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Learning through Play

Children naturally learn though play. Through play children can develop social and cognitive skills, mature emotionally, and gain the self-confidence required to engage in new experiences and environments according to researchers.

Plus, as children play, they learn to solve problems, social skills and develop the fine and gross motor skills needed to grow and learn, says researchers at UC Davis.

Intel Capital Update

I'd like to share with you an update regarding the Intel Capital benefit we have previously offered. The Intel® Developer Zone is currently in a period of assessing and aligning its business priorities in an effort to continue delivering world-class software services. Consequently, it was decided to end-of-life the Intel Capital benefit. At this time, we are no longer accepting or forwarding business plans from our Partners for review with Intel Capital. However, Intel Capital remains a public resource.

At a Glance: IDF 2013

At the 2013 Intel Developer Forum,the next generation Intel® Atom™ SoC, codenamed “Bay Trail,” was announced. Herman Eul, Intel Mobile VP, dicussed in depth the new platform and the new features it offers in the mobile space to consumers including, faster Intel HD GPU, 10+ hour battery life and 3 weeks of standby and a built-in LTE modem.

My Summer in Academia

Breaking News: the blog is back! First, introductions: my name is Michael Smith, Ph.D. and I am the director of the Intel Academic Program. While I’ve had the opportunity to speak with many of our members over the last couple of months, I’d like to use this first blog post as an opportunity to share just a couple of my key experiences with the Academic Program over the summer.

How Tablets can Transform Learning Math

Improving mathematics is a major educational challenge. Yet with new tablet computers, learning math can be much easier and effective.

With tablets and portable computers becoming more popular than ever, tablets are seen an imminent second wave of “must-have” technology for schoolchildren, according to the paper Tablets are Coming to a School Near You by Peter Osmon from the Department of Education and Professional Studies, King’s College London.

In my day, we carried >10% of our body weight, uphill, in the snow!

Remember tottering off to school with only your 10-inch digital tablet?  Yeah, and nobody had acne, braces or glasses either.  It may sound impossible, but coming to a backpack near you is not only a 10-inch Android solution, but a 7-inch solution based on the Intel® Atom architecture.

Why User Experience Matters

In a world full of endless customer choices, software that meets end-user needs on an emotional level wins every time. With the launch of the new User Experience Innovation site, the Intel® Developer Zone helps you stay current with UX-centric design. The site offers answers to questions as to why app publishers and ISVs should focus their resources on developing amazing user experiences on Intel® Architecture, as well as what new platform experience capabilities are available or just around the corner.

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