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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says her mission is moving along, and others say it is a detriment to education

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) – Education Secretary Betsy Devos is shining a light on her efforts since her controversial confirmation. Protests continue to follow her as many are still concerned about her effect on public schools. DeVos says she is fighting for every student, but others strongly disagree. Secretary DeVos says everyone should have opportunities for quality education. “The focus is on ... Read More »

Sal Khan: Can Technology Help Create A Global Classroom?

About Sal Khan’s TED Talk Sal Khan turned tutoring lessons with his cousins into a series of free educational videos called Khan Academy. His goal: To make learning accessible for everyone, everywhere. About Sal Khan Salman “Sal” Khan is the founder and CEO of Khan Academy. Millions of students use Khan Academy worldwide and thousands of schools use Khan Academy videos to “flip ... Read More »

SC to consider a common exam to select judicial officers

The sanctioned strength of district, subordinate judges in India is approximately 21,000, and out of these, nearly 4,800 positions are lying vacant. Photo: Mint New Delhi: The Supreme Court will soon examine a proposal for having “singular examination” under a Centralised Selection Mechanism (CSM) to select judicial officers, to fill up vacancies in subordinate judiciary, which stands at over 20% of ... Read More »

Intel’s First AI Day in India Sees a Commitment to AI Research Here

HIGHLIGHTS Intel held its first AI Day event in India on Tuesday It has pledged to educate 15,000 people in AI technologies It is rolling out specialised hardware for machine learning At its first AI Day conference in India on Tuesday, Intel outlined its vision on artificial intelligence (AI) in India, and announced a developer education program targeted at educating ... Read More »

Technology can lend a hand to family caregivers

John Dowd of Worcester moved back home a few years ago to care for his father, who had Alzheimer’s disease, while managing his own job in field service, a position that required him to travel. He relied on a panoply of technology to make it work: internet-connected security cameras, shoes with GPS tracking insoles, door alarms, medication dispensers with alerts, ... Read More »

The World’s Fastest Drone Flies At 179.6 MPH (That’s Faster Than A Tesla Model S)

The RacerX drone of the Drone Racing League reached a top speed of 179.6 miles per hour during testing, claiming the title as the fastest drone in the world. Earlier in the day of the record attempt, prototypes of the RacerX drone actually burst into flames when they reached the highest point of acceleration because of the massive amount of ... Read More »

How to rank on first on Google without spending a fortune?

You are here because you want the first peek at some of the well-kept secrets of SEO. Well, the secret is – it does not matter if you have ten years’ worth experience or a $10,000 optimization budget. You need to start at the same place every other successful website has begun irrespective of their budgets and current status. How ... Read More »

Microsoft 365, a Bundle of Office 365 and Windows 10, Launched for Enterprises

Microsoft on Monday at its keynote for its partner conference, Microsoft Inspire, announced Microsoft 365, a service that allows customers to purchase the Office 365 productivity suite, Windows 10 and other services in one bundle. The product announcements, part of the company’s Inspire customer conference in Washington, come just days after news that Microsoft plans to lay off thousands of sales reps. ... Read More »

Why Every Leader Needs a Healthy Obsession With Technology

This article is part of a series exploring the skills leaders must learn to make the most of rapid change in an increasingly disruptive world. The first article in the series, “How the Most Successful Leaders Will Thrive in an Exponential World,” broadly outlines four critical leadership skills—futurist, technologist, innovator, and humanitarian—and how they work together. Today’s post, part five in the ... Read More »

15 Bathroom Gadgets That Are a Waste of Your Money

Targeted consumer marketing can get the best of us, despite our hard-fought efforts to resist the temptation. Whether it be extraneous household gadgets or expensive pet supplies, they’re all out to attack our wallets with a vengeance and test our frugal resolve. Bathroom gadgets are no exception. There are countless useless bathroom products designed to take our money and crowd our counters. Some gadgets — such as ... Read More »