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Bill Gates not certain about the role of wearable technology in the field of education

0. phoneArena posted on 15 Jul 2013, 13:26

Microsoft is holding its annual Microsoft Research Faculty Summit this week in Redmond, Washington...

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posted on 15 Jul 2013, 13:38 15

1. Reluctant_Human (Posts: 904; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)

It's amazing how much I like him now since he stopped being CEO of MS. The things he's done to make the world a better lately have been phenomenal.

I have to agree with him. Sometimes the old ways of learning things are the best. Technology often gets in the way of good teaching and learning.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 23:55

6. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)

Of that things that he has done lately is also investment in GMO ... so yea he is definitely trying to make world a better place ...

posted on 16 Jul 2013, 04:33 1

7. microsoftnokiawin (Posts: 1236; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)

and what's wrong with GMO it could help with diseases also what about everything else he's done !

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 14:34 1

2. Shatter (Posts: 2036; Member since: 29 May 2013)

I'm sure Google Glasses will be banned from schools during class to stop cheating lol.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 14:35 3

3. ZeroCide (Posts: 785; Member since: 09 Jan 2013)

I'm not too certain either. Technology can sometimes be more an obsticle than a learning tool.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 15:06

4. Googler (Posts: 813; Member since: 10 Jun 2013)

One instance where it can be beneficial is the medical field, training interns on surgical procedures could help by showing them exactly what is going on during the procedure. Normal classrooms, I agree with Bill on this though.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 17:11 1

5. PermanentHiatus (Posts: 267; Member since: 22 Jun 2012)

The same man once said face-to-face college lectures will be replaced by online lectures.

So what better way to watch a lecture on an iWatch? Sorry I meant Google Glass.

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