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Andrew James Taggart, Practical Philosopher, Ph.D. Bill Gates's 2016 favorite books list spans science, management, and anthropology — Quartz. There’s an undeveloped strip of land on the Korean peninsula where nature thrives, but wild animals occasionally explode.

Bill Gates's 2016 favorite books list spans science, management, and anthropology — Quartz

Walking across it would be a bad idea. Known as the demilitarized zone (DMZ), it divides South Korea and North Korea, nations that technically have been at war since the 1950s. Running 240 km (150 miles) across the Korean peninsula, and measuring about 4 km (2.5 miles) wide, it is heavily guarded by two of the world’s largest militaries, strewn with landmines, and arguably the most fortified border on the planet. If you want to flee North Korea, this is not your recommended route. It makes much more sense to head north instead toward China, where the Yalu and Tumen rivers straddle Mount Paektu to create a 1,420-km (880-mile) border. The Robin Hood of Science: The Missing Chapter. Content Warning: Contains references to violence, injustice, suicide and material you may find upsetting, you might not want to read this on the bus.

The Robin Hood of Science: The Missing Chapter

Last week I wrote what has quickly become the most read piece of writing I have ever written. It told the tale of how one researcher — Alexandra Elbakyan — has made nearly every scientific paper ever published available for free online to anyone, anywhere in the world. This is part two, but it’s OK; this is a story that, just like Star Wars, you can read backward. The moment I started working on this story last October I knew it was a huge story. I knew it deserved to be read not just by the hundreds of thousands of people who are now reading and sharing it. So I did what any science journalist would do. The only publication that gave any indication of interest happened to be the largest publisher in tech news. This is simply not true. The costs are real. Aaron soon realised a grand injustice existed in the U.S. Business + design.

Various thoughts and papers in french and english. Meet the Robin Hood of Science. The tale of how one researcher has made nearly every scientific paper ever published available for free to anyone, anywhere in the world.

Meet the Robin Hood of Science

On the evening of November 9th, 1989, the Cold War came to a dramatic end with the fall of the Berlin Wall. Four years ago another wall began to crumble, a wall that arguably has as much impact on the world as the wall that divided East and West Germany. The wall in question is the network of paywalls that cuts off tens of thousands of students and researchers around the world, at institutions that can’t afford expensive journal subscriptions, from accessing scientific research. On September 5th, 2011, Alexandra Elbakyan, a researcher from Kazakhstan, created Sci-Hub, a website that bypasses journal paywalls, illegally providing access to nearly every scientific paper ever published immediately to anyone who wants it. This was a game changer. Sapiens et technologies à l’USI 2016. J’ai assisté lundi 6 et mardi 7 juin 2016 à la 9e conférence USI (Unexpected Sources of Inspirations) organisée par la société de services Octo Technology au Carrousel du Louvre.

Sapiens et technologies à l’USI 2016

C’est la seconde fois que je m’y rendais, la précédente à laquelle j’avais assisté étant en 2013, au Palais Brongniart. DanielGilbert.Com. ---Plateforme--- Joël de Rosnay / Futur. Joël de Rosnay - Le Carrefour du Futur. What 100 Experts Think About The Future Of Learning. If you’re an educator, surely you know that technology has and will continue to have an incredible impact on learning.

What 100 Experts Think About The Future Of Learning

Whether it’s the Internet, innovative learning tools, or teaching technology itself, these two subjects are intertwined. In these talks, you will find essential information for educators concerned with technology. General Learn about making technology work in education and more in these talks. Rethinking the Student Experience in the 21st Century Public Research University: See how a diverse student body and technology can make a difference in the student experience today. Sharing Education These talks explore the idea of open, shared education. Hector Ruiz on Connecting the World: Hector Ruiz lectures on Internet access for everyone. Sugata Mitra. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.

Sugata Mitra

Biographie et travaux[modifier | modifier le code] Mitra est né le 12 février 1952 dans une famille bengali à Calcutta, en Inde[2]. David Eagleman. #Tech : 2020 Visionaries : "L'intelligence artificielle peut résoudre les plus grands problèmes de l’humanité" Social Entrepreneurs of the Year 2016 - Schwab Foundation. Region: North America Country: 69 countries, predominantly in Africa Focus: Education, Technology Worldreader is creating a future where everyone can be a reader.

Social Entrepreneurs of the Year 2016 - Schwab Foundation

Using low-cost technology, a personal digital library, and a worldwide network of corporate and non-profit partners, it helps millions of people reach their potential. The global non-profit offers a collection of over 31,000 titles from over 331 publishers in 44 languages including Kiswahili, Hausa, Afrikaans, English, and more, contributing to local heritage and identity. Social Entrepreneurs of the Year 2016 - Schwab Foundation.