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Four Tips to Make Mobile Video ROCK | David Lee King

Four Tips to Make Mobile Video ROCK | David Lee King | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
In my recent post Online Video for 2013, I mentioned that 91% of American adults owned some kind of cell phone, and 41% of cell phone owners watch video on
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Answer: Finding tweets from a particular place

Answer: Finding  tweets from a particular place | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
Geolocating Tweets...  People tweet about darn near everything.  That's handy for you, if you're a SearchResearcher.    I figured ou
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Children of the ‘80s Never Fear: Video Games Did Not Ruin Your Life

Children of the ‘80s Never Fear: Video Games Did Not Ruin Your Life | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it

Inside the ridiculous media panic that scared parents silly
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System Failure at British Airways Shuts Down Flights Out of London

System Failure at British Airways Shuts Down Flights Out of London | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
The airline canceled flights from Heathrow and Gatwick airports in London on Saturday after what it said was a “major I.T. failure” caused a global system shutdown.
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federico babina bases animated portraits of famous artists on their style

federico babina bases animated portraits of famous artists on their style | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
for PORTRART, federico babina studied the faces and works of famous protagonists in the art world, depicting them through symbolic portraits.
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Google’s AlphaGo Defeats Chinese Go Master in Win for A.I.

Google’s AlphaGo Defeats Chinese Go Master in Win for A.I. | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
The software’s victory over the world’s best player of the Chinese game demonstrates how artificial intelligence can increasingly outperform humans at complex tasks.
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The best part of Google's conference was a teen who taught himself to code to diagnose cancer

The best part of Google's conference was a teen who taught himself to code to diagnose cancer | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
A high school kid called Abu gained Google's attention by creating a machine learning system to diagnose breast cancer.
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SearchResearch Challenge (5/24/17): Finding tweets from a particular place

SearchResearch Challenge (5/24/17): Finding tweets from a particular place | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
When big events happen, people tweet about it.   Big events can be pure fun (like  Red Bull's Flugtag "flying" event ), they can b
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In Google's Vision Of The Future, Computing Is Immersive

In Google's Vision Of The Future, Computing Is Immersive | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
Point your camera at a flower and your phone identifies it. Walk into a store and your phone leads you to the item you're looking for. It's part of a future world blurring the virtual and the real.
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Google Docs phishing attack underscores OAuth security risks

Google Docs phishing attack underscores OAuth security risks | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
Google has stopped Wednesday’s clever email phishing scheme, but the attack may very well make a comeback.
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Google Lens Turns Your Phone Camera Into an AI-Powered Visual Search Tool

Google Lens Turns Your Phone Camera Into an AI-Powered Visual Search Tool | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
In addition to stepping on Photoshop's toes, Google also spent some time at yesterday's keynote showing off something called "Google Lens": a technology th
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Designer Makes Paintings and Statues Smile at the Museum with FaceApp

Designer Makes Paintings and Statues Smile at the Museum with FaceApp | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
British designer Olly Gibbs recently did something really fun. He took the popular neural face transformation app FaceApp to the Amsterdam museum, where he
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Stop Trying to Define Personalized Learning (EdSurge News)

Stop Trying to Define Personalized Learning (EdSurge News) | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
Defining personalized learning gives the illusion that we know what works. But we don’t. There are no classic recipes to use yet—just breadcrumbs to follow, and we are not even sure where they all lead.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 16, 3:54 AM

Well argued. Have to agree with a lot of this. Edtech companies are all rushing to commoditise this.

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Google's PhotoScan App Uses Your Phone to Digitize Old Prints, Glare Free

Google's PhotoScan App Uses Your Phone to Digitize Old Prints, Glare Free | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
Photo scanning smartphone apps, watch out... Google just peed all over your turf. With the release of the new PhotoScan app, the tech giant is swooping in
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How to Use Google’s Data Gif Maker in the Classroom

Google just announced a new tool, primarily aimed at journalists, a data gif maker. This is a great tool for students to use in the classroom as it allows for a new way to convey information (specifically change over time) visually. Check out how to create data gifs on google's blog.
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Stephen Fry: Facebook and other platforms should be classed as publishers

Stephen Fry: Facebook and other platforms should be classed as publishers | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
Speaking at Hay festival, writer accuses ‘aggregating news agencies’ of not taking responsibility for their content
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6 End-Of-Year Google Classroom Clean-up Tips

6 End-Of-Year Google Classroom Clean-up Tips | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
Six tips to clean up and organize your Google Classroom at the end of a school year.
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Apple’s new iCloud security requirements: How it affects you and the software you use

Apple’s new iCloud security requirements: How it affects you and the software you use | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
Starting June 15, you have to use a unique password for non-Apple contacts, calendar, and email apps, but Apple isn’t going far enough.
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How the tech world would change if net neutrality is abolished

How the tech world would change if net neutrality is abolished | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
The FCC recently posted a notice about a proposed piece of legislation that would, essentially, roll back the Open Internet Order of 2015, which established the concept of net neutrality. These are publicly available documents, and you can read them for yourself. Of course, the documents are also wordy and complicated, so I’m going to …
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Three Lessons from the Google Docs Phishing Scam: K-12 Education Edition – EdTech Strategies

Earlier this week, an unknown person or persons launched a short-lived, but clever cyber attack against Google Docs’ users. While apparently not targeted toward schools, it very quickly found its way to K-12 classrooms nationwide, resulting in alarm and confusion.
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Photo Books and Automated Sharing Coming to Google Photos

Photo Books and Automated Sharing Coming to Google Photos | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
Alongside Google Lens and an interesting content-aware fill feature announced by Google at I/O 2017, the company also revealed some new sharing features co
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How to Safely Retrieve Files Off Failing HDD, SSD, or SD Cards Using Free Tools

How to Safely Retrieve Files Off Failing HDD, SSD, or SD Cards Using Free Tools | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
All of the drives we are using to store our precious photos and videos are not 100% reliable. Everybody should know that by now (and back everything up) bu
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Boy, 11, hacks cyber-security audience to give lesson on 'weaponisation' of toys

Boy, 11, hacks cyber-security audience to give lesson on 'weaponisation' of toys | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
Reuben Paul, 11, tells conference that smart cars, fridges, lights and even teddy bears can be used to spy on or harm people
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Change Your Passwords: 560 Million Email Credentials Have Been Leaked 

Change Your Passwords: 560 Million Email Credentials Have Been Leaked  | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
You know by now that you should be changing your passwords regularly— every day there seems to be another cyber security crisis. If you haven’t changed your passwords recently, it’s now officially time: a massive database containing login credentials is floating around the internet.
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Top 10 Educational Games to Use with Students in Class (from Nobel Prize Website)

Top 10 Educational Games to Use with Students in Class (from Nobel Prize Website) | News Through Tech ( or is it Tech through News?) | Scoop.it
Nobelprize.org, the official site of Nobel Prize, offers a number of interesting educational games you can use with your students in class. These are interactive games and simulations based on Nobel-awarded achievements to teach and inspire students. There are actually over 29 games covering different topics including physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, peace, and economics. Most of these games include a ‘Read more’ link to help students learn more about the subject. Below are the 10 most popular games in Nobelprize.org. To access all the educational resources and games, check out this page.

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GwynethJones's curator insight, May 14, 6:01 PM

I'd give a Nobel prize for good games to use with the kiddos!

Carol Hancox's curator insight, May 19, 4:59 AM
Possible game ideas for teaching and learning