From Stanford: “A Switzerland of sorts for systems that use human language to control computers, smartphones & internet devices in homes and offices.” [Markoff]

Stanford team aims at Alexa and Siri with a privacy-minded alternative — from nytimes.com by John Markoff Excerpt: Now computer scientists at Stanford University are […]

Some solid USB-based mics for Macs in 2019

Best USB Microphone for Mac in 2019 — from imore.com by Luke Filipowicz Best Overall: Blue Yeti  

Online directory of college alternatives launches [Schwartz]

Online directory of college alternatives launches — from educationdive.com by Natalie Schwartz Excerpt / Dive Brief: Prospective students interested in nondegree credentials can look to a […]

Reflections on “Has Technology Made State Regional Universities Obsolete?” [Rose]

Has Technology Made State Regional Universities Obsolete? — from campustechnology.com by Richard Rose While SRUs do some things well, the current model is not sustainable, […]

Accessibility Tools [Smashing Magazine]

A growing repository of useful design tools, from accessibility and AR to wireframing and 3D modeling software. ? Awesome Design Toolshttps://t.co/qo5wAU9D4d pic.twitter.com/THIYPLmH0c — Smashing Magazine […]

Educators (plus many others): You will benefit greatly from building your PLN on Twitter! [Christian]

From DSC: I ran into the posting below on my Twitter feed. I especially want to share it with all of those students out there […]

Legal Battle Over Captioning Continues [McKenzie]

Legal Battle Over Captioning Continues — from insidehighered.com by Lindsay McKenzie A legal dispute over video captions continues after court rejects requests by MIT and […]

Is Thomas Frey right? “…by 2030 the largest company on the internet is going to be an education-based company that we haven’t heard of yet.”

From a fairly recent e-newsletter from edsurge.com — though I don’t recall the exact date (emphasis DSC): New England is home to some of the most […]

For a next gen learning platform: A Netflix-like interface to check out potential functionalities / educationally-related “apps” [Christian]

From DSC: In a next generation learning system, it would be sharp/beneficial to have a Netflix-like interface to check out potential functionalities that you could […]

Learning and Student Success: Presenting the Results of the 2019 Key Issues Survey [Brown]

Learning and Student Success: Presenting the Results of the 2019 Key Issues Survey — from er.educause.edu by Malcolm Brown Excerpts: Here are some results that caught […]

Another good example/graphic of a learning ecosystem

From DSC: Below is a graphic from an article by Jane Hart that’s entitled, “A seamless working and learning environment“- to me, it’s another good […]

Virtual classes shouldn’t be cringeworthy. Here are 5 tips for teaching live online [Stachowiak]

Virtual classes shouldn’t be cringeworthy. Here are 5 tips for teaching live online — from edsurge.com by Bonni Stachowiak (Columnist) Excerpt: Dear Bonni: I’m wanting […]

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