Saturday, July 04, 2015

"TECH Dozens" -- Week Ending Saturday 7/4/15

Last update: Sunday 7/5/15 @ 12:05 pm
This week's cover = graphic from tweet that Apple Music arrives with iOS 8.4 ... Other top stories = PowerMovesNOLA 2015 Conference ... Google algorithm tags black people as gorillas in photos ...   and Microsoft gives maps to Uber


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 7/4/15 @ 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

  1. Jewel Burks of PartPic: How Working at Google Led to Business Idea, Helping S... bit.ly/17nRYEV ... DLL Editor's note -- Jewel Burks is an alum of Howard University's School of Business
  1. Almost Half of Black and Latina Scientists Have Been Mistaken for Janitors and Assistants via
  2. ASU research pours almost $60 million into local, regional economy - Albany State University


  1. On His Way Out, Francis Says Here to Stay @XULAIndexhttp://diverseeducation.com/article/76062/ by
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Conferences, workshops ...
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Grants, awards, contracts, donations ... 
    B. Ed Tech ... Dozen + 3
    1. Apollo Group, which owns Univ. of Phoenix, lays off hundreds amid enrollment & revenue declines
    1. AIR VP Mark Schneider examines the value of sub-baccalaureate credentials in :
    1. 6 tech trends [, , & more] are shaping 's horizon in a new report from :
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    $$$$$$$ ...
    1. 'Ching! One Month Raises $1.9M in 2nd Seed Round to Deliver Bite-Sized Courses:
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    MOOCs, online, blended ...
    1. New Blog Post: The Pro's and Con's of
    1. -Takers Practice Flexibility: Survey Results
      C. Info Tech ... Issues in the broader technical environment that impact teaching, learning, research, hackers, and entrepreneurs ... Dozen

      Top Story #3 ... Microsoft maps to Uber ++++++++
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      Artificial Intelligence, robotics ...

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      Machine learning, data analytics, data science, etc, etc, etc

      Top Story #2 ... Google's Gorillas ++++++++
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      Cybersecurity, privacy, & cybercrime ...

      D. Hackers ... Dozen + 1
      Top Story #1 ... PowerMovesNOLA Conference++++++++++
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      Coding & Coders ...
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      Hackathons, workshops, meetups, etc
        E. Tech Views -- Comments, opinions, and long forms ... Dozen + 3
        1. A student's perspective: College tech’s not what it used to be — it’s BETTER [ / ]
        Long form ... good reads ... :-)
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