Republican Representatives Call For Food Stamp Purchase Transparency Currently, almost 47 million people receive food stamp, or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), in the U.S. Montana Representative Tom Burnett and Pennsylvania's Tom Marino are looking to demand more food purchasing transparency in national benefit user data.
Jan 31 2015, 3:24pm CST
Coursera App Review Coursera is a highly innovative app that has brought about thorough mobile education which is free, and open to any willing individual. All those who need to fulfill their thirst of knowledge can easily quench their thirst by simply downloading and installing the application to their mobile devices.
Jul 7 2014, 1:41pm 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
Big Data Bypasses C-Suite Everywhere you turn today it seems like someone is hawking something to do with big data—today’s corporate “must have”. It seems that all the buzz and hype usually gets down to some very tactical application/outcome...
Feb 25 2014, 11:11am CST
Could The U.S. Military's New Search Engine Replace Google? When DARPA wants a next-generation search engine, Google had better pay attention. DARPA, or the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is the cutting-edge Pentagon research organization whose ancestor ARPA helped...
Feb 24 2014, 10:16am CST
The New Science Of Efficient Organizations A recent survey reported that the consulting industry raked in $39.3 billion in 2012, renting out their advice t0 the world’s most powerful corporations. Yet still, a study by Innosight found that the average...
Feb 24 2014, 12:16am CST
Why Do Nerds Become Successful CEOs? My son is halfway through his freshman year at college and is trying to decide on a major. He asked me over Christmas break for some advice. To me, it’s an easy choice. “Be a nerd,” I told him. “Be a nerd.” Satya...
Feb 10 2014, 8:34am CST
10 Ways Technology Will Rock Your Dining Experience In 2014 Technology is not the thing most restaurant owners have devoted their lives to mastering. But, as smartphones become increasingly ubiquitous, managers are catching on fast. The talk at restaurant conferences and on...
Feb 8 2014, 2:00am CST
Technology: Training our Work Force to Keep Up and Adapt There used to be a popular cartoon with a caption that said, “To err is human, to really foul things up requires a computer.” Technology back then was very tightly engineered to do specific, rote operations and if...
Feb 7 2014, 11:10pm CST
Why Google Can Not Run The World: Wisdom = Data + Experience Google’s purchase of Nest moves it one step further into the Internet of Things and a completely connected world. There’s no doubt that data-driven decisions can make homes more energy efficient. There’s no doubt about...
Feb 5 2014, 10:06am CST
Big Data Debates: Machines Vs. Humans Are machines better than humans at making decisions? Andrew McAfee has formulated in the Harvard Business Review Blog yet another M-Law for the big data age: “As the amount of data goes up, the importance of human...
Jan 31 2014, 8:08pm CST
Scholarships can be yours With the winter holidays over, every college-going student is headed back to his usual classes. And with money being a scarce commodity, the scholarships that can be yours for the taking are there alright. A little effort on your part may result in obtaining one and thereby profiting from the experience.
Jan 29 2014, 6:51am CST
8 Surprising Facts About Kids and Screen Time Most of the parents I speak with worry about screen time. I’m a so-called ‘expert,’ so they ask me for advice. How many hours a day of television is healthy? How many hours of video games should they allow after school...
Jan 28 2014, 4:40am CST
Data Science At Manheim As ones and zeros eat the world, data is the new product and data science is the new process of innovation. The International Institute of Analytics predicts that in 2014 companies in a variety of industries will...
Jan 28 2014, 4:20am CST
New bot on the block Fukushima changed robotics. More precisely, it changed the way the Japanese view robotics. And given the historic preeminence of the Japanese in robotic technology, that shift is resonating through the entire sector....
Jan 28 2014, 3:42am CST
Best Online Colleges Among the best online colleges, that give tutorials while staying within the confines of cyberspace, are several state-of-the-art educational institutions. The have a name and fame based upon a rock solid guarantee that those who avail their learning facilities will not go away empty handed.
Jan 17 2014, 8:19am CST
Young Women Are Busy Knocking Down Barriers In Business It doesn’t take much to kick off a raging debate about the lives of working women. Consider how quickly, Lean In entered the lexicon, how author Sheryl Sandberg a name known well beyond her role as COO of Facebook, and...
Jan 6 2014, 10:36am CST
Ed Tech And Activism Are Reinventing Education On 30 Under 30 This is the era of the edu-preneur, when being a K-12 or higher ed professional can mean anything from cofounding a start-up with excess of $50 million in funding or launching a venture that uses the Kickstarter model...
Jan 6 2014, 7:26am CST
Finding A Mentor Is Easier Than You Think January is National Mentoring Month, so I decided focus this blog on ways to find career mentors. Finding career mentors may actually be easier than you think, but asking someone you don’t know to be your mentor can be...
Jan 6 2014, 4:26am CST
UFO Sightings Reported On New Year Eve, UFO sightings over northern California reported by many people.
Jan 3 2014, 10:58am CST
Dare To Embrace Uncertainty In 2014 A new year is upon us. If you’re anything like me, right about now you’ve probably begun to think about what you can do (or stop doing) to secure for yourself a greater sense of success (however you define it!) in the...
Dec 30 2013, 1:01am CST
What's In Your 2013 Career Highlight Reel? As you inch closer to the end of the year, you might already be focused on plans for 2014. However, don’t forget to celebrate this past year. In fact, borrow a tradition from professional sports and create a highlight...
Dec 20 2013, 3:01pm CST
Craigslist Ad: 'Get Paid $40,000 To Attend Harvard For Me' A Craigslist job listing posted earlier this week (since flagged for removal) looked to hire one man to attend Harvard in place of the job poster for $40,000 a year, with a $10,000 bonus after graduation.
The gig, which...
Dec 20 2013, 9:26am CST
Jesus Misspelled “Lesus” The name of Jesus was misspelled “lesus” on the latest medallions issued by the Vatican. This terrible mistake has been acknowledged by the Vatican which has taken back all the medallions on sale.
Oct 12 2013, 6:35am CDT
Nobel Peace Prize 2013 Goes To OPCW The Nobel Prize committee has announcing all 2013 Nobel Prize winners this week. The Nobel Peace Prize goes to OPCW.
Oct 11 2013, 4:04am CDT
Nobel Peace Prize 2013 Announcement is Imminent The Nobel Prize committee is announcing the 2013 Nobel Prize winners this week. Watch the Nobel Peace Prize announcement live scheduled for 11:00am CET. Who will win this prestigious and often controversial Nobel Prize?
Oct 11 2013, 3:28am CDT
2013 Chemistry Nobel Prize Announcement is Imminent The Nobel Prize committee is announcing the 2013 Nobel Prize winners this week. Watch the Nobel Prize for Chemistry announcement live scheduled for 11:45am CET. Will there be again US winners?
Oct 9 2013, 4:22am CDT
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