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EU -- Technology And Education: Opportunities And Side-Effects

Technology And Education: Opportunities And Side-Effects
Source: European Parliamentary Research Service

Technology arouses great expectations as far as its impact on learning and teaching is concerned; yet to date these are only partially satisfied.

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Technology And Internet

Did a Chinese-Russian-Iranian coalition opposing NATO debut in Moscow?

 The Moscow Conference on International Security in April was used as a venue to give notice to the US and NATO that other world powers will not let them do as they please.  1,953 more words

NATO

M7.8 Quake Strikes as CERN Powers Up Beams

Scientists have been expecting “The Big One” to hit Nepal soon, but it does seem a bit odd that it happened while the CERN hadron collider (particle beam) was running at near-peak power levels (power surge).  112 more words

India

An earthquake foretold: Nepal’s ‘big one’ long predicted

Just a week ago, about 50 earthquake and social scientists from around the world came to Kathmandu, Nepal, to figure out how to prepare better for an earthquake they knew would come. 810 more words

Weather & Environment

Walking Man

This is a shot I took in Helsinki a while ago. I haven’t had a lot of luck taking these sort of “panning” shots. (I think that’s what they’re called) – where you try to take a shot of a subject that’s in motion and freeze it. 17 more words

Photography

China Becomes First Foreign Buyer Of Russia's S-400 Air Defense System

China has become the first foreign buyer of Russia’s cutting-edge S-400 missile defense systems, said Anatoly Isaykin, the Director General of Russia’s major arms exporting company Rosoborobexport, according to interview with Russian newspaper  130 more words

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