Technology In School

Microsoft Gives XP One last Hug
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When Microsoft included Windows XP in the Internet Explorer zero-day browser vulnerability patch it issued this week, some industry observers were stunned. Had the company decided to backtrack on its assertion that it would no longer support XP? Had it knuckled under to user protests? Not really. Redmond has not decided to backtrack on killing […]

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Video Analysis of an Exploding Death Star
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In the original trilogy, there are three planetary sized objects that blow up (explode). First was Alderaan, the home world of Princess Leia. Boom. Next was the original Death Star. Boom. Finally, the second Death Star was destroyed by the Rebel Alliance (it was supposed to be a trap). Boom. But wait! These are no […]

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Is the smartphone 'kill switch' really bad for business in California?
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Senators who nixed mandatory antitheft software on phones sold in state say it’s bad business. But many won’t say why.

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Technology forum continues Saturday at High School of the …
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The Educator Forum, where educators submit projects showing how they engage students with technology, continues Saturday at High School of the Future in West Philadelphia. The two-day event, which started Friday, …

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Eastland school technology director praises iFiber | NIU Today
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Eastland school technology director praises iFiber. May 1, 2014. Eric Haan, district technology director for Eastland CUSD 308, has coordinated the district's participation in the iFiber network since the project began in 2011. Eric Haan believes …

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Stephen Hawking: The creation of true AI could be the ‘greatest event in human history’
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Unfortunately, ‘it might also be the last’ Pioneering physicist Stephen Hawking has said the creation of general artificial intelligence systems may be the “greatest event in human history” – but, then again, it could also destroy us.…

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Google Glass faithful are coming to your town
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In attempt to prove the high-tech specs normal, the Glassholy are gathering Saturday for nationwide “Glass Night Out” events.

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The Powerful Flower Lobby Is Gaining Ground In the White House
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In the hallowed halls of our nation’s capital, a shadow war that pits conventional, imported flower arrangements against a powerful cadre of American floral tycoons who just won’t take "no" for an answer is being waged. Read more…

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Meet AltSchool, The Startup That Is Going To Reinvent …
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Education is one of the last industries that is still going through massive change and disruption with the introduction of technology. In particular, we've..

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