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23andMe Markets Genome Kits to Researchers Scientists can now buy the direct-to-consumer sequencing product, and research participants can join 23andMe’s database. YOUTUBE, ALEXTHEORGANICDirect-to-consumer genomics firm 23andMe is offering its spit-to-sequence kits to researchers for $199. Study volunteers can then join the company’s ancestry database and receive information on carrier status for diseases. Duke University’s Ahmad Hariri, who has used the product for his research since 2009, gave The Verge a rave review. Curriculum Home Page Welcome to the Curriculum Resources Home Page This is a collection of curriculum created by the K-12 Lab at the design school and teachers who are using design thinking in their schools. Please feel free to use all of the resources presented here.If you discover a new way to implement a lesson or run into a challenge with the particular constraints at your school please add feedback or comments in the feedback and comments section of the lesson. We have organized curriculum in multiple formats to so that you can can search in the way that is most appropriate for your work: Activities organized by step in the Process and Skill Level

Getting Started with Google Draw One of the lesser known Google Apps is Google Drawing. Google Drawing is really powerful and easy to use! Use Google Drawing to make your posters and flyers. Like other Google Docs, Google Drawing is collaborative. This means you do not need to print out your flyer and walk across campus to get it approved. Everyone Failed To Ride This Bicycle. The Science Behind Why Is Amazing We’ve all heard the saying, “It’s like riding a bicycle,” most often used to describe a skill that, once learned, is never forgotten. But what happens when experienced bike riders no longer find themselves capable of riding the mode of transportation they’ve always been comfortable operating? Does the saying no longer apply? As part of a joke on the engineers at their work, a group of welders developed a bike that functioned like any other bicycle, except for one minor alteration: when the rider turns to the right, the wheel turns to the left, and vice versa.

All Sites Stack Overflow Stack Overflow Q&A for professional and enthusiast programmers Server Fault Server Fault Start Here Hello and Welcome to UsabilityGeek, I’m Justin, the founder of this blog and I would like to personally thank you for stopping by! If you are new to the user experience domain and you want to work your way through, starting from the basics and moving on to more advanced topics, then this page is for you! UsabilityGeek is all about sharing knowledge that bridges theory and academic research with practical and personal recommendations on how to deliver a great user experience. We invite contributions from guest authors so as to provide a hub for tips and insights from experts across the industry We strongly believe that to understand user experience one needs to have at least a basic knowledge of related (and seemingly unrelated) domains.

5 Brainwashing Tricks That Work No Matter How Smart You Are #2. Everyone Has the Same Moral Code, They Just Use It Differently Win McNamee/Getty Images News/Getty Images Question: 27 Powerful Images That Sum up How Smartphones Are Ruining Our Lives - BlazePress Thanks to smartphones we have never been so connected to people that can be as far as the other side of the world, whilst being left feeling disconnected from those right next to us. These illustrations highlight how smartphones are causing the death of conversation and changing social interaction as we know it. Check out these other articles:

How to Apply Design Thinking in Class, Step By Step By Anne Stevens For educators ready to try the idea of design thinking, you’ll be glad to know it does not require extensive transformation of your classroom. That said, it can be a transformative experience for all involved. 10 Mind-Blowing Theories That Will Change Your Perception of the World Reality is not as obvious and simple as we like to think. Some of the things that we accept as true at face value are notoriously wrong. Scientists and philosophers have made every effort to change our common perceptions of it. The 10 examples below will show you what I mean. 1. I Can Tap This Stick Just Right (similar to Is this a Stick?) Description You need a stick to tap the ground or even just a pencil to tap your hand - doesn't really matter. The person in the know will say clear their throat and then say the following while tapping the item "I can tap this (pencil, stick, etc) just right"

App Kickstart Guides from Google Play for Education Kickstart Guides are designed to build your Android app-titude for specific apps in Google Play for Education, by getting you up and running in as little as 15 minutes with videos, best practices, and much more. More info about kickstart guides, including who they are for and how they might be used. Please let us know if you have any feedback. Get the app. Get the guide. You're good to go! Design Thinking, Deconstructed At the Nueva School in Hillsborough, Calif., design thinking is built into students’ and teachers’ everyday lives. The process, which is an approach to learning that includes considering real-world problems, research, analysis, building by hand, and lots of experimentation, is documented and shared among staff. The infographic (click on the image to see the full PDF) was created by Kim Saxe, director of Nueva’s iLab, and one of the champions of design thinking. To learn more about the process, read What Design Thinking Looks Like In School, How to Apply Design Thinking In Class, Step By Step, and our entire collection of articles about design thinking.

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