Posts Tagged 'The Kernel'

How Facebook is changing the way we think and feel

In 1996, a group of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University began a study of the effects Internet usage on psychological well-being and social involvement. Home Internet use was just becoming prevalent enough to warrant such a study, and multiuser dungeons

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How Facebook is changing the way we think and feel

In 1996, a group of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University began a study of the effects Internet usage on psychological well-being and social involvement. Home Internet use was just becoming prevalent enough to warrant such a study, and multiuser dungeons

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For kids, screen time is a luxury and a liability

It obviously wouldn’t be ethical to test for the effects of a whole childhood spent in front of screens on children. A few years ago, researchers came up with perhaps the next best thing. Affixing colorful lights and speakers broadcasting

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For kids, screen time is a luxury and a liability

It obviously wouldn’t be ethical to test for the effects of a whole childhood spent in front of screens on children. A few years ago, researchers came up with perhaps the next best thing. Affixing colorful lights and speakers broadcasting

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The birth of edtech cities

Jess Gartner walked into her classroom with a roll of tape, a box of pens, and staples—and that was pretty much it. A Teach for America member, she was gearing up to teach social studies to Baltimore middle schoolers, but her

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The birth of edtech cities

Jess Gartner walked into her classroom with a roll of tape, a box of pens, and staples—and that was pretty much it. A Teach for America member, she was gearing up to teach social studies to Baltimore middle schoolers, but her

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