Preschoolers Outsmart College Students In Figuring Out Gadget

first_imgNPR:Ever wonder why children can so easily figure out how to work the TV remote? Or why they “totally get” apps on your smartphone faster than you? It turns out that young children may be more open-minded than adults when it comes to solving problems.Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have found that 4- and 5-year-olds are smarter than college students when it comes to figuring out how toys and gadgets work.Read the whole story: NPR More of our Members in the Media >last_img read more

T&T government moving to grant further autonomy to Tobago

first_imgThe Trinidad and Tobago government Friday presented legislation to Parliament seeking to amend the constitution to grant further autonomy to the island of Tobago within the context of the sovereign democratic state of Trinidad and Tobago.Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley told Parliament that the Constitution (Amendment) (Tobago Self Government) Bill, 2018 would be sent to a Joint Select Committee (JSC), adding that he hopes “it will be received and advanced to the satisfaction of all the people of our beloved Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, particularly our brothers and sisters in Tobago.”Legislation developedRowley said that the JSC should report to the Parliament by July 31 this year.  He said the legislation had been developed “after a very long and transparent process of research, extensive public consultations and a genuine desire to advance and improve the process of granting further autonomy to the Island of Tobago within the context of the sovereign democratic state of Trinidad and Tobago.”Rowley, who gave a historic overview of the relationship the two islands have shared over a number of years, said that 120 years after the union of Trinidad and Tobago “it is opportune that the basis for advancement of the sovereign democratic state is reformatted.“The amendment of the Republican Constitution which establishes the present foundation is necessary to provide the autonomy which Tobago requires. This will allow Tobago to play a meaningful role in the fulfillment of the Sustainable Development Goals as well as to advance and align Tobago’s development towards the attainment of Vision 2030.”Rowley said that the document had been developed as a “policy document for the enactment of legislation to advance the process of self-government and autonomy for Tobago.”last_img read more

Browns day one Rookie Minicamp

first_imgOn Takitaki standing out due to his physical nature: Related Topics “Really, we are trying to see what kind of ability from a skillset point of view they have and really knowledge. This is not a physical camp so you are trying to get knowledge and see what they can maintain from the meeting room to the practice room.”On Greedy Williams:  CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland Browns returned to Berea today as it was the first day of Rookie Minicamp. This is also the first Rookie Minicamp under Freddie Kitchens. Browns rookies gather in Berea today to begin their practice in the Brown and Orange. Head coach Freddie spoke to the media about today’s Minicamp session.Here are some quotes from today’s practice and media sessions:What can the Browns accomplish during camp?:  “I wasn’t joking. He is going to have to tackle some. When the ball gets out on the edge, we are not going to let him go. I don’t have a problem. Greedy is going to tackle. He wants to tackle. He is a willing tackler. That maybe have not all been on tape as an example, but peer pressure gets through them sometimes. It gets through our players, and if we have the leaders that I think we have, then he will tackle.” “I think that is the dilemma you have with offensive lineman and defensive lineman – they can’t stand out right now. You are really judging the same things with them that you see on tape and you try to make good decisions based on that. That is the worst thing about the offseason and the offseason program in general. It is not made to be physical; it is made for skill guys to kind of have the advantage, but you can see the aggressiveness in how they get to the ball. He did that today fairly well.”center_img On how much the Browns can learn about the team prior to training camp: Tim Whelan “He is smooth. He transitions well from a back paddle and can close on the ball. He is long, of course, and then he competes.”On Greedy Williams tackling:  “Every segment, you are not really starting over but you are seeing how much you can retain. We are not going to find anything out about our team until we hit some adversity. Once we hit some adversity – which it’s going to happen – you try to create it during training camp and I don’t know how much you can relative to how the season unfolds, but we are going to hit some adversity at some point and then we will find out what kind of team we have and not until then.”last_img read more