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Me: pic.twitter.com/gmb3Oigcv0 — Audrey Watters (@audreywatters) October 5, 2017. pic.twitter.com/yehgZ82br6 — Shahien Nasiripour (@nasiripour) October 5, 2017. pic.twitter.com/tfodnBuiTF — Ashley Jost (@ajost) September 29, 2017. “‘Eton for all’: will robot teachers mean everyone gets an elite education? 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 Nature : “One of the world’s largest science publishers, Elsevier , won a default legal judgement on 21 June against websites that provide illicit access to tens of millions of research papers and books. A New York district court awarded Elsevier US$15 million in damages for copyright infringement by Sci-Hub , the Library of Genesis (LibGen) project and related sites.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics.

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Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “What You Need to Know About Race-Conscious Admissions in 2017.” ” asks Edsurge , with “Notes From the 2017 Games for Change Festival.” Via Edsurge : “ Apple iPad Sales to Schools Jump 32%, Selling 1M Tablets in Fiscal Q3 2017.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Elsevier has acquired bepress. (National) Education Politics.

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“Why I Turned My Back on Betsy DeVos During Graduation” by Bethune-Cookman Class of 2017’s Tyler Durrant. ” “ Elsevier Wants $15 Million Piracy Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen ,” says TorrentFreak. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Via The Verge : “Elon Musk-backed OpenAI is teaching robots how to learn just like humans do.” “This robot helps kids with special needs to communicate,” according to Techcrunch.

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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. ” From the American Institutes for Research : “The Income Share Agreement Landscape: 2017 and Beyond.”

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pic.twitter.com/ba4GY4Lc8M — Kevin Roose (@kevinroose) February 1, 2017. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Elsevier has acquired Plum Analytics. Education Politics. “Will the Senate Block Betsy DeVos ?” ” asks The Atlantic. “ Betsy DeVos , Pick for Secretary of Education , Is the Most Jeered” by The New York Times’ Dana Goldstein. “How Betsy DeVos Became Trump’s Least Popular Cabinet Pick ” by Anya Kamenetz.

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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.” ” Predictions from investor Tom Vander Ark : “Not Much New in EdTech in 2017; 3 Things Could Change That in 2018.”

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million in 2017,” says Politico , making her the wealthiest of Trump’s Cabinet members. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. RELX is the former weapons dealer known as Reed Elsevier. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. But I’m putting that project on pause while I write my book.

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Larry Hogan (R) declared via executive order that beginning in September 2017, the Maryland school year won’t start until after Labor Day – a decision that prompted sharp criticism from school leaders, who are accusing Hogan of favoring the tourism industry over education.” 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. Education Politics.

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Via Techcrunch : “ Udacity grew its revenue over 100% year-over-year in 2017.” ” Edsurge on Hypothes.is ’s partnership with Elsevier. ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Alex Usher reviews Robot-Proof : Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. ” Via The New York Times : “ Anti-Semitic Incidents Surged 57 Percent in 2017, Report Finds.”

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” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Communications Experts Criticize Elsevier - Florida Pilot.” “ Nancy Zimpher to Resign as SUNY Chancellor in 2017.” ” 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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