ISU Trustees OK technology, Demolish Projects
ISU trustees agreed to the plan to sell up to $25 million bonds to pay for the LEAP Forward project and $5.5 million in facilities improvements around campus. The aim of the technology project is to upgrade what the university calls obsolete information systems. Separately the board agreed to spend $6 million to demolish the South Campus Residence Hall Complex.
Tablet Computers Helping Middle-schoolers
The Summit Middle School students traveled to the elementary school to present various animal projects using the iPads, technology the school has invested in for classroom use. The middle school has five carts of iPads, some regular and some mini — enough for a classroom to check out. Teachers can sign up for a day, or just a class period with the tablets.
Transhumanist Technology of the Future
A transhumanist age has come an age where cyborgs, sentient robots, virtual lives based in computers and dramatically altered human beings may become commonplace.There are hundreds of universities, laboratories and companies around the world where transhumanist projects are underway.