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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. Moore's Law wordt Wright's Law Moore's Law wordt Wright's Law
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 Alle Nederlandse huishoudens over op groengas uit rioolslib? | CO2-neutraal, duurzaam en energiebewust ondernemen voor bedrijven, besparen en zelf opwekken Alle Nederlandse huishoudens over op groengas uit rioolslib? | CO2-neutraal, duurzaam en energiebewust ondernemen voor bedrijven, besparen en zelf opwekken
How the Internet of Things will Impact our Productivity 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 How the Internet of Things will Impact our Productivity
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Apps Marketplace - Dee Lanier- EduTechServe Super Script!! by Diane Powell February 28, 2014 Dee Lanier did a wonderful job adapting to the needs of the group. He is flexible in his presentation style and not afraid to try to demo something in response to a participant question. Highly recommended!! Report this Wild Acres googling by Sheila Zagar October 14, 2013 Dee, I appreciated the iPad training at the Wild Acre Retreat with STEM FELLOWS. Report this Google Apps Training by Erin Stalnaker July 24, 2013 Dee Lanier provided an engaging and relevant training experience. Report this by Elisabeth Watts July 24, 2013 As a Google user who knows the "basics", Dee Lanier opened up a whole new world to me on the power of Google. Report this Trinity Google Training by S Mauney July 30, 2012 Thanks Dee for helping this "conspiracy theorist" begin to learn about the interesting world of google. Report this The requested reviews could not be loaded at this time. Apps Marketplace - Dee Lanier- EduTechServe
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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 11 Virtual Tools for the Math Classroom 11 Virtual Tools for the Math Classroom
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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! 48 Ultra-Cool Summer Sites for Kids and Teachers 48 Ultra-Cool Summer Sites for Kids and Teachers
10 Free Tools For Creating Your Own Maps 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. 10 Free Tools For Creating Your Own Maps
Twelve Things You Were Not Taught in School About Creative Thinking 2342 486Share Synopsis Aspects of creative thinking that are not usually taught. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. And, finally, Creativity is paradoxical. Tags: adversity, contemporaries, creative education, creative geniuses, creative life, creative thinker, creative thinking, education, lighting systems, masterpieces, minor poets, motions, picasso, practicality, profitability, rembrandt, self-help, shakespeare, sonnets, special person, symphonies, thomas edison, wolfgang amadeus mozart Twelve Things You Were Not Taught in School About Creative Thinking
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I Spy on My Own Wi-Fi I Spy on My Own Wi-Fi Q. How can I see who is connected to my home Wi-Fi network? A. Depending on your interest in technical fiddling, you can see what other devices are connected to your network in several ways. For one, you could log into your wireless router’s administrative page and check its DCHP Client Table (sometimes called the DHCP Client List or Attached Devices, as some router companies use different terms) to see the roster of computers, smartphones, tablets and other gear currently connected to the wireless router.
15 iPhone Tricks Apple Has Been Hiding From You 15 iPhone Tricks Apple Has Been Hiding From You The ongoing debate between Android and Apple users just got a little more complicated. While both surely have qualities that appeal to all kinds of smartphone users, Apple’s staple characteristic of being more “user-friendly” may or may not be a load of false advertising. With its almost too-simple interface, iPhones have essentially remained the same since their origination. However, with every new edition of this popular device, there also comes a few major and minor updates – many of which we may not even realize exist. Apple engineers may be patting themselves on the back for their progressive shifts in this user-friendly phone, but perhaps they should have a word with the advertising department first. 1. Cult of Mac Ever wish you could listen to your favorite sleepy-time playlist before bed without having to worry about turning off your music in the middle of the night? 2. iMore Instead of sticking to the standard vibration pattern for your text messages, create your own! 3. 4. 5.
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Auteur Koen Lostrie Dit boek is in de eerste plaats een handboek voor de opleiding master in de industriële wetenschappen elektronica-ICT. De klemtoon ligt op het vakgebied digitale elektronica met onder andere: logische poorten, talstelsels, rekenlogica, finite state machines, ADC, DAC,… Het laatste hoofdstuk behandelt de werking van computer hardware zoals harde schijven, SSD’s, geheugens, DVD’s, enz. Koen Lostrie is afgestudeerd als industrieel ingenieur elektronica in 1998. Digitale elektronica.
Ecodesign. Ecologisch verantwoord industrieel ontwerpen. Auteurs: Karine Van Doorsselaer & Els Du Bois Ecodesign staat voor het integreren van ecologie in het ontwerpproces van alle mogelijke producten, van speelgoed, verpakkingen, allerhande huis-, tuin- en keukenproducten tot heel technische producten zoals vorkliften of medische scanners. De rode draad bij ecodesign is het levenscyclus-denken, waarbij gestreefd wordt om voor elke fase, van het ontginnen van de materialen tot het afdanken van het product, de milieu-impact te minimaliseren. Dit overzichtelijk, compleet en direct implementeerbaar handboek geeft inzicht in het vakgebied ecodesign en moedigt ontwerpers aan om duurzame producten te ontwerpen. Dr. Dr. De cartoons zijn het werk van Simon De Meulenaer.
Electronic power control. Volume 1: power electronics. Author: Jean Pollefliet With power electronics playing such a crucial role in every corner of our daily lives, we take for granted the growth and the variety of electrical devices - computers, smart-phones, and portable mulitmedia - and, hardly noticed by the consumer: power electronics is what the devices exist on. It is this awareness that tempted dr. Jean Pollefliet to compose several textbooks, this to provide in-depth assistance to students and professionals alike, to further their studies in the fields of power electronics. Professor Pollefliet's textbooks on Electronic Power Control Volume 1 (Power Electronics) and Volume 2 (Electronic Motor Control) are both brilliant bases to gain insight and understanding in the theory and applications of power electronics for newer technologies. These books are currently widely used in universities and technical colleges throughout Flanders and the Netherlands, while the English translations are available now in Europe and the USA.
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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. ELLLO Views #1265 Computers in Class
ELLLO Views #84 Favorite Gadget 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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