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Rap Genius Rebrands Itself To Genius

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 Early

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

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'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

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

Acetaminophen During Pregnancy May Be Linked To ADHD In Children

Acetaminophen During Pregnancy May Be Linked To ADHD In Children Acetaminophen has been accumulating some evidence against its routine use in recent years, and now there may be more: The drug, if used during pregnancy, may raise the risk of behavior problems in the children...

Feb 24 2014, 8:21pm CST

Forbes 30-Under-30 Honoree, Nic Borg, On Technology Enabled Education

Forbes 30-Under-30 Honoree, Nic Borg, On Technology Enabled Education This is the tenth article in the Education Technology Innovation series, and it is fair to say that Nic Borg’s background is unlike any of the other entrepreneurs featured in the series. Like others, he comes from...

Feb 10 2014, 5:40pm CST

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Flow States: Answers To The Three Most Common Questions About Optimal Performance About a month back, my organization—the Flow Genome Project—put out a call for questions. We asked our community, when it came to understanding flow states, if there was anything they’d really like to know. We got a...

Feb 9 2014, 10:01am 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

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

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

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

Sick Of Sports: Why Rock Bands Are A Better Metaphor For Work Teams

Sick Of Sports: Why Rock Bands Are A Better Metaphor For Work Teams Sports teams are the canonical metaphor for teamwork. We try to “pick winners” to score “slam dunks.” Team leaders “coach” team members and then “send in heavy hitters” who “step up to the plate” and sometimes “take one...

Jan 10 2014, 10:11am CST

Multimillion-Pound Brain Fund Set Up To Stop Teachers Buying Into Neuroscience Myths

Multimillion-Pound Brain Fund Set Up To Stop Teachers Buying Into Neuroscience Myths Neuroscience is full of urban myths that have latched on to the collective consciousness and stuck there. It’s not just the obvious ones like the old saw that “humans only use ten per cent of their brains at a time” –...

Jan 7 2014, 1:56pm CST

Little Changes Matter A Lot--And Other Innovation Lessons From LEGOs

Little Changes Matter A Lot--And Other Innovation Lessons From LEGOs You can do far more with what you’ve got than you realize. And innovation is easier than you can imagine. Consider a LEGO brick. How many combinations do you think you can create from just six simple, eight-prong...

Jan 3 2014, 1:36pm CST

Lessons From the CEO Of The First Ever MOOC

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

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

To Foster Your Creativity, Don't Learn To Code; Learn To Paint

To Foster Your Creativity, Don't Learn To Code; Learn To Paint Earlier this month, Samuel Arbesman argued in Wired that the world needs more generalists, dabblers and polymaths. He notes (and he’s certainly not the first to note) that the body of scientific and technical knowledge...

Dec 27 2013, 1:36am CST

Google Doodle Commemorates Math Prodigy Shakuntala Devi

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