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Society & Education: December 2012


Article

Homework on Laptops, Tablets and Smartphones

Dec. 3, 2012
Source: Reuters

School-age children in the U.S. are increasingly using their mobile devices to complete homework, with some schools also providing these devices to aid efficient learning. 
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Article

Human Voice and hand Waves Control Future of Car Functions

Dec. 3, 2012
Source: Wall Street Journal

Toyota creates its new Smart Insect technology prototype to enable both voice recognition and on-board motion sensors to operate functions on future cars such as the opening of doors and radio volume control.
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Column

After All, Why Should I Learn Computer Graphics?

Sicilia Ferreira Judice. Dec. 20, 2012

Believe me or not, the most common question in the classroom is: “Why should I learn computer graphics?” Even after three and a half years teaching computer graphics, and even after having more than 100 students, this question still surprises me. I remember when I was in college and decided, ...
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