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Charles Sosnik, Grit Daily, Aug 12, 2019
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This is the sort of headline that makes people tear their hair. First of all, there's no evidence that tech brands have any interest in saving public education. Most of what I see from that sector involves attempts to privatize it. Second, there's no evidence that tech brands have...

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EXP on Malaria Pilot Application

Publicado en OLDaily el 12/08/2019

Yishay Mor, Aug 12, 2019
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This is something interesting from Yishay Mor: "An EXP is a journey, a digital book, a community, and much more." You might be able to see this intro video on LinkedIn. They're accepting applications for a closed pilot; I might join and write about it.

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Jake Shapiro, RadioPublic, Medium, Aug 12, 2019
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One of the great things about podcasting is that you don't need any special logins or credentials. The podcaster simply publishes an RSS feed with a link to an MP3, and the listener simply finds the...

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Beverley Oliver, Deakin University, Aug 12, 2019
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"Micro-credentials alone will not meet any nation’s future educational needs," writes Beverley Oliver in this report (56 page PDF...

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Greta Anderson, Inside Higher Ed, Aug 09, 2019
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According to Inside Higher Ed, this report (19 page PDF) from the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) says, "when developed nations dedicate more public resources to...

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Callum Booth, TheNextWeb, Aug 09, 2019
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This 80 second video has been making the rounds. It presents the user numbers for popular social networking sites as a moving bar chart that changes through the years. Best viewed without sound. It also ends abruptly (causing you to view it again, probably).

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Sherri Braxton, et.al., EDUCAUSE, Aug 09, 2019
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Catching up a bit from July reading. This is a quick overview of a familiar topic: digital badges. "Further development in this area will hinge on two factors: the ability of institutions to align...

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Ramon Recuero, Medium, Aug 09, 2019
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There's quite a lot of technical talk about why users find it difficult to use decentralized applications, but that's the point. The Gas Station Network (GSN) is intended to address this complexity. It shields users from the requirement to...

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ZeroNet

Publicado en OLDaily el 09/08/2019

Aug 09, 2019
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ZeroNet bills itself as offering "open, free and uncensorable websites, using Bitcoin cryptography and BitTorrent network." There are no central servers; rather, users of the network host parts of the network themselves That sounds great, but the darker side of this model is emerging as 8chan, "a website filled with the worst garbage one can find on the internet," is using ZeroNet to host its site, according to...

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Justin Ferriman, LearnDash, Aug 08, 2019
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The question to ponder here after reading this article is whether higher education is just another channel (albeit a really expensive one) in the information landscape. Now you might think - pah! Universities do a lot more to engage people than simply stream video. Well, yeah. But...

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