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What do Mao Zedong, Huawei and WeChat have in common? Their expansion – encirclement – strategy.
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How 3-D Printing Will Change Education

Also known as rapid prototyping, 3-D printing is a technology that allows users to create three-dimensional physical products from a digital file. Educational institutions are still in the early stages of adopting this groundbreaking new technology, but a few early pioneers have shown us just how feasible–and useful–it can become. Continue reading

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Innovation Sighting: Subtraction in Email

The only thing worse than having too many emails is getting very long ones. When I open an email and see a long-winded message followed by a chain of other emails that have to be read as well, I dread it. Now there’s a new app that helps manage the problem.. Continue reading

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Innovation Sighting: The Division Technique in Vision Correcting Displays

Innovation is anything that is new, useful, and surprising. “Surprising” means that the idea makes you slap your forehead and say, “Gee, why didn’t I think of that?” Here’s a great example. Continue reading

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The Back End of Innovation alights there for real this year, from October 6-8.  As the conference chair (full disclosure) I fought for this choice because I wanted to help plunge the heavy-lifter innovation crowd into an EXPERIENCE of innovation — implemented. Continue reading

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Tom Vander Ark

In the near future, in cities and across networks that lead the shift, we could see a significant improvement in career readiness and economic participation.
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Back to school

Fresh educational technology startups are being promoted by the day, but not all of them deserve your attention. Here are are seven that can really level up students’ and teachers’ productiveness. Continue reading

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