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Information Age Education (IAE) is an Oregon not-for-profit corporation founded by David Moursund in August 2007. The IAE Blog was started in August 2010.

Evaluating Medical Doctors and Teachers

The 8/19/2013 issue of my local newspaper, the Eugene Register-Guard, carried an article by Drs. Oz and Roizen titled Doctors Are Deadly Serious about Prescriptions. Learn more about Dr. Oz at http://www.doctoroz.com/.

Here is some information from this article:

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Project Head Start and B-1B Bombers

Recently I was skimming the August 19, 2013, edition of my hometown newspaper, the Eugene Register-Guard. Two very short articles caught my attention:

            Cuts will hit Head Start hard.

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MOOC-based Master's Degree in Computer Science

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are a game changer in education. See  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massive_open_online_course. Here are two quotes that help provide some of the (relatively short) current history of MOOCs.

Quoting from a 8/2/2011 IAE Blog at  http://i-a-e.org/iae-blog/entry/stanford-university-is-offering-a-free-artificial-intelligence-course.html:

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Testing Supercomputers and Testing Students

Here is an article that I found quite interesting:

Niccolal, James (7/10/2013). Move over, Linpack: Supercomputers get new performance test. Computerworld. Retrieved 7/14/2013 from  http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9240708/Move_over_Linpack_Supercomputers_get_new_performance_test.

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Artificial Intelligence and Artificial Muscle

Artificial Intelligence (also known as machine intelligence) is a somewhat misleading term.

Consider humanity's long endeavor to create for aids to their physical capabilities. We routinely use all kinds of machines such as airplane, backhoe, bicycle, car, forklift, spaceship, train, truck, and so on. We do not call these tools “artificial muscle.”

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