Monday, September 18, 2017

2017 National HBCU Conference -- Monday 9/18/17

Last update: Monday 9/18/17
Every year during HBCU Week, the White House Initiative on HBCUs has sponsored a national HBCU conference in the Washington DC area. This year there was doubt right up until the week before the scheduled conference that it would actually occur. 


Sunday, September 17, 2017

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 9/16/17

Last update: Sunday 9/17/17 @ 2:30 pm


This week's cover = Cassini's grand finale on Saturn ... Other top stories = Apple's iPhone event -- September 2017... Equifax hacked because of failure to fix known bug... Comparing Apple vs. Samsung specs, prices, features





The Digital Learning Lab's favorite tweets about how HBCUs and other organizations are promoting skills that yield more diverse employment and entrepreneurial opportunities in tech (#DiversityInTech) ... plus tweets about significant #EdTech innovations in the broader context of information technology ... Big news, interesting stories, insightful comments, and good reads ... for the week ending Saturday 9/16/17


A. HBCUs | B. Ed Tech | C. Info Tech | D. Hackers | E. Views | F. Chuckles

Thursday, September 14, 2017

DLL Editor's letter to friends and colleagues -- Thursday 9/14/17

Hi ___,

Thanks for this link. I will add it to the "Chuckles, Shame, and/or Fake News" section of the next edition of my blog newsletter ... :-)

Sunday, September 10, 2017

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 9/9/17

Last update: Sunday 9/10/17 @ 3:30 pm
This week's cover = Equifax data for 143 million customers hacked ... Other stories = Amazon will establish second headquarters ... Hundreds of electric systems hacked ... Tech leaders reject Trump's abolition of DACA



The Digital Learning Lab's favorite tweets about how HBCUs and other organizations are promoting skills that yield more diverse employment and entrepreneurial opportunities in tech (#DiversityInTech) ... plus tweets about significant #EdTech innovations in the broader context of information technology ... Big news, interesting stories, insightful comments, and good reads ... for the week ending Saturday 9/9/17


A. HBCUs | B. Ed Tech | C. Info Tech | D. Hackers | E. Views | F. Chuckles

Sunday, September 03, 2017

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 9/2/17

Last update: Sunday 9/3/17 @ 7:15 pm
This week's cover = FDA Approves First Gene-Altering Leukemia Treatment ($475,000) ... Other stories = IFA 2017 ... Google's ARCore SDK will put augmented reality on Android phones ... North Korea detonates H-bomb

The Digital Learning Lab's favorite tweets about how HBCUs and other organizations are promoting skills that yield more diverse employment and entrepreneurial opportunities in tech (#DiversityInTech) ... plus tweets about significant #EdTech innovations in the broader context of information technology ... Big news, interesting stories, insightful comments, and good reads ... for the week ending Saturday 9/2/17


A. HBCUs | B. Ed Tech | C. Info Tech | D. Hackers | E. Views | F. Chuckles

Sunday, August 27, 2017

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 8/26/17

Last update: Sunday 8/27/17 @ 3:30 pm
This week's cover = Highlights of Solar Eclipse 2017 ... Other top stories = Howard University appoints Comey to endowed chair for one year ... Samsung stakes reputation on Note 8 ... Amazon slashes prices at Whole Foods


The Digital Learning Lab's favorite tweets about how HBCUs and other organizations are promoting skills that yield more diverse employment and entrepreneurial opportunities in tech (#DiversityInTech) ... plus tweets about significant #EdTech innovations in the broader context of information technology ... Big news, interesting stories, insightful comments, and good reads ... for the week ending Saturday 8/26/17


A. HBCUs | B. Ed Tech | C. Info Tech | D. Hackers | E. Views | F. Chuckles

This week's TECH ==> Magazine

Calendars:  #EdTech and #DiversityInTech

Sunday, August 20, 2017

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 8/19/17

Last update: Sunday 8/20/17 @ 3:30 pm
This week's cover = Bannon is out!!! ... Other top stories = Monday's total eclipse of the sun ... Trump Administration demands data on million plus visitors to an anti-Trump site ... Trump disbands advisory councils after CEOs from tech and other sectors resign

The Digital Learning Lab's favorite tweets about how HBCUs and other organizations are promoting skills that yield more diverse employment and entrepreneurial opportunities in tech (#DiversityInTech) ... plus tweets about significant #EdTech innovations in the broader context of information technology ... Big news, interesting stories, insightful comments, and good reads ... for the week ending Saturday 8/19/17


A. HBCUs | B. Ed Tech | C. Info Tech | D. Hackers | E. Views | F. Chuckles

This week's TECH ==> Magazine

Calendar:  #EdTech 

Sunday, August 13, 2017

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 8/12/17

Last update: Sunday 8/13/17 @ 8:00 pm

This week's cover = Google fires author of controversial diversity memo, then cancels town hall meeting to discuss it ... Other top stories = DeepMind targets Starcraft II for its next big research milestone ... DNA malware used to hack a computer ... Russian hackers can reportedly take over unsecured hotel WiFi 


The Digital Learning Lab's favorite tweets about how HBCUs and other organizations are promoting skills that yield more diverse employment and entrepreneurial opportunities in tech (#DiversityInTech) ... plus tweets about significant #EdTech innovations in the broader context of information technology ... Big news, interesting stories, insightful comments, and good reads ... for the week ending Saturday 8/12/17

A. HBCUs | B. Ed Tech | C. Info Tech | D. Hackers | E. Views | F. Chuckles

Calendars:  #EdTech and #DiversityInTech

TECH Dozens 2016

Friday, August 11, 2017

Google dissent, nature, nurture, excommunication, and more votes for Trump in 2020

When I was still in college way back in the early 1960s, I saw James Baldwin on a TV talk show roll his large bug eyes upwards, wave his hands, and sigh a remarkable observation.

Sunday, August 06, 2017

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 8/5/17

Last update: Sunday 8/6/17 @ 3:30 pm

This week's cover Human embryos edited for the first time using CRISPR ... Other top stories = Trump vs. college & university affirmative action ... Tesla & Apple's quarterly reports ... WannaCry hero arrested for creating malware




The Digital Learning Lab's favorite tweets about how HBCUs and other organizations are promoting skills that yield more diverse employment and entrepreneurial opportunities in tech (#DiversityInTech) ... plus tweets about significant #EdTech innovations in the broader context of information technology ... Big news, interesting stories, insightful comments, and good reads ... for the week ending Saturday 8/5/17


A. HBCUS | B. Ed Tech | C. Info Tech | D. Hackers | E. Views | F. Chuckles

Calendars:  #EdTech and #DiversityInTech 

TECH Dozens 2016

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Job-Oriented Online Programs (JOOPs)

Last update: Sunday 8/7/17

This note provides an introduction to packages of online courses for professionals who want to acquire new job-related skills that will enable them to change their career paths. 





Sunday, July 30, 2017

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 7/29/17

Last update: Sunday 7/30/17 @ 3:30 pm
This week's cover = Amazon's quarterly report ... Other top stories = Facebook's quarterly report ... Alphabet's quarterly report ... SEC regulates blockchain



The Digital Learning Lab's favorite tweets about how HBCUs and other organizations are promoting skills that yield more diverse employment and entrepreneurial opportunities in tech (#DiversityInTech) ... plus tweets about significant #EdTech innovations in the broader context of information technology ... Big news, interesting stories, insightful comments, and good reads ... for the week ending Saturday 7/29/17

A. HBCUS | B. Ed Tech | C. Info Tech | D. Hackers | E. Views | F. Chuckles

Calendars:  #EdTech and #DiversityInTech 

TECH Dozens 2016

Sunday, July 23, 2017

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 7/22/17

Last update: Sunday 7/23/17 @ 9:30 pm
This week's cover  = Spicer resigns as White House Press Secretary ... Other top stories = Google glass is back ... Microsoft's quarterly report ... China wants to be number 1 in AI 




The Digital Learning Lab's favorite tweets about how HBCUs and other organizations are promoting skills that yield more diverse employment opportunities and more diverse entrepreneurial opportunities in information technology (#DiversityInTech) ... plus tweets about significant innovations in Ed Tech and Info Tech ... Big news, interesting stories, insightful comments, and good reads ... for the week ending Saturday 7/22/17

A. HBCUS | B. Ed Tech | C. Info Tech | D. Hackers | E. Views | F. Chuckles

Calendars:  #EdTech and #DiversityInTech 

TECH Dozens 2016

Sunday, July 16, 2017

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 7/15/17

Last update: Sunday 7/16/17 @ 3:30 pm
This week's cover = Very large Antarctic ice sheet breaks off ... Other top stories = Microsoft wants to close rural broadband gap ... Trump backs off cyber partnership with Russia to prevent election hacking ... Net Neutrality Day observed by major tech firms


The Digital Learning Lab's favorite tweets about how HBCUs and other organizations are promoting skills that yield more diverse employment opportunities and more diverse entrepreneurial opportunities in information technology (#DiversityInTech) ... plus tweets about significant innovations in Ed Tech and Info Tech ... Big news, interesting stories, insightful comments, and good reads ... for the week ending Saturday 7/15/17


A. HBCUS | B. Ed Tech | C. Info Tech | D. Hackers | E. Views | F. Chuckles

Calendars:  #EdTech and #DiversityInTech 

TECH Dozens 2016

Sunday, July 09, 2017

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 7/8/17

Last update: Sunday 7/9/17 @ 3:30 pm
This week's cover =  World leaders move forward on climate change without U.S. ... Other top stories = SpaceX third launch of Falcon 9 rocket in two weeks deploys satellite ... Hackers (possibly Russian) target U.S. nuclear plants ... North Korean missiles can reach Alaska



The Digital Learning Lab's favorite tweets about how HBCUs and other organizations are promoting skills that yield more diverse employment opportunities and more diverse entrepreneurial opportunities in information technology (#DiversityInTech) ... plus tweets about significant innovations in Ed Tech and Info Tech ... Big news, interesting stories, insightful comments, and good reads ... for the week ending Saturday 7/8/17

A. HBCUS | B. Ed Tech | C. Info Tech | D. Hackers | E. Views | F. Chuckles

Calendars:  #EdTech and #DiversityInTech 

TECH Dozens 2016

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Fourth of July -- 7/4/17


Happy Independence Day!!! 

... No TECH Update today ...

... Enjoy the Holiday ... :-)

Sunday, July 02, 2017

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 7/1/17

Last update: Sunday 7/2/17 @ 11:30 pm
This week's cover =  Petya's destructive cyber attack posing as ransomeware ... Other top stories = Genomic medicine in primary care, risks & benefits ... SpaceX completes two Falcon 9 landings ... Facebook has more than 2 billion monthly active users



The Digital Learning Lab's favorite tweets about how HBCUs and other organizations are promoting skills that yield more diverse employment opportunities and more diverse entrepreneurial opportunities in information technology (#DiversityInTech) ... plus tweets about significant innovations in Ed Tech and Info Tech ... Big news, interesting stories, insightful comments, and good reads ... for the week ending Saturday 7/1/17

A. HBCUS | B. Ed Tech | C. Info Tech | D. Hackers | E. Views | F. Chuckles

Calendars:  #EdTech and #DiversityInTech 

TECH Dozens 2016

Sunday, June 25, 2017

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 6/24/17

Last update: Sunday 6/25/17 @ 3:30 pm
This week's cover = Obama's secret struggle to punish Russia for meddling in U.S. election ... Other top stories = Kalanick resigns as UBER CEO ... U.S. supercomputers are no longer among world's top three ... Russia hacked U.S. election systems in 21 states



The Digital Learning Lab's favorite tweets about how HBCUs and other organizations are promoting skills that yield more diverse employment opportunities and more diverse entrepreneurial opportunities in information technology (#DiversityInTech) ... plus tweets about significant innovations in Ed Tech and Info Tech ... Big news, interesting stories, insightful comments, and good reads ... for the week ending Saturday 6/24/17


A. HBCUS | B. Ed Tech | C. Info Tech | D. Hackers | E. Views | F. Chuckles

Calendars:  #EdTech and #DiversityInTech 

TECH Dozens 2016

Sunday, June 18, 2017

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 6/17/17

Last update: Sunday 6/18/17 @ 3:30 pm

This week's cover =  Amazon buys Whole Foods ... Other top stories = E3 2017 Announcements by Sony, Microsoft, & Ubisoft ... Uber's CEO takes leave of absence ... Russia hacked 39 states in U.S. election





The Digital Learning Lab's favorite tweets about how HBCUs and other organizations are promoting skills that yield more diverse employment opportunities and more diverse entrepreneurial opportunities in information technology (#DiversityInTech) ... plus tweets about significant innovations in Ed Tech and Info Tech ... Big news, interesting stories, insightful comments, and good reads ... for the week ending Saturday 6/17/17


A. HBCUS | B. Ed Tech | C. Info Tech | D. Hackers | E. Views | F. Chuckles

Calendars:  #EdTech and #DiversityInTech 

TECH Dozens 2016