"Not long ago, the John J. Harvey, a red steel fireboat built in 1931, left the southern tip of Manhattan. It was headed north for a five day trip up the Hudson River, as far as the Erie Canal and then back. On board were about fifty maritime-history buffs and a bright green piece of hardware mounted on a backpack. This was 6138580E, one of a handful of Trekkers built by Google in the past couple of years. A Trekker is a portable photographic rig that looks like a long-necked robot with a dissected disco ball for a head. It contains two batteries, two hard drives, and fifteen cameras that point in..."
Read more @ The New Yorker
Be the next Trekker
How many of these companies are you familiar with? If these companies still exist, our students may develop and market their next generation products.
Read more at CB Insights
What's the future for Mobile Devices in the Classroom? Below is a great infographic from Project Tomorrow.
"Mobile devices are more prevalent in K–12 classrooms than ever.
A new survey on mobile learning from Project Tomorrow shows that today's schools are relying increasingly on students having experience with devices like smartphones and tablets to engage in modern curriculum."
Read more from EdTech Magazine
Together, as learners in the education space, we would like to share a selection of what we read and reflect on internally.