old guard is going to need to stay on top of innovation just to keep up with the new guard.

Grace Hopper Conference 2013: Think Big, Drive Forward

Ivo Lukas | Posted 12.08.2013 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

At last, after a year-long wait, the conference has arrived! Over a 4-day period (Oct. 2-5), more than 4,600 people -- representing 54 countries inclu...

Is Silicon Valley Beginning to Invest in Disrupting Education?

Dr. Idit Harel Caperton | Posted 10.15.2013 | Impact
Dr. Idit Harel Caperton

There's an utter lack of infrastructure in homes and schools that live side-by-side to some of the most sophisticated and tech-fluent corporations and startups -- preventing civic engagement and technological fluency among Silicon Valley's youth.

Business Demand for Cloud-based Solutions Continues to Grow

Reno Charlton | Posted 08.20.2013 | Business
Reno Charlton

There is no doubt that over the past few years technology has come a long way, revolutionising life for both individuals and businesses. In an increas...

Big Love Meets Big Data

Colleen Glenney Boggs | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment
Colleen Glenney Boggs

Jane Austen, take heed: It is a truth universally acknowledged that a man with a fortune is in need of a reality show to find him a mate.

2013: A Year for Big Changes

Donald Farmer | Posted 02.19.2013 | Business
Donald Farmer

At the beginning of a new year, I always enjoy looking ahead to the changes I expect to see in my business life. This year may see some dramatic shifts in the world of business computing, but ... The biggest change has happened already.

Calling All Girls (Part Two): Their Future, Our Responsibility

Dr. Idit Harel Caperton | Posted 10.11.2013 | Impact
Dr. Idit Harel Caperton

If game developers are going to be able to deliver the products that will "speak" to their core market, it behooves them to add more women to their employee ranks.

We're Entering a New Era of Computing

Marie L. Wieck | Posted 06.19.2012 | Technology
Marie L. Wieck

What really separates leaders from laggards in our Facebook, iPhone, tweet-driven world?

The Next Era of Computing: Learning Systems

Dario Gil, PhD | Posted 12.30.2011 | Technology
Dario Gil, PhD

Today, it's time for a huge disruption-learning systems. What are your ideas? What grand challenge should we choose?

Microsoft Offers College Students Free Xbox With PC Purchase (VIDEO)

Posted 07.25.2011 | Technology

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Just When You Thought Android Would Win -- Here Comes iPad 2

Gil Laroya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Gil Laroya

Riding the the coattail success of the first Apple tablet, the iPad 2 brings more ammo to the digital fight.

What's Wrong with America? Let Me List the Books....

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Robert David Steele

Sun Tzu writes that if you do not know your enemy, AND you do not know yourself, you are destined to fail. The United States of America is not a Repu...

Cloud Computing and SME Banking -- A Perfect Match

Brett King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brett King

The cloud is increasingly critical for SMEs not only for facilitating business, but also for enabling closer connections with partners, integrating shared services, and improving payments and cash flow.

Light-Speed Computers Could Be A Reality Soon

Discovery News | Eric Bland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Light-speed computing is one step closer to reality. Scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created a new infrared laser made...

Apple Notebook Livebloggers: What's Jobs Up To This Time?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Will Apple unveil a sub-$1000 notebook? Will they unveil a $700,000,000,000 bailout? These are strange times, and it's hard to tell. Keep up to date w...

Microsoft Announces $40B Stock Buyback

Silicon Alley Insider | Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Some Yahoo shareholders are still praying Microsoft will once again ride to their rescue, this time with a bid in the mid-to-high $20s. This price wou...