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Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Ohio State University and Apple on Wednesday announced a collaboration that will start a digital learning effort at the university that Apple and university officials said may represent the company’s most ambitious program in higher education.” Let’s not worry that there are many people who do not have access to electricity, let alone Internet, let alone digital devices.). Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

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” “Can Startup College Minerva Reinvent The Ivy League Model For The Digital Age?” Microsoft first launched these in 1992 , but let’s all pretend like the learn-to-code alt-certification thing is brand new. ” Among its cargo: a Facebook / Internet.org satellite that was supposed to provide Internet access Facebook to African countries. Via the EFF : “Stupid Patent of the Month: Elsevier Patents Online Peer Review.”

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” Via The LA Times : “Trump is ending Michelle Obama’s ‘ Let Girls Learn ’ initiative, CNN reports.” Not ed-tech per se (unless you recognize that “personalized learning” is greyballing), but according to The New York Times , “ Uber Faces Federal Inquiry Over Use of Greyball Tool to Evade Authorities.” ” Via Infodocket : “ Louisiana State University is Suing Elsevier For Breach of Contract.”

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Via The Daily Beast : “ Palmer Luckey : The Facebook Near-Billionaire Secretly Funding Trump’s Meme Machine.” Well, one thing’s for certain: between this and Peter Thiel on its board, Facebook is well-positioned for a Trump presidency. There’s more Facebook fraud in the “upgrades and downgrades” section below. ” “LinkedIn doubles down on education with LinkedIn Learning , updates desktop site,” says Techcrunch. (I