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How Technology Will Shape Teaching in the Future

“How Technology Will Shape Teaching in the Future”, details how the advances in technology will cause an evolution in the classroom. The Sports Techie community blog, today’s technology is developing at a rapid rate and this EducationCity infographic does a nice job of sharing modern techniques using advanced technologies. My son has autism, is non-verbal and uses an assisted learning device to communicate and to help speed up his cognitive and verbal development. Teachers are using tablets and smartphones to teach lessons in person and virtually online to students that only know how the world operates with tech as a key component.  Make it so, teachers, instructors and professors of the world.

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Minnesota Gophers Football Virtual Reality App For Recruiting By FusionSports

University of Minnesota Golden Gophers Football and FusionSports Partner to Develop Virtual Reality Experiences

It’s Launching! – Minnesota Golden Gophers Virtual Reality (VR) Football Recruiting App.

The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers football program is about to launch a new virtual reality app for recruiting purposes ahead of the Holiday Bowl, designed and created by FusionSports. College players today have grown up intertwined with digital devices and most have likely spent half of their life owning a smartphone...

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Lenovo Joins NFL’s Salute to Service Campaign with #LenovoSalutes.

Lenovo Joins NFL’s Salute to Service Campaign with #LenovoSalutes.

Lenovo Launches Social Campaign To Support Troops

The NFL and Lenovo are technology partners and together have an impactful history of providing support to the U.S. military through football. The month long #LenovoSalutes program benefits the United Service Organization (USO) in support of the Salute to Service campaign by the NFL entering its fifth year. The goal is to honor and spread military appreciation while at the same time supporting the USO via a Lenovo technology donation. The Sports Techie blog was privileged to chat on Veterans Day with Milanka Muecke, Director PR, Customer Center & Community Relations, and Karen Ondrick, Chief Connector, Community Partnerships at Lenovo about the social media driven engagemen...

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Fantasy Sports Trade Association Appoints Former Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris to Spearhead Fantasy Sports Control Agency.

Fantasy Sports Trade Association Appoints Former Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris to Spearhead Fantasy Sports Control Agency.

Fantasy Sports Trade Association Forms FSCA Led By Former U.S. Secretary Of Labor

Last week, the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) formed a new Fantasy Sports Control Agency (FSCA) and appointed the former Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris as the new chairman of the independent agency in wake of the call by other government officials that the industry needs to be regulated to prevent illegal activities and corruption in multi-billion dollar market...

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Stadium Issues Fuel Relocation Talks for San Diego Chargers

Stadium Issues Fuel Relocation Talks for San Diego Chargers - #SportsTechie blog.

Stadium Issues Fuel Relocation Talks for San Diego Chargers – #SportsTechie blog.

The SD Chargers franchise appears poised to request a transfer to Los Angeles after this season. The main reason for this is the need for a new stadium – and the unwillingness of San Diego taxpayers to foot part of the bill. The Sports Techie community blog does a deep dive look at what this means to loyal San Diego Chargers fans, the city of Los Angeles and the use of cities as stadium pawns by the NFL.

49ers Levi's Stadium will seat 68,500 inside 1,850,000 square feet showcasing a 13,000 square foot HD video scoreboard big screen jumbotron and two additional fascia display scoreboards.

49ers Levi’s Stadium will seat 68,500 inside 1,850,000 square feet showcasing a 13,000 square foot HD video scoreboard big screen jumbotron and two additional fascia display scoreboards.

Why Is a New Stadium Necessary?
The original Chargers stadium was built in 1967, and it has not been upgraded since 1997,...

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Football Helmet Ratings Changing Game And Business

Football Helmet Ratings Changing Game And Business - Sports Techie blog

Football Helmet Ratings Changing Game And Business – Sports Techie blog

Football Helmet Ratings Changing Game And Business

When Virginia Tech started rating football helmets it changed the game and business by providing legitimate safety testing. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with Bloomberg Business reporter Bryan Gurley about his recent news piece that began as an article about Schutt Sports and evolved into a story and video about Virginia Tech. The lifelong hockey fan interviewed Stefan Duma, head of Virginia Tech’s School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, and the professor responsible for generating the ratings, about their pioneering rating program. He took a tour of Schutt factories and spent time with their CEO, Robert Erb...

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New Spartan Up The Podcast On iTunes Delivers Athletic, Business and Life Content

Spartan Up! Audio iTunes Podcast.

Spartan Up! Audio iTunes Podcast.

New Spartan Up The Podcast On iTunes Delivers Athletic, Business and Life Content

New Spartan Up The Podcast On iTunes Delivers Athletic, Business and Life Content

Joe Desena, founder and CEO of Spartan Race obstacle race and a NY Times best-selling author has a new podcast series the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers need to know about, and just for doing so you can enter to win a free race code giveaway via the Raffle Copter widget below. “Spartan Up!” recently went live and they’ve already released the first 12 episodes with topics ranging from grit to inspiration and interviews with world class athletes to fortune 500 CEOs.

New Spartan Up The Podcast On iTunes Delivers Athletic, Business and Life Content - Sports Techie blog.

New Spartan Up The Podcast On iTunes Delivers Athletic, Business and Life Content – Sports Techie blog.

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BigTeams High School Athletic Websites And Software Company Raises Funds, Hires CEO Clay Walker

BigTeams, one of the fastest growing, easy to use and most comprehensive website and software systems for high school athletics programs today introduced industry veteran Clay Walker as its Chief Executive Officer and also announced an investment round, led by Capital Sports Ventures

BigTeams, one of the fastest growing, easy to use and most comprehensive website and software systems for high school athletics programs today introduced industry veteran Clay Walker as its Chief Executive Officer and also announced an investment round, led by Capital Sports Ventures

BigTeams, one of the fastest growing, easy to use and most comprehensive website and software systems for high school athletics programs today introduced industry veteran Clay Walker as its Chief Executive Officer and also announced an investment round, led by Capital Sports Ventures. Walker is a long-time sports, entertainment and digital innovator hired to lead the fast-growing high school sports digital platform through their next stage of growth in an, “Industry in its infancy,” he told the Sports Tech...

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Win 15K When You Predict the Best March Madness Bracket Data Set

March Machine Learning Competition by Intel and Kaggle

March Machine Learning Competition by Intel and Kaggle

Intel and Kaggle have teamed up to introduce the new March Madness Learning Mania competition. The winner of this NCAA tournament based contest earns $15,000, may that be a Sports Techie community blog reader. I had a terrific opportunity to learn about Kaggle’s competition-based platform and Intel’s Big Data push towards business applications that can predict and break down the right data sets for any kind of SMB at an affordable price. Kaggle, a competition-based platform for predictive modeling and analytics, partnered with Intel to create the March Machine Learning Mania competition where some smart Sports Techie can win the free $15K prize. Today is the last day to enter so do is NOW!

We have assembled the basic elements necessary to get started with tournament prediction

We have assembled the basic elements...

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Post Sochi: The Technology Behind the World’s Largest Sporting Event via iQ by Intel

Post-Sochi: The Technology Behind the World’s Largest Sporting Event via iQ by Intel

Post-Sochi: The Technology Behind the World’s Largest Sporting Event via iQ by Intel

The sports technology integrated into the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Russia was mind blowing as was the over $50 billion International event price tag. I was privileged to once again write for iQ by Intel about a trending topic wrapped in sports tech for the Sports Techie community blog.

Sports + Tech

By Robert Roble, iQ Contributor & Editor at SportsTechie

Russia spent over $50 billion on the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics making it the most expensive Olympic Games of all-time...

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