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15-Year-Old's 200 Vintage Apple Computers Are Now a Mac Museum
15-Year-Old's 200 Vintage Apple Computers Are Now a Mac Museum
A planned technology museum in Maine grew out of the curiosity of a 10-year-old. In 2010, Alex Jason traded a minibike and an electric snowblower for an iMac G5 computer, in what turned out to be the start of a giant collection of vintage computer equi...
How Virtual Reality Can Enhance the Life of Older Adults
How Virtual Reality Can Enhance the Life of Older Adults
Smaller, cheaper and more awesome [virtual reality] headsets in development will no doubt flood the market in coming years. Useful applications will integrate virtual digital images and sounds with everyday life, allowing the wearer to interact with th...
How Technology Is Helping the Blind Navigate the Physical World
How Technology Is Helping the Blind Navigate the Physical World
Developers of assistive technologies for the blind are commandeering increasingly cheap and ubiquitous personal gadgets for their research aims. As a visiting researcher at CMU, [Chieko Asakawa ] is taking assistive technology from the digital to the p...
Educators seek to ease pressure in college admissions process
Educators seek to ease pressure in college admissions process
More than 50 admissions deans and educators at well-known colleges and universities have signed on to a report that recommends ways to tone down the competitive frenzy of the admissions process. The report, titled "Turning the Tide," recommends that a...