Microsoft President: Democracy Is At Stake. Regulate Big Tech [Shahani]

Microsoft President: Democracy Is At Stake. Regulate Big Tech — from npr.org by Aarti Shahani Excerpts: Regulate us. That’s the unexpected message from one of […]

Making Back to School Easy with Free Computer Science Tools

So, summer has ended.  The kiddos are all just beginning to settle in, and you are starting to drown in grading and assignments.  Stress not […]

States Have Adopted Dozens of Policies to Support Computer Science Education, Report Finds

Despite all that activity, across 39 states, only 45 percent of high schools teach computer science. And students receiving free and reduced-price lunch and those […]

Very scary stuff here! “Thieves used voice-mimicking software to imitate a company executive’s speech…”

An artificial-intelligence first: Voice-mimicking software reportedly used in a major theft — from washingtonpost.com by Drew Harwell Excerpt: Thieves used voice-mimicking software to imitate a […]

DSC: Holy smokes!!! How might this be applied to education/learning/training in the 21st century!?!

DC: Holy smokes!!! How might this be applied to education/learning/training in the 21st century!?!   “What if neither distance nor language mattered? What if technology […]

Penn State World Campus Taps Google Cloud to Build Virtual Advising Assistant [Kelly]

Penn State World Campus Taps Google Cloud to Build Virtual Advising Assistant — from campustechnology.com by Rhea Kelly Excerpt: At the start of the spring […]

Amazon pledges $700 million to teach its workers to code [Matsakis]

Amazon pledges $700 million to teach its workers to code — from wired.com by Louise Matsakis Excerpt: Amazon announced Thursday that it will spend up […]

“The world’s first full in VR semester course” — from VR First & Axon Park

The World’s First Full in VR Semester Course Taught by Survios CTO — from medium.com by Rahel Demant Excerpt: VR First is excited to announce […]

Numerous nations/governments likely developing weapons of war based on AI, robotics, etc.

From DSC: I just ran across this recently…what do you think of it?!     From DSC: For me, this is extremely disturbing. And if […]

Flexibility, Freedom, and Failure: Extraordinary Students Offer Advice for Improving Schools

High school students whose technology interests extend well beyond school offered advice for K-12 educators at the annual conference of the International Society for Education.

The new kind of warfare being waged amongst humankind. How far have we really come through the centuries? [Christian]

Russian hackers behind ‘world’s most murderous malware’ probing U.S. power grid — from digitaltrends.com Georgina Torbet   U.S. Escalates Online Attacks on Russia’s Power Grid — […]

Teach Cloud Computing to Students with AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has provided a host of free and informative resources for educators and students that are focused on preparing the future cloud […]

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