Sunday, June 07, 2015

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

Last update: Sunday 6/7/15 @ 12:05 pm
This week's cover = photo/graphic from tweet about DARPA's Robotics Challenge
 ... Other top stories = Obama signs bill curbing NSA ...  Microsoft launches Window 10 in July   ... and China cyber attacks federal agency


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 6/6/15 @ 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


  1. Crowdfunding your college tuition? N.J. student says online village should in...
Conferences, workshops ...
Grants, awards, contracts, donations ... 
    B. Educational Technology ... Dozen + 3
    1. What conferences will you go to in 2015? Keep track here!
    1. AIR's Mark Schneider: , certificates can also lift workers into middle class:
    $$$$$$$ ...

    1. Can games and tools reduce student testing? gets $1M grant to find out
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    Competency based ...
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    MOOCs, online, blended ...
    1. What's behind the rise in corporations offering tuition assistance? ... DLL Editor's note -- A similar story was covered by the Chronicle
      C. General Technology ... Issues in the broader technical environment that impact teaching, learning, research, hackers, and entrepreneurs ... Dozen + 2

      Top Story #1 ... Obama curbs NSA +++++++++++

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      Top Story #3 ... China cyber attacks Federal agencies ++++++++++++
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      Artificial Intelligence, robotics ...
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      Big data, data analytics, machine learning, etc, etc, etc
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      Cybersecurity, privacy, & cybercrime ...
      D. Hackers, Entrepreneurs, & Supporters ... Half Dozen 
      Directory ==> HERE

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      Coding & Coders ...
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      Hackathons, workshops, meetups, etc
      1. Best Foursquare Hack students developed an app to allow users to find healthy food options nearby from
        E. Tech Views -- Comments and Opinions ... Dozen + 1
        1. Do Your Kids Need to Learn to Code? Yes! But Not for the Reasons You Think -

        Long form ... good reads ... :-)
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        F. Tech Calendar 

        All of the events that announced this week can be found on the DLL's calendar  ==> HERE