25 octobre 2018

Degussa AG Will Work on USC 'House-Printing' Project

Degussa AG Will Work on USC 'House-Printing' Project
This is pretty interesting: a system that will 'print out' an entire house in hours (furniture and house pets extra). More...

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Blogs Put Developers in Microsoft 'Cockpit'

Blogs Put Developers in Microsoft 'Cockpit'
When I flew back from Phoenix last least I was able to listen to 'Channel 9' on the internal sound system. Instead of music or business programming, the staples of in-flight fare (remember: your tax dollars subsidize business class passengers), I got to listen to all cockpit communications. More...

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Pulitzer Prizes Show Strength of Big Journalism

Pulitzer Prizes Show Strength of Big Journalism
The Pulitizers are announced and Dan Gillmor points to the winners - all from major newspapers - as evidence that traditional journalism is better than blogs, asking whether readers think bloggers "could pull off" the sort of work demonstrated by the winners. I don't know. More...

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L'état, C'est Moi

L'état, C'est Moi
A system of public education should have as its primary objective the teaching of means and mechanisms of interaction with others in a maximally harmonious network of distinct and autonomous individuals. More...

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Navigating the Children's Media Landscape: A Parent's and Caregiver's Guide

Navigating the Children's Media Landscape: A Parent's and Caregiver's Guide
Children today live in a media rich world. This guide helps parents navigate that world. Especially useful are the links to resources and the media awareness development charts. The report is balanced, with a focus on parental awareness of the child's media space and on the importance of media literacy for children. More...

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Digital Saskatchewan

Digital Saskatchewan
This is the kind of project I love, the kind of thing I think makes the web insanely great. Digital Saskatechewan is an image library of some 7,000 photos created by and for the students and teachers of Saskatchewan. Most photos are offered under a Creative Commons license; the rest are public domain. More...

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RSS and Education

RSS and Education
Again I have to enter my email address to see the piece, a needless annoyance, but I could not resist viwing the WWWTools take on one of my favororite subjects, RSS and education. More...

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Microsoft's iPod killer?

Microsoft's iPod killer?
Here's a question for you: when was the last time you rented music? That would be never, right? So why do you suppose a company behind a new Microsoft online music initiative says this? "We believe this is it. This is what consumers are going to want. We want to be big participant in changing consumers' attitude towards what music really is." What "this" is is a new tamper-proof digital music player that will allow users to 'rent' music on a subscription basis. More...

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Ed Tech Conference List

Ed Tech Conference List
Clayton Wright sent me this list of Ed Tech conferences. I'd like to make conference listings an additional service of OLDaily, and am considering mechanisms that would make this an easy and useful service. More...

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The K12 Virtual Primary School History Curriculum: A Participant’s-eye View

The K12 Virtual Primary School History Curriculum: A Participant’s-eye View
Released this week, this criticism (and another one here) of a home schooling class by K12 Inc., a company headed by former US Education Secretary William J. Bennett, was circulated on DEOS this week as an example of the criticism online learning proponents should expect to face. More...

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