Saturday, August 22, 2015

TECH Dozens -- Week Ending Saturday 8/22/15

Last update: Sunday 8/23/15 @ 2:05 am

 This week's cover = photo from tweet about the passing of Julian Bond, Giant of Activism and Education

... Other top stories = Google's wi-fi router ... Twitter's stock drops to IPO level ... and Ashley Madison's exposed secrets



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 8/22/15 @ 3 pm 


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

... Old TECH Dozens ...  Calendar ... TECH 2014 ...



Cover Story ++++++++++++ 
  1. Julian Bond, a former N.A.A.C.P. chairman and civil rights leader, has died at 75
  1. Family, friends and Obama remember Julian Bond - The Washington Post
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A. HBCUs ... Dozen
  1. HBCU Week is almost here!! Register today at: ... EVENT
  1. Norfolk State’s Creative Gaming Lab Develops SOL Quiz Game - Norfolk State’s Creative Gaming Lab Develops...
  1. Report: Bachelor’s Degrees Don’t Protect Black, Hispanic Wealth:
  1. 83 Students from 70 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Named 2015 HBCU All-Stars:
  1. . design researchers develop integrated biorefinery system to economically treat green biomass
  1. Proud -one of nation's great historically black colleges & universities-leading way in preparing students for high demand jobs.
  1. Here is a summary of Bernie's actions to win the Black vote.
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Grants, awards, contracts, donations ... 

  1. FAMU Ranked Top HBCU in Research and Development Expenditures by NSF
  1. Morgan State lands federal transportation jobs grant: Morgan State Universit...
  1. Researchers Partner With Michigan State to Crack Genetic Transmission Code via
    B. Ed Tech ... Dozen
    1. Report: Nearly 50% of minority students lack basic reading skills:
    1. Analytics programs show 'remarkable' results — and it's only the beginning:
    1. AIR's State & Local Center webpage gets an update! Check out some of our projects:
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    $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ ...
    1. The unwinding begins: sells K-12 computer science :
    1. Who else had strong interest in & influence on outcomes of for-profit closures? Banks
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    Competency based ...
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    MOOCs, online, blended ...
    1. Bay Path U seeks to build a data-driven online college for women
    1. Expanding beyond , magazines like & are offering Online courses.
    1. The Future of as Revealed Through Submissions
    C. Info Tech ... Issues in the broader technical environment that impact teaching, learning, research, hackers, and entrepreneurs ... Dozen

    Top Story #1 ... Google's router +++++++++++
    1. Google's new router OnHub lets you allocate bandwidth to devices that need it most ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also covered by NY Times, Re/code, PC Magazine, Wired ... plus follow-up stories by The Verge, Business Insider
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    Top Story #2 ... Twitter's stock drops +++++++++++

    1. Twitter dropped to its I.P.O. price today ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also covered by TechCrunch, Wired, Wall Street Journal, Business Insider, xxx, VentureBeat, Re/code, Bloomberg
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    Top Story #3 ... Ashley's secrets ++++++++++++
    1. Hackers who stole data just ruined everyone's day ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also covered by Computerworld, The Verge, Fast Company, VentureBeat, NY Times, ZDNet, Gizmodo, Wired, Ars Technica
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    1. Everything Intel announced today at its 2015 Developer Forum ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also covered by Re/code
    1. MIT’s MultiFab 3D printer is one giant leap towards a real-life replicator
    1. Always one of our most-referenced reports: Our update on social media platforms (this time including messaging apps)
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    Artificial Intelligence, robotics ...
    1. Watch Google's Atlas Robot Run Through the Woods. P.S. It's coming for YOU. ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also covered by the NY Times, CNET
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    Big data, data analytics, machine learning, etc, etc, etc
    1. New research: Companies plan to massively increase spend on marketing analytics
    1. Big banks are 'just cracking the surface' of an exponentially powerful industry
    1. This company is using insanely complicated math to save its customers tons of cash
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    Cybersecurity, privacy, & cybercrime ...

      D. Hackers ... Half Dozen + 3
      1. MKBHD: The Best Technology Reviewer On The Planet via
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      Diversity In Tech ... stats & strategies
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      Founders and startups

      1. Amazing week of growth, learning and bonding with an incredible group of founders at !
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      Coding & Coders
      1. Google's in-house programming language now runs on phones  ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also covered by VentureBeat

      1. These toys teach kids the fundamentals of coding:
      1. Github’s top coding languages reveal open source has won

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      Hackathons, workshops, meetups, etc
      1. ICYMI: HBCUHacks hits the road for Fall, Black Founders Fellowship for founders, & Tech Inclusion Conf -
      1. 'Disrupting' Tech's Diversity Problem With A Code Camp For Girls Of Color via
        E. Tech Views -- Comments, opinions, and long forms ... HaDozen 
        1. Will the digital reality revolution be virtual or augmented?
        1. Four areas where MOOC providers could exert a genuinely transformative impact (essay)
        1. The AI industry is in its infancy. How can we help give it a well-rounded upbringing?
        Long form ... good reads ... :-)

        1. The first 10 jobs that will be automated by AI and robots by
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