Research in the Age of the Filter Bubble

We live in a personalized world. Everything from the music we listen to, the firmness of our mattresses, and the news briefings delivered to us […]

5 Things I Learned at the European Association of Test Publishers Conference Last Week

Posted by John Kleeman I just attended the Association of Test Publisher’s European conference (EATP), held last week in Madrid, and wanted to share some […]

Reflections on “Uh-oh: Silicon Valley is building a Chinese-style social credit system” [Elgan]

Uh-oh: Silicon Valley is building a Chinese-style social credit system — from fastcompany.com by Mike Elgan In China, scoring citizens’ behavior is official government policy. […]

Control your Google Drive Files Privacy Share Settings…

In today’s world, one often hears people focused on privacy concerns. Privacy concerns aren’t limited to the field of education. People from all walks of […]

Here's What an Update of a Key U.S. Privacy Law Could Mean for Schools

In the era of YouTube, Fortnite, and Snapchat, does one of the main federal laws protecting online privacy for kids under 13 need a makeover?

Audit: Maryland Dept. Did Not Properly Store Data for 1.4 Million Students

The Maryland State Department of Education "inappropriately stored" personal information of 1.4 million students and more than 230,000 teachers, leaving them vulnerable to potential bad […]

K12 Inc. Data Breach Opens Doors to Students' Personal Information

A K12 Inc. company database that included information for 19,000 students was available for anyone with an internet connection to see for at least a […]

Did you know that you can opt out of facial recognition scanners at the airports? I didn’t.

I opted out of facial recognition at the airport — it wasn’t easy — from wired.com by Allie Funk Excerpt (emphasis DSC): As a privacy-conscious […]

Will New York Do the Right Thing on Facial Recognition in Schools?

For those who care about the evolving terrain of student data privacy and civil liberties issues in schools, you may know that the actions of […]

How To LMS: Profile Pics! Why And How To Restrict User Pictures

If it weren’t enough for you that Moodle lets you and your learners create, edit and tweak pretty much anything in a course or learning […]

Facing the perils of privacy in a digital world

When we think about privacy today, we can probably best sum it up as complicated and constantly changing. The way we interpret privacy. The way […]

The Latest VR and AR News at GDC 2019

We’re only on day two, but it’s time to highlight the VR and AR news at GDC 2019.  Here’s a quick summary of the announcements […]

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