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” More on teen social media usage, this time from Buzzfeed : “‘Tweetdecking’ Is Taking Over Twitter. 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 Huffington Post filed Twitter’s response to Ivanka Trump ’s announcement under “comedy.” “‘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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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via George Veletsianos : “A large-scale study of Twitter Use in MOOCs.” ” 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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Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Elsevier on “The Augmented Researcher: What Does 2018 Hold for AI in Publishing ?” ” Historian Angus Johnston posted a series of questions on Twitter about the claims made in the Teaching Tolerance report about what students do and do not know about slavery. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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” That’d be Glenn Reynolds , @instapundit , who also briefly had his Twitter account suspended. “ Elsevier Wants CloudFlare to Expose Pirate Sites,” TorrentFreak reports. Via Buzzfeed : “After Reporting Abuse , Many Twitter Users Hear Silence Or Worse.” Many academics are fooled by robot-written peer reviews , Inside Higher Ed reports. Presidential Campaign Politics.