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Mon, Dec 15, 2014 7:53 am

Does a child really need a human teacher in order to learn?

Most experts will tell you yes, definitely, that teachers make learning easier and give it direction and context. They push and encourage. But what about when there are no teachers around? Can technology do the job?

Mon, Nov 17, 2014 11:11 am

This week, in the Amsterdam suburb of Krommenie, a little stretch of bikeway officially opened to the public. It’s not all that long—not even three-quarters the length of an American football field—but it is perhaps a glimpse into the future for a country that has almost 22,000 miles of bike trails.