31 mai 2018

Invention Could Ease Jordan’s Water-Scarcity Problem

Al Fanar

He explained that many private homes in Jordan use desalination and filtration units to ensure a supply of safe drinking water, but that even in the best of these systems, each liter of treated water corresponds to three liters that goes down the drain without being used. More...

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30 mai 2018

6 big-impact technologies on the higher-ed horizon

eCampus NewsAnalytics technologies, makerspaces, and redesigning learning spaces are just a few of the numerous technology developments and trends outlined in a preview of the forthcoming annual Horizon Report. More...

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Wayne State, TechTown, NextEnergy launch technology innovation consortium

University Business Magazine logoWayne State University today announced a $6.6 million investment in Detroit Urban Solutions, a technology innovation consortium dedicated to developing cutting edge solutions to challenges facing Detroit and other urban areas. More...

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29 mai 2018

MARTEC

MARTEC
The acronym stands for "Mentoring for Effective Technology Integration in K-12 Schools." Participants were selected by the New jersey Department of Education and interviewed about their experiences as mentors. More...

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Web Site Where Gossip Posted About SoCal Students is Shut Down

Web Site Where Gossip Posted About SoCal Students is Shut Down
Parents and some students are pleased that schoolscandals.com has been shut down. The site, which was used to spread rumours and gossip about classmates, had been the subject of numerous complaints. More...

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New Technologies, New Ways to Learn

New Technologies, New Ways to Learn
Replete with resources, this article examines the changing nature of learning as new information and communication technologies are added to the mix. More...

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Writing History With Microsoft's Office Lock-in

Writing History With Microsoft's Office Lock-in
There's XML and then there's Microsoft XML, and in future Office produces there will be Microsoft XML and user-defined 'arbitrary' XML that can be read by some, but not all, versions of Microsoft Office. More...

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HarperCollins Exec: Format War Hurts E-books

HarperCollins Exec: Format War Hurts E-books
There is discontent in the world of ebooks and the pattern is familiar to those of us working in other areas. As summarized in Slashdot, TeleRead's David Rothman is calling for [here and here] the replacement of the Open eBook Forum by "an honest trade association" and a related standards body to create an open standards ebook format at the consumer-level. More...

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The Lesson Colleges Need to Learn

The Lesson Colleges Need to Learn
Those of us steeped in learning object theory and design will find this column (and the associated chat transcript a bit odd, as the author calls on major universities to videotape lectures and make them available for sharing. But the article is worth a read if only to demonstrate the state of mind of those on the outside who are not steeped in the new technology. More...

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Why Live Music?

Why Live Music?
To put the issue of copying in a different perspective: how many copies of the Mona Lisa would it take to devalue the original? How often would you have to see the image - bootlegged or otherwise - before it would no longer be worth seeing the original? The answer, of course, is that the original only appreciates in value. More...

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