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2013-05-22 23:19:05

Acclaimed global futurist and iconoclastic “chief unlearning officer” Jack Uldrich has been selected to deliver the plenary keynote at the Rochester Institute of Technology's year's end Faculty Institute on Teaching and Learning Conference. Uldrich will review major industry trends, including advances in open-source education, MOOCs and mobile web communication, and then discuss why these trends will demand faculty and staff unlearn some of their assumptions about what higher...

2013-05-10 23:23:11

Can the United States free itself of dependence on foreign oil? Bakken´s big boon and new technology advancements may actualize this reality sooner, rather than later, says Quality Mat and other industry companies. Beaumont, TX (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Fracking, new shale discoveries and efficient technological advancements are making some question the reality of America´s self sufficient energy status, as rig mat companies and energy analysts reflect on, respectively, firsthand...

2013-04-10 23:04:54

The Millennium Project will be presenting the Futures Research Methodology and the Latin America 2030 study at the Joint Workshop on Professional Foresight, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC, on Friday, April 12, 2013, 9:00am - 4:30pm (PRWEB) April 10, 2013 A Joint Workshop on Professional Foresight is being organized by the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Foresight Education and Research Network. It will be held on...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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