VR is about to change the way we learn forever.
Education is the strongest driver of social mobility. But, not everyone gets the same education. Privileged families will stop at nothing to send their children to the best schools with the best teachers. Low-income families do not have that choice. They are forced to send their children to the public school in their disctrict — which tends to have more students in need of extra help, fewer guidance counselors, tutors, and psychologists, lower-paid teachers, more dilapidated facilities and bigger class sizes.
Luckily, this digital age brings opportunities to equlize the playing field and enable better learning with the help of technology for a low cost. Right now schools are using technology as a powerful tool to retain facts. …
A complete walkthrough to creating your own seach platform in mintues!
Apache Solr is an open-source search algorithm that is known for being fast and reliable. Solr provides search capabilities through HTTP requests at near real-time. Solr is a document-oriented search engine, meaning it uses request handlers to ingest data from documents of various types (XML, CSV, databases, MS Word, PDF). This allows for much more complicated search queries than most search algorithims.
Apache Lucene more recently released a open-source search engine that extends Lucene’s powerful indexing and search functionalities. Compared to Solr, it has better inherent scalability and a design optimal for cloud deployments. …
Life will go on. This simple saying holds so much meaning. It says you are not the center of the universe. It says you have this one life. It says there is nothing to do except move forward.
It tells me not to get caught up the small things. It tells me that no matter how bad things may feel now, they will get better, then worse again, then even more worse, then better again, then worse again. It tells me I cannot try to control everything because life will go on as it wants.
Now more than ever, in the mist of a global pandemic, it is hard to stay positive. No one knows when things will be ‘normal’ again. At a time like this, it is important to know this world of isolation and fear is not forever. …