Trends: mLearning Revolution

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This is a great article on the impact of Mobile on Learning and worth a read. The key for successfully channeling the mLearning revolution will not simply be about digitizing current educational systems. The real appeal will be allowing people to choose their own paths, leverage their talents, and follow their passions and callings. MLearning […]

Social Business Tools

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Here is an observation about the internal use of Social Media in Business – News from USA TODAY Beyond advertising on Facebook or Twitter, companies are using social networks to build teams that solve problems faster, share information better among their employees and partners, bring customer ideas for new product designs to market earlier, and redesign […]

Worth Quoting

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From  letter to prospective shareholders, which is included in the IPO prospectus. Philosophy worth quoting and emulating: “Facebook was not originally created to be a company. It was built to accomplish a social mission.” “We think it’s important that everyone who invests in Facebook understands what this mission means to us, how we make decisions and why […]

Knowledge Plumbs Darkness

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A bit poetic, perhaps. But I love this first para in what is termed as “Epic Mission Statement” of Knowledge Mosaic. Knowledge bends light and splits atoms. Knowledge plumbs darkness and scales heavens. Knowledge witnesses the birth of everything from nothing. Knowledge peers around corners, and heralds the dawn. Knowledge gathers together our partial, splintered […]

Growing Influence of Computer Science on the Physical and Social Sciences

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Simons Foundation chooses U.C. Berkeley for Computing Center  for  research: the growing influence of computer science on the physical and social sciences. An interdisciplinary array of scientists will explore the mathematical foundations of computer science and attack problems in fields as diverse as health care, astrophysics, genetics and economics. Part science and part engineering, computer science […]