Category Archives: Technology

UBC Digital Literacy Summer Institute-aaron mueller FYI 

Via @aaronmueller @bctla  UBC Digital Literacy Summer Institute Aaron Mueller to BCTLA 23 FebDetails 2016 Digital Literacy Summer Institute Critical Digital Literacy: Issues, Challenges, Directions http://pdce.educ.ubc.ca/2016-critical-digital-literacy-summer-institute/ RATIONALE As technology continues to transform educational systems and teaching strategies, the acquisition of … Continue reading

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Teach technology to children not just limit

http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/british-columbia/parents-should-teach-their-kids-how-to-use-the-internet-tech-researcher-1.3474796    “Parents Should Teach Their Kids How to Use the Internet: Tech Researcher – British Columbia – CBC News.” CBCnews. CBC/Radio Canada, 03 Mar. 2016. Web. 03 Mar. 2016 Alexandra Samuel, who will be giving a talk in Vancouver … Continue reading

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Corporate Ed not smart learning

Hi tech digital learning panacea is a ruse.  It is apparent to me that the old aspiration of public efucation is under attack. Policies that have attacked the teachers ( anti/Union assault) have been huge failure. Big business saw a … Continue reading

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Soc media trolling mirrors other abuse

Annoying! Harrassment or free speech? Protect people. Protect women. Protect fairness and justice.  Bullies and trolls don’t need freedom to hurt people – they need prosecution. Our Canadian Charter prescribes  the balance of freedom and duty but finding our balance … Continue reading

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Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact.. 

  When you grow up you tend to get told the world is the way it is and you’re life is just to live your life inside the world. Try not to bash into the walls too much. Try to have … Continue reading

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Apple growing massive, even after Jobs…

Staggering numbers from a computer company that was declared dead more than once. Apple’s revenue grew by more last quarter than all the revenue Starbucks earned last year. Apple lost more revenue to currency fluctuations than Microsoft made from its … Continue reading

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Bots outnumber humans -Wired

Everyone knows the story of how the world wide web made the internet accessible for everyone, but a lesser known story of the internet’s evolution is how automated code—aka bots—came to quietly take it over. Today, bots account for 56 … Continue reading

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