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August 1st, 2014 at 9:30 am

How the internet is transforming the sex industry


Prostitutes and escort services in the Western world have taken their business online.

As the world moves toward a paper-free financial system, in the borderline-legal organizations of the world’s underbelly economy, cash still reigns as king.



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August 1st, 2014 at 9:12 am

Vision-correcting electronic display could free users from eyeglasses

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The idea is to anticipate how your eyes will naturally distort whatever’s onscreen.

Thanks to technology that corrects vision problems, those of us who need glasses to see a TV or laptop screen clearly could ditch the eyeglasses.


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August 1st, 2014 at 8:57 am

Baidu is developing a semi-autonomous car


Baidu wants to keep the individual in control.

Would you prefer to ride in a completely autonomous self-driving car, like Google’s self-driving car, or one like Chinese search engine Baidu’s semi-autonomous car?  Instead of cars that have no steering wheels, gas pedals, or brake pedals for drivers to control, Baidu is thinking about cars with intelligent assistants who help you drive.



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August 1st, 2014 at 8:45 am

Robots replace cheering fans at Korean baseball games

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The creators hope the robots can lead chants by real fans too.

A struggling Korean baseball team, the Hanwha Eagles, have invented a novel way to improve atmosphere at their matches – by bringing in a crowd of robot fans.



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August 1st, 2014 at 8:26 am

Top 5 things everyone needs to know about the future of math


Yesterday’s math class won’t prepare you for tomorrow’s jobs.

Math is changing, at least in the way we use math in the context of our daily lives. The way you learned math will not prepare your children with the mathematical skills they need in the 21st Century.

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July 31st, 2014 at 8:49 am

Top 5 emerging trends in America’s libraries

Young focused student using a tablet computer

Digital resources are growing throughout libraries.

In libraries in the U.S. technology and digital resources are expanding rapidly, and important tech tools that serve entire communities are available at nearly all libraries across the nation.



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July 31st, 2014 at 8:41 am

A rescue drone that finds survivors by tracking their mobile phone signals


The drone can pick out the location of an individual phone within 30 feet.

A mobile phone can be the device that saves you in an emergency, even if you aren’t able to make a call. The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne have developed a drone that can pinpoint the location of a mobile phone by picking up its Wi-Fi signal. (Video)



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July 31st, 2014 at 8:30 am

Why the Internet of Things just became very interesting


The Nest Protect smart smoke and carbon monoxide detector.

The Internet of Things (IoT) computing phase is the next industrial revolution, according to experts. And an estimated 50 billion connected devices and I0T solutions will reach $7.1 trillion by 2020.


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July 31st, 2014 at 8:18 am

Top 4 technology trends that are changing higher education


Game-based learning can provide students with the right skills and knowledge for their future.

Technology transforms how students learn, share and gather information and has had a huge impact on the education system worldwide.



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July 31st, 2014 at 8:08 am

How five U.S. innovations helped improve schools in Finland even as American’s ignore the same reforms

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Finland has a staggering record of education success.

Pasi Sahlberg, a Finnish educator and scholar, is one of the world’s leading experts on school reform and educational practices. He is the author of the best-selling “Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn About Educational Change in Finland?”and a former director general of Finland’s Center for International Mobility and Cooperation. Sahlberg is now a visiting professor of practice at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He has written a number of important posts for this blog, including “What if Finland’s great teachers taught in U.S. schools,” and “What the U.S. can’t learn from Finland about ed reform.”



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