Literacy in the algorithmic medium
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Literacy in the algorithmic medium
Reading, writing, curating, publishing, modeling, coding: what are the new skills, what education is needed?
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Smartphone, computer or tablet? 36% of Americans own all three

Smartphone, computer or tablet? 36% of Americans own all three | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
For many Americans, one device isn’t enough.
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Microsoft Office for iPad available today

Microsoft Office for iPad available today | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
It’s official: Microsoft Office for iPad is available Thursday.
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Net activity shifts as smartphones become the norm

Net activity shifts as smartphones become the norm | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Smartphones are now used by about two-thirds (65%) of Americans, with more than half of users (52%) using Android phones compared to 41% using iPhones, according to a new report from Nielsen.
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iPad? Kindle? Android? Tablet Trends To Know About - Edudemic

iPad? Kindle? Android? Tablet Trends To Know About - Edudemic | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
This handy infographic below takes a look at what both tablet owners and non-tablet owners are thinking as well as some tablet trends.

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YouGov and iPads: when 'market share' doesn't tell the whole story

YouGov and iPads: when 'market share' doesn't tell the whole story | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Data about tablet ownership comparing the first quarter of 2013 with the year-ago period shows Apple's 'market share' slipping by ten points. But what happened to the installed base?
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6 iPad Apps for Creative Writing

6 iPad Apps for Creative Writing | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Creative writing can be a daunting task for students who struggle to think of story ideas or who don't love the writing process. For kids who have trouble putting pen to paper, there are a handful of
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Apple just might build a stylus for iPads after all

Apple just might build a stylus for iPads after all | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
Although Apple dismissed the idea of a tablet stylus, that doesn’t mean the company isn’t thinking about how one could enhance the iPad experience. A new patent publishing details what Apple may have in mind.
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Tablet and E-reader Ownership Update | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

Up from 25% last year, more than half of those in households earning $75,000 or more now have tablets. Up from 19% last year, 38% of those in upper-income households now have e-readers.

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The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens: Scientific American

The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens: Scientific American | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
E-readers and tablets are becoming more popular as such technologies improve, but research suggests that reading on paper still boasts unique advantages
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Tablet or paper?

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Tablets surpass smartphones in driving global Web traffic

Tablets surpass smartphones in driving global Web traffic | Literacy in the algorithmic medium | Scoop.it
For devices that hit the market just three years ago, they're doing pretty well, generating 8 percent of all Internet traffic. Read this article by Dara Kerr on CNET News.
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