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Vahid Masrour
Works at VVOB Ecuador
Attended Universidad Bolivariana, Santiago, Chile
Lives in Quito, Ecuador
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Crowdmics app avoids need for pass-the-microphone - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-33650490
An app which turns a smartphone into a wireless microphone for public events has been developed by a start-up in the US.
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Coming from a passive/factory-like mass education system, taking responsibility for active self-directed learning is a challenge for many. Maybe this helps?
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A course on Knowledge Management from Honk-Kong? Yes please. http://ow.ly/Rc8p8
More than a decade ago, I was already designing and delivering e-Learning and blended learning courses at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) thro
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Excelente noticia: una isla se autoabastece en la producción de energía eléctrica. ¿Me pregunto si en Galápagos están avanzando en esta dirección?
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La isla canaria se abasteció al 100% de energías renovables el 9 de agosto. La central Gorona del Viento generó la electricidad
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+David Flores se conecta con tu proyecto?
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Algunas buenas ideas de cosas para prepararse para las catástrofes versión geek (pero apto para todo público):

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I wonder where this goes next. Serious disruption if it turns out to be truely cheaper and easier to make.
A little known Seattle startup could do for metal what 3D printing is doing for other materials like plastic.
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A course on Knowledge Management from Honk-Kong? Yes please. http://ow.ly/Rc8p8
More than a decade ago, I was already designing and delivering e-Learning and blended learning courses at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) thro
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Mi presentación más reciente (junto a Farzin Ashraghi) acerca de como buscar dar un significado más profundo a los emprendimientos:
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Perfect example of the innovator's dilemma. If course, it would take Kodak 20 years to fail and be put to rest, never mind better serve the customers. 
In the mid-1970s a young engineer invented the digital photographic process. Some of his bosses were not impressed. His employer? Eastman Kodak.
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Deal intrillions, pay finesin billions. Sounds about right. #corruption

Banks agree $2bn US foreign exchange settlement - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-33926182
Nine banks agree to pay $2bn in settlements in the US to investors over claims they rigged foreign exchange rates.
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  • Universidad Bolivariana, Santiago, Chile
    Psychology, 1991 - 1995
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World Citizen, Geek Wannabe, Bahá'í, Trainer, Online, and then some.
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I am currently deeply interested in the following topics: 
  1. how the Information and Communication Technologies can transform Education. (Edtech)
  2. (Online) Collaboration
  3. Knowledge Management
  4. Organizational Psychology (including Organizational Design)
If you are into (one of those) and post on those topics let me know so i can follow you.

If you want to know more about me,my site says a good deal about me.

And if you believe that one is what one reads, check my Netvibes to see (some of) what i'm reading.
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Speak as a native French, Spanish, English, and Portuguese.
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Presenting, Training, Sharing, Collaborating
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  • VVOB Ecuador
    Education Advisor, 2015 - present
    Educational materials creation for teachers and school directors, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, and gently adding EdTech to the mix.
  • www.inveligent.com
    Supply chain automatization project management, 2008 - 2015
  • Universidad Nur
    Development Projects Coordinator, 2002 - 2008
  • Jobs Consultora
    OD Consultant, 2002 - 2002
  • Paradigma Ltda.
    Alliance Manager, 1998 - 2001
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Quito, Ecuador
Previously
Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia - Santiago, Chile - Asunción, Paraguay - Valence, France - Paris, France - Lisbon, Portugal
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Kodak's First Digital Moment - The New York Times
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Steven Sasson in 1973, the year he started working at Eastman Kodak.Credit Steven Sasson

5 Solar Innovations That Are Revolutionizing the World
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Solar power is revolutionizing the way the world uses energy. Solar City's use of Tesla batteries, solar desalination, solar transportation

Disrupting beliefs: A new approach to business-model innovation
www.mckinsey.com

In a disruptive age, established business models are under attack. Here’s how incumbent companies can reframe them. A McKinsey Quarterly art

​Google reveals how it crams a neural network in your pocket with Transl...
www.zdnet.com

Google has developed a miniature neural network so that its Translate app can do live translations without being connected to the internet.

UNESCO’s Open Access (OA) Curriculum is now online | United Nations Educ...
www.unesco.org

“Building inclusive Knowledge Societies through information and communication” is one of the key objectives for UNESCO's Medium-Term Strateg

Why Technology Will Never Fix Education
chronicle.com

The real obstacle is student motivation, and no gadget can create that.

11 Ways Finland's Education System Shows Us that "Less is More".
fillingmymap.com

When I left my 7th grade math classroom for my Fulbright research assignment in Finland I thought I would come back from this experience wit

“La pequeña historia de una gran experiencia con Wikipedia” | Wikimedia ...
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A continuación te presentamos el testimonio de Enzo Abbagliati, profesor de la Universidad Alberto Hurtado que este semestre se unió a nuest

Why Blogging Is Key to the Future of Higher Ed -- Campus Technology
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A massive experiment at Virginia Commonwealth University involving 7,000 blogs could lead to a new view on how college students learn.

Templateswise.com
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Free PowerPoint templates and backgrounds.

10 herramientas abiertas y gratuitas para facilitar la colaboración en e...
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La colaboración en equipos de trabajo proporciona un gran valor ya que permite compartir conocimiento, tomar decisiones y resolver problemas

Iran’s Apartheid Rules for Baha’is Clarified - Iran Press Watch
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Source: sahamnews.org. May 19, 2015. Translation by sen's daily. Naja-saham-news. Saham News has published an order from the chief of police

Fog Networks and the Internet of Things - Princeton University | Coursera
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Fog Networks and the Internet of Things from Princeton University. Take free online classes from 115+ top universities and educational organ

Solar-powered oven makes fresh water
www.gizmag.com

Designer Gabriele Diamanti invents a ceramic solar still that operates like an “upside-down coffee percolator”.

Un belge invente le réfrigérateur solaire contre la faim dans le monde
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Contrer la faim dans le monde ne consiste pas toujours à augmenter la production.La suite sur mrmondialisation.org

TIC, TAC TEP y sus bases en un video de animación :)
www.dreig.eu

Se trata de un trabajo corto, simple, sintético, al modo actual, treméndamente didáctico sobre el esquema TIC, TAC, TEP que hemos forjado de

Wikimedia Argentina - El proyecto de Educación
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>EL PROYECTO DE EDUCACION. "Si la educación es la puerta al mundo, Wikimedia es la llave". Wikimedia y los proyectos como Wikipedia ya están

rsgecu2015 - Regional Scrum Gathering Ecuador 2015: Schedule
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Check out the schedule for rsgecu2015 - Regional Scrum Gathering Ecuador 2015

Rooms were beautiful, but the breakfast was near naught. Service was far from kind, and very restrictive in what could/could not be done. While the beach was gorgeous, a friend was attacked by a stingray,which was no fun at all.
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