Tag Archives: technology

People Feel Similar Affection For Mobile Phones as For Other People

Merilin Piipuu’s master’s thesis demonstrated that cell phones have become our inseparable companions, best friends and cure for loneliness. Continue reading

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The Gates of Educational Technology and the Challenges of Our Time

Emanuel Bardone, a lecturer of educational technology, explains how technology can be used in teaching and learning, while making it more affordable, attractive, and effective. Continue reading

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Getting Inspired at the International Summer University

14 International Summer University participants share their thoughts and feelings about their studies at University of Tartu and the time spent in Estonia. Continue reading

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How To Become a Master in the Startup Decathlon

Yrjo Ojasaar, an internationally successful entrepreneur, consultant, and teacher, speaks about the upcoming disruption in global education, constituents of good entrepreneurial education, and startups.
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Startup Nation Estonia: An Austrian’s View

Find out what Georg Singer, a development manager at the UT Institute of Computer Science, thinks about the ‘startup nation Estonia’ and how it compares to his home country, Austria. Continue reading

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Muscles Made of Plastic

Alvo Aabloo, the University of Tartu Professor of Polymer Materials Technology, writes about how we can construct new devices with the help of novel materials. Continue reading

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Podcast: Semiotics in The Estonian Summer

Here are four interviews about the present and future of semiotics with the world-leading semioticians: Boris Uspenski, a member of the Tartu-Moscow Semiotic School, Eero Tarasti, President of the International Association for Semiotic Studies, Winfried Nöth, Professor of Linguistics and Semiotics at the University of Kassel, and Marcel Danesi, Editor-in-Chief of Semiotica. Continue reading

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