Category Archives: technology

IT Brain on Design

eweber   November 3, 2011   1 Comment

Ever wonder why some things stick – like the topic of your last blog post – while other facts fade faster, such as names, details or directions for an IT fix?

It Brain on Design

Steve Job’s Typical Synapses

Your brain’s hundred thousand miles of network fibers comes equipped to expand and benefit from learning at its synapses. So why does it rarely happen at the peaks like it did for Steve Jobs?

Organizational Brainpower for Innovation

eweber   May 3, 2010   3 Comments

What if you took one risk to lead a change that would improve a core practice where you work? Could that move set innovation in motion across an entire organization? On Saturday at an RIT annual event, I spotted 5 questions about innovation that could transform indifference and lead organizational… Read more »

Higher Education Reinvention

eweber   November 3, 2009   3 Comments

  Higher Education and Brain Based Benefits   Ask the lecturer in this video and he will say he engages listeners.  He might even go on to suggest today’s audiences expect too much and give too little. Ask listeners and they may support these 100 reasons to run hard from… Read more »

Brainy Approaches to Programming

eweber   August 24, 2009   2 Comments

Programming can become boring and routine for some, and so effective programmers look for ways to override their brain’s default for ruts. How so? In MITA Brain Based approaches — a novice programmer would: 1). Question with two feet to stir curiosity and add fun. Ask questions that hook to… Read more »

Brain Related Renewal – Experts to Teens

eweber   August 14, 2009   No Comments

Ask the lecturer in this video and he will say he engages listeners.  He might even go on to suggest today’s audiences expect too much and give too little. Ask listeners and they may support these 100 reasons to run hard from lectures! Have you considered lately how … To… Read more »

Change Your Brain

eweber   May 3, 2009   1 Comment

Headsets are soon coming out that enable people to control technology with electrical signals that come from firing your brain’s neurons. Imagine a helmet that works a keyboard or that operates software programs – simply because you think into a mind reading gismo, and you have seen the latest invention…. Read more »

Social Media Helps or Hurts Brainpower

eweber   February 25, 2009   8 Comments

Researchers suggest that social media can harm kids’ brains, and few would disagree. Either way, social networks such as Twitter are here to stay. My question is, what impact do online networks play in adult minds? Increasingly, brain gurus such as Susan Greenfield weigh in on such topics as more… Read more »

Move People Back to Center

eweber   January 19, 2009   8 Comments

Watch any round-table, workplace or learning setting jettison forward with people held in esteem, and you’ll see a fast track back to innovation, after systems break or stagnate. Yet we often see technology glitch in ways to shift people to outer edges of learning situations, rather than at the center. … Read more »