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The eBook Market is characterized by its differences, new global report shows

eLearningworld News The annual Global Ebook Report from the Vienna-based company, Ruediger Wischenbart Content and Consulting, shows fundamental differences on the global ebook market, e.g. when it comes to business models, developments and consumer preferences. For the European eBook Market a new in-depth analysis method is used as the current trends are analyzed by data from book distributors in the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, and Slovenia. The main outcome of the research … Continue reading

Pros and cons of Artificial Intelligence

eLearningworld News As artificial intelligence is making its way into society, research on the consequences of the development is lagging behind. The German Minister of Research, Johanna Wanka, said: “Artificial intelligence can improve our lives if we use it properly. But for this, we need to know what we can benefit from the systems and what the weaknesses are. There are still many unanswered research questions why we need a comprehensive research more than ever … Continue reading

MIT Opening a Global Education Hub for Refugees

eLearningworld News There is 30 million displaced girls and boys in the world today, which is the largest population uprooted since 1945, 20 million of whom have not access to school education. From these prerequisites, MIT is now launching a global education hub that is open to everybody that are unable to go to school. The Refugee ACTion Hub (ReACT) will include digital and blended learning opportunities. At the same time as it serves as … Continue reading

Trends to take libraries into the digital age

eLearningworld News Which technologies will be useful in libraries in the future? The answers that American Libraries Magazine asked this question to tech leaders at libraries generated 10 top trends. Generally, the library visitor will have better opportunities to become an explorer with help of different technologies. For instance by taking a virtual tour that is produced by a 360-degree camera to get better access to information to all of the content in the library, … Continue reading

Robots at your service in future homes

eLearningworld News How can robots be of best service for people at home? This question the Professors Matthias König and Sven Battermann with a multi-disciplinary team are researching. The focus of the research is directed on optimizing the communication and thus the interaction between service robots and the intelligent environment of a building. The other focus is on the user-specific human-machine interaction. The research is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research … Continue reading

Visiting ICT Spring Europe 2017 in Luxembourg

eLearningworld News This week (9-10 May) Global Tech Conference, ICT Spring, is opening its doors in Luxembourg to more than 5000 visitors. During two days the latest tech trends and innovations will be explored by more than 100 speakers and through networking opportunities. The founder of eLearningworld Europe AB, LarsGoran Bostrom,  will be visiting the conference during the two days and looking forward to an interesting and inspiring event. Read more about ICT Spring here

World Press Freedom Day – The struggle continues

eLearningworld News Today, May 3, it is the Press Freedom Day that is celebrated all over the world, some in the darkest of darkness, others in the light but still with cracks of dark interference. From these prerequisites, our publishing house published the autobiography of the publisher that was the first to put press freedom laws into active use in Sweden during the first half of the 19th Century. His name was Lars Johan Hierta … Continue reading

Cultural differences affect Cognitive Skills, according to new research

eLearningworld News A new study led by the University of Cambridge that was published in the journal Psychological Science shows important differences in cognitive skills among young people, while these differences are not recognized among their parents. The research targeted totally 1428 children and their parents in United Kingdom and Hong Kong. Everybody completed the same four tasks that measured executive function skills related to inhibition, working memory, task switching, and planning. For instance when … Continue reading

The Nordic-Baltic region collaborative strategy to take digitization to the next level

eLearningworld News The Nordic- and Baltic Countries has today a close co-operation in the digital development of the society. At a meeting April 25 they decided to take next big step in this integration of the region. The ministers in charge of digital development from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Ice­land, Faroe Islands, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania decided on a three-point program to improve the prospects of remaining a digital front-runner and make the region an experimental … Continue reading

Game On! Become a Citizen Scientist and Explore every corner of the Brain

eLearningworld News A new scientific discovery game, developed by Center for Game Science at Washington University in collaboration with the Allen Institute for Brain Science, has the purpose of enabling citizen scientists to build complete 3D-reconstructions of neurons from different regions of the brain in animals and people.The public research environment invites the user to actively participate in the exploration of this core task in neuroscience.The game is called Mozak and since it was launched … Continue reading