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Controlling mobile phones and tablets with hand movements

Norwegian technology uses ultrasound for touchless gesture control.

Popular package for learning

Nursing students prefer e-compendia over both traditional learning aids and other electronic-supported solutions.

Controlling PCs and tablets with hand movements

With ultrasound scientists want to develop touch-free mobile phones and tablets.

Finnish school abandons books for tablets

Some first-graders in Finland are being educated without printed books.

Tablets are too difficult for old people

Growing numbers of elderly people in Norway are being offered by the welfare services to use tablet computers for controlling functions in their home. But many find an iPad too difficult to understand.

Paper beats computer screens

People comprehend what they're reading on a sheet of paper far better than when they read those same words on a computer screen.

Norwegian elite support immigration

The social elite in Norway are more supportive of immigration than the rest of the country’s population. The elite are also very supportive of the welfare state, but not everyone with lots of money is thrilled with the redistribution of wealth.