- Higher Education’s Online Revolution
The substitution of technology (which is cheap) for labor (which is expensive) can vastly increase access to an elite-caliber education.—Wall Street Journal story about higher education being transformed by technology
- One in 12 American adults use Twitter almost daily
Some 15% of online adults use Twitter as of February 2012, and 8% do so on a typical day—Pew Internet Research
- Post-PC era means mass extinction for personal computer OEMs
The hard truth is facing us — traditional PC purchases are slowing down dramatically. Unless you are cultivating a strong business in tablet computers and smartphones as well it’s going to be a very uncomfortable ride in the next few years for the PC manufacturers.
And dare I say it, a number of them are going to go extinct.—Jason Perlow at ZDNet
- Is 3D printing going to change your life, or is it just a pie-in-the-sky geeky dream?
At ExtremeTech, Ray Walters discusses what role 3-D printing might have in the future
- Explore historic sites with the World Wonders Project
The World Wonders Project enables you to discover 132 historic sites from 18 countries, including Stonehenge, the archaeological areas of Pompeii and the ancient Kyoto temples. In addition to man-made sites, you can explore natural places: wander the sandy dunes of Australia’s Shark Bay or gaze up at the rock domes of Yosemite National Park in California.—Google project
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