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” Via The Verge : “ Microsoft secures $480 million HoloLens contract from US Army.” 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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” Via the BBC : “ Accenture and Microsoft plan digital IDs for millions of refugees.” 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. (National) Education Politics. Via Pacific Standard : “Government Watchdog Will Investigate Trump Administration on Civil Rights.”

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No surprise, it’s the certificate offered by LinkedIn-owner Microsoft. Microsoft first launched these in 1992 , but let’s all pretend like the learn-to-code alt-certification thing is brand new. 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. Education Politics. Via Education Week : “ Maine Gov.

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” Via Infodocket : “ Louisiana State University is Suing Elsevier For Breach of Contract.” Microsoft had a media event this week. Via The New York Times : “Microsoft Looks to Regain Lost Ground in the Classroom.” ” “Microsoft’s new education push plays to its strengths, the cheap and familiar,” says Techcrunch. Here is the Microsoft blog post announcing its new products. Education Politics.

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For your “yes, Microsoft is still horrible files,” this from The Washington Post : “ E-waste recycler Eric Lundgren loses appeal on computer restore disks, must serve 15-month prison term.”

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Elsevier on “The Augmented Researcher: What Does 2018 Hold for AI in Publishing ?” The company sold MinecraftEDU to Microsoft in 2016. 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. President Trump gave the annual speech to Congress on Tuesday night.