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Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Alex Usher reviews Robot-Proof : Higher Education in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. Via Edsurge : “ Cheating on Chegg ? ” So Chegg’s algorithms declare you’re a cheater, and you don’t get a tutor. ” The Pew Research Center is out with its latest report on “ Social Media Use in 2018.”

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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In 2017, just a week before Christmas, the New Media Consortium abruptly announced its immediate closure “because of apparent errors and omissions by its former Controller and Chief Financial Officer.” Again and again, the media told stories — wildly popular stories , apparently — about how technology industry executives refuse to allow their own children to use the very products they were selling to the rest of us.