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“Superpower Glass”...

Aug 22, 2018 by

A new Stanford-designed technology pairs Google Glass with a face-identifying AI app that tells wearers what emotions they’re seeing...

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Can Artificial Intelligence He...

Jun 29, 2018 by

Some researchers believe it could help predict student violence. Others worry about unintended consequences By Randy Rieland –...

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Weaving Games and Puzzles Into...

Feb 16, 2018 by

To encourage playful learning, Urban Thinkspace and other projects put miniature playgrounds along the paths kids travel Before, the...

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Will Traditional Colleges and ...

Jan 20, 2018 by

Artificial intelligence and automation are bringing changes to higher education that will challenge, and may even threaten, in-person...

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How Museums Are Becoming More ...

Jan 12, 2018 by

An increasing number of institutions are developing programs that make exhibitions more accessible to those with developmental...

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Why the Team Behind Sesame Str...

Dec 21, 2017 by

The bravest new face on television is a Muppet that doesn’t say much. But she speaks volumes about life on the spectrum Sesame Street...

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This Philly Transformation Pla...

Oct 28, 2017 by

The city housing authority’s designs for a mixed-income community include a once-shuttered high school that could guard against...

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The Wondrous Complexity of the...

Oct 19, 2017 by

A new documentary captures the sweeping human impact of one of the country’s largest library systems By Ryan P. Smith – The New...

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How Bullwinkle Taught Kids Sop...

Sep 14, 2017 by

Culture critic Beth Daniels argues the cartoon moose even allowed viewers to reckon with nuclear war “Mr. Chairman, I am against all...

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This Device Translates Text To...

May 21, 2017 by

Team Tactile hopes to create an inexpensive and portable device that can raise text right off the page By Maya Wei-Haas – In...

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Is Artificial Intelligence the...

May 11, 2017 by

AI expert Joseph Qualls thinks it will change the way kids learn. But it also raises some big issues. By Randy Rieland For Joseph...

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The Earliest Libraries-on-Whee...

Apr 13, 2017 by

These traveling libraries used to travel around bringing books to the people By Rose Eveleth – Image: Numismatic Bibliomania...

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This One-Year Alternative to C...

Apr 3, 2017 by

Adam Braun is launching MissionU, a program that cuts to the chase and disrupts the higher education industry By Megan Gambino...

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How Humans Invented Numbers—An...

Mar 13, 2017 by

Anthropologist Caleb Everett explores the subject in his new book, Numbers and the Making Of Us By Lorraine Boissoneault – Once...

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Dyslexia May Be the Brain Stru...

Feb 14, 2017 by

The learning disorder may be less a problem with language processing, and more a problem with the brain rewiring itself For a lump of...

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Forget Substitute Teachers. &#...

Jan 31, 2017 by

By Megan Gambino – Sarah Cherry Rice has seen too many substitute teachers sitting in the back whiling away class periods...

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