Nanoworks – upcoming NACK webinar

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On March 25, NACK is going to have their next webinar entitled:  Nanoworks:  Alumni Success Stories. Undergraduate level programs in nanotechnology have been in existence now for over ten years. How is the hands-on training in nanotechnology assisting alumni of these programs, and how is it providing American industry with a much needed skill set? […]

New Webinar Series!

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I am pleased to annouce the following new webinar series! The Master Series produced by MATEC NetWorks in partnership with Radical Platypus group: This new MATEC NeWorks webinar series will focus on the art and practice of teaching in the 21st century with emphasis on learning, pedagogy and innovation. All featured speakers participating in the webinar series have […]

We upgraded!

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At NetWorks, our tireless IT department has  upgraded TechSpectives from version 1 to the latest version 3.1!  This is something we have been wanting to do for a long time but with so many other projects and other issues, we had to wait.  Look for new features and functionality soon!  Also, there may be a […]

The Rise of Remedial Students

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At Maricopa Community Colleges there is a lot of discussion about the rise of remedial students.  Students who are not college ready in Math, English, and Reading.  I understand some reasons why there is a need for remedial classes.  Returning students who haven’t been in a classroom in a few years.  What always baffled me is […]

Nanofabrication Webinar

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We have a great NACK webinar tomorrow.  It is Introduction to Nanofabrication: Top Down and Bottom Up.  Nanofabrication is defined as a field of applied science and technology whose theme is the control of matter on the atomic and molecular scale, generally 100 nanometers or smaller, and the fabrication of devices or materials that lie within […]

IBM’s Watson to work in hospitals

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After playing Jeopardy, the Chicago Tribune reports that the AI Watson will have its first job in the hospital.  Siegel said it would likely be at least two years before Watson will be used on patients at his hospital. It will take that much time to train the program to understand electronic medical records, feed […]

Should doctors be held to the same standards as teachers?

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Shaun Johnson wrote this interesting article in the Huffington Post entitled, “What if we treated doctors the way we treat teachers?”.  A doctor can tell a person to lose weight, educate them about healthy choices and foods, gives them stuff to do at home, such as to read a pamphlet and to eat a healthy meal, […]

Computer Vs. Humans Jeopardy Winner

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So, who won?  A long time ago, no one would have thought that a computer would be able to beat a human in chess – yet it happened when IBM’s Deep Blue versus chess champion Garry Kasparov in 1997.  This time, can a computer beat some of the greats of the game show Jeopardy?  Of […]

Spray On Solar Cells?

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This sounds too good to be true – but here it is from the NSF itself about a project for solar cells that can be sprayed on.  Have you seen those big, bulky, breakable photovoltaic cells that now collect the sun’s rays? Well, what if solar energy could be harnessed using tiny collectors that could be […]

Successful Minority Male Webinar

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As the title says, we had a very successful webinar today.  We had over a 130 registrants and over 80 people showed up (thirty sharing rooms with people).  There was a great discussion going on in the chat window and awesome questions.  I think one of the best questions was that this one participant said […]

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