14 juillet 2018

Centre-Val de Loire : le lab Gov Tech à VivaTech 2018, le numérique dans la transformation des services publics et territoires

Associations des Régions de France, toute l'actualité des régions.A cette occasion, la Région Centre-Val de Loire et ses partenaires – les Métropoles d’Orléans et de Tours, les agglomérations de Blois, Vendôme, Châteauroux et Bourges, le Conseil départemental de Loir-et-Cher et différents acteurs de l’écosystème French Tech Loire Valley – animeront le premier Lab dédié aux Gov Tech. Pendant trois jours, avec notamment plus d’une quarantaine de startups, elles interrogeront la place du numérique dans la transformation des services publics et des territoires. Plus...

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12 juillet 2018

Google's New Glass Credo: Don't Be Creepy

Google's New Glass Credo: Don't Be Creepy
Unattributed, Google Glass Blog, February 20, 2014
Obviously wearing a videocamera on your head everywhere you go will raise some ethical issues (when the cameras are tiny and built into real glasses or tie clips, etc., the ethical issues will be even greater). More...

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Using neural nets to recognize handwritten digits

Using neural nets to recognize handwritten digits
Michael Nielsen, goodreads, February 20, 2014
I've mentioned deep learning a number of times in the past. It's time to pay attention to this. Michael Nielsen has made available the first chapter of his recent book on deep learning (he adds: "The book’s landing page gives a broader view on the book. And I’ve written a more in-depth discussion of the philosophy behind the book"). More...

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How many software developers would it take to change a lightbulb?

How many software developers would it take to change a lightbulb?
Tom Morris, tommorris.org, February 18, 2014

This would be funnier if it weren't so close to being true. Major language warning; if you don't like bad langauge, don't click on this link.  My favourite bit. More...

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We Don’t Sell Saddles Here

We Don’t Sell Saddles Here
Stewart Butterfield, Medium.com, February 18, 2014

I think this software development manifesto. Take the time to read the whole thing. More...

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Google Glass: Recording at Schools

Google Glass: Recording at Schools
Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano, Langwitches Blog, February 14, 2014
Eventually we'll be referring to these in generic terminology, 'wired glasses', say, but for now the technology is still called 'Google Glass' and shows no sign of a new name. More...

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Mobile Learning Curriculum Framework (MLCF)

Mobile Learning Curriculum Framework (MLCF)
Adele Botha, Wikispaces, February 11, 2014
The Mobile Learning Framework covers three broad areas, "to know about mobile learning, to be able to facilitate mobile learning and to understand the implications of implementing mobile learning." The framework is led by Adele Botha of CISR Meraka (CISR is the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in South Africa, a scientific and technology research, development and implementation organisation). More...

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Learning and Performance Support Systems

Learning and Performance Support Systems
National Research Council Canada, February 12, 2014
I have mentioned in previous posts that I've recently become Program Leader for something called Learning and Performance Support Systems. Well our new program now has an official presence. More...

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More States Opting To 'Robo-Grade' Student Essays By Computer

More States Opting To 'Robo-Grade' Student Essays By Computer
Tovia Smith, NPR, 2018/07/02
The thought of writing an essay that will be read by literally no one feels a bit odd to me, but I guess it's not a great stretch from those essays I wrote which were read by exactly one person. And "with computers already doing jobs as complicated and as fraught as driving cars, detecting cancer, and carrying on conversations, they can certainly handle grading students' essays," writes Tovia Smith. More...

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11 juillet 2018

Where are all the classroom teachers at BETT 2014?

Where are all the classroom teachers at BETT 2014?
Leon Cych, Vimeo, January 22, 2014
Reviews of Bett (or the Bett Show, or formerly the British Educational Training and Technology Show show, or cynically, Better Education Through Tablets) (link here - caution, autoplaying video with sound) are coming in, as the show is now on in London. Here's the Bett Blog (featuring iPads, apps, competitions, simplicity, competitions, big data, and apps). More...

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