Anxiety, among young people on college campuses

According to Scheffler, he is Berkeley’s faculty since 1981, “It is what I am calling a ‘new epidemic,’ and that the data supports using that term, on college campuses. We need a heightened national awareness of this very serious epidemic. Anxiety has really very dire consequences for these students.
he first began thinking about student anxiety 10 years ago, when he looked out at the 100 students in his lecture hall and saw faces stricken with worry.

More than half the students were not looking at me, they were looking at their phones or their computers. I told everyone to turn their phones off and put their computers away. I had four or five students who were so addicted, they could not do it. I actually had to go and take their phones away from them.

I said to myself, ‘You know, something’s going on here. That was the beginning. And then I watched for several years. I want the faculty and the university leadership here at Berkeley and across the country to know that this epidemic is out there, and they need to understand it”.

According to social psychologist, Jonathan Haidt to discuss his book ‘The Coddling of the American Mind’,” How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure. much of American society is in the grip of a culture of safety that prevents young people from learning how to contend with challenges, difficulties, and contradictions”.

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History and Birthplace of “Silicon Valley”

We didn’t know before they started construction. Nobody used to pay attention to San Antonio shopping mall. It was just a residential place more than the shopping mall.
We used to go for the pumpkin patch or Christmas tree lot.
It was the huge empty parking lot with the side street had a sign “Silicon Valley”.
When construction people started building something. Everybody was guessing what it will be.
We knew what it will be but, exactly what kind of office, hotel, cinema.
The scientists and engineers who worked at 391 San Antonio Road in Mountain View, California, laid the technological and cultural foundations for today’s Silicon Valley.

 

http://www.computerhistory.org/events/upcoming/#celebrating-birthplace-silicon-valley

 

 

 

Silicone Valley Bay Area company Apple Becomes the World’s First U.S. Trilion-Dollar Company

According to the Wiki, ” Apple is a Silicone Valley Bay Area company Apple Becomes the World’s First U.S. Trillion-Dollar Company. Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services”.

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What Will $2,000 Rent You In Oakland, Right Now?

By Hoodline According to rental site Zumper, the median cost of a one-bedroom apartment in Oakland is now $2,100/month. To get a sense of how far a housing dollar stretches these days, we rounded up listings for apartments currently offered for $2,000/month or less. (Note: prices and availability are subject to change.) Hoodline offers data-driven…

via What Will $2,000 Rent You In Oakland, Right Now? — CBS San Francisco

Google’s Parent Births New Businesses: Balloons and Drones

By JACK NICAS The lab at Alphabet, Google’s parent company, has graduated two projects — one to build delivery drones and another making internet-beaming balloons — into independent businesses. Published: July 10, 2018 at 07:00PM from NYT Technology https://ift.tt/2ujnyFg via IFTTT

via Google’s Parent Births New Businesses: Balloons and Drones

by JACK NICAS — Pacosite’s Blog

5D robotics

According to the 5Drobotics, “Intelligent vehicles use 5DTM technology to autonomously transport people and goods. This game-changing solution drastically improves the safety, efficiency, and cost of transportation for any ecosystem”.

 

https://5drobotics.com/

Google launches college stats

Google launched a new feature today that’ll let users view all the information they might want about a college directly in Search. Prospective students typically have to scour a college’s website to figure out student body demographics, tuition costs, and aid possibilities. Now, Google pulls all that data to provide stats on the average cost…

via Google launches college stat search box for prospective students — The Verge – All Posts