Author: Thomas Hagen


Meet Skillshare WHY? Everyone has that one special talent, but sometimes people don’t know how to share it. Developers at Skillshare made a platform for anyone to share his or her special talents whenever and wherever they want. With courses ranging from business to art to entertainment, talented individuals are able to do what they love and help others find something to love!...

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Thinkster Math

Meet Thinkster Math WHY? Yes, math is hard for children, but what if there was a way to teach so that kids inevitably succeed? Thinkster Math uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to map a program for young students. By encouraging the children’s learning strengths, Thinkster helps student learn fast and more accurately!...

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Watson Classroom

Meet Watson Classroom WHY? IBM Watson has long been synonymous with artificial intelligence.  And that intelligence is entering the classroom. Watson Classroom is made up of two main services, Watson Element and Watson Enlight. These two services will helps teachers deliver truly personalized learning to improve student outcomes....

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Meet Hoverglide WHY? Just in time for back-to-school season, the backpack industry is soaring into the next century — literally! Engineers from Lightning Backpacks have designed a backpack that floats! It decreases back stress on users by 86% while running and 82% while walking, reducing injuries. This backpack is a dream come true for practically anyone, from students to tech geeks. We’re looking forward to a version that can help us fly to work! Watch it in...

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Meet Kissenger WHY? “Kiss me through the phone, kiss me through the phone,” wise words from Soulja Boy. Well those words have come true with the help from Kissenger, the world’s first mobile kiss messenger! Basically how it works: sensors store how the kiss “feels,” this data is collected and sent through the internet to the receiver’s phone, then the kiss reproduced in real time to give to the receiver! Kiss your partner even when you are physically...

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