Rap Genius Rebrands Itself To Genius After weathering a couple of storms which included the inevitable firing of co-founder Mahbod Moghadam, Genius is rebranding itself to Genius.com - a simpler yet fitting name for its ambitious goal.
Jul 12 2014, 4:10am CDT
Childhood ADHD Needs to be Discovered in Childhood Studies show that many adults had ADHD when they were children. But the fact that they only discovered that they had the disease when they saw symptoms in their children shows that the illness often goes undetected.
Mar 15 2014, 10:46am CDT
Childhood ADHD May Go Undetected It has been found by researchers that many adults had ADHD when they were children. But the fact that they only discovered that they had the disease when they saw symptoms in their children shows that the illness often goes undetected.
Mar 15 2014, 6:15am CDT
Amplify's Middle School Content: Learning Is Beautiful Amplify just unveiled their digital ELA curriculum for grades six, seven, and eight. “It took a long time in gestation because it is unlike anything anyone has ever done in public education,” said Joel Klein, CEO of...
Mar 3 2014, 6:21am CST
Ed Tech Is Poised to Go Mainstream By Sari Factor Nearly three hours a day. That’s how much time the vast majority of children ages 3 to 7 spend using digital devices, according to a study by the Sesame Workshop. These are “digital natives”, a generation...
Feb 28 2014, 3:36pm CST
ADHD can Occur Due to Acetaminophen Intake A recent study in Denmark shows that chances of ADHD increased among children whose mothers took acetaminophen during pregnancy. While this is a correlation it is not necessarily a case of causation.
Feb 28 2014, 6:44am CST
Why Innovation Needs Outsiders and Fresh Ideas When we’re stuck on a hard problem, we go seek out a superior. It seems like common sense. It’s something that is imbued into us from childhood and into adulthood. When you can’t solve that math problem, you ask your...
Feb 4 2014, 3:34pm CST
How Creativity is Enhanced by Technology I recently wrote a post about how marketers will need to learn to rely less on judgment and intuition in the era of big data. It’s a controversial subject, especially since many marketers pride themselves, in fact...
Jan 28 2014, 3:17am CST
Why City Life Boosts Creativity And Startup Success The following post is by Roger Wu, cofounder of the business-to-business content distribution network, Cooperatize.
What happens when you invite 10 people that work in different industries to dinner? We get smarter,...
Jan 12 2014, 8:56am CST
Talk Outside the Box Our imaginations are limited by our experience; our routine; our habitual ways of working, thinking, and dreaming. This isn’t intended to be dispiriting news. But it is weighty news worth serious consideration. Because...
Jan 10 2014, 6:01pm CST
Lessons From the CEO Of The First Ever MOOC There has been much press for the massive open online courses or MOOCs, including in my series of interviews to date with Sebastian Thrun and Daphne Koller, CEOs of Udacity and Coursera respectively. If one is new to...
Dec 31 2013, 10:56am CST
Drake Baer: How To Create A Sustainable Culture Of Innovation I spoke to Drake Baer, who is a contributing writer at Fast Company and co-author of the upcoming book “Everything Connects: How to Transform and Lead in the Age of Creativity, Innovation, and Sustainability“. At Fast...
Dec 27 2013, 8:30am CST
Google Doodle Commemorates Math Prodigy Shakuntala Devi Google has reserved a doodle commemorating the 84th birthday of famous math prodigy Shakuntala Devi by dubbing her as world's fastest human computer. She had one of the sharpest minds on the planet as far as numbers were concerned.
Nov 4 2013, 7:00am CST
Casual Video Games are Therapeutic for Kids with ADHD Pop Cap games commissioned a study that was performed by Information Solutions Group that looked at the ability of casual video games to lessen symptoms of ADHD. According to the study casual games can improve the...
Jul 16 2008, 12:46pm CDT
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