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I don’t recall if I talked about Elsevier when I wrote about platforms as part of my 2017 review. Anyway, here’s Richard Smith on Elsevier and “A Big Brother future for science publishing.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Via Geek Dad : “Little Robot Friends Teach Kids to Code With Empathy.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Via the EFF : “Stupid Patent of the Month: Elsevier Patents Online Peer Review.” Shawn Graham responds to this patent on peer review by patenting Elsevier. ” That’s according to the latest data released by the National Center for Education Statistics, which covers up to the year 2012. Via WaPo : “Study: Robot baby dolls don’t curb teen pregnancies. Robots probably won’t take your jobs. Education Politics.

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“After Gayle Manchin took over the National Association of State Boards of Education in 2012, she spearheaded an unprecedented effort that encouraged states to require schools to purchase medical devices that fight life-threatening allergic reactions,” writes USA Today. “ Elsevier Wants CloudFlare to Expose Pirate Sites,” TorrentFreak reports. Many academics are fooled by robot-written peer reviews , Inside Higher Ed reports.

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“The Future of MOOCs Might Not Be Free ,” suggests Education Week’s Market Brief with an observation that many of us made back in 2012. ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Communications Experts Criticize Elsevier - Florida Pilot.” ” Also via The New York Times : “A Mission to Bring STEM Skills, and Robots, to Children in West Africa.” Education Politics. “ New Education Law: Bipartisan No More.”

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