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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. Data, Surveillance, and Information Security. 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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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.” Data, Surveillance, and Information Security.

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” “In an effort help educators make smart choices amid the deluge of ed-tech tools marketed to them, ISTE has partnered with a private company to create an online hub for teachers to review and post information on the quality of those products,” says EdWeek’s Market Brief. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. RELX is the former weapons dealer known as Reed Elsevier. Data, Surveillance, and Information Security.

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Via Education Week : “ Students With Disabilities Sue ACT Over Release of Personal Information.” 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. Data, Surveillance, and Information Security.

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“ Coding Bootcamps Won’t Save Us All,” Edsurge informs us. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Elsevier has acquired bepress. As The Scholarly Kitchen’s Roger Schonfeld writes, “Elsevier is now a major if not the foremost single player in the institutional repository landscape. Privacy, Surveillance, and Information Security. (National) Education Politics. The New York Times broke the story this week that “ Justice Dept.

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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.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Privacy, Surveillance, and Information Security.

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” “ Elsevier Wants $15 Million Piracy Damages From Sci-Hub and Libgen ,” says TorrentFreak. ” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Via The Verge : “Elon Musk-backed OpenAI is teaching robots how to learn just like humans do.” “This robot helps kids with special needs to communicate,” according to Techcrunch. This robot is called Robota and is the creation of a team from Rutgers University. Education Politics.

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Via The New York Times : “ Broadband Law Could Force Rural Residents Off Information Superhighway.” Via the EFF : “Stupid Patent of the Month: Elsevier Patents Online Peer Review.” Shawn Graham responds to this patent on peer review by patenting Elsevier. ” “Students, Directory Information , and Social Media – Part 2” by Bill Fitzgerald. Via WaPo : “Study: Robot baby dolls don’t curb teen pregnancies.

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” The Chronicle of Higher Education on Elsevier “becoming a data company.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Privacy, Surveillance, and Information Security. (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 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.” Data, Surveillance, and Information Security.

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Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Elsevier has acquired Plum Analytics. Privacy, Surveillance, and Information Security. 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. Data, Surveillance, and Information Security. 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.

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” Via Inside Higher Ed : “The IRS data retrieval tool that let financial aid applicants automatically import income information into the FAFSA won’t be restored for the current aid cycle, said James Runcie, chief operating officer of the Office of Federal Student Aid, in written testimony to Congress Wednesday.” ” Via Infodocket : “ Louisiana State University is Suing Elsevier For Breach of Contract.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

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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. “Kidtech startup SuperAwesome is now valued at $100+ million and profitable,” Techcrunch informs us. Data, Surveillance, and Information Security.

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Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Elsevier on “The Augmented Researcher: What Does 2018 Hold for AI in Publishing ?” Data, Surveillance, and Information Security. 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. The State of the Union is a right mess.

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Elsevier Wants CloudFlare to Expose Pirate Sites,” TorrentFreak reports. The information of some 500 million users was stolen in 2014, according to Yahoo , by “a state-sponsored actor.” Many academics are fooled by robot-written peer reviews , Inside Higher Ed reports. Presidential Campaign Politics. Via Politico : “ Donald Trump has put wealthy universities on alert.