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The Message to the Class of 2012: Answering the Question of "So What?"

Posted on October 19, 2012 at 8:53am 0 Comments

It is the question that I often pondered as a high school sophomore while studying the works of William Shakespeare, and answering it is one of the prevailing factors for promoting effective learning in the 21st century.  There are variations of this question which are often posed in the context of “Why do I need to know this?”, “When will I ever use this in my future career?”, or “How is this information going to improve my life?”  As a student who was intrinsically interested in…

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An Odyssey of the New Millennium

Posted on December 7, 2011 at 2:27pm 0 Comments

It was fourteen years ago when Larry Page and Sergey Brin, both computer science graduate students at Stanford University, reached a decision after brainstorming for a new name for the internet search engine that they had designed.  The original BackRub engine which had outgrown the server capacity at Stanford was replaced with an original term that is now one of the most recognized brand names in the world; Google.  Despite the wide variety of search engine choices that are available today,…

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