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Roland Gesthuizen

Roland Gesthuizen's Public Library

May 10, 15

"Polycom video conferencing systems allow teachers and schools to connect, share and collaborate over distance with high definition video and audio connections."

May 09, 15

"Mining company Rio Tinto uses huge self-automated trucks on mines in the Pilbara region of Western Australia that are programmed to drive themselves and navigate mine roads and intersections using sensors, GPS, and radar guidance systems. The trucks self-drive but are overseen by a controller in Perth, 1800 kilometres away."

May 09, 15

"Trucks aren’t sexy, but they’re critical to our economy, and there’s gobs of room for improvement in their safety record and efficiency. Autonomous driving—even in a limited form—can deliver it"

May 09, 15

The 20-year-old British woman - who is deaf and blind - says the Apple Watch has transformed her ability to navigate around town by giving her directions through a series of vibrations on the wrist.

May 09, 15

Subtle motion happens around us all the time, including tiny vibrations caused by sound. New technology shows that we can pick up on these vibrations and actually re-create sound and conversations just from a video of a seemingly still object. But now Abe Davis takes it one step further: Watch him demo software that lets anyone interact with these hidden properties, just from a simple video.

May 04, 15

he true genius of GTD are the procedures that help us manage lists. The integrity of our lists are what make the system trustworthy. To achieve this GTD is broken up into five different categories, Collect, Process, Organize, Review and Do.

May 04, 15

Setting technology rules for kids can be challenging. Try enforcing them sans nagging – now that’s quite the feat.

May 03, 15

"Walkalong gliding in Japan at the USUI GAKUEN I'm ENGLISH SCHOOL summer English class that involved science. This was their first time flying, using ready-to-fly gliders from sciencetoymaker. There are some exciting table landings."

Apr 29, 15

When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do? The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher is something we need to discuss amongst each other now.

Apr 29, 15

On the Mac, it’s easy to synchronise any numbers of files and folders; the most common methods are:

Apr 22, 15

"Michael Grose explains how children and adults in resilient families tune into each other's needs, choosing situation-specific language, rather than simply regurgitating generalised ‘feel good’ or ‘get on with it’ platitudes."

Apr 21, 15

Google logs all of your searches, analyzes them, and uses them to individually personalise the search results you see - which has pretty profound implications for both literacy and privacy.

Apr 19, 15

RCDefaultApp is a Mac OS X 10.2 or later preference pane that allows a user to set the default application used for various URL schemes, file extensions, file types, MIME types, and Uniform Type Identifiers. Handy to have

Apr 16, 15

"Last week, I started keeping my car keys in the freezer, and I may be at the forefront of a new digital safety trend."

Apr 16, 15

"In September of 2013 I was asked to give a TEDx talk in Boulder, Colorado on Escaping Video Game Addiction. It was an incredible honor. It’s been one of the most profound experiences of my life. 5 years ago I decided to quit my job and pursue the concept of having the freedom to live my life on my own terms, and although this talk speaks to video game addiction, it’s truly a talk about freedom."

Apr 11, 15

In implementing Getting Things Done, you're wise to understand that words are powerful things. And the king of words in GTD, as in life, is the verb.

Apr 11, 15

Art in Island, the largest 3D museum in Asia, was introduced to the public located in Cubao, Quezon City.

Mar 27, 15

"Whether it's shunning all grains and dairy on a paleo diet, or bingeing on fruit juice to cure your cancer, "fad diets" push some misleading ideas about healthy eating. But knowing some red flags that are common signs of dodgy diets can help you avoid getting sucked in."

Mar 26, 15

"A new product from Carnegie Mellon University’s famous Robotics Institute (RI) was designed specifically to make intro classes to computer science engaging for students."

Mar 26, 15

Students and teachers alike are encouraged to take part in The Great Victorian Coding Challenge in the lead-up to Education Week this year.

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