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YouTube Kids can be a parent’s best friend

My wife and I were having dinner with some friends recently when I decided to show their four year-old twins a video from YouTube. I loaded up the app on my phone, searched for a video and played it but … Continue reading

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Create your own online courses with Versal

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A conversation with Esther Wojcicki on ‘Moonshots in Education’

Esther Wojcicki is an award winning journalism teacher and the author of a new book on education called Moonshots in Education: Launching Blended Learning in the Classroom. The book explores digital and online learning with models and examples from schools … Continue reading

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inPowered Offers Brands a Solution to Clickbait

You’ve seen clickbait. Those are web pages that promise to deliver interesting content but lack substance. It could be a promise of an interesting news article, perhaps a review or a product or maybe celebrity gossip. But, when you get there, … Continue reading

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Google files patent application for an odor removing device

When I first saw this story at the New York Daily News website, I thought that I was probably looking at the Onion or some other fake news site. But then I saw a link to the actual application at … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Cybersecurity Speech and Executive Order

On February 13th, President Obama visited Stanford University in Silicon Valley where he spoke about the need for greater cooperation between government and industry to protect cyberspace. Here is a video of that speech (and here’s  transcript). Scroll down for a … Continue reading

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CBS News Tech Talk: Safer Internet Day Celebration Streamed Live From Facebook HQ

Tuesday is Safer Internet Day, which is celebrated in more than 100 countries including a live streamed U.S. event from Facebook headquarters in Silicon Valley featuring talks by California Attorney General Kamala Harris and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. Discloser: Tech … Continue reading

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‘Revenge porn’ is about betrayal, not pornography

Sharing explicit pictures or videos with an intimate partner is not always a harmful practice, but it can be devastating if those images get into the wrong hands — like those of Kevin Bollaert. In the first criminal prosecution using … Continue reading

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Want Google Earth Pro? Don’t Pay $400 — Read On

CNET news has a story on how you can get Google Earth Pro for free instead of paying the $400 that the search giant used to change. But, as CNET points out, there aren’t that many things most of us … Continue reading

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Award winning teacher calls for an education ‘Moon Shot”

Esther Wojcicki, an award winning journalism teacher at Palo Alto High School, has come out with a new book, Moonshots in Education: Blended Learning in the Classroom where she talks about schools that are already engaged in connected learning, including the “flipped … Continue reading

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