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Computer tutors that can read students’ emotions

Computer tutors that can read students’ emotions

By Annie Murphy Paul

Human tutors — teachers who work closely with students, one on one — are unrivaled in their ability to promote deep and lasting learning. 1,108 more words

Education

Who are the Houthis?

In my last post, I wrote about the Houthis spreading their encampments in the capital. Last week, an alleged attempt to storm the cabinet headquarters in Sana’a, resulted in fighting that killed 7, and left several injured. 353 more words

Yemen

Should everybody vote?

The votes are being counted in the 2014 New Zealand general election as I publish this post. This year I did not head out to the polls. 1,009 more words

Debatey Stuff

County Clerk Candidate Fired Over Alleged Illegal Background Checks Made Against Opponents

Submitted by Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor

Officials of Yakima, Washington reportedly asked the Washington Attorney General’s Office to investigate allegations that Municipal Court Clerk Sarah Matheny, a candidate for the elected office of Yakima County Clerk, had abused her authority to access records using her workstation attached to government databases in an effort to provide her with potentially damaging information of all other candidates in the election. 619 more words

Politics

Self-explanatory.

People think with their emotions instead of intelligence.

The problems that this causes are innumerable.

Just scroll through these if you want to see some explanations of this.

Educational

Iraq: Blockade against Camp Liberty Iranians intensifies after Fayad meets Suleimani & Shamkhani

The blockade, particularly denial of free access to medical care, imposed against Iranians in Camp Liberty has intensified since the Iranian regime’s Quds Force commander, Qassem Suleimani, and the head of its Supreme Security Council, Ali Shamkhani, met with Iraqi National Security Advisor Faleh Al-Fayad. 509 more words

Iran