Education

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Obama: High-Speed Internet by 2018

President Barack Obama thinks American students aren’t connected enough, and that access to faster Internet connections and technologies is crucial in today’s schools. That’s why he wants to make sure that 99% of students have high-speed broadband access within the next five years.

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Accelerating innovation in U.S. education

President Barack Obama said “Digital Promise is a unique partnership that will bring everyone together – educators, entrepreneurs, and researchers – to use technology to help students learn and teachers teach. There’s no silver bullet when it comes to education, but technology can be a powerful tool, and Digital Promise will help us make the most of it.”

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Innovative way to teach and learn

Science fiction writers and blockbuster movies have been predicting a world run by robots for decades, and for most of us, the fantasy has stayed in the realm of fiction. But artificial intelligence has made rapid progress and robots are becoming more a part of everyday life than many people realize. Those who study robots and their impact on life foresee a day not too far off when many jobs now held by people will be automated.

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Innovation at school: Robotics & Poetry

In 2013, French government is trying to find a way to push France to be more innovative. France is considered a moderately innovative country in Europe (see more details with the previous article TOP4 Leaders in Europe). French government is focusing on education aspect: how to infuse the spirit of innovation at school?

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Homegrown Efforts to Recruit Women in IT

When Andreessen Horowitz, the venture capital firm, wanted to make sure its job postings were reaching the most diverse audience possible, its partners did what most people in Silicon Valley do when they spot a problem: they turned to software.

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Innovation Centre at Singapore

Samsung and NYP have signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding to establish the ‘Samsung Digital Convergence and Mobility Innovation Centre’ at NYP, equipped with smart devices, large format display screens, and interactive surfaces from Samsung. R&D in the three areas will be conducted by staff and students from NYP.

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