Posts by tag: education

Fun & Games January 23, 2019 posted by

Bloxels – build your next video game with blocks

Wanna make a video game but don’t want to spend any time learning how to code or render characters? I get it, that stuff takes time and maybe, additionally, you or the person you have in mind for this project is still in elementary school. If any of this sounds like you, Bloxels is the game board that can help you live your video game dreams.

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Bloxels – build your next video game with blocks
general December 20, 2018 posted by

Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha – this nonprofit is building boat schools in the age of climate change

Climate change is happening now. Extreme weather, loss of land, etc. This has made it difficult for some people in parts of the world already. In particular, children in Bangladesh are having trouble making it to school due to flooding. Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha is a nonprofit that builds schools on boats so children can continue to learn.

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Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha – this nonprofit is building boat schools in the age of climate change
Cool Web Apps & Sites November 29, 2018 posted by

Climate Visuals – this website is putting a human face on climate change

Climate change is a big deal but we have a hard time visualizing it. When we think of climate change most of probably think of polar bears and industrial smoke stacks but it turns out those images don’t really connect well and turn into action. Climate Visuals is a library of images that capture climate change in a way that we can understand and prompt people to engage.

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Climate Visuals – this website is putting a human face on climate change
Cool Web Apps & Sites August 8, 2018 posted by

MasterClass – online learning from the best in their fields

There are a ton of online learning resources out there but most of them geared to learning skills that could maybe help you get a better job, not necessarily follow your dreams and are taught by just normal everyday people. If you want to do something more less employment geared and learn from a master, there’s MasterClass, the online learning portal where you learn from the masters, which is to say famous people.

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MasterClass – online learning from the best in their fields
Cool Web Apps & Sites July 16, 2018 posted by

The Wisdom and/or Madness of Crowds – see why we think what we think in this informative game

The madness and wisdom of crowds has been a topic of discussion for centuries. What makes some crowds do great things and turns others into mobs? How do we decide which side of the fence we fall on? Is it just listening to our friends and following the status quo or is it something more? Surprise, it’s something more and the game, Wisdom and/or Madness of Crowds will help you understand.

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The Wisdom and/or Madness of Crowds – see why we think what we think in this informative game