Sunday, November 13, 2016

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 11/12/16

Last update: Sunday 11/13/16 @ 2:30 pm


This week's cover = "Data Science" failed to predict Trump's victory ... Other top stories = Silicon Valley's initial reactions ... Opponents' initial demonstrations ... Zuckerberg denies Facebook had impact on the election







The Digital Learning Lab's favorite tweets about how HBCUs and other organizations are promoting skills that yield more diverse employment opportunities and more diverse entrepreneurial opportunities in information technology (#DiversityInTech) ... plus tweets about significant innovations in Ed Tech and Info Tech ... Big news, interesting stories, insightful comments, and good reads ... for the week ending Saturday 11/12/16.

A. HBCUS | B. Ed Tech | C. Info Tech | D. Hackers | E. Views | F. Chuckles

Calendars:  #EdTech and #DiversityInTech 

Top Stories 2015: Q1 | Q2 | Q3 | Q4


Cover Story ... blah blah ++++++++++++ 

  1. Why did everyone miss it? Some theories. ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also covered by Wired, Slate, NPR, Business Insider, Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight, Chronicle ... and by yours truly, DLL Editor
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A. HBCUS ... Half-Dozen + 2
  1. Oh Ernie, next week is going to be on fire. So happy you're going to be there.

  2. Thank you Leslie Hall for organizing The HBCU Leadership Summit -- the future is about to get BOLDER!


  1. Today we honor all and salute Lincoln alumna Lillian E. Fishburne '71, the 1st African American female rear admiral
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B. Ed Tech ... Dozen - 1
  1. Founded to accommodate enrollment of veterans post WWII continues to serve military students
  1. Where the President-Elect Stands on 5 Key Tech Issues
  1. Why the Switch to Is Easier Than You Think
  1. The Affordable College offers marketplace for transfer students & four-year institutions
  1. Why the Switch to OER Is Easier Than You Think -- Campus Technology
  2. Where's the time gone? Only a couple days left to submit a proposal to Conference. Do it now
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MOOCs, online, blended, flipped ...
  1. It's smart to always check if the online courses you're considering are accredited. OLC weighs in.
  1. An Award goes to Jessica Knott for work done on the . See all!
  1. from the news: "What European Leaders in EdTech Think of the State of MOOCs: Part 3" (Class Central)

  1. 10 Types of You Can Earn | Online Education | US News
C. Info Tech ... Issues in the broader technical environment that impact teaching, learning, research, hackers, and entrepreneurs ... Dozen + 6

Top Story #1 ... Silicon Valley's meltdown ++++++++++++++
  1. With Donald Trump’s surprising victory, Silicon Valley is having a meltdown. ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also covered by Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, TechCrunch
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Top Story #2 ... Trump's opposition +++++++++++
  1. IT BEGINS: Trump calls protests 'very unfair'  ... DLL Editor's note -- These views also shared by Blavity, Wall Street Journal, CNN, NY Times
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Top Story #3 ... blah blah ++++++++++++
  1. Mark Zuckerberg says fake Facebook news had no impact on election ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also covered by Digital Trends, Gizmodo, Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, TechCrunch, The Verge, Recode
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  1. Peter Thiel joins Trump’s presidential transition team   ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also covered by The Verge, Fortune, Gizmodo, Engadget, Business Insider
  1. Steve Ballmer’s plan to make America great involves Excel spreadsheets  ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also covered by Bloomberg
  1. How white women handed Trump the election, in three charts
  1. Facebook will fight the lawsuit that claims its ethnic ad targeting tool is illegal
  1. Orange Pi: A 64-bit quad-core computer for $20
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$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ ...

  1. Is LeEco really in trouble? by  ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also covered by Wall Street Journal, Digital Trends
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The Cloud ...

  1. Oracle is pouring billions of dollars into the cloud-computing industry
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Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, bots, robotics ...
  1. Shining light on Facebook’s AI strategy
  1. A robot can solve a Rubik’s Cube in 637 milliseconds
  1. Interested in understanding the differences & relationships between , & ?
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Statistical learning, data science, big data, etc

  1. Via : How One University Used Big Data To Boost Graduation Rates
  1. Inside Donald Trump’s data analytics team on election night by 🔓
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Cybersecurity, privacy, & cybercrime ...

  1. China approved a broad new cybersecurity law, raising concerns among foreign companies operating in the country. 🔓
  1. Some employees knew Yahoo was compromised years before hack of 500 million was revealed
  1. What are your thoughts on these changes? -- FCC ushers in a troublesome new world for online privacy via
D. Hackers ... Dozen  + 1
  1. Love this closing thought from , CEO of - Will you go your own way?
  2. "Too many people chasing the logos of yesterday to put on their resume." -Micheal Siebel CEO
  3. Hack it Til You Make it: Dev Color Sharing Interview Tips to Land your Next Tech Job
    More
  4. Props to the team on ! 600+ people in one room learning about economic empowerment via selling on !
  1. Thank you to our awesome BGC volunteers + for making our VR workshop on Sat a beautiful experience!




  1. The final product! Thank you everyone for joining us tonight at . We hope you left inspired to STEMulate change!
  1. . and key us up for our keynote speaker...stay tuned!
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Diversity In Tech ... stats & strategies
  1. News: Partnership to increase the number of minority STEM students
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Founders, execs, and techs
  1. 20 Black Angels worth knowing for minority startups... by
  1. oday in Edward Bouchet becomes the 1st AA to get a Ph.D. in the US, earning a physics Ph.D at .
  1. Tech entrepreneurs anticipate focusing more on opportunities in the US--and focusing on all Americans--under Trump
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Coding & Coders
  1. Who has data? has data! New data tables on the IT Workforce just published:
E. Tech Views -- Comments, opinions, and long forms ... Dozen + 1
  1. This is the troubling history behind the Electoral College
  1. Why Udacit y and EdX Want to Trademark the Degrees of the Future—and What’s at Stake for Students:
  1. Donald Trump's presidency could upend the way Silicon Valley works:
  1. Democratic Party descends into 'civil war' after Clinton loss
  1. Michael Moore predicted Trump's path to victory exactly right
  1. On Bootcamps: Community Colleges Are In A Different Category cc:
  1. A Manifesto for Building Bridges Between EdTech and Higher Ed cc:
  1. Investors Still Don't Prioritize Diversity. That's Bad for the Future of Tech:
Long form ... good reads ... :-)
  1. What will the Trump presidency mean for education? We talked to higher ed leaders to find out:

  1. This election proved you're only as good as your data
  1. What European Leaders in Think of the State of : Part 3
  1. If you want to learn Data Science, take a few of these statistics classes
F. Chuckles ... Half-Dozen - 2
  1. It’s surreal to watch this 2011 video of Obama and taunting Trump about a presidential run
    Obama and Seth Meyers roast Trump in 2011
    At the 2011 White House Correspondents dinner, Seth Meyers and President Obama joked about the possibility of a Trump White House run.
  1. Putin congratulates Trump with a telegram
  1. Obama gives Trump advice during their first White House meeting

  1. White House Press Secretary on Trump and Obama's meeting: "I feel confident in telling you that they did not resolve all their differences"
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