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Innovation Excellence
Magic Eye 3D and the Power of ‘Just Looking’ Have you seen those Magic Eye 3D books? I came across one recently, and they are amazing! Each book contains two-dimensional pictures that look like nothing more than random patterns repeated over and over again across the page. But – and here’s where ... Read More | No Comments

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Intro : Imagination: Creating the Future of Education & Work The creative adult is the child who has survived - Ursula Le Guin RSA Animate – Changing Education Paradigms In February 2011, every teacher in Providence, Rhode Island was pink slipped. Not all 1,926 of them will get fired, of course, but with the district facing a $40 million deficit, anything is possible. Institute of Design The d.school’s K-12 Lab team is abuzz with learnings from the recent DT2Schools Workshop. The workshop brought together teachers and administrators from 8 different schools, including two teachers from the Lab’s international partner Riverside School who came all the way from India. In addition to schools, representatives from Teach for America’s curriculum design team also attended. Teachers were immersed in design thinking with two cycles through our design process. They then turned immediately to apply the design process to their own curriculum to take design thinking back to their schools.

How GitHub Helps You Hack the Government Chris Kemp, left, and Lew Moorman at the July, 2010 launch of OpenStack. Photo: James Duncan Davidson On April 9th of last year, someone called Iceeey proposed a change to an obscure document written by the federal government’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The document wasn’t that important. It was a form for transit subsidy requests. And the change was tiny, a typo fix.

Strategos - Helping Companies Innovate and Grow Sparks Fly - March/April 2011 Can imagination be taught? Evidently, because the d.school’s innovation hothouse is changing the way people think. A first-year graduate student in the management science and engineering program, Asha Gupta had barely started Design Garage, a course aptly characterized as an "imagination dunk tank"—and she was getting soaked. Gupta and her classmates were challenged to develop a prototype that would improve the gift-giving experience. They had 54 minutes. The students—an eclectic group with a budding musicologist, a neuroscientist, a journalist and two future lawyers—paired off to interview each other about anything that made them unhappy when giving gifts.

Mission TICE 38 [Référentiels d'équipement] :.. Extrait du dossier Eduscol ( Pages 17 et 18) Avec la mise en place des classes mobiles, l’utilisation du wifi devient nécessaire pour accéder au réseau. Les ondes étant transmises par voie hertzienne, une étude de mise en œuvre est nécessaire. Il n’existe actuellement aucun élément scientifique mettant en évidence une nocivité du Wi-Fi, mais il n’existe pas non plus d’étude permettant de certifier qu’il n’y a aucun risque sanitaire à son utilisation. On peut cependant considérer ce risque comme très réduit aujourd’hui. La puissance émise par les équipements Wi-Fi est nettement inférieure à celle des équipements de téléphonie mobile ; dans des conditions normales d’utilisation le rayonnement électromagnétique auquel sont soumis les utilisateurs est très faible.

Open Innovation Community Supporting Innovation in SME: Innovation Guide Dear Reader, Welcome to the revised, extended and updated practical Guide to Support Innovation in Small and Medium Enterprises that was released in May 2009. It's content covers subjects which are part of the innovation process and the acceptance of the guide has proved its usefulness: The first edition of the Guide was released in 2005 and more than 1500 registered users from over 50 countries from around the world have accessed the online guide. About 20.000 web pages currently refer to www.innosupport.net. The Guide has been carefully evaluated, updated and extended; some chapters have been partly rewritten and new chapters have been included, in addition new media elements and learning assignments that support understanding and rapid orientation have been added.

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