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06 Dec 18
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13 Dec 18
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13 Dec 18
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There are a variety of viewpoints on whether human augmentation and digital technology is having a positive or negative impact towards to the development of humanity. There are many reasonable explanations for the use of digital technology when it comes to human augmentation, for example bionic limbs or even pace makers that help those in […]

13 Dec 18
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12 Dec 18
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I love so many TED-Ed’s and always find great stuff for multiple uses. This is the story of how I decided to offer my own contribution. I was planning on taking a few months off of work to be with my Infant when, on the last day of maternity leave I received a phone call […]

12 Dec 18
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Amal Graafstra said that human augmentation is nothing new, it has been happening since the first humans picked up sticks and rocks. He claims that the only difference is that the tools have simply become smaller and much more advanced (Swain, 2014). The common thread between it all is transhumanism, which anticipates the radical alterations […]

12 Dec 18
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12 Dec 18
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Human augmentation and digital technology has impacted humanity in many different ways. This blog post explores the positive effects it has had on therapeutic human augmentation e.g. augmentation for medical reasons and required human augmentation. Technology is used regularly within medicine to augment humans in order to either save their lives or enhance them. An […]

12 Dec 18
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Blog Post Two: Sue Palmer, a former headteacher and consultant on primary education, provides an alternative point of view to Prensky. Palmer comes to a very divergent conclusion as she refers to the notions of brain plasticity and it’s malleability. Six areas of concern presented by Palmer are the decline of outdoor play in which […]

12 Dec 18
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Blog Entry One: There is no denying that technology has revolutionised our perspective of the world, it has given us new resources and skills which alter the ways in which live, making our lives faster and easier. Although, some believe that digital technology is altering our lives for the worse. One concept, known as ‘trans-humanism’, […]

11 Dec 18
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“UNIDAD EDUCATIVA SAN FRANCISCO DE LAS PAMPAS” INFORME DEL EMPERIMENTO DE TERMODINÁMICA   GRUPO: ANTHONY DIAZ NATALY MASAPANTA BRUNO SAMPEDRO   CURSO: 2°BGU   LIC: LUIS SANCHEZ   FECHA: 11-diciembre-2018   AÑO: 2018-2019     Introducción: En este experimento realizamos energía a base del calentamiento de agua en un envase de metal para que el […]

10 Dec 18
NELE-RITA EN ECUADOR

Üks kolmandik minu vahetusaastast on läbi. Seda on raske uskuda. Aga õnneks on pea kaks kolmandikku veel ees! Ühtlasi on käes detsember, aga siin on ilm ikka sama suvine, kui kolm kuud tagasi, seega mulle küll kohale ei jõua, et paari nädala pärast on jõulud. Novembri lõpus sain ühe väga imelise kogemuse osaliseks ja otsustasin […]

10 Dec 18
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10 Dec 18
Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

NEW YORK…December 10, 2018 – Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have improved a standard bariatric surgery clinical scoring system (DiaRem) to extend the prediction time for diabetic remission following bariatric (weight-loss) surgery. The DiaRem score, which includes a patient’s age, body mass index (BMI), diabetes indicators, and treatments, is used to predict the […]

07 Dec 18
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There is no questioning the negative effect technology has on the mental health of young people. A study conducted in Pittsburgh found that there is a positive association between the use of social media and depression. According to Lin et al ‘individuals with the highest quartile of [social media] site visits per week… had significantly […]

07 Dec 18
Japan from my Eyes

In class, we talked about the ethics of just being a moral human being and how one should correct others if it’s truly wrong. Culturally, there are issues that arise. There are maybe two cases while being here where I have conversations and discussions on differences in an intimate way. This would be asking my […]