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Why the creative use of technology is so important in schools

December 13, 2017 by in category Blog, TECHNOLOGY tagged as , , , , , , ,

Teaching our children to be creative with technology supports the skills needed for lifelong learning and prepares them for a world that is changing at a rapid pace. The skills we are learning now, are not necessarily those we need in the future. As we are faced with rapid changes in our world we need […]

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IIT -Madras students set a new record in Asia and India

December 11, 2017 by in category Blog, TECHNOLOGY tagged as , , , , ,

IIT-Madras students have set the Asia and India records for operating the largest number of robots to clean an area. The students fabricated 45 robots to clean simultaneously for over 15 minutes. A total of 270 students from various disciplines participated in the CFI Workshop at IIT-Madras on 29th October where the robots cleaned an area of 750 […]

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Reasons Why Gaming Should Be Taught In Schools!

December 9, 2017 by in category Blog, TECHNOLOGY tagged as , , , ,

With growing opportunities in this field, it becomes imperative for parents and teachers to give a basic exposure to game designing right from school. Video games can be a powerful tool and help parents choose appropriate leisure-time games, which help educators seek ways to supplement classroom teaching and help game developers create games that upgrade their […]

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These Dangerous Things You Should Let Your Kids Do!

December 6, 2017 by in category Blog, TECHNOLOGY tagged as , , , , ,

This is an excerpt and interpreted writing from a very famous TED TALK by Gever Tully OF Tinkering Schools. While the video contents ahead of its time and viewers and readers should apply their judgment before following any of these tips, its indeed a very unique and exciting video to watch here: https://goo.gl/6r6cpF Suddenly the […]

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MIT researchers use VR to get inside a robot’s head

December 4, 2017 by in category Blog, TECHNOLOGY tagged as , , , , , , , ,

A new VR system from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory could make it easy for factory workers to telecommute. Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a virtual-reality (VR) system that lets you teleoperate a robot using an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive VR headset. The system embeds the user […]

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HOW VIDEO GAMES CAN HELP US DESIGN BETTER CITIES

November 30, 2017 by in category Blog, TECHNOLOGY

In 2014, 54% of world population lived in urban areas, today this figure would have escalated even further. Undoubtedly we are an urban species now and we live in a unique system called cities. So it does not come as a surprise when a game called- Cities: Skylines has been played by over 3.5 million […]

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Role Of Digitization In Media & Entertainment Industry

November 28, 2017 by in category Blog

Just a few days ago, Niantic and Warner Bros announced that they’re working on Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, a location-based, augmented reality game that will have Potter fans go around the real world to learn spells and battle magical creatures. For Potter fans, the news is awesome sauce and on a personal level, I believe […]

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Bmw Elevated Bike Lanes- An Example Of Design Thinking Solving Real World Problems

November 27, 2017 by in category Blog, TECHNOLOGY tagged as ,

BMW started off as a company that manufactured bikes and car.  So it comes a surprise when we hear that it is now contemplating designing and building an expressway for cycles! Not, when you read this article and fathom that BMW is trying to revolutionise travel with design and tech thinking. So, the concept has […]

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Reasons: Why Robotics Should Be Taught At Schools!

November 25, 2017 by in category Blog, TECHNOLOGY

In today’s technology driven world, where we interface with topics like machine learning, artificial intelligence and a lot of jobs getting disrupted in near future, it is natural and prudent to get our kids exposed to robotics. Robotics imbibes programming, creativity and all the other wagons that we talked in the above lines. Teaching robotics, […]

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Do Schools Kill Creativity?- A great TED TALK by Ken Robinson

November 22, 2017 by in category Blog tagged as , , ,

This is a great talk by Ken Robinson in one of the TED TALKS.  During this talk, he tells a story about a 6-year-old girl who hardly listened to what the teacher said, but was completely engrossed in drawing. Th teacher asked what she was drawing. The girl said she was drawing a picture of […]

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