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Why are parents not able to educate anymore?

Mothers and fathers don’t seem to be academically or psychologically prepared to educate. Parents were good educators in the twentieth century, especially at the beginning, when they had a single priority: that their children would survive without starving. Having overcome hunger, parents of those born in the late seventies and eighties added a new priority: training children and provide them with the opportunity to have a job that would ...Read full article...

Data Science encourages critical thinking in teenagers

The benefits of integrating concepts of this field in secondary education and high school are already visible. If you follow our news reporting on a weekly basis, you may have noticed our interest in conveying the importance of data in advancing commercial enterprises and eroding privacy, among other issues. But data science is more than just collecting and processing information. Experts are now finding ways to use data science ...Read full article...

Ciência de Dados incentiva o pensamento crítico em adolescentes

Os benefícios de integrar conceitos desse campo no ensino médio já são visíveis. Se você acompanha nossas notícias semanalmente, pode ter notado nosso interesse em transmitir a importância da ciência de dados no lucro das empresas e na erosão da privacidade, entre outros assuntos. Mas a ciência de dados é mais do que apenas coletar e processar informações. Agora, os especialistas estão encontrando maneiras de usar a ciência de ...Read full article...

Por que os pais não conseguem mais educar?

Os pais investem na educação infantil de seus filhos como se fossem um fundo de pensão. Mães e pais não parecem estar academicamente ou psicologicamente preparados para educar. Não há coerência, capacidade de relativizar e isso torna o processo educativo dos filhos em experiências inflexíveis e ridículas. Os pais eram bons educadores no século XX, especialmente no começo, quando tinham uma única prioridade: que seus filhos sobrevivessem sem passar ...Read full article...

Generation OW: Addicted to screens and unhealthy habits

85% of teenage girls are sedentary while male lack of physical activity hits 78% in a generation that has been baptized as OW for overweight. Experts have long been warning that young people do not do all the physical exercise they should. Now we have the confirmation: 80% of adolescents between 11 and 17 years of age around the world do not perform the minimum daily activity to be ...Read full article...

Global Economic Recession Peek-a-Boos

As stock markets seem to be soaring, especially in the United States, growth forecasts announce that the global economy will barely reach levels above recession. New gloomy expectations for the world’s economies were reported by the Organization for Cooperation and Economic Development (OCED).   In a climate of growing commercial tension, lower private demand and investment weighed down by uncertainty, global growth will remain at 2.9% this year and ...Read full article...

The Real Story about Ukraine

Recent history about Ukraine, as portrayed by the mainstream media, is far from accurate, not to say that it is totally wrong. Thankfully, honest video and film producers still exist and are able to document what the Establishment does not want the public to learn about their plans and modus operandi. What happened in Ukraine is, well, the same thing that happens to small defenseless nations: They are toyed ...Read full article...

Google takes voice recognition to public places

Google is investing a lot in conversation design. Last year, the company published a manual of good practices so that it could be applied to the development of this technology. In the company, it is believed that they are producing another potential interface. They do not say that voice will be the only thing, but it will be an important tool. When you use Google Assistant you can see ...Read full article...

Why Big Tech wants your data?

In his book 1984, George Orwell describes a world where surveillance is everywhere, even in people’s bedrooms. There are microphones that listen to everything and screens that record it all while brainwashing victims into submission. Although many see Orwell’s novel as a very descriptive map of today’s society, perhaps very few understand why 1984‘s society was as it was painted in the novel and illustrated in the movie. One ...Read full article...

The Price of Convenience will always be less Privacy

Airports are transit control centers, and as surprising as it will be to learn it, the square footage of airports is not part of any country. Airports are neutral islands within countries that operate under their own rules. Facilities at transportation hubs such as airports have changed over the years. They’ve become more comfortable, cozy, modern and above all convenient places for travelers. With the advent of technology, airports ...Read full article...

Violência como sinal de rebelião social

Atos mitológicos e romantizantes de violência contra oponentes políticos ou ideológicos – algo que muitas vezes é feito pela mídia e especialistas – ajuda a multidão a assumir identidades coletivas que, apesar de populares, não são virtuosas, mas servem ao seu propósito de cometer atos hediondos. Um caso em questão é Antifa nos Estados Unidos, mas os movimentos sociais são mais efetivamente usados ​​como ferramentas para a violência na ...Read full article...

Only science and technology will fire up Education

Curricula should reinforce collaborative skills and critical thinking. Education is boring because current programs and methodologies date to 1900s. That is why the educational systems should be updated to enhance creative skills, critical thinking and teamwork in a practical and collaborative environment focused on the development of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. That is the objective of 239 international companies that gathered at the International Exhibition of Technology ...Read full article...

Por que as gigantes da tecnologia querem seus dados?

Em seu livro 1984, George Orwell descreve um mundo em que a vigilância está em toda parte, mesmo nos quartos das pessoas. Existem microfones que escutam tudo e telas que registram tudo enquanto as vítimas são submetidas à lavagem cerebral. Embora muitos vejam o livro de Orwell como um mapa muito descritivo da sociedade atual, poucos, talvez, entendam por que a sociedade de 1984 era como foi pintada em ...Read full article...

Violence as a sign of Social Rebellion

Mythologizing and romanticizing acts of violence against political or ideological opponents –something that is often done by the media and pundits– helps crowds assume collective identities that while being popular, are not virtuous, but that serve their purpose to commit heinous acts. A case in point is Antifa in the United States, but social movements are more effectively used as tools for violence in Latin America. Recently, the federal ...Read full article...

These are the tricks social media platforms use to trap you

When Twitter or Facebook notify us with a new notification, the brain’s reward circuit is activated, which gives us a pleasant dose of dopamine. You get your mobile to check the weather forecast but you end up checking out Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Slack before going back to Facebook. Immediately after checking all notifications, posts and comments, you begin to wonder why you picked up the device in the ...Read full article...