Today is The International Day for Protection of Children, which is a reason to remind us that we once were children ourselves. That means each of us could dream, loved to play, and had to study a lot. You should agree it could be wonderful if studying were always fun and helped us to realize our dreams! But it is not that hard if you know and use the right strategies. The Lectera team has put together such strategies for those who remember their school days and want to make studying a joy for their children.
The Moscow City Tourism Committee, together with Russian and international online universities, started an educational program for professionals in the tourism industry in the Russian capital. They have been implementing the new initiative, directed at non-financial support of the tourism industry, since the beginning of April.
The courses on machine learning, data analysis, and AI (Artificial Intelligence) were of the most interest to users. Coursera experts explain that this as a result of a growing desire for people to acquire new technical skills because they fear losing their jobs due to automation.
The new feature was first piloted in several countries, and it has since been extended to include a global reach.
Very recently, Youtube has published new conditions for using the service. This is happening because Youtube has changed the service provider to Google LLC.
As part of the update a new ‘Create’ section will be added to ‘Stories.’ Now if you wish to post a story, you don’t need to upload your photo or video.
Instagram is finally getting rid of its controversial ‘Following’ tab. In the past, this tab could be used to track the actions of the people you followed: their likes, comments, new subscriptions, etc. Many people used this feature to spy on their partners.
Podcasts are audio tracks of discussions on specific topics. They can be listened to using special mobile applications, on YouTube or music platforms.
Netology is planning to launch an accelerator to help emerging EdTech projects. 10 to 15 companies will receive up to $ 10 million in total by transferring from 30% to 60% of their shares to Netology.
Coursera has launched a project enabling universities to freely use their lectures. Coursera believes that cutting-edge knowledge should be available anywhere in the world and any educational institution should be able to join it.
On October 1-2, EdCrunch - a major education technology conference - will take place in the World Trade Center in Moscow.
American Express, an American financial organization, has partnered with Parley for the Oceans to launch an initiative to clean up ocean coasts.
According to a new study from Deloitte Consulting, 44% of Russian users block online ads.
Instagram is currently testing a new interface that will not include likes. Like statistics will only be available to the creator of the post.
Each year, Inc. selects 5000 privately held companies that show the highest growth. The total 2018 revenue of all the companies in the new ranking adds up to $237.7 billion.