Tag Archives: technology

Intelligence and Technology: Impact of Tools on Human Abilities

This challenging collection of essays deals with the impact of evolving  information technologies on human mental life and, indeed, on the nature and organization of human culture as a store of information-processing techniques. What topic could be more relevant to our swiftly changing … Continue reading

Posted in Intelligence, Technology | Tagged ,

Horizon Report 2017 – Higher Education Edition

What is on the five-year horizon for higher education institutions? Which trends and technology developments will drive educational change? What are the critical challenges and how can we strategize solutions? These questions regarding technology adoption and educational change steered the discussions of 78 experts to produce … Continue reading

Posted in Higher education, ICT, Technology | Tagged , ,

Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other

A wake-up call from a cyber-expert: our use of technology is fueling disturbing levels of isolation, leaving us incapable of distinguishing between true human connection and digital communication. I am a psychoanalytically trained psychologist. Both by temperament and profession, I … Continue reading

Posted in Humans, ICT, Relationship, Technology | Tagged , , ,

Intelligence and Technology: the impact of Tools on the Nature and Development of Human Abilities

In this volume, Robert J. Sternberg and David D. Preiss bring together different perspectives on understanding the impact of various technologies on human abilities, competencies, and expertise. The inclusive range of historical, comparative, sociocultural, cognitive, educational, industrial/organizational, and human factors … Continue reading

Posted in Abilities, Humans, Intelligence, Technology | Tagged , , ,

Building School 2.0: How to Create the Schools We Need

Ninety–five propositions for creating more relevant, more caring schools. There is a growing desire to reexamine education and learning. Educators use the phrase “school 2.0” to think about what schools will look like in the future. Moving beyond a basic … Continue reading

Posted in Schools, Students, Technology | Tagged , ,

Social Movements and Their Technologies: Wiring Social Change

Social Movements and their Technologies explores the interplay between social movements and their ‘liberated technologies’. It analyzes the rise of low-power radio stations and radical internet projects (’emancipatory communication practices’) as a political subject, focusing on the sociological and cultural … Continue reading

Posted in Communication, Networks, Social movements, Technology | Tagged , , ,

Why Technology Hasn’t Delivered More Democracy

The current moment confronts us with a paradox. The first fifteen years of this century have been a time of astonishing advances in communications and information technology, including digitalization, mass-accessible video platforms, smart phones, social media, billions of people gaining … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy, Technology | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Os Alunos amam Programar, Criar e Construir

Sou professor de robótica em vários colégios particulares do Recife, Pernambuco. Sempre notei que, no início das atividades, o encantamento dos alunos é evidente. Para tornar as aulas vivas, sempre procurei manter um clima de desafios em aula, criando pequenas … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Technology | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Zero Marginal Cost Society

In The Zero Marginal Cost Society, New York Times bestselling author Jeremy Rifkin describes how the emerging Internet of Things is speeding us to an era of nearly free goods and services, precipitating the meteoric rise of a global Collaborative … Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Internet, Internet of things, Society, Technology | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Will to Technology and the Culture of Nihilism: Heidegger, Nietzsche and Marx

In The Will to Technology and the Culture of Nihilism, Arthur Kroker explores the future of the 21st century in the language of technological destiny. Presenting Martin Heidegger, Karl Marx, and Friedrich Nietzsche as prophets of technological nihilism, Kroker argues … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Heidegger, Marx, Nietzsche, Nihilism, Technology | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment