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Here’s Edsurge’s take on the AEI event. 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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The only other media attending the event would be a national crew from ABC.” 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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White supremacist Richard Spencer will speak at the University of Florida , which says it will spend $500,000 on security for the event. “‘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. (National) Education Politics.

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” “ Breitbart Editor’s Event Canceled As Protests Turn Violent At UC Berkeley.” ” 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.

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” Via Infodocket : “ Louisiana State University is Suing Elsevier For Breach of Contract.” It’s just a bunch of video-taped lectures for the (offline) “ Startup School ” event that the startup incubator program runs at Stanford (which is really just a series of short talks by entrepreneurs and founders). ” Nope, robots will not be doing this job of content moderation , as Facebook recently boasted at its developer conference.