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‘Teaching Machines’ Needed to Educate Growing Population

‘Teaching Machines’ Needed to Educate Growing Population

‘Teaching Machines’ Needed to Educate Growing Population Scientific American “Can teaching be mechanized? B. F. Skinner, professor of psychology at Harvard University, believes that it must be, if the rising worldwide demand for education is to be met. He has designed and built a number of ‘teaching machines’ which not only present material to the…

‘Spider-Man’ Immune Response May Promote Severe COVID-19

‘Spider-Man’ Immune Response May Promote Severe COVID-19

‘Spider-Man’ Immune Response May Promote Severe COVID-19 Esther Landhuis The menagerie of immune cells and proteins that defend the human body have received mounting scrutiny in struggles to ward off COVID-19. A lot of the debate has centered around whether, after recovery, a person carrying protective antibodies can return to the workplace. But attention has…

How to buy a monitor in 2020

How to buy a monitor in 2020 Sponsored Links It’s a confusing time to buy a monitor. Folks take it for granted that their TV is going to come with features like 4K and HDR, but that’s not at all the case for monitors. Models vary widely by features and price, so you have to…

Shopify’s new app helps you buy from local businesses

Shopify’s new app helps you buy from local businesses Sponsored Links Shopify With widespread shutdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, online shopping has become more important than ever. Shopify, which until now has mostly helped online retailers sell their products, wants to make it easier for consumers to browse and buy goods, especially from local…

Instagram launches live fundraisers for nonprofits

Instagram launches live fundraisers for nonprofits Sponsored Links Instagram Nonprofits now have a new way to fundraise on Instagram: live streams. Broadcasters can now host “live fundraisers” to solicit nonprofit donations from their followers in real time. The update comes as celebrities and other influencers increasingly turn to Instagram’s live streaming feature, and as Facebook…