19 février 2017

What’s Stopping Education IoT?

eCampus NewsBy Tom Ruff. The proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) connected devices is on a steady rise. Analysts predict that from now through 2020, the number of connected “things” will grow from 13.5 billion units to 38.5 billion units, a growth of over 285 percent. More...

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29 janvier 2017

How the Internet Is Loosening Our Grip on the Truth

The New York TimesBy . Next week, if all goes well, someone will win the presidency. What happens after that is anyone’s guess. Will the losing side believe the results? Will the bulk of Americans recognize the legitimacy of the new president? And will we all be able to clean up the piles of lies, hoaxes and other dung that have been hurled so freely in this hyper-charged, fact-free election. More...

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27 janvier 2017

Universities come together for new IoT hub

Résultat de recherche d'images pour ".theengineer.co.uk"By Edoardo Campanella. Nine universities across the UK will form a new PETRAS Internet of Things (IoT) Research Hub, with the aim of furthering the technology and exploring some of its key issues. More...

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26 janvier 2017

Person to Person: That’s How My Kind of Internet Works

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Person to Person: That’s How My Kind of Internet Works
Alan Levine, CogDogBlog, 2017/01/03

I'm not so much a person-to-person person. I prefer mass media and talking to large groups. But that's my shortcoming, the habits of a person raised in the era of best-selling books, newspapers and television. More...

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No More 'Beall's List'

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. No More 'Beall's List'
Carl Straumsheim, Inside Higher Ed, 2017/01/18

Beall's List, a collection of what the author called "predatory" journals, was suddenly removed from the internet this week. The story broke on Twitter Sunday night and on Debunking Denialism Monday. More...

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It’s true, internet surfing during class is not so good for grades

The ConversationBy . Many universities encourage students to purchase laptops that they can bring to class. Charities like One Laptop per Child provide low-cost laptops to disadvantaged students. More...

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25 janvier 2017

The Ghost in the Machines of Loving Grace

By Barbara Fister. Google's mission is to organizes the world's information and make it universally accessible, Facebook's is to give us the power to share in order to make the world more connected. So why are we so ill-informed and divided. Read more...

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23 janvier 2017

A top futurist predicts the largest internet company of 2030 will be an online school

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Thirty years ago, it was a big deal when schools got their first computers. Today, it’s a big deal when students get their own laptops. More...

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2016: The Year That Deep Learning Took Over the Internet

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Neural networks are the machine learning models that identify faces in the photos posted to your Facebook news feed. More...

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08 janvier 2017

Internet use in class likened to "texting while driving"

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Many students received digital devices for Christmas and Hanukah presents this year.
But a new Michigan State University study suggests the students should not go online when they return to class. More...

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