A recent survey by the research group Bay View Analytics found that 43 percent of college faculty believe students learn better with print materials — the same message students have been sending, when we bother to ask. Yes, cost issues need to be addressed, and yes, digital has a vital place in contemporary education. But so does print. There's a pressing need to rethink the balance between print and digital learning tools. When choosing educational materials, educators — and parents — have to consider many factors, including subject matter, cost, and convenience. However, it's also important to remember that research findings usually tip the scales toward print as a more effective learning tool.
The ability to authenticate health records at border points of entry will help to facilitate the safe and efficient resumption of international travel during the global pandemic.
The pandemic has served to accelerate acceptance among consumers for digital health technologies – but the acceptance is also extending to the medical provider and insurance communities, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) research shows.
AI-driven automation will transform almost every service job in some way. But they will replace very few. It is because there’s always something that “globotics” can’t do. In other words, we won’t be seeing a future with massive factory closures; rather, more people would shift from long-term jobs to temporary, freelance work. Digital technology is driving job displacement, but don’t forget that human ingenuity is driving job creation.
The knowledge that technology companies are preying on their users’ digital activities without their consent and awareness is well-known. But Associate Professor Jon Truby and Clinical Assistant Professor Rafael Brown at the Centre for Law and Development at Qatar University have pulled the curtain on another element that technology companies are pursuing to the detriment of people’s lives, and investigated what we can do about it.
"We start 2021 with hope and well-founded optimism, despite the ravages of the pandemic," reflects Dr Charles Alessi, chief clinical officer at HIMSS.
The business response to COVID-19 has accelerated technology adoption, making emerging technologies a more accessible and important part of digital transformation strategies. Although emerging technologies took a bit of a back seat to more established technologies during the initial COVID-19 outbreak, they're still priorities CIOs need to pursue once the pandemic subsides.
It requires that companies become what we call digital masters. Digital masters cultivate two capabilities: digital capability, which enables them to use innovative technologies to improve elements of the business,…
The digital world is a wonder. It allows us instant communication, research and entertainment virtually anywhere in the world. It helps speed financial transactions, track records and process huge amounts…
More than a quarter of eight to 11-year-olds who are online in the UK have a profile on a social network, BBC reports quoting research.
This is worth checking out. Google Australia has introduced a new feature, enabling you to search content on the internet before it is created. Amazing and unbelievable! (more…)