The medical field in the time of the technological age has and is continuing to change the practice of medicine. The latest medical research is now easily available. Pagers, the personal digital assistant (PDA) and cellular phones were all gadgets that doctors had to carry with them when on duty. Today a simple smartphone has the capabilities of all these three gadgets and more. Also quick data entry, a digital notebook and easy communication (instant email) with other doctors across the globe has become second nature to doctors.
Are you aware of the innovative educational software - Awarenet? At the Xinnovations conference in 2012, Ronald Wertlen, trustee of the Village Scribe Association described the software in one phrase, the "Web 2.0 for all".
Awarenet is a social networking software that has been specifically designed for schools with the purpose of creating and sharing educational resources. The software was first designed with rural schools in mind, especially those many rural schools that have computer labs, but do not use them.
For four years, publishers have granted NML access to their convergent newsrooms to witness some of the most profound changes to traditional media since the arrival of desk top publishing. This year’s newsroom experiential was extra special. NML helped the Daily Dispatch design and produce content for a multimedia microsite that challenged students’ skills and their sensibilities about life.