Author: Thomas Hagen

Expedition AR

Meet Expedition AR Why? Augmented reality has been a huge hit within the recent years. It’s taking people to places they’ve never been. Google has been using AR differently and in the classroom. Teachers are using Google’s expedition AR to teach students about coral reefs, hurricanes and many more incredible topics. Helping children learn how the world works through the eyes of a researcher and scientist!...

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Livescribe 3 Smartpen

Meet Livescribe 3 Smartpen WHY? Just like a fruit salad, this pen has all the best things put into one convenient place. Equipped with an infrared camera, ARM processor, Bluetooth Smart chipset, flash memory and lithium ion battery, this pen can make note taking the easiest thing ever. The Livescribe pen watches and transports users’ notes onto any device that is linked over Bluetooth. Studying for that next big test has never been...

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Rocketbook Wave

Meet Rocketbook Wave WHY? Ever think microwaves could be associated with notebooks? Researchers are changing the way students and workers take notes, with a twist. This notebook is reusable up to 5 times. To erase all the notes all one has to do is place a cup of water on the notebook, then place it in the microwave! Weird, but...

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Guy Raz

Meet Guy Raz WHY? Guy is the host of two huge NPR radio shows/podcasts, TED radio hour and How I Built This. His in depth research and compelling stories aim to inspire listeners to reach for the stars whenever they have entrepreneurial ambitions. Check out his latest work [Here] and...

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Meet Autodraw WHY? As one of the AI experiments run by Google, this program has a huge amount of potential. Autodraw works in a very simple way, users draw anything that comes to mind and the AI will search for an image on its files that represents anything similar to the drawing. Its educational value is truly modern. As a push to encourage learning through repetition, teachers and students can use this application to assist  with memory when notes are being...

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