Technology In School

EduTech: Minnesota's developing education technology cluster …
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Yesterday I went to the EduTEch conference at St Thomas University. I took pretty Complete notes, which I'll post below. From a broadband perspective it was interesting to hear about education technology as a growing …

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Jan. 1, 1801: Up in the Sky … It’s a Star … It’s a Planet … No, Wait
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It takes a little while to get the facts straight, but it turns out Giuseppe Piazzi has discovered the first asteroid.     

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The Xbox One is getting another controller update, unfortunately
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Really, Microsoft? You just asked gamers to go through the hassle of updating their Xbox One gamepads in March, yet there’s word on NeoGAF that the next patch — currently in testing — will once again bundle “new controller firmware.” Yes, the…

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Forget the Quantified Self. We Need to Build the Quantified Us
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The ‘Quantified Self’ is a thrilling prospect for some: Massive datasets about oneself can be a new route to self-discovery. But for most of us, the idea of continuous self-tracking is a novelty that results in shallow insights.     

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‘Hello, is that the space station? NASA here. Can you put us through to Moscow?’
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Not-so-comprehensive severance of space chumship NASA has cut all ties with Russia’s space programme over the crisis in Ukraine, apart from maintaining the International Space Station.…

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Middle School Educational Technology Coordinator – NAIS …
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Trinity School, a coeducational, K-12 institution located on the Upper West of Manhattan, seeks a Middle School Technology Integrationist to serve students in grades 5-8 beginning in September 2012. Candidate …

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Is This the Next Big Thing in Follow Focus Technology for …
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One of the next big challenges for product makers is to invent a better follow focus. While autofocus technology is getting better all the time, it still has to be gamed in a way to work in your favor. It works best with a single …

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Japanese yakuza goes online to update its image
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Japan’s largest organised crime syndicate, the Yamaguchi-gumi, is turning to the Internet in an effort to change public opinion as membership numbers fall to an all-time low.     

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Amazon's Fire TV: Everything You Need to Know
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Amazon has kicked off its arrival to the streaming party with the announcement of new device to satisfy all your TV watching needs today in a popcorn-scented New York event. Here’s everything you need to know about it: Read more…     

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