Salman Khan of Khan Academy with Bill Gates: The Future of Education

Salman Khan, an analyst from Hedge Fund, is the founder of Khan Academy, world's greatest online university on Youtube.  Bill Gates says of this effort - “You just got a glimpse at the future of education.” Gates organized a TED session this year and brought Salman Khan, an educator that left his job as a hedge fund analyst to pursue online video education, now reaching 1 million students per month.“The first feedback came from my cousins. They told me that they preferred me on YouTube than … [Read more...]

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How 12 year olds figured out Biotech intracies on their own: Sugata Mitra and “Hole in the Wall”

Sugata Mitra is a Professor of Educational Technology at the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences at Newcastle University, England. He has done "Hole in the Wall" Experiments where when he left computers alone with kids in villages, after some months he found them having perfected the process of browsing on their own .. without outside help! He has since done many astonishing and incredible experiments, which point to a certain future of learning. Here he shares his wish and … [Read more...]

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TED Talk: 10 things you didn’t know about orgasm

This is certainly one of the most hilarious talk I have heard on TED.  It is by Mary Roach, the author of Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex. She shares a lot of interesting information on the myths and research done on Orgasm in both women and men.  The studies and works range from biazarre to absolutely hilarious.  This material is for adults.  … [Read more...]

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