How To Create Your Own Venn Diagrams
Thursday, January 10, 2013 8:05 am, Posted by | How To Topics: , , , , When I was younger, I thought Venn Diagrams were awesome. I’m pretty sure, looking back, that I just liked the name “Venn Diagram’, but the visual overlapping of ideas can be pretty useful in helping people to understand a concept.
Empowering Architecture: architects, buildings, interior design, materials, jobs, competitions, design schools
White Wolf Hotel by AND-RÉ White Wolf Hotel is a series of buildings intimately related with the rich surrounding natural environment. The built architecture is a realization of the holistic aspirations of the client. The built architecture objects, profoundly integrated in the natural context, provide holistic and spiritual experiences of calm, intimacy, meditation, and retreat.
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5 Statistics Problems That Will Change The Way You See The World - Walter Hickey
Once the population of an office hits 366 people, it's a certainty that two people in your office have the same birthday, since there are only 365 possible days of birth. Still, assuming that each birth date (except February 29) is equally likely, it turns out that once your office has 57 people in it there is a 99% chance that two of them share a birthday. When there is 23 people, that probability is 50%. Here's why. Instead of calculating the probability that two people share a birthday, instead calculate the converse, probability that two people don't share a birthday.
1. What is Transhumanism?Transhumanism is a loosely defined movement that has developed gradually over the past two decades. It promotes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding and evaluating the opportunities for enhancing the human condition and the human organism opened up by the advancement of technology. Attention is given to both present technologies, like genetic engineering and information technology, and anticipated future ones, such as molecular nanotechnology and artificial intelligence.The enhancement options being discussed include radical extension of human health-span, eradication of disease, elimination of unnecessary suffering, and augmentation of human intellectual, physical, and emotional capacities.
Richard Branson on Decision-Making For Entrepreneurs
Editor's Note: Entrepreneur Richard Branson regularly shares his business experience and advice with readers. What follows is the latest edited round of insightful responses. Ask him a question and your query might be the inspiration for a future column. Q: What were your most important managerial decisions -- the ones that changed your business? -- Volodymyr Kravchuk, Kiev, Ukraine
The 100 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You
The Wordle of this list! (Click image to enlarge) One of the most popular posts on Edudemic in 2010 was The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You and I felt it might be time for an update to that list for 2011.
Technology is the Answer: What was the Question? -: UNESCO Education
Education is one of UNESCO’s principal fields of activities. Since its creation in 1945, the Organization has worked to improve education worldwide believing it to be key to social and economic development. The Organization aims to help build a sustainable world with just societies that value knowledge, promote peace, celebrate diversity and defend human rights, achieved by providing Education for All (EFA). Its close links with education ministries and other partners in 193 countries place UNESCO in a key position to press for action and change. The Education Sector comprises some 400 staff members worldwide.