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. ...
I guess they are just trying to show what it could do… IBM 3D Prints World’s Smallest Magazine Cover http://mashable.com/2014/04/25/ibm-world-smallest-magazine-cover/#:eyJzIjoidCIsImkiOiJfZTk1bGFmM3IzNHNlMG9iOXlseTFodF8ifQ
This is so cool – almost mind boggling where we are getting with technology. inFORM – Interacting With a Dynamic Shape Display from Tangible Media Group on Vimeo.
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.
Ok, this is just cool technology.
I enjoyed this webinar, lots of good info.
How do you increase your skills and keep up with technology? Tips and tricks for IT professionals.
We are now in the middle of asecond Gutenberg shift frombook fluency to screen fluency,from literacy to visuality.”- Kevin Kelly, Senior Editor of WIRED. Lots of great information about visual literacy in this presentation. Gutenberg Revisited from CHTCT