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” “ University of California System is playing hardball with Elsevier in negotiations that could transform the way it pays to read and publish research,” says Inside Higher Ed. ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Via The New York Times : “ Facebook Says Bug Opened Access to Private Photos.” Each week for the past eight or so years, I have gathered a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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The stories out of Facebook just keep getting worse. I mean, I’m just glad that no one from Facebook is involved in education, ed-tech, ed reform, or education journalism. 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.

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” Via Techcrunch : “ Facebook launches Mentorships , matching people within Groups to help them guide each other.” Via Buzzfeed : “Internal Facebook Note: Here Is A ‘Psychological Trick’ To Target Teens.” 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.”

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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.” Via Buzzfeed : “ Violence On Facebook Live Is Worse Than You Thought.”

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“‘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.” ” Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg will offer a scholarship “to ‘cut through’ unequal access to opportunity.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics.

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Via Chalkbeat : “Robotics is bringing Betsy DeVos to Detroit for the first time as education secretary.” Meanwhile on Campus… Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Florida State Cancels Bundled Journal Deal With Elsevier.”

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” Via Infodocket : “ Louisiana State University is Suing Elsevier For Breach of Contract.” Via Gizmodo : “ Facebook Will Add 3,000 More People to Watch Murders and Suicides.” ” Nope, robots will not be doing this job of content moderation , as Facebook recently boasted at its developer conference. In other HR news from Facebook : “ Facebook replaces Oculus computer vision head at center of underage sex scandal.”

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” The Chronicle of Higher Education on Elsevier “becoming a data company.” ” “The Culture Wars Have Come to Silicon Valley,” The New York Times pronounces , with a look at internal tussles between Facebook board members Peter Thiel and Reed Hastings. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics. The AP interviews US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos , who laments “she didn’t decry racism enough.”

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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. Via The Wall Street Journal : “ Facebook Overestimated Key Video Metric for Two Years.”

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blog : “ Elsevier Collaborates with Hypothesis to Integrate Open Annotation.” I’ve got all the “learn-to-code” news in the job training section, because let’s be honest… Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. ” Via Politico : “ Facebook ’s next project: American inequality.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Via The New York Times : “Turn Off Messenger Kids , Health Experts Plead to Facebook.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Elsevier on “The Augmented Researcher: What Does 2018 Hold for AI in Publishing ?” 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. National) Education Politics.