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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. Data and “Research” My latest calculations on ed-tech venture capital : “Ed-Tech Startup Funding Data: August 2016.” This and other findings are in the latest Pew Research on “ Book Reading 2016.” Robots probably won’t take your jobs. Education Politics.

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pic.twitter.com/k6CIPOlD3G — Dave Zirin (@EdgeofSports) September 18, 2016. ” weaponized minecraft — Ed-Tech Weaponized (@weaponizedu) September 15, 2016. “ Elsevier Wants CloudFlare to Expose Pirate Sites,” TorrentFreak reports. ” “ 2016 E-Rate Trends.” Many academics are fooled by robot-written peer reviews , Inside Higher Ed reports. Presidential Campaign Politics.

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Testing, Testing… “Most of the questions from New York ’s 2016 state tests are now public,” Chalkbeat reports. ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Communications Experts Criticize Elsevier - Florida Pilot.” pic.twitter.com/hi32s3S9ke — Chris O'Connor (@ChristopOConnor) May 30, 2016. ” Also via The New York Times : “A Mission to Bring STEM Skills, and Robots, to Children in West Africa.” Education Politics.

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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.” ” Also from Hill : “Fall 2016 IPEDS Data: New Profile of US Higher Ed Online Education.”

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Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. “What if Your Favorite Teacher was a Robot?” Via Techcrunch : “ Ibuki is the 10-year-old robot child that will haunt your dreams.” ” Related: “Why did Elon Musk stash a quarter-billion dollars of Tesla stock in a non-profit back in 2016?” Elsevier has acquired Aries Systems. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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on Election Day 2016, closed at post-election high of $17.85 “‘Eton for all’: will robot teachers mean everyone gets an elite education? ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Publisher Elsevier has announced the launch of ScienceDirect Topics, an information platform that has been compared to Wikipedia.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. There’s more about Mattel’s robots and privacy in the privacy section below.

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” Via Inside Higher Ed : “College and university endowments ’ net returns declined for the second straight year in 2016, dropping into negative territory and posting their worst results since the depths of the financial crisis.” ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Elsevier has acquired Plum Analytics. Education Politics. “Will the Senate Block Betsy DeVos ?” ” asks The Atlantic.

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Kassner created Proctor U in 2008 with colleague Jarrod Morgan while serving as president of Andrew Jackson University (now known as New Charter University), and left the company in 2016.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Elsevier on “The Augmented Researcher: What Does 2018 Hold for AI in Publishing ?” The company sold MinecraftEDU to Microsoft in 2016.

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” Via Infodocket : “ Louisiana State University is Suing Elsevier For Breach of Contract.” ” Nope, robots will not be doing this job of content moderation , as Facebook recently boasted at its developer conference. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. For more news about robots not taking jobs, see the HR section above. Creative Commons has released its State of the Commons 2016 report. Education Politics.

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blog : “ Elsevier Collaborates with Hypothesis to Integrate Open Annotation.” I’ve got all the “learn-to-code” news in the job training section, because let’s be honest… Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. ” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “After 2016 Election, Campus Hate Crimes Seemed to Jump. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.