Sunday, November 12, 2017

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 11/11/17

Last update: Sunday 11/12/17 @ 3:30 pm
This week's cover = Waymo (Alphabet) removes human safety drivers from its driverless cars ... Other stories = Alphabet's Project Loon delivers Internet to 100,000 people in Puerto Rico ... Apple doges from Ireland to Jersey to avoid taxes ... FBI can't get into Texas shooter's iPhone

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 11/11/17


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

Sunday, November 05, 2017

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 11/4/17

Last update: Sunday 11/5/17 @ 3:30 pm
This week's cover = Quarterly Reports from Apple and Facebook ... Other stories = Hidden void in Egypt's Great Pyramid ... Russian election propaganda on Facebook reached 126 million ... Execs from Facebook, Google, and Twitter testify before Senate Judiciary Committee


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 11/4/17


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

Sunday, October 29, 2017

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 10/28/17

Last update: Sunday 10/29/17 @ 12:15 pm

This week's cover = Quarterly reports from Alphabet, Amazon, and Microsoft ... Other stories = RNA editor enables more precise edits of genomes ... Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world ... NAACP issues travel advisory for Black Americans against American Airlines





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 10/28/17


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

Sunday, October 22, 2017

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 10/21/17

Last update: Sunday 10/22/17 @ 3:30 pm
This week's cover = AlphaGo Zero teaches itself, in three days, to become the world's greatest Go player ever ... Other stories = Morehouse College selects new president ... Alphabet makes digital plans for Toronto ... Krack hack can attack anything on the Net

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 10/21/17


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

Sunday, October 15, 2017

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 10/14/17

Last update: Sunday 10/15/17 @ 3:30 pm
This week's cover = Israeli spies caught Russian spies who used Kaspersky software ... Other stories = New/better IPEDS data for full time/part time first time/transfer students ... Nobel Prize in economics awarded to an American ... Google's balloons bring wireless service to Puerto Rico

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 10/14/17


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

Sunday, October 08, 2017

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 10/7/17

Last update: Sunday 10/8/17 @ 12:30 pm
This week's cover = Nobel Prizes for 2017 in physics, chemistry, & medicine ... Other stories = Google's "Made by Google" event  ... Microsoft's mixed reality kickoff event ... Russians steal NSA data using Kaspersky software

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 10/7/17


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

Sunday, October 01, 2017

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 9/30/17

Last update: Sunday 10/1/17 @ 12 :30 pm
This week's cover = Twitter  tells Congress that Russians posted divisive fake news in 2016 election and during recent national anthem controversy ... Other stories = Twitter doubles character limit to 280 ... Amazon's new Echo, Alexa, and Fire TV ... IKEA buys TaskRabbit

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 9/30/17


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

Sunday, September 24, 2017

TECH Dozens -- Week ending Saturday 9/23/17

Last update: Sunday 9/24/17 @ 11:50 pm
This week's cover = Facebook will share Russian political ads with Congress ... Other stories = Trump appoints new Executive Director for White House Initiative on HBCUs ... Intel & Waymo (Alphabet/Google) form self-driving partnership ... Equifax confirms more failures 

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 9/23/17


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

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