DC: 12,000+ skills on Amazon’s new platform — Alexa. What will this new platform mean/deliver?

From DSC: There are now more than 12,000+ skills on Amazon’s new platform — Alexa.  I continue to wonder…what will this new platform mean/deliver to […]

Trump Orders Review of Cybersecurity Education, Workforce-Development Efforts

The federal Education Department is to advise the U.S. secretaries of Commerce and Homeland Security on preparation of a report, due in 120 days.

The 2017 Dean’s List: EdTech’s 50 Must-Read Higher Ed Blogs [Meghan Bogardus Cortez at edtechmagazine.com]

  The 2017 Dean’s List: EdTech’s 50 Must-Read Higher Ed Blogs — from edtechmagazine.com by Meghan Bogardus Cortez These administrative all-stars, IT gurus, teachers and […]

Machine learning and data science skills

What to look for when hiring an entry-level data scientist? — from datasciencecentral.com Excerpt: What I look for the most is some signal that the […]

Ed Week at AERA 2017: 'Knowledge to Action,' With an Eye on Computer Science

The country's largest meeting of education researchers begins Thursday. Education Week's Benjamin Herold and Sarah Sparks will be there, reporting on the research that matters […]

Computer Science For All in San Francisco Schools: 7 Early Takeaways

Student engagement, challenges with teacher preparation, and inequities in high school course-taking have marked the early days of San Francisco Unified's groundbreaking CS4all initiative.

Emerging Research on K-12 Computer Science Education: 6 Trends to Watch

As "computer science for all" takes off, researchers are racing to investigate key questions around access, assessment, and implementation.

Google Home’s assistant can now recognize different voices [cnbc.com]

  Google Home’s assistant can now recognize different voices — from cnbc.com Excerpt: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s voice-activated assistant can now recognize who’s talking […]

W3Techs provides info about the usage of various types of techs on the web

W3Techs provides information about the usage of various types of technologies on the web  

“5 things to know about Facebook’s huge AR fantasy” + other recent announcements from Facebook

Five things to know about Facebook’s huge augmented reality fantasy — from gizmodo.com by Michael Nunez Excerpt: One example of how this might work is […]

The 82 Hottest EdTech Tools of 2017 According to Education Experts [Cassella; tutora.co.uk]

The 82 Hottest EdTech Tools of 2017 According to Education Experts — from tutora.co.uk by Giorgio Cassella Excerpt: If you work in education, you’ll know […]

DigiGirlz two-hour Workshop

DigiGirlz two-hour Workshop Inspiring girls to pursue their dreams with technology Highlights Join the fun at your Microsoft Store, where girls ages 10-18 will explore […]

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