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  1. Lifestyle

    Smartphone app that measures air pollution being developed

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 10:39am by ALAN YU

    ... Alan Yu alan.yu@scmp.com It may soon be possible to avoid the worst-affected streets Haze of our lives App developers worldwide are working on technology that will inform users which ... databases. The data was also difficult to understand, says Ziv Lautman, a fellow environmental engineer who partnered with Korber to develop a solution. The duo wanted to know which districts had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1581750/smartphone-app-measures-air-pollution
  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - INSIGHT

    Teacher development policies need to be more ambitious

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 03:48pm by ROBIN CHEUNG

    ... Robin Cheung life@scmp.com Time to step it up on professional development The continuing professional development policies for teachers and principals have been in practice for more than a decade. They allow schools to enjoy three paid days for staff development each academic year. Teachers and principals also have to undertake professional development in three-year cycles, each one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1581686/teacher-development-policies-need-be-more-ambitious
  3. Lifestyle - Technology - EDUCATION

    United States researcher develops adjustable school textbooks

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:41am by WASHPOST

    ... book," said Richard Baraniuk, founder of OpenStax, which received a US$9 million grant to develop a prototype textbook for biology and physics. "Because I understand things in a different ... explores." OpenStax will spend two years developing the personalised, interactive books and then test them on students in and around Houston, Texas. The idea is to make learning easier, so students ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1570055/united-states-researcher-develops-adjustable-school-textbooks
  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    App developer learns a few things from his seven-year-old daughter

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 10:39am by Clara Chow

    ... that software developer Erwan Mace has worked with, the toughest customer might just be his own daughter. Last year, Mace and his seven-year-old, Lia, started working together on an app to help parents ... of eight and later went on to work at French telecommunications company Alcatel, at music startup Soundbuzz as chief technology officer and at Google driving developer relations in Southeast Asia. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1556989/app-developer-learns-few-things-his-seven-year-old
  5. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Cashmere that cleans itself when left in daylight is developed by Hong Kong scientists

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:02am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com CityU team's cashmere uses sun to clean itself A team at City University has developed a self-cleaning cashmere that uses energy from the sun. ... is not on the list of materials restricted by the US, according to Tommy Siu Yuk-yinn, senior research and development manager with TAL, a major clothing manufacturer in Hong Kong that supplies the US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1547667/hong-kong-city-university-scientists-develop-self-cleaning-cashmere
  6. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, September 21, 2014

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 03:29am by AGENCIES

    ... an important part in babies' language development. A gene called ROBO2 was linked to the number of words that a child mastered in the early stage of talking, they reported in the journal Nature Communications. The gene controls a protein which directs chemicals in brain cells that may be used for developing language and producing sounds. It lies in a region which had previously been implicated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1596855/short-science-september-21-2014
  7. Lifestyle - Health

    Bear Camp is Hong Kong's latest fitness craze

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 03:35pm by Charley Lanyon

    ... develops the connection between your body and the object, developing body awareness," says Gregory, noting the unpredictable nature of the exercises brings a lot of muscles into play. When ... fine-tuned the movements and developed a scalable business model. Bear Camp's rapid success has surprised Gregory and Manwaring, but both have even loftier ambitions for the programme. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1597943/bear-camp-hong-kongs-latest-fitness-craze
  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - REVIEW

    Picturesque Music- A Yuan Dynasty Painting Reinvented

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:39pm by ALEXIS ALRICH

    ... on the gehu (Chinese cello), then a dry rattle followed by silence, didn't hold the tension. Eventually a rolling bass and a more convincing sense of landscape developed. A waterfall cascading ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1597986/picturesque-music-yuan-dynasty-painting-reinvented
  9. Lifestyle - Technology - MOTORING

    Drivers set to take a back seat as the driverless car comes of age

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 03:29am by Reuters

    ... by the first in a feat of technology that indicates a new stage in automation is happening faster than many expected. Systems that enable vehicles to communicate with each other have been developed ... development at Parkmobile, a smart-parking start-up whose investors include BMW and Ford Motor chairman Bill Ford's venture capital firm Fontinalis Partners. A "truck platooning" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1596853/drivers-set-take-back-seat-driverless-car-comes-age
  10. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    At home, work and play, the robots are coming

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 03:29am by Martin Williams

    ... In May, Hong Kong became the base for Hanson Robotics, a company founded in the United States with the aim of developing bio-inspired technology for use on human-like robots with neuro-inspired ... Worldwide, there are numerous developments taking place in the field of robotics. Some are comical, a few are downright scary. Perhaps the scariest is South Korea's SGR-1 robot sentry. Developed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1596854/home-work-and-play-robots-are-coming

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