Category Archives: education

The benefits of a university education in China

There is an ongoing concern in China about the lack of jobs available for university graduates, however for those who do manage to find a job, what kind of benefits can they expect for their years of hitting the books? Apparently, not much to begin with.  Recent college graduates are looking at salary about 300 […]

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The Anthropology of Star Trek: The iPad and the Future of Human-Computer Interaction

Many people have noted the aesthetic and design parallels between the iPad and Star Trek the Next Generation’s (ST: TNG) Personal Access Data Displays (PADD).  In a recent interview Michael Okuda explained that the foremost inspiration for the design of the PADD was budgetary.  The result was the use of aesthetically pleasing and easy to […]

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