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Miguel Nicolelis Says the Brain is Not Computable, Bashes Kurzweil’s Singularity Miguel Nicolelis, a top neuroscientist at Duke University, says computers will never replicate the human brain and that the technological Singularity is “a bunch of hot air.” “The brain is not computable and no engineering can reproduce it,” says Nicolelis, author of several pioneering papers on brain-machine interfaces. The Singularity, of course, is that moment when a computer super-intelligence emerges and changes the world in ways beyond our comprehension. Among the idea’s promoters are futurist Ray Kurzweil, recently hired on at Google as a director of engineering, who has been predicting that not only will machine intelligence exceed our own, but people will be able to download their thoughts and memories into computers (see “Ray Kurzweil Plans to Create a Mind at Google—and Have It Serve You”). Nicolelis calls that idea sheer bunk. The debate over whether the brain is a kind of computer has been running for decades. But if he’s right, us ain’t machines, and never will be.

Vocabulary Games, English Vocabulary Word Games me 101 Conversation Starters (Also see How to Start a Conversation) Ice Breakers Where did you grow up?Do you have any pets?Do you have any siblings? Childhood Questions What was your favorite children's book? School/Work Topics Where did (do) you go to school? Relationship Questions What is the first think you notice about a guy or girl? Sports Conversation Starters Who is your favorite athlete? Vacation Questions Where was the last place you went on vacation? Food/Drink Topics What is your favorite drink? Entertainment Topics Who is your favorite actor? Personal Questions Who do you look up to? Misc. Do you sleep with a stuffed animal? 20 Teen and Tween Conversation Starters | Radical Parenting How was your day? Fine. How was school? Good. How was your test? Anything you want to tell me? Nope. Now that its summer, a lot of parents and the families I work with are focusing on communication skills because we are finally done with school for a bit. I find that some of the best ways to do this is to play games like Scrabble, Clue or Sorry that you can all engage over the common game. -Ask over dinner -Ask over dessert -Leave a few cards with questions in the car for long drives -host a sleepover for your son/daughter and their friends and encourage them to play. -Play at a family reunion -Ask your adult friends (I do this with mine all the time–in between Wii games of course) I came up with some and borrowed some from the cards–a few are a little mature, but I find those table topics get the best conversation going! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. I really love to engage youth in intelligent conversations about values, ideals and goals.

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Can you google that? – informationssökning på engelska | Mias klassrum Att internet flyttat in i våra klassrum är det ingen som har missat, men att det smugit sig in bland kunskapskraven är det många som missat, försöker låtsas om att de inte sett eller helt enkelt tycker är riktigt jobbigt. Men det finns ju där, vad vi än tycker om det. Det ska undervisas och bedömas, säga vad man vill om det. Att gå in på hur relevant och effektivt eleverna återanvänder sina sökresultat i sin egna produktion är en diskussion i sig, men nu tänkte jag fokusera på själva undervisningen. Jag har satt ihop ett material för att undervisa mina 9or i informationssökning. Materialet baserar sig till stor del på Skolverkets bedömningsstöd i digital läsförståelse, vilket man kan hämta hem från Skolverkets bedömningsportal. Can you google that? Som en del av övningen gör eleverna en självskattning, hämtad från bedömningsstödet. Efter genomgång och självskattning får eleverna öva på att söka information. Filen med övningen kan ni hämta här.

School Cafeteria Lunches Around the World Each day in the United States, over 32 million students eat lunches from their school cafeterias. The food consumed accounts for more than half of each students daily calorie intake – which therefore makes the school cafeteria that much more important in delivering healthy food and preventing child obesity. Unfortunately, if you grew up going to an American school and eating food in the cafeteria, it is unlikely you got the most delicious and healthy food. Yet, if you grew up going to a school in another country around the world, you may have had a different experience. SweetGreen is a chain of salad restaurants that run the SweetGreen in Schools program. Used to educate youth about healthy eating, sustainability and fitness, they’ve kickstarted the conversation by creating a photo series displaying the variety of foods you would typically get in other countries. France: Steak, carrots, green beans, cheese, and fruit. South Korea: Fish soup, tofu with rice, broccoli, peppers, and kimchi.

Nio appar för att lära sig svenska Nio appar för att lära sig svenskaPinned: 23 Feb 2015 Sfichatt: ett nytt och annorlunda lärarrum!Pinned: 15 Feb 2015 Sfipaddan.se behöver din hjälp!Pinned: 6 Oct 2014 Sfipodd: gratis poddradiotjänst för sfi-studerande + intervju med projektledaren Olga Carlberg.Pinned: 14 Sep 2014 I detta inlägg presenterar jag ett urplock av de sfi-bloggar som finns ute på nätet (de flesta har jag hittat i olika Facebook-grupper). Det har blivit populärt att ha en klassblogg för att publicera all möjlig information till sina elever. Har du planer på att starta en egen blogg för er klass? Då kan detta inlägg vara bra, för att se hur andra byggt upp sina bloggar för att få idéer eller inspiration.Pinned: 4 Sep 2014 Två gratisverktyg för skärmdumpar och filmerPinned: 13 Aug 2014 I det femte avsnittet av Sfi-podden med livshistorier berättar Moe Asraei sin historia.

Appar för SFI - Sfipaddan Nio appar för att lära sig svenskaPinned: 23 Feb 2015 Sfichatt: ett nytt och annorlunda lärarrum!Pinned: 15 Feb 2015 Sfipaddan.se behöver din hjälp!Pinned: 6 Oct 2014 Sfipodd: gratis poddradiotjänst för sfi-studerande + intervju med projektledaren Olga Carlberg.Pinned: 14 Sep 2014 I detta inlägg presenterar jag ett urplock av de sfi-bloggar som finns ute på nätet (de flesta har jag hittat i olika Facebook-grupper). Det har blivit populärt att ha en klassblogg för att publicera all möjlig information till sina elever. Har du planer på att starta en egen blogg för er klass? Då kan detta inlägg vara bra, för att se hur andra byggt upp sina bloggar för att få idéer eller inspiration.Pinned: 4 Sep 2014 Två gratisverktyg för skärmdumpar och filmerPinned: 13 Aug 2014 I det femte avsnittet av Sfi-podden med livshistorier berättar Moe Asraei sin historia.

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