Connie Yowell: “Los diplomas deberían tener fecha de expiración”
Big Data, Internet ofThings or Artificial Intelligence among booming areas for future-proof jobs. While future advances to a context where workers are replaced by robots, there are areas that presents job opportunities in science and technology. Read more in: http://www.asianscientist.com/2016/11/features/asian-scientist-careers-7-future-proof-stem-jobs/
The president unveiled more than $300 million in federal and private money earmarked for supporting science and technology. This large investment covers topics like smart city initiatives and researching Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, depression and other diseases, among others. Well done! (read more in this link)
Amazon is helping University of Washington to double its capacity to allow students follow CS programs, as “it will help the whole community”, says Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. http://www.chron.com/news/education/article/10M-Amazon-gift-to-help-UW-expand-computer-9874197.php
A video-recreation about topics that we use to share (and complain) about education nowadays. A must see!
Every academic semester, students obtain course materials for their courses. But the norm of a generation ago – going to traditional bookstores and buying books and perhaps selling them back at the end of the semester – has evolved. Likewise, the way students, instructors and college administrators think about educational materials and the role of…
Another TED talk about Industry 4.0. Economic growth has been slowing for the past 50 years, but relief might come from an unexpected place: a new form of manufacturing that is neither what you thought it was nor where you thought it was. A question arises: is academia ready for this?