Monthly Archives: August 2018

Girls in STEM – 1st AI bootcamp in Athens

The future is the promise of a generation. A unique Microsoft A.I. bootcamp in Athens designed to empower girls in STEM ( Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) with participation from 16 countries. Video here

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6 reasons why the government must adopt blockchain technology to help farmers

…End results are cryptographically secured transactions which are approved through general consensus. Agriculture consists of 40 percent of the global workforce, thus generating a greater quantum of jobs on a worldwide basis… Full article here

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20 Ways Blockchain Will Transform (Okay, May Improve) Education

With assistance from Educause and CB Insights, we’ve identified 20 ways that DLT could be deployed by school districts, networks, postsecondary institutions and community-based organizations to improve learning opportunities. Full article here

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Microsoft’s phone-to-Windows app is available for Android

If you’ve been waiting to be able to access your Android phone’s files and notifications on your Windows desktop, you can relax. The PC app, called “Your Phone,” is now available for everyone, not just Insiders. Full article here

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The cloud computing service empowers students, helps them innovate to combat Parkinson’s disease, bullying by Professor Leontios J. Hadjileontiadis

My electrical and computer engineering students from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, finally received exposure for their work on the PROGNOSIS project when they placed at the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2015 World Finals.The PROGNOSIS project focused on how to find … Continue reading

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Schoolteacher uses PowerApps to transform classroom management and motivate students

Learn about Brian Dang, an educator who is using PowerApps to revolutionize teaching. From the beginning of his teaching career, Mr. Dang relied on spreadsheets to keep track of his third and fourth graders’ classroom activity. In early 2016, Mr. … Continue reading

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Hacking the US mid-terms? It’s child’s play

…The contest was part of the kids’ zone at Def Con, the annual hacking conference in Las Vegas. This year it was attended by more than 300 eager children, trying everything from lock picking to soldering. At one table I … Continue reading

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