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Artists and entrepreneurs ignite creativity at Campus Madrid

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Artists and entrepreneurs share a similar challenge—to create something new with limited resources, no instruction manual, and the power of their creative thinking. For seven days, we celebrated unique approaches to this challenge, with a a mind-bending series of artist exhibitions, creative thinking workshops, and community-inspired artwork. We’re grateful to each one of the participating artists and entrepreneurs for sharing their time, expertise and talents with our Campus Madrid community. Since we launched Campus Madrid in 2015, we’ve w... Read More »

Leading European technical colleges adopt Apple’s Everyone Can Code initiative

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Education institutions in the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland and Portugal will offer App Development with Swift to prepare their students for future careers in app development. The full-year course was designed by Apple engineers and educators to teach coding and app design to students of all levels and backgrounds. Harlow College in the UK will offer App Development with Swift to its 3,000 students — including adults seeking to r... Read More »

A nation of knitters: how crafts became Britain’s fastest-growing creative industry

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In an age of Snapchat, virtual reality headsets and Instagram influencers, you could be forgiven for wondering if knitting, embroidery and pottery were set to die out with their older participants. In fact, the industry is in rude health. According to government statistics, crafts were the fastest growing component of Britain’s heralded creative industries in 2016, up 44pc on 2010 and contributing £420m of gross value added to the economy. That might be peanuts compared to the music or film industries, but the numbers are going in the rig... Read More »

Facebook’s alternative news feed might make it more ‘meaningful’ – but it’s all about business

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On the face of it, the decision may seem like corporate suicide. Why would Facebook, one of the world's most powerful companies, deliberately harm engagement with its own product? The answer, critics suggest, may lie beyond Zuckerberg's stated desire to "fix" Facebook, and in fact be a smart business decision. The proposed changes include drastically altering the news feed, filtering posts from publishers so they no longer distract from those shared by friends and family. The Facebook chief executive says this will encourage more "meaning... Read More »

Gambling-style apps offered on Facebook without age checks

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The company behind thousands of the UK’s fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) is offering gambling-style apps on Facebook without age checks, prompting allegations that children are being exposed to the risk of addiction. Earlier this month, the industry watchdog warned that more than 60,000 children were either gambling addicts or were in danger of becoming hooked. Experts have warned that games mimicking real-life gambling are the “number one risk factor” for developing a problem later in life. Tom Watson, Labour’s deputy leader, who ha... Read More »

World’s Biggest Education Market Is Opening For Business

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Successive reforms of strict prohibitions on foreign-owned schools has seen the number of students enrolled in international schools rise, with the Chinese market now the largest in the world. And the most lucrative end of the market is in line for a significant fillip in 2018 following changes introduced this year. Suspicion of western influence has been behind a historical reluctance on the part of the Chinese authorities to allow international schools to gain anything more than a toe-hold in the country. Access was generally denied to Chi... Read More »

Georgia State University’s New Creative Media Industries Institute Equipped with VariCam LT and AU-EVA1 Cinema Cameras, 4K and HD Handhelds, Studio Cameras, 10K Laser Projector and More

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With a multi-million-dollar grant from the Woodruff Foundation, CMII is being established to supplement GSU arts and media programs that are today training more than 4000 undergraduate majors anticipating careers in the entertainment and information industries. More than 1000 of these students are film and television production majors, with GSU offering the oldest, largest, and widest-ranging training model in Georgia. CMII will be equipped with premier Panasonic cinema cameras, including the AU-EVA1 5.7K handheld cameras and VariCam LT 4K c... Read More »

Dyslexia Software Goes One Click – Ghotit Dyslexia

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1888PressRelease - Ghotit is happy to announce the release of Ghotit Real Writer & Reader 6 for Windows and Mac. This version offers one click access to Ghotit advanced Reading and Writing tools and smooth working experience with Google Docs. Ghotit Real Writer and Reader 6 is an out of the box comprehensive Reading and Writing assistance solution for people with dyslexia and/or dysgraphia. The new Real Writer and Reader version comes to address numerous inputs from home users, students, teachers and schools. The new version features... Read More »

Sterling Style Academy Offers Image Consultant and Personal Stylist Training Programs

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Many people dream of working in the fashion industry, but do not have the time or resources to make it happen. For those people, Sterling Style Academy can make it possible. The Sterling Style Academy is recognized internationally as a reputable institute for certifying and preparing men and women for success and careers as animage consultant, personal stylist, or a personal shopper. Sterling Style Academy(http://sterlingstyleacademy.com/) is committed to providing the best fashion and style consultant training worldwide. They offer training... Read More »

Local University To Influence Type Of Industries Coming To Killeen

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News Credit: http://kdhnews.com/   Members of the Killeen Economic Development Corporation and the city’s chamber of commerce know what industries they want to attract to the city. That vision relies on aligning economic development efforts with the research planned and underway at Texas A&M University-Central Texas. “We will continue to pursue leads, which come through the state, for which we qualified,” said John Crutchfield, executive director of the Killeen Economic Development Corporation. He is also the president and CEO of the Gre... Read More »

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