Announcing the Library 2.0 "Emerging Technology" Mini-Conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We're excited to announce our third Library 2.019 mini-conference: "Emerging Technology," which will be held online (and for free) on Wednesday, October 30th, from 12:00 - 3:00 pm US-Pacific Daylight Time (click for your own time zone).

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More on University College London and its eugenics conferences via DC’s Improbable Science. 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.”

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” Campus Technology makes the case for “Why Higher Ed Should Do More with Blockchain Tech” – that is, according to a conference held at (wait for it…) Oral Roberts University. 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.” Elsevier has acquired Aries Systems.

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Conferences as a Way of Fighting Travel Ban.” ” 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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” 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. From the press release : “ Campus Technology Conference to Merge with UBTech.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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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. Education Politics. Via The New York Times : “A Little-Noticed Target in the House Health Bill : Special Education.”

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” Via NorthJersey.com : “ Kean University flouted state law and its own policies in spending $250,000 for a custom Chinese-made conference table, a state investigation has found.” ” 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.

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