Radar trends to watch: October 2020 [O’Reilly]

Radar trends to watch: October 2020 — from oreilly.com Excerpt: This month, the big surprise is that there’s no significant technology news about COVID. And […]

Visualizing the Social Media Universe in 2020 [Ali]

Visualizing the Social Media Universe in 2020 — from visualcapitalist.com Aran Ali

Remembering Microsoft Internet Explorer (1995–2021)

Last month, Microsoft announced that it would no longer support the Internet Explorer browser beginning in 2021. Once the dominant way to access the web, […]

Manage your zipBoard Projects in Microsoft Team, Import Issues in CSV, and Improved reporting

zipBoard features update In our constant effort to update zipBoard to make it more feature-rich and easy to use, we have added some new integrations […]

How to use Microsoft Word’s new ‘Transcribe’ tool [Kaser]

How to use Microsoft Word’s new ‘Transcribe’ tool — from thenextweb.com by Rachel Kaser; with thanks to Tim Holt for publishing this on his blog […]

Facial Recognition Start-Up Mounts a First Amendment Defense [Hill]

Facial Recognition Start-Up Mounts a First Amendment Defense — from nytimes.com by Kashmir Hill Clearview AI has hired Floyd Abrams, a top lawyer, to help […]

Minecraft: Education Edition Now Available on Chromebook!

Big news from Microsoft…. Minecraft: Education Edition is now available for Chromebook just in time for the start of school! For those of you that […]

Translate YouTube Captions and Audio

Do you need to peruse foreign language videos on YouTube for class? Perhaps you want to demonstrate how easy technology has made audio and closed […]

This HoloLens 2 app is helping doctors learn how to ID coronavirus [Feltham]

This HoloLens 2 app is helping doctors learn how to ID coronavirus — from venturebeat.com by Jamie Feltham Excerpt: The app, meanwhile, takes users through […]

How might tools like Microsoft’s new Whiteboard be used in online-based learning? In “learning pods?” [Christian]

Questions/reflections from DSC: How might this be used for online-based learning? For “learning pods” and homeschoolers out there?  Will assistants such as the Webex Assistant […]

Microsoft Teams’ “Together Mode” reduces extraneous cognitive load in videoconferencing meetings

Microsoft Teams Rolls Out Virtual Rooms to Fight ‘Meeting Fatigue’ — from cheddar.com by Taylor Craig       From DSC: Again, the longer the […]

What You Might Not Know About Comic Sans

Comic Sans is a controversial typeface. You may recognize the hand drawn-looking letters, perhaps you’ve even used them. In fact, the font is commonly used […]

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