Manchester Nativity scenes inspire spontaneous prayer
MANCHESTER — The Knights of Columbus of the Manchester area made some new Nativity scenes to put up around the St. Mary Parish and School grounds The first-graders of St. Mary’s were able to help the janitor hold a scene as it was being installed on Nov. 26. The experience must have left an impression on the young assistants. The next day, Nov. 27, first-grade teacher Dawn Klostermann was on duty at recess. She looked over and saw a bunch of these same…
Why Our World Is Aging
The world population is aging more quickly than ever before and governments are facing unexpected challenges as they try to meet the social and healthcare needs of this unique population.
How to Design Our World for Happiness
Free download of OTC's new book: The Commons Guide to Placemaking and a Convivial Life Download a free copy of our new e-book How to Design Our World for Happiness here and please consider supporting our work today We are witnessing a significant social shift in which people are rediscovering common connections and recognizing the collaborative power we share for strengthening our communities On the Commons…
The 10 Algorithms That Dominate Our World
Interested article published by George Dvorsky in I09. I would add credit card transaction scoring to detect fraud, and scoring in general such as FICO or Expe…
Why Our World Needs Montessori |
In today's crowded world of power struggles and ego trips, the Montessori method serves as a guide to raising unselfish, self-regulated, caring human beings who are problem solvers and have the self confidence to lead successful lives by their own efforts, rather than at the expense of their fellow citizens. The world needs Montessori!
Colour as a Puzzling Guide to Our World
How come we routinely rely on something as subjective as colour to learn more about the objective world? Find out why.
How algorithms shape our world
We live in a world run by algorithms, computer programs that make decisions or solve problems for us. In this riveting, funny talk, Kevin Slavin shows how modern algorithms determine stock prices, espionage tactics, even the movies you watch. But, he asks: If we depend on complex algorithms to manage our daily decisions -- when do we start to lose control?
10 Conversations That Changed Our World
Children discover the wonders of our world.
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Small ways to shape our world
When Jane Tewson was 23 and I was 30, she strode into Virgin’s office and asked us to fund all of the overheads of a new charity she was thinking of setting up called Charity Projects. I knew immediately she had a special quality, and agreed so she could ensure 100 per cent of profits went directly to good causes. Out of that came Red Nose Day and Comic Relief, which has now raised well over than £1 billion to change millions of…
How Will Artificial Intelligence Shape Our World?
The FORWARD Fellowship guides designers to explore the possibilities The field of design is ever-evolving. Today, designers must address new client expectations and desires, all while integrating new technologies and producing creative outputs at swift speeds. The majority of technology influencing business in the next 5-10 years hasn’t hit the market yet, and if it has, little is known as to how deeply it will impact…
How Apple’s app store changed our world
A decade ago, Apple opened a store peddling iPhone apps, unlocking the creativity of software developers and letting users truly make their mobile devices their own.
How Do We See Our World?
How do we see the world around us? Discover how eye tracking and other biometric tools can show what we look at first, what we look at longest, and in what order. This flash-card game will change how you ‘see’ things forever. This program will be run by staff from The Genetics of Design, through a grant from the Acton-Boxborough Local Cultural Council. Thank you!
How the Internet of Things Is Changing Our World
Since the birth of the Internet, interconnectivity of our world has grown. It’s not just people who are connected, but our devices as well.
Why Entrepreneurs are Uniquely Positioned to Transform Our World
By bringing awareness to employees, their families and communities, entrepreneurs can maximize impact to drive significant change. It's all about leading by example.
CRISPR Is Already Changing Our World, Here's How
Even if you have no idea how it works or what the letters stand for, chances are you've at least heard of the revolutionary technology dubbed CRISPR.
How Digital Ecosystems Will Change Our World
If you think you're on top of digital trends, you might want to reconsider. Accenture’s 2015 Technology Vision Report provides some fascinating insights.
Preparing the Way Amidst the Turmoil of Our World
Sermon Preached at St. Mark's Episcopal Church Luke 3:1-6 This week I was standing in Anna’s office bemoaning the need to preach after ...
LIZ PARKER: Impact 100: ‘Changing our world’
It was a remarkable evening and a first for New Jersey.
Video: How to use waste to power our world
“Can we take a page out of nature’s book and use what we consider waste as a resource?” asks Dr. Matthew Silver, Founder and CEO of Cambrian Innovation. Silver introduces the idea of indu...