Link 16 Oct 27 notes Technology in Education: The Rise of the Tech-Powered Teacher»

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Best known for our collection of education videos, Khan Academy covers every subject from algebra to art history for grades K-12. A significant piece of Khan Academy, however, is the interactive exercises that allow students to practice math and get feedback at their own pace, while giving…

Photo 26 Sep 378 notes explore-blog:

Fantastic minimalist posters celebrating six pioneering women in science.

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Fantastic minimalist posters celebrating six pioneering women in science.

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Link 15 Sep 5 Design Tricks Facebook Uses To Affect Your Privacy Decisions»
Photo 13 Sep 8 notes marketingland:

Twitter’s worldwide ad revenue is expected to reach $807.5 million by 2014 according to a new eMarketer projection. That’s a 50 percent hike over its estimate from earlier this year. 

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Twitter’s worldwide ad revenue is expected to reach $807.5 million by 2014 according to a new eMarketer projection. That’s a 50 percent hike over its estimate from earlier this year. 

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Link 11 Sep 11 notes http://goo.gl/3HC8b Fly the Solar System!»

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You, as a Space Explorer

You can fly.

Move around the solar system using this NASA website with interactive controls that take you wherever you want to go in our solar system. 

We wish we had more time to play. Tell us about your ride?

Link 11 Sep 4 notes Scottish IT jobs 'lack enough' graduates to fill them»

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Not enough people graduate with the skills needed to fill thousands of IT jobs in Scotland, employers’ bodies have said.

The IT sector has been creating 7,000 jobs a year but last year only 1,500 students graduated in computing, according to E-skills UK.

ScotlandIS hopes to encourage the Scottish government to help boost the number of graduates.

The industry body said the skills shortfall in technology was deepening.

» via BBC

Photo 11 Sep 49 notes 9/11 tribute

9/11 tribute

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Video 11 Sep 19 notes

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For three days in October 2012, we will bring together a visionary and eclectic network of renowned scientists, technologists, designers, educators, corporate leaders, social and ecological innovators, artists and others to explore these questions, their answers, and their implications. It promises to be a rich and powerful dialogue – one that might change how you see yourself, your organization and the world.

Register today.

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Link 11 Sep 6 notes Strong Opinions @marksbirch: Future Trends in Enterprise Software»

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Later today I will be participating on a panel with other esteemed investors at the New York Enterprise Tech Meetup. Much of the discussion will revolve about investments and funding in the enterprise tech market, the NYC tech ecosystem for enterprise tech, and thoughts about the future. With that in mind, I put together a few thoughts that I hope to discuss in more detail tonight.


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