Posts Tagged ‘technology’

May 22nd, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, Humanities, STEM

The State of the Tablet and Ereader Market

The tablet and the ereader are great answers to the space question that needs addressing by our growing population. While talking about my small condo, my father told me that a large number of Asians in tight quarters in cities are turning to cell phones and netbooks as a means to get on the interne[...]

May 9th, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Humanities, STEM

It’s a Smartphone’s World

  It’s important to know what your students have access to and what they will probably be using the future. For instance, as pens became more and more popular, over pencils or ink, what was available in the classroom as far as supplies probably changed. Now, in most secondary classes, pen[...]

February 27th, 2012 - 4:29 am § in Data Visualizations, Humanities, STEM

Driverless Cars of the Future Are Here Now

  Here is an interesting question, who makes more mistakes, a person or a computer? The easy answer is a person, but it also depends on who programs the computer. A computer is only as good as the person who programed it. Another question: What is one of (stressing one of) the most dangerous ac[...]

January 16th, 2012 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, featured, Humanities, STEM

Future Work Skills 2020 | Institute For The Future

At one point in time, it was expected that a person (usually a man), would get a job, and stay with this company, if not in this job, for the rest of his life. He would go to college (sometimes), develop a certain skill set, and use that for the rest of his life. For […][...]

January 6th, 2012 - 2:10 am § in Data Visualizations, STEM

Study shows China and India’s social media users are more engaged than US counterparts

It is common knowledge (to many) that in many parts of Asia students attend school 6 days a week rather than 7. They are pushed farther, and are held to a higher degree (at least as portrayed in many films, which I hope have some truth in them). What is also widely know is the […][...]

November 30th, 2011 - 3:00 am § in Data Visualizations, Humanities, STEM

Tablet Owners Define New Category of Shoppers

  Thanks to computers, life is changing faster than ever. I remember a high school friend telling me blackberry’s had become so common that they were banned from the jury in courtrooms because they could look up information about the case. When I got my first cell phone, most people did a[...]

October 27th, 2011 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, featured, STEM

Evolution of the Web

  Just like every other technology, from the pencil to the car, the internet has gone through many changes and developments. In this infographic, created by Google with Hyperakt and Vizzuality, the display methods of the internet are shown, namely the development and redevelopment of various br[...]

October 10th, 2011 - 1:01 am § in Data Sources, Data Visualizations, Humanities

Price and adoption timeline of gadgets

Everyone has things they like, and the things they like get updates. These things are not always technology, but that’s what this infographic, by Alicia Parlapiano published in the Washington Post, explores. Parlapiano shows the correlation between price and purchases of various technologies [...]