Emerging Technologies

World Cup opening ceremony will be made by a paraplegic wearing an Iron Man-like robotic bodysuit controlled by signals from the brain

 A little world cup news, an interesting story in technology.  The first kick at the World Cup opening ceremony will be made by a paraplegic wearing an Iron Man-like robotic bodysuit controlled by signals from the brain. Brazilian doctor Miguel Nicolelis led a team of 156 scientists from around the world to create the futuristic exoskeleton, which was designed to enable paralysis victims to walk. ...

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Information Literacy Standards in Higher Ed – Draft and survey request

Framework draft for Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Ed: http://acrl.ala.org/ilstandards/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Framework-for-IL-for-HE-Draft-1-Part-1.pdf Survey: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/JCVY3GW It will be interesting to see how these mesh with the ACRL Visual Literacy Standards: http://www.ala.org/acrl/standards/visualliteracy Time to provide some feedback and your thoughts.

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