25 novembre 2017

What $20 Security Camera Has to Do With Closing of the Memphis College of Art

By Joshua Kim. This week two stories caught my attention. The first story is about the closing of the Memphis College of Art (MCA). The second story is about the WyzeCam, a new $20 internet connected security camera. More...

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Listening to Audiobooks While Watching Sports

By Joshua Kim. My happiest moments come when I’m able to watch a sporting event - either live or on TV - with an audiobook playing in my ears. Living in a college town affords me frequent opportunities to attend high level sports for shockingly low costs. At every live basketball, soccer, hockey, field hockey, or football game (the teams I follow), I’ll listen to an audiobook while watching the game. More...

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'Dream Hoarders' and Higher Education

By Joshua Kim. Higher education people don’t agree on much. We have passionate arguments about everything from the proper role of technology in learning to how we might treat our (perhaps?) self-inflicted cost disease. More...

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How "Everybody Lies" Might Change the Social Sciences

By Joshua Kim. Is big data really changing everything? Economist and former Google data scientist Seth Stephens-Davidowitz thinks so. Not only is big data altering the landscape of advertising (Google and Facebook) and retail (Amazon), big data has the potential to revolutionize the social sciences. More...

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'Insight,' Self-Awareness, and the Academic

By Joshua Kim. What would Homo Academicus make of Tasha Eurich’s insightful new book Insight? Ideally, Insight should have us all deeply worried. Realistically, maybe not so much. More...

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Guest Review: 'Rocket Fantastic'

By Oronte. Rocket Fantastic is the distillation of one of the things poetry should be, which is a combination of confrontation and celebration. In a disturbing, yet profound way it pushes against, or perhaps “worries” whatever you think about gender and the body. More...

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Hahahaha

By Oronte. A friend of mine types variations of ha instead of “lol” on Facebook. Ha might indicate mild amusement or self-effacement; haha is the closest to real mirth; three starts to get pointed. More...

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Secondary Effects of Internationalization in India

Secondary effects of the internationalization in India are realized in two ways: foreign students from different backgrounds interact and influence each other; foreign students and members of the local community have a mutual impact on one another. More...

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India's Drive for Internationalization

Special “education zones” in different regionswill help India not only attract international students, but perhaps curb the outflow of Indian students. More...

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Student Loan Interest Rate Policy

"Student Loan Interest Rate Policy" follows  last week's blog on "Headaches of the English Student Loan Program" and further examines the challenges of getting university financing policy right. More...

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