Sunday, July 23, 2017

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 7/22/17

Last update: Sunday 7/23/17 @ 9:30 pm
This week's cover  = Spicer resigns as White House Press Secretary ... Other top stories = Google glass is back ... Microsoft's quarterly report ... China wants to be number 1 in AI 

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 7/22/17

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

Calendars:  #EdTech and #DiversityInTech 

TECH Dozens 2016

Cover Story ... Spicey quits ++++++++++++ 

  1.  We'll miss you, Spicey, but we might miss your memes even more. ... ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also covered by Recode, Fast CompanyNY Times, New Yorker, Washington Post, The Guardian, Business Insider, Slate, LA Times, BloombergBloomberg To
  1.  Sean Spicer is a wonderful person who took tremendous abuse from the Fake News Media - but his future is bright!
  1.  o Sad: Steve Bannon Is The Only One Who Signed Sean Spicer’s Goodbye Card And He Thought It Was A Lunch Order
  1.  The Onion Remembers Press Secretary Sean Spicer: A Valiant Hero In The War Against Journalism
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A. HBCUS ... Dozen - 2
  1.  Dr. Michael G. Spencer continues momentum as Morgan’s engineering dean: .
  1.  Meharry's e-board were among the first try our 3D cutting edge technology that will be used my our new PA Program.
  1.  Good news : We received one of the capacity-building grants to univs. from . ... \
  1.  UNCF summit exposes HBCU students to inside look at Silicon Valley
  1.  15 HBCUs Enter Partnership to Provide Technical Expertise to Federal Agencies ...
  1.  Help us welcome renowned cancer disparities researcher, Dr. Marvella Ford, to SC State University.
  1.  Spelman and U Maryland ES lead the way as environmentally conscious HBCUs should celebrate & follow. ...
B. Ed Tech ... Dozen - 2
  1.  The results of our annual Teaching with Technology survey are in - read the full report in our July issue here:
  1.  If you want to get people to collaborate more, find ways to get them together in physical ways, MIT researchers say.
  1.  Infographic: How the use of gives grads more confidence in their job prospects
  1.  “This is an emerging form of instruction & learning that’s coming”  ...
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  1.  BREAKING: Number of colleges & universities drops sharply amid economic turmoil
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Analytics ... 

  1.  You had me at Learning Analytics & Bandura. Read 'Moving the Heart & Head'
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MOOCs, online, blended, flipped ...
  1.  Check out this new post from re 2017 Award winner WGU:
  1.  An Arizona State University research project is examining the costs and benefits of scaling digital learning: Direct message
  2.  MOOCs now largely seen as professional learning tool via ...
C. Info Tech ... Issues in the broader technical environment that impact teaching, learning, research, hackers, and entrepreneurs ... Dozen + 8

Top Story #1 ... Google glass ++++++++++++++
  1.  Google Glass is back. ... ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also covered by The Verge, Fast Company, Wall Street Journal, TheNextWeb, TechCrunch, Engadget, Business Insider
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  1.  Here's how Intel plans to change the mainstream processor market
  1.  ussian Satellite Could Soon Be the Brightest ‘Star’ in the Night Sky
  1.  .'s NY-DC hyperloop plan has the White House in the loop -- he just didn't get it in writing  ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also covered by Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, The Verge
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Top Story #2 ... Microsoft's $$$ +++++++++++
  1.  Microsoft is back on track ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also covered by Wall Street Journal, NY Times, VentureBead, ZDNet, Engadget, The Verge, GeekWire, TechCrunch, Recode ... and Microsoft

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  1.  Businesses will spend $128 billion on public cloud this year, says IDC
  1.  IBM posts disappointing revenue results for Q2 by
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FinTech, block chain, bitcoin ...

  1.  IBM, London Stock Exchange build blockchain tool to manage shareholder data
  1.  Growth of Enterprise Ethereum Alliance signals blockchain's impact on future of business
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Virtual/augmented/mixed reality ...

  1.  With HoloLens, Microsoft plots a prosaic path toward success
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Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, bots, robotics ...

Top Story #3 ... China's AI goals++++++++++++
  1.  China says it'll be world AI leader by 2025  ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also reported by The Economist, MIT Tech Review, Mashable, NY Times
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  1.  Computational psychiatry uses powerful data analysis, machine learning, and AI to identify what underlies behavior. ...
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Cybersecurity, privacy, & cybercrime ...

  1.  The future of cybersecurity and cyberwarfare might look like offensive and defensive AI algorithms doing battle. ...
  1.  Cybercrime Inc: How hacking gangs are modeling themselves on big business
  1.  The latest app coding trend is a hacker’s dream via ...
  1.  "Cyber troops" used by growing number of governments to manipulate public opinion ... via ...
  1.  To battle hackers, IBM wants to encrypt the world via ...
  1.  Millions of IoT devices hit by 'Devil's Ivy' bug in open source code library ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also covered by CNET, TechRepublic
  1.  Quantum computing would make today’s encryption obsolete  ... DLL Editor's note -- Quantum computing also discussed by Wired
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Science and technology policies 

  1.  White House supports plan to dismantle net neutrality
D. Hackers ... Dozen - 2
  1.  Chicago’s West Side tech scene gets a boost congrats ! (via )
  1.  View a recap of our summer youth bootcamps demo day - Soft skills + hard skills learned at .
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Diversity In Tech ... stats & strategies
  1.  Why Deloitte is phasing out diversity groups
  1.  Judge limits salary data Google has to give Labor Department in gender equality case  ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also covered by Wall Street Journal
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Founders, execs, and techs
  1.  Maryam Mirzakhani’s Pioneering Mathematical Legacy via  ...
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Coding & Coders
  1.  These 10 programming languages have dominated development in 2017
  1.  The Iron Yard is shutting down all campuses, including the DC location ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also covered by EdSurge ... and The Iron Yard
  1.  The 10 companies hiring more software engineers than anyone else in Silicon Valley
E. Tech Views -- Comments, opinions, and long forms ... Dozen - 2
  1.  Health Care in a Time of Sabotage ... message
  1.  Together, technology and teachers can revamp schools via ...
  1.  Android as we know it is dead, but it's not going to go away
  1.  Elon Musk says we need to regulate AI before it becomes a danger to humanity
  1.  Fibonacci and the Golden Ratio: Divine Geometry? (via )
  1.  Why deep learning isn't always the best AI solution ...
Long form ... good reads ... :-)
  1.  The 52 most powerful people in enterprise tech in 2017 via @businessInsider ...
  1.  Climate change is threatening one of the world's most-relied-on crops. ...
  1.  MOOCs, bootcamps and more: alternative pathways to higher ed are a complex universe
  1.  Why robots may soon steal all manufacturing jobs - but it's not all bad news
F. Chuckles & Fake News ... 2 * Dozen
  1.  Trump's new communications director might want to delete these tweets too
  1.  Trump decries 'illegal leaks' and asserts ‘all agree’ he has complete power to pardon via ...
  1.  Analyzing 2 years of Trump's tweets confirms that he is much better at branding enemies than policies ...
  1.  Comparing Donald, Jr., to Fredo—the most hapless of the Corleone progeny—is unfair to Fredo, David Remnick writes:
  1.  Trump team seeks to control, block Mueller’s Russia investigation via ...
  1.  One thing Trump said may be true: He really might be the first presidential candidate to run and make money on it. ...
  1.  Citing Recusal, Trump Says He Wouldn’t Have Hired Sessions via ...
  1.  Twitter says President Trump has to play by the same abuse rules as everyone: ... ... DLL Editor's note -- This story also covered by CNET
  1.  Trump’s Clueless Abdication of Presidential Responsibility ...
  1.  Trump and Putin Held a Second, Undisclosed, Private Conversation via  ...
@POTUS and other #Borgias in their own words   ... #2020 or #25... :-(
  1.  Republicans should just REPEAL failing ObamaCare now & work on a new Healthcare Plan that will start from a clean slate. Dems will join in!
  1.  We were let down by all of the Democrats and a few Republicans. Most Republicans were loyal, terrific & worked really hard. We will return!
  1.  As I have always said, let ObamaCare fail and then come together and do a great healthcare plan. Stay tuned!
  1.  With only a very small majority, the Republicans in the House & Senate need more victories next year since Dems totally obstruct, no votes!
  1.  The Senate must go to a 51 vote majority instead of current 60 votes. Even parts of full Repeal need 60. 8 Dems control Senate. Crazy!
  1.  ICYMI- This week we hosted a event, right here at the ! If it is MADE IN AMERICA, it is the BEST! USA🇺🇸
  1.  A new INTELLIGENCE LEAK from the Amazon Washington Post,this time against A.G. Jeff Sessions.These illegal leaks, like Comey's, must stop!
  1.  While all agree the U. S. President has the complete power to pardon, why think of that when only crime so far is LEAKS against us.FAKE NEWS
  1.  So many people are asking why isn't the A.G. or Special Council looking at the many Hillary Clinton or Comey crimes. 33,000 e-mails deleted?
  1.  My son Donald openly gave his e-mails to the media & authorities whereas Crooked Hillary Clinton deleted (& acid washed) her 33,000 e-mails!
  1.  As the phony Russian Witch Hunt continues, two groups are laughing at this excuse for a lost election taking hold, Democrats and Russians!
  1.  It's very sad that Republicans, even some that were carried over the line on my back, do very little to protect their President.
  1.  It's hard to read the Failing New York Times or the Amazon Washington Post because every story/opinion, even if should be positive, is bad!
  1.  If Republicans don't Repeal and Replace the disastrous ObamaCare, the repercussions will be far greater than any of them understand!
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