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This Is the End of the Silicon Chip, Here’s What’s Next

Electronics keep getting smaller, and it’s all thanks to electric switches called transistors. When these little fellas replaced vacuum tubes, computers went from the size of entire rooms to merely the corner of a room. In the 60-odd years since, transistors have kept shrinking, scaling down and powering up our …

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Can We Teach AI to Evolve?

Artificial intelligence is really, well, intelligent. It’s beaten humans at chess and poker and AlphaGo famously beat one of the world’s top players at the super-complex game Go IBM Watson even won Jeopardy, and now a different version of it is designing personalized cancer treatments. These are tasks humans spend …

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Why You Can’t Win an Internet Argument

Let’s be honest: we all try to win arguments on the internet, even though we know it’s pointless. Sometimes when you’re scrolling through your Facebook or Twitter feed, bad opinions and misunderstandings just jump out at you, and you have to set your friends and followers straight. But if it …

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Can Lasers Make The Internet Faster?

Looking at past trends we could guess that we’re going to be wanting to send more and more data at higher higher rates so if you upload a video to Facebook for example, Facebook is storing your video until someone asked for it. So if you suddenly say now I …

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Can Your Boss Spy On Your Internet Use?

Why do I always feel like somebody’s WATCHING MEEEEEEE esp my boss Hey guys Julia here for DNews In January 2015, Science magazine declared “the end of Privacy”. From medical records, to location tracking apps, to your shopping history, your online life is no longer just your business. In fact, …

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Expeditions AR – Bringing the world into the classroom

TEACHER: All right wants to see a volcano? 3, 2, 1… STUDENTS: WHOA! TEACHER: Look at that lava, look at that smoke coming out of that. TEACHER: Pretend you’re an airplane and fly over the tornado STUDENT: That’s the top of it. TEACHER: What do you see? STUDENT: These are …

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High School Students See Technology Devices as Tools, Not Toys

>>Bonnie: So here we are, right here at Clearfield High School, and you look at these pollution plumes, a lot of you guys live in this area right here. You could possibly have the pollution plumes underneath your homes. >>Narrator: Chemistry and biology students at Clearfield High School are personally …

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Technology Integrated Across All Subjects Engages High School Students

>>Narrator: Over the past several years, there’s been a quiet revolution going on that has transformed Harrison High School’s curriculum. In almost every classroom, technology tools are facilitating a new way of learning. >>Are we collecting? >>Narrator: Probes and laptops are used in real world scientific explorations. History lessons are …

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