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How Hillary Clinton Adopted the Wonkiest Tech Policy Ever – Backchannel

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How Hillary Clinton Adopted the Wonkiest Tech Policy Ever

The candidate’s key digital aide explains HRC’s views on tech, the economy, and the government. 1,758 more words


An Exclusive Look at How AI and Machine Learning Work at Apple

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If you’re an iPhone user, you’ve come across Apple’s AI, and not just in Siri’s improved acumen in figuring out what you ask of her. 5,078 more words


Wikipedia Is Not Therapy! — Backchannel

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How the online encyclopedia manages mental illness and suicide threats in its volunteer community.

One recent Tuesday night in the suburbs of Sydney, Elliott* was sitting in front of his home computer, editing Wikipedia and debating with a fellow volunteer who was continually undoing his hard work. 4,473 more words


Friday Five: Tech Tools to Try this Fall

I have the opportunity to work with some amazing teachers. This week, I went to a summer session for teachers taught by other teachers in our district.   274 more words

Friday Five

Cool Trick: Creating a Backchannel in Google Slides

Watch the video below to learn about the new feature in Slides and check out the resources below for more information.

Google’s blog post for the new Q&A feature… 7 more words

Cool Tricks

How I use a BackChannel in my classroom

Since I started flipping my classroom, I very rarely find myself speaking at the front of the class.

Occasionally though I do still find myself doing the old “chalk and talk”. 78 more words

Educational Apps, Websites & Software

What Was Virtual Reality?

If you visited a tech blog in the past two years, you will have undoubtedly noticed: no topic has been generating more buzz than non-real-reality (virtual, mixed, augmented—pick your flavor). 240 more words