Charlottesville is the first city in the nation to pass a law restricting the use of drones in its airspace, and now a New York City artist has created a special show on that subject.
In Hollywood there’s the ‘Oscars.’ In Nashville, the Country Music Awards. In the New River and RoanokeValleys, it’s the “Tech” Awards.
Every year, the Roanoke- Blacksburg Technology council honors its stars.
This Thursday (5/16/13) evening, 600 people will gather at the Hotel Roanoke for an awards ceremony and party announcing the winners of the Roanoke/ Blacksburg Technology Council’s Tech Nite Awards.
Most educators agree that kids learn best when teachers tailor their approach, working one-on-one with students, but it’s too expensive for every child to have his or her own teacher.
Now, however, a Virginia psychologist is hoping to create a computer that can teach individualized lessons, adjusting speed and content based on a student’s face.
Could we create talking, thinking robots to work in our classrooms – providing individualized instruction? Could a computer be taught to tell when a student is losing focus or getting confused?