Tag Archives: Technology

Learning the new ‘meanings’ of ABC

Looking at the two alphabet charts, you’d be quickly be aware of which generation you grew up in. Whatever is the case, at least ‘A’ is still ‘APPLE’ . . . . . . so what will be next ?

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BiblioTech – the First Bookless Public Library in Texas

Come Fall 2013, a new library will be opened in Bexar County, Texas, providing visitors with a bank of e-Readers for borrowing e-books … obviously books of the traditional paper variety will be glaringly absent.  This project marks the first … Continue reading

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Amazon’s Warehouse – the ‘Chaotic Storage’ approach

‘Ordered’ chaos As the world’s largest online retailer, Amazon needs somewhere to put all of those products. The solution? Giant warehouses. Eighty to be exact. Strategically located near key shipping hubs around the world. The warehouses themselves are massive, with some over … Continue reading

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The Civica Education Technolog Blog

Our UK counterpart Civica Education has recently started a blog.  It’s a resource dedicated to technology in education and has some interesting and useful posts. http://civicalearningblog.wordpress.com/ Educators in particular, I recommend you add this to your blog roll and follow the posts.

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Wiki ==> Qwiki ==> the Next Google?

Beating 6 other finalists at the TechCrunch Disrupt Conference on 29 September 2010, Qwiki was named the winner of the TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield Award, taking away the handsome cash price of U$50,000. Since then, this little gem has begun … Continue reading

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“Facebook” in the 16th Century

According to recent research, the modern world’s penchant for social networking may not be exclusive to this century alone. Studies into the communication habits of 16th and 17th century Italian Academies, where scholars created their own nicknames, as well as emblems and mottos to signify those with … Continue reading

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Pic-of-the-Week: iPhone 5 and beyond

Since the release of iPhone 5, this picture image has been going viral all over the Internet (at least with the Chinese netizens) and I did have a good laugh when I first saw it. Entertaining to say the least.

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Envisioning emerging technologies for 2012 and beyond

Having a hard time keeping abreast with technological development and wished that you have a crystal ball in front of you?

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Infographic – The world of mobile phones

Here are two infographics that give different perspectives about the mobile world. Without much doubt, it is a market that will take a long while for us to see any sign of saturation in the horizon.

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Infographic – Components of a 21st Century Classroom

Based on the findings from various research surveys in U.S. (check out the sources at the bottom right of the infographic), an Australian-based online course company Open Colleges developed this infographic, giving you with a pictorial understanding of where we are today in … Continue reading

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