21 novembre 2017

Technology-Enhanced Peer Review: Benefits and Implications of Providing Multiple Reviews

Technology-Enhanced Peer Review: Benefits and Implications of Providing Multiple Reviews
Pantelis M. Papadopoulos1, Thomas D. Lagkas, Stavros N. Demetriadis3, Educational Technology & Society, 2017/07/10
As the literature review makes clear, studies of online peer reviews are a dime a dozen. This one is a bit different, though. The proposition being tested here is whether students can improve their own self-assessment by participating in a peer review process. More...

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Why I’ve just ditched my cloud-based password manager

Why I’ve just ditched my cloud-based password manager
Doug Belshaw, Open Educational Thinkering, 2017/07/06
I never used LastPass but I did use software from its parent company, LogMeIn, including Cubby and Join.me, along with the flagship LogMeIn application. But price increases, dubious practices and poor customer service led me to quit all their services. More...

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Do the “basics” change over time?

Do the “basics” change over time?
George Couros, The Principal of Change, 2017/07/06
The short answer to this question is "yes". But I don't think they hop from topic to topic, and I don't think they're something that communities simply decide for themselves. More...

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The Structure of an Elm Application

The Structure of an Elm Application
James Kolce, CSS-Tricks, 2017/07/05
We habve a number of Javascript and CSS frameworks - JQuery, Angular, Vue, Node, Less, Bootstrap, React - so the case has to be pretty good for adding another one. Though that said, as HTML changes, and as modern HTML is implemented on browsers, the need for various frameworks changes. More...

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KineMan

KineMan
2017/07/05
KineMan is a lovely web-based 3D simulation of a human skeleton. View KineMan from any angle, and manipulate any of the many joints in this body. More...

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Gitter Webapp

Gitter Webapp
GitLab, 2017/07/05
This is the open-sourced code for a service called Gitter. "Gitter is a community for software developers. This project is the main monolith web application. More...

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Blockbench: a framework for analyzing private blockchains

Blockbench: a framework for analyzing private blockchains
Adrian Coyler, The Morning Paper, 2017/07/05
This is a daunting post, and the article it summarizes is more daunting still. But don't worry about following all of it. Here are the main things. First, in addition to 'public' blockchain networks, like Bitcoin, there can be 'private' blockchain networks, used (for example) for internal recordkeeping. Blockchain's immutability and transparency make it attractive for this purpose. Second, in non-public settings, you don't need such an elaborate mechanism for adding a block to the bockchain. More...

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Big List of Decentralized Web Initiatives

Big List of Decentralized Web Initiatives
Chris Johnson, 2017/07/04
It's not really a big list, yet, but it is a list. "This list is intended to be exhaustive, but this is only an early version.... For the most part, these are not companies. More...

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QUT Robot Academy

QUT Robot Academy
Queensland University of Technology, 2017/07/04
No, this is not a place where robots are trained, but.... well, OK, it is a place where robots are trained, but that's not the point of it, it's to train the robot trainers, who ar themselves not robots. More...

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Is Technology Making Us Smarter? Yes!

Is Technology Making Us Smarter? Yes!
Stephen Downes, Jul 03, 2017.
To understand the ways technology is making us smarter in 2017, let’s examine the ways we are told technology is making us less intelligent
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