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Social connections matter more than wealth—and your brain knows it – Quartz

Matt Lieberman, a distinguished social psychologist and neuroscientist, basically won the lottery. This past summer, he was offered three million dollars for an academic position—one million in raw income and two to do lab research. That’s a king’s ransom for a psychology professor. On average, psychology professors make less than six figures and rely on […]

Jennie Faber explains how DMG (Dames Making Games) aims to make game creation more -

Dames Making Games (DMG) is an incubator program for game development in Toronto. Co-founder Jennie Faber talked to Post Arcade and explained what DMG does. What is Dames Making Games? What is the mission statement? Dames Making Games is a Toronto-based not-for-profit organization that provides free events, workshops, resources and services to women/trans*/queer folks interested […]

Classroom Catalysts: Inventive Teachers Ignite Self-Guided Learning

You’ve heard the old chestnut: “Those who can, do. Those who can’t, teach.” It’s catchy, but like so many popular notions about teaching and learning, it’s wrong. The best teachers are also doers, and they help their students become doers, too. Most teachers bring a wealth of practical experience with them to the classroom, serving […]

IEEE Xplore Abstract – Social, Psychological and Technological Determinants of Energy Use

The traditional supply-side model of energy generation and use is changing rapidly. Two major, inter-dependent problems that electric power grids currently face are sustainability in the long run and dealing with the peaks and lows of demand in the short term. …read more

Launch into these 37 stunning photos of ILM craftsmen building Star Wars models

Here’s an amazing armada of Star Wars starships from the heyday of Industrial Light & Magic model-making, showing legendary FX wizards like John Dykstra and Dennis Muren lovingly building X-wings, B-wings, Imperial shuttles, super star destroyers, Imperial transports, TIE interceptors and bloated medical frigates from the original Star Wars trilogy. Also captured are photos of […]

Germany’s Blloon launches in UK

E-reading platform Blloon launched in the UK today (22nd October), with titles from publishers such as Allen & Unwin, Faber and Profile. The German company founded by Txtr boss Thomas Leliveld plans to target young people who “read up to 12 books a year”. As The Bookseller reported last month, the company launched in beta […]

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