Saturday, July 18, 2015

TECH Dozens -- Week Ending Saturday 7/18/15

Last update: Sunday7/19/15 @ 12:05 am
This week's cover = graphic from tweet that Google's stock soars in biggest one-day rally ever
... Other top stories = NASA's fly-by of Pluto and Charon  ... Closing the Digital Divide (again) ... and more fallout from hack of Hacking Team 


The Digital Learning Lab's favorite tweets about how HBCUs are using information technology to enhance the effectiveness of their teaching, research, and community service ... plus tweets about Ed Tech, Info Tech, and Hackers ... Big news, interesting stories, insightful comments, and good reads ... for the week ending Saturday 7/18/15 @ 3 pm ... Links to previous editions of the Dozens can be found ==> Back issues.


A. HBCUs | B. Ed Tech | C. Info Tech | D. Hackers | E. Views  

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A. HBCUs ... Dozen + 3
  1. Promoting achievement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
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Conferences, workshops ...
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Grants, awards, contracts, donations ... 
  1. Fort Valley State announces nearly $400K in fed funding for toxicology research.
  1. CT Innovators award winner: Connecting Learners With a Digital Ecosystem ... DLL Editor's note -- The winner in Teaching & Learning category = Jackson State University!!!
HBCU Comments
  1. Making Peace With the Chaos: An Interview With Ta-Nehisi Coates
  1. Bill Cosby, answer the question: It’s time for Bill Cosby to answer the ques...
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B. Ed Tech ... Dozen + 2
  1. ICYMI: Storify of our event: Do you need a Bachelor's to join the middle class?
  1. Google is outfitting Carnegie Mellon with smart tech to create a living lab ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also covered by Business Insider
  1. What's known about how students perform relative to school diversity? Read our event :
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  1. Can Investors Make Money and Do Good in Education?
  1. US Brings in $240M in June. How will July compare?
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Competency based ...
  1. ICYMI: Read our : A Higher ROI? event summary:
MOOCs, online, blended ...
  1. WCET'ers & Have created TOPcast: The Teaching Online Podcast Follow today
  1. The results of the nation's largest virtual school will soon be poured over by three universities:
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    C. Info Tech ... Issues in the broader technical environment that impact teaching, learning, research, hackers, and entrepreneurs ... Dozen

    Top Story #1 ... Pluto & Charon +++++++++++
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    Robotics, AI ... 
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    Data analytics, machine learning, data analytics, data science, , etc, etc
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    Cybersecurity, privacy, & cybercrime ...
    Top Story #3 ... Hacking Team ++++++++++++
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      D. Hackers ... Dozen + 2
      Top Story #2 ... Digital Divide +++++++++++
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      Diversity In Tech ... stats & strategies
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      Founders and startups
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      Coding & coders
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      Hackathons, workshops, meetups, etc
      1. Yet to attend a hackathon? Here's 3 very good reasons as to why you should! See:
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      E. Tech Views -- Comments, opinions, and long forms ... Dozen 
      1. Everyone wants me to tell my story of how I have been able to grow my business without their help lol
      1. The Future of Augmented Reality: Limitations, Possibilities and Hopes
      Long form ... good reads ... :-)
      1. Results of President Obama's Race to the Top: Win or lose, states enacted education reforms
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