Thinking Cap: “Mynd” Is the First Dry, iPhone-Compatible, Portable Brain Scanner – Fascinating device that is build for people in wheelchairs, enabling them to control those wheelchairs with thoughts.
How the Web Has Changed Our Perception of Copyright Law – Thoughts on outdated copyright laws that don’t match the realities of an open Internet anymore.
Engineering vs. Liberal Arts: Who’s Right—Bill or Steve? – What subjects should students major in to become successful tech entrepreneurs?
What Bill Gates Could Learn from Chris Rock – “… while investment in STEM is critical, it alone neglects the development of the types of skills that actually lead to discovery, creativity, and innovation.”
PrepMe’s Coursification Offers A Personalized Online Learning Platform – “What differentiates Coursification from other course management and online learning platforms is that it helps teachers offer a tailored, personalized curriculum to each student based on their performance and learning schedule.”
Skype In The Classroom: An International Social Network For Teachers – “Skype launched a free international community site dubbed Skype in the Classroom, an online platform designed to help teachers find each other and relevant projects according to search criteria such as the age groups they teach, location and subjects of interest.”
Disrupt Winner Qwiki Raises, Like, $1 Million From Groupon Co-Founders – “What makes Qwiki so compelling is its ability to generate media on the fly that combines text, audio, and animated photos. It presents information in a highly visual way, assembling photos and spoken text from Wikipedia and other sources to create visual guides to millions of topics.”
Green Goose Tracks Whether Your Kids Are Doing Their Chores – “Green Goose’s sensor kit will let kids and parents add location-aware data sensors to frisbees, toothbrushes, the family dog… pretty much anything.”