Posts Tagged ‘Technology’

Got broadband? Access now extends to 94 percent of Americans.

Every year, Internet access via broadband becomes available to millions more Americans, up from 92 percent last year to 94 percent, a recent report shows. Rural and tribal areas are the outliers. The Christian Science Monitor Full Article

Helicopter App?

About half of the students who fail to graduate college in six years never even make it to their second year, according to Department of Education data. Now, a new app is aiming to help make that college transition more successful for students — by involving their parents. Inside Higher Ed Full Article

New graphing calculator lets students plot on top of real-world images

Partnership between Casio and stunt producer Steve Wolf also helps students see how math applies to movie-making eSchool News Full Article

Google’s New Brain Could Have a Big Impact

The Knowledge Graph is rapidly learning about the world. It promises to transform more than just search. MIT Technology Review Full Article

Polycom and HTC to Deliver Polycom® RealPresence® Enterprise-Grade Video Collaboration to Smartphones and Tablets

HTC devices with Polycom® RealPresence® Mobile software will connect customers through high-quality video collaboration in any environment including on the go, at home, at work, in a conference room, or in an immersive theater BARCELONA, Spain, Mobile World Congress 2012 – Feb 28, 2012 : Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM), the global leader in standards-based unified […]

IBM smashes Moore’s Law, cuts bit size to 12 atoms

IBM announced Thursday that after five years of work, its researchers have been able to reduce from about one million to 12 the number of atoms required to create a bit of data.SOURCE: McWorldFull Article

Digium® and Polycom Extend Relationship to Deliver Affordable, Feature Rich Communications Solutions

Partnership agreement enables customers to continue to benefit from advanced telephony integrationSOURCE: Polycom

The Year Ahead in IT, 2012

This series of annual Year Ahead articles on technology and education began on the eve of what we now know is one of the profound downturns in modern capitalism. When history is written, the impact of the deep economic recession of 2008-2012 will have been pivotal in the shifting balance of economic and political power […]

Monitoring the PACE of Student Learning: Analytics at Rio Salado College

At Rio Salado College, where all 41,000-plus students attend classes online, instructional priorities include a strong emphasis on personalization–helping nontraditional students reach their educational goals through programs and services tailored to individual needs. SOURCE: Campus TechnologyRead the Full Article

Tablets in 2012: What to Expect

As tablets move into their adolescence, what changes will we see? SOURCE: PC WorldRead the Full Article