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Addressing "The War on Learning"

Howard Rheingold
July 16, 2014

I’m always interested in technology critics who are accomplished users of the tools they criticize. Elizabeth Losh, director of Academic Programs, Sixth College at UC San Diego, teaches digital...

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Trust, Privacy and Everyday Life

Jade E. Davis
July 13, 2014

I recently realized that it was time to move. My oldest son is 7 and he’d learned that “everything was on the Internet’ from a schoolmate, and wanted to see if our “house” was. We lived in a medium...

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Research shows that video games like

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Many people view computer programming as a narrow, technical activity appropriate for only a small segment of the populat

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Fear and Learning in Las Vegas

Antero Garcia
July 9, 2014

I hung out with popular children's and young adult authors like Mo Willems and Lemony Snicket and Markus Zusak last week. Okay, maybe “hung out” is too strong a description. I mainly walked in the...

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Experts Convene July 15-17 at UC Irvine to Devise Free How-to Course

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Rapid Tech Change Requires Rebranding to Recruit Talent

S. Craig Watkins
July 6, 2014

A few months ago, I met the city of Austin’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) and we soon discovered that we had several mutual interests, especially related to young people, technology, and a rapidly...

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Badges Series, Part 4: The Emergence of the BadgeAlliance

Barry Joseph
July 2, 2014

Do you think you can pass the supreme BadgeGeek test? If so, good luck. Your challenge: make it through this interview. To appease my inner BadgeGeek, I reached out to Erin Knight, executive director...