NHS Turns to Technology for Obesity and Diabetes 2 Prevention

The National Health Service (NSH) is finding ways to minimise risks of diabetes 2, a serious yet preventable disease. Last year, the NHS launched Healthier You, a diabetes prevention initiative to help high-risk patients delay or stop the onset of type 2 diabetes. This year, the agency has recently … [Read more...]

Mobile MOOCs: an “elite education for the masses”

The collective state of UK’s working youth, full-time students, and higher education institutions presented challenges – most of which gave birth to other platforms of learning and skills development. Moocs or massive open online courses are the current favourite in today’s learning platform … [Read more...]

Warning Failing Students through an IBM IT System

Do you need a hint? Okay, it is definitely not a robot. Keith Perry of The Telegraph called it an “IT system” and is foreseen to address students’ need to have someone remind them about their paper’s status, their deadlines, or missed exams. The technology was named, “Exceptional Student … [Read more...]

British Schools to Receive 15,000 Free Raspberry Pi

British Schools to Receive 15,000 Free Raspberry Pi

Internet giant Google will distribute 15,000 microcomputers to schools around the UK through the Raspberry Pi Foundation in a move to inspire a new generation of computer scientists. The Raspberry Pi, an extremely popular machine that is only about the size of a credit card has inspired the … [Read more...]

UK Schools, Universities Asked to Invent Computer Programme That Will Benefit the World

UK Schools, Universities Asked to Invent Computer Programme That Will Benefit the World

PA Consulting Group, a company specialising in IT management is partnering with the Raspberry Pi Foundation, creator of the Raspberry Pi in issuing a challenge to schools, universities and businesses in the UK to invent a computer programme that will benefit the world. The invention could, for … [Read more...]