Saturday, June 13, 2015

TECH Dozens -- Week Ending Saturday 6/13/15

Last update: Sunday 6/14/15 @ 11:05 am
This week's cover = photo/graphic from tweet about Apple's WWDC 2015

... Other top stories ==> Worst breach of personal ID ... Intel funds startups run by women & minorities ... and Apple open sources Swift 



Below find links to the Digital Learning Lab's "Dozens" of favorite news items about HBCUs' use of information technology to enhance their teaching, research, and community services ... plus news about hackathons and issues related to coding & coding literacy... in HBCU media and Tech media ... for the week ending Saturday 6/13/15 @ 3 pm ... Links to previous editions of the Dozens can be found ==> Back issues.

A. HBCUs | B. Ed Tech | C. Gen Tech | D. Hackers | E. Views | F. Events ... TECH 2014



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A. HBCU Media ... Dozen

  1. Jesse Jackson Pushes Silicon Valley for More Than Transparency
    B. Educational Technology ... Dozen
    1. The 18 Most Influential People in via
    1. Federal spending has overtaken state spending as the main source of public funding in higher education:
    1. More students are enrolling in coding boot camps to learn hands-on programming skills ... DLL Editor's note -- The report discussed by Wired Campus is found ==> HERE
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    1. Follett buys more than 200 campus bookstores:
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    Competency based ...

    1. .-led group seeks to develop a common framework for credentials:
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    MOOCs, online, blended ...
    1. A program aimed at helping adults finish incomplete degrees will be ’s newest .

    1. . report identifies successful successful online courses in California's community colleges:
      C. General Technology ... Issues in the broader technical environment that impact teaching, learning, research, hackers, and entrepreneurs ... Half Dozen
      FinTech & GovTech ...
      Artificial Intelligence, robotics ...
      Big data, data analytics, machine learning, etc, etc, etc
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      Cybersecurity, privacy, & cybercrime ...


      Top Story #1 ... Worst personal ID breach +++++++++++

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      D. Hackers, Entrepreneurs, & Supporters ... Half Dozen 
      Directory ==> HERE

      Top Story #2 ... Intel funds startups +++++++++++

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      Coding & Coders ...

      Top Story #3 ... Swift as open source ++++++++++++
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      Hackathons, workshops, meetups, etc
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      E. Tech Views -- Comments and Opinions ... Dozen 
      1. Coursera, Apple, and the Future of Global Higher Education
      Long form ... good reads ... :-)
      1. What initiatives are revolutionaries in Boston up to these days?
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      F. Tech Calendar 
      All of the events that announced this week can be found on the DLL's calendar  ==> HERE