De Wet van Moore – dat de rekenkracht van computers elke anderhalf tot twee jaar verdubbelt – is een van de grote cliché’s van onze moderne technologische samenleving. Maar volgens The Futurist is er een opvolger: de Wet van Wright. Die is toepasbaar op veel meer dan transistoren alleen, maar op 62 technologische sectoren. De wet stelt bovendien dat de exponentiële groei het gevolg is van onze gezamenlijke inspanning – en dus allesbehalve een onontkoombaar gegeven is. Het werk van Nikola Tesla vormde de basis voor draadloze communicatie, dat wisten we al. Stel je een psycholoog voor die vooral bekend is van zijn zoektocht naar het menselijk zelfbewustzijn. Hoe krijg je zware metalen uit de grond? En de fraude van Diederik Stapel, die blijft maar groeien in omvang. Stel: je bent een universiteit en je wilt iemand aannemen. Het regent vaker op vochtige dan droge gebieden.
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Door: Jacqueline Quarles van Ufford, 25 april 2015 ‘We halen groengas uit shit, daar komt het in het kort op neer,’ aldus ondernemer en uitvinder Kirsten Zagt. En dan niet uit koeienmest maar uit rioolslib en groente- en fruitafval. Deze aanpak komt bovendrijven uit vele experimenten die onderdeel uitmaakten van het Nederlandse innovatieplatform. Wanneer alle rioolslib volgens de methode van Kirsten wordt vergist, levert dit via het aardgasnet voldoende groengas op voor alle huishoudens in Nederland. Inmiddels hebben de Gasunie, GasTerra en Bareau, het ingenieursbureau van Kirsten Zagt, de handen ineen geslagen. ‘Waterzuiveringstechnieken bij de Waterschappen zijn ouderwets en innovaties komen vaak niet verder dan plak en knipwerk’. Rendement van 80% ‘Nu kopen boeren mais in om de mestvergister aan te vullen en het rendement van biogas uit koeienmest te verhogen,’ aldus Kirsten. Vergelijkbaar met proces bierbrouwerij Opslag piekbelasting elektriciteitsnet Most Disruptive Technology
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The Internet of Things is a phenomenon many people talk about, but most fail to understand its nature and implications on the future of our daily lives – including our economic and individual productivity. According to a Harvard economist, Michael Porter, the Internet of Things has the potential to boost the efficiency of enterprises in driving the market towards innovation. On the individual level, technologies which are part of the Internet of Things will make professionals more productive than ever – effectively changing the face of work organization and management. Here's a detailed overview of how the Internet of Things will make us all more efficient in the near future. What exactly is the Internet of Things? The Internet of Things (IoT) is a phrase that many experts think doesn’t accurately capture the idea behind the increasing number of smart, connected objects. How will the Internet of Things impact the economy at large? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. The Internet of Things in the future
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More and more classrooms are gaining access to technology that can be used with students. Whether you're modeling a lesson, creating stations, or working in a one-to-one classroom, virtual tools can promote student engagement while increasing academic success. Here are some apps for iPads -- along with a few other tips -- that can transform your daily lessons and are definitely worth checking out! Base Ten Blocks Number Pieces is a great free app that allows every student with an iPad to have an endless number of base ten blocks at their fingertips. Whether they are learning basic place value, modeling how to add decimals, or exploring expanded notation, this app is worth looking into. Protractor Even on an iPad, a protractor can be used as a tool to measure angles. Graph Paper Geometry Pad lets children draw lines and shapes on graph paper. Geoboard Say goodbye to rubber bands! Ruler Ruler is a neat app to try out on your iPad -- it simply turns your screen into a ruler. Pattern Shapes Clock
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A good majority of northern hemisphere and international schools are winding down the 2011-2012 school year and doors will be closing as the students and teachers take off on their summer adventures. Here is a list of great sites for kids and teachers to keep you happily productive and learning this summer. These are in no way in any order of personal preference or coolness. Happy summer! 1. If your students like The Magic Tree House Series (and let’s be honest, who doesn’t?) 2. Can’t afford that summer vacation schlepping around Europe? 3. ReadWriteThink creates a lot of great educational resources. 4. Spell With Flickr is a simple site that allows you to enter any word and it will create a photo representation of that word using pictures from Flickr. 5. Freeology is a fantastic resource for teachers to download pre-made, or create a plethora of free graphic organizers, forms, calendars, certificates, worksheets, and more! 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. CELLS Alive!
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Maps are handy for a lot of reasons. Not only do they help us navigate through certain areas, they also enable us to learn more about the world and what it has to offer. What if you’re someone who wants to create a map instead? Sure, there’s Google Map and Google Earth to help you out but there are actually other tools to choose from as well. Here we’ve gathered 10 free amazing tools that you can use to create your own maps. From maps that are conveniently made for sharing to ones that are quite interactive, the selection below has a range of things to satisfy your mapping needs. Recommended Reading: 40 Creative Remakes Of The World Map 1. If you’re looking to create and view beautifully informative animated maps then this is the tool for you. If you send an Animap to your friends then it will display like a video which they can play, pause, slow and speed up. 2. You can use any one of the top map providers such as Bing Maps, Google Maps, and Open Street Map to get your map out there. 3.
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Peter: So Sarah, tell me, you're teaching right now, could you give me your opinion on computer use in the classroom, like using it in your classes, what do you think about that? Sarah: I think it's good when there's certain activities that are related to using computers. But when you're trying to do an activity that's not on a computer in a classroom that has computers, it's very difficult to get your students' attention because they're often distracted by doing something else on the internet, they shouldn't be doing. Peter: Oh, I totally agree, I often have that problem, it feels like I'm speaking to a crowd of ghosts. I have no idea that they're talking to me or looking at me or doing anything that they should be doing, so it's really hard. Sarah: Yeah. Peter: Ah, that's a frustrating topic. Sarah: Oh, that's good, yeah. Peter: Yeah. Sarah: Yeah, some of my students use it for ... they have a dictionary on there that they use. Sarah: Yeah. Peter: Yeah, I probably would agree with that.
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Aki / Japan My favorite gadget's the computer. I can't live without Internet or e-mailing or skyping. I always talk with my friends over Skype, domestic and international. Lindsay / United States My favorite gadget is the cell phone. Shalini / Canada To tell you the the truth, I'm not much of a gadget person, however this little eight gigabyte hard-drive thing that I have here has really come in handy. Lori / Canada I'm not really all that fond of electronic gadgets but I guess the only one I use regularly now is my cellphone in Japan. Tom / United States I really love this electric hotpot I have. Jeff / Canada My favorite gadget is a handheld game system that I just got, but I didn't buy it for the games.
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NDT or nondestructive testing is safe and also cost-effective. Due to these reasons they are being used by different industries in a rapid manner. Particularly, manufacturing industries are actually taking it up on themselves to use NDT technology in Malaysia and other countries. More about Liquid Testing Liquid Penetrant Testing is also referred to as Dye Penetrant Testing or Penetrant Inspection method. Although it is a widely used nondestructive testing technique, it is still considered to be the least technologically sound testing method compared to others like ultrasonic testing and radiography. The Process of Liquid Penetrant Testing The process of LT continues in the following manner: The material to be tested needs to be cleaned using a spray cleaner that is easily wiped off with a cloth. LT of NDT Technology in Malaysia depends on only visual inspection thus making it a little weaker method than others.
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Nondestructive testing or NDT is a group of analysis methods that is used to assess the properties of a material or component without damaging it. NDT is primarily used in the field of science and technology. NDT has proved to be a highly valuable technique, saving both money and time as it does not alter or damage the material after inspection and evaluation. Malaysia has also built itself an export niche in South-East Asia, which offers nondestructive testing services in the neighboring countries. Nondestructive testing methods are applicable in varied settings that spread across a wide spectrum of industrial activity. The prominent NDT technique that is most vividly used in Malaysia is radiographic testing. Like this: Like Loading...
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Download a printable copy. Assistive Technology Defined Technology is a common element in our everyday lives. An assistive technology device is any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities. Technology, Assistive Technology, and the Occupational Therapy Process Practitioners use activity analysis in the occupational therapy process to meet the demands of each client’s desired occupation in context. Based on their educational curriculum and clinical experience, occupational therapy practitioners have the knowledge and foundational skills to assess clients and provide assistive technology devices and services (American Occupational Therapy Association [AOTA], 2010). Case Examples of Occupational Therapy in Assistive Technology Intervention Conclusion References American Occupational Therapy Association. (2010).
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