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” Via The Verge : “ Microsoft secures $480 million HoloLens contract from US Army.” 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.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” 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. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Via Edsurge : “Why a Robot-Filled Education Future May Not Be as Scary as You Think.”

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Hack Education Weekly News

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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. Via WaPo : “Study: Robot baby dolls don’t curb teen pregnancies.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via Infodocket : “ Louisiana State University is Suing Elsevier For Breach of Contract.” ” Nope, robots will not be doing this job of content moderation , as Facebook recently boasted at its developer conference. Microsoft had a media event this week. Via The New York Times : “Microsoft Looks to Regain Lost Ground in the Classroom.” Here is the Microsoft blog post announcing its new products. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF.

Hack Education Weekly News

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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.”

Hack Education Weekly News

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Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. 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.