Category - Living in the virtual world
Here’s a quick recap of the interviews we’ve posted so far in our Face to Face series. We’ve got more of those coming soon, and if you click here you can leave your questions which you’d like us to ask the New Optimists.
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In the second part of our interview with Professor Russell Beale reflects on the issue of choice in technology and whether the choices available to us in our regular lives should mirror this. He recently wrote a Birmingham Post blog about this very topic, and it’s an interesting area to consider.
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Continue reading “Face to Face with the New Optimists: Russell Beale on communication in a technological world”
For governments everywhere, the game has changed. Technologies now let into the world millions upon millions of messages and images from ordinary people saying what is happening in the moment in front of the eyes. Such as this one:
#TUNISIA ████████████████ : done
#EGYPT ████████████████ : done
#ALGERIA ███░░░░░░░░░░░░: in progress
And this one:
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Learning by doing is often a very good way of learning. A tad of an issue, though, when it comes to medical procedures. Let’s say . . . surgery. In particular, brain surgery.
Imagine for a moment how a trainee neurological surgeon might learn to insert the deep brain stimulator that I mentioned in the blogpost about Adrian Williams’ work recently.
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Our latest video update finds Dr Stuart Slater, Director of the Institute of Gaming and Animation in the West Midlands, talking about innovation and his high hopes for current and future students.