CodeHS launched Code Missouri in fall 2017 to help expand high-quality computer science programs across Missouri with a focus on rural school districts. The selected school districts will be provided free 6-12th grade computer science curriculum pathway, professional development training for teachers, CodeHS Pro accounts for the district, and ongoing implementation support for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 school years.Read More
In sub-Saharan Africa, power outages, low technology penetration, slow internet and understaffed hospitals plague health care systems. To make progress on these problems in Malawi, TED Fellow Soyapi Mumba and his team created a new system from scratch -- from the software that powers their electronic health records to the infrastructure used to support it. In this quick, hopeful talk, Mumba shares how his jack-of-all-trades mindset can help reshape health care in low-resource environments.Read More
If a very small group of people control the way we interact with our favorite social platforms, should we hold them more accountable about the way they design the interface to be addictive?
If cigarette and alcohol companies are held accountable for their negative impacts on consumers, can we do the same to applications and platforms that cause depression, or get in the way of users' goals?
Listen to Tristan Harris, design thinker, about how he thinks we can make a better future relationship with these platforms and our mobile devices.Read More
t feels like companies like Amazon, Facebook, and Google have limitless power. How did it get that way? They have the power to drive elections and change industries.
Check out Scott Galloway's, NYU professor, Ted Talk on the motivations behind these super powersRead More
Algorithms have not been built with human centered moral rules. They are based on optimization. Can we regulate algorithm development to push coders to include ethics in the program's rules?
Check out this TED Talk from Zeynep Tufecki, a techno-sociologist.Read More
Dote has created a new service called 'Shop The Look,' which lets fans buy clothing items as they appear on a TV showRead More
Target wants make it easier to buy furniture online by adding augmented reality to mobile shopping
- 1 NOVEMBER 2017
Can’t decide which chair will look best next to your couch? Target’s new augmented reality feature See It In Your Space will let you see how furniture looks in the room before buying it.Read More