Sean Moran

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'Westworld' Raises Unsettling Questions About Where Video Game Morality Is Heading

The main conflict of <i>Westworld</i> is already pretty apparent after two episodes, the rising threat of self-conscious AI, growing sick and tired of being tormented by sadistic humans, who use the “fake” creations to unleash their darkest fantasies.<p>We have seen many “what does it mean to be human?” …

Science Fiction

Fake Pokémon Go apps are crammed full of malware

Pokémon Go launched back in July, but it was only available to download in a handful of countries. Most people desperately want what they can’t have, so those in unsupported regions flocked to shady third-party file sharing websites to install what they believed to be a final build of the …

Video Games Play May Provide Learning, Health, Social Benefits

WASHINGTON — Playing video games, including violent shooter games, may boost children’s learning, health and social skills, according to a review of …

Digital era confounds the courts

The Founding Fathers weren’t big on texting.<p>Courts have long struggled to deal with key questions at the intersection of individual privacy and ever-advancing technology with little guidance from the Constitution or from prior cases – now judges and experts are hoping that’s about to change.<p>The …

Six Things I Learned at the Code Conference

Walt Mossberg calls out six interesting observations from the first Code Conference.<p>Our inaugural <b>Code Conference</b> is a wrap, and, for those who attended or read about it, there’s a lot to process about the current and future state of tech and media. We heard from the leaders of giants like …

Chart Shows How Many Minutes The World Spends Looking At Screens

We all love our gadgets, that’s for sure, but exactly how much time do we spend looking at them? After all we can be entertained by our computers, …

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While legislators and school leaders may have become aware of how important recess is to the health and well-being of children, many hurdles stand in …

A Study of Ubiquitous Technologies in Higher Education in Hong Hong

A Study of Ubiquitous Technologies in Higher Education in Hong Hong - CITERS 2012 - Hong Kong University

Hong Kong

How Does Multitasking Change the Way Kids Learn?

Concern about young people’s use of technology is nothing new, of course. But Rosen’s study, published in the May issue of <i>Computers in Human …

Google launches Constitute, a tool for creating and comparing governments (video)

Countries frequently amend or draft constitutions, but they can't always find example constitutions to work from -- not every country publishes its founding documents in accessible formats. So, Google's simplifying nation building by launching Constitute, a website that puts all the world's …

10 Surprising Social Media Statistics That Might Make You Rethink Your Social Strategy

Social Media is changing faster than ever, as if that wasn't something everyone already knew!<p>If you're managing social media for your business, it might be useful to know about some of the most surprising social media statistics this year. Here are ten that might make you rethink the way you're …

Ten Most Popular Educational YouTube Videos in 2013

<b>5. How Old Are Your Ears? (Hearing Test) vis AsapSCIENCE</b><p><b>6. Amazing Facts to Blow Your Mind Pt. 2 vis AsapSCIENCE</b><p><b>7. What If the Sun Disappeared? vis</b> …

Eight Aspects of Good Teaching

Some months ago I had the privilege of attending an education conference for educators from the south central area of Pennsylvania. I have found that …

Why BYOD Makes Sense: Thinking Beyond a Standardized 1:1

However, this post is not about Common Core or educational politics. This is about devices that are entering school districts and classrooms at a …

Education Technology

#FlipboardChat Summary: Using Flipboard with Students

Every Wednesday evening, members of the Flipboard Club—an unofficial community of passionate evangelists—hold a Twitter chat about a Flipboard-centric topic and we summarize the discussion here.<p>Tonight’s topic is “Brands on Flipboard.” Join in the chat Wednesday at 7pm PT / 10pm ET via the hashtag …

Teaching

How the Visually Impaired Community Can Use Flipboard

Did you know that Flipboard is accessible to people who are visually impaired? We believe all people should have access to everything from current events to great stories around trends or topics they want to keep up on, which is why early on our developers ensured that Flipboard could be read out …

Apple Watch

KQED

Science<p>Doodling is often seen as a sign of distraction. If you’re doodling, you’re not paying attention. If you’re drawing, you’re not taking notes. …

Must-Read: 'The DIY Guide to Feminist Cybersecurity'

It’s not just for girls.<p>The <i>DIY Guide to Feminist Cybersecurity</i> by Safe Hub Collective opens with a warning: "it’s a jungle out there and you need to take the initiative to protect your digital space." To that effect, they have produced a comprehensive guide and a more digestible cheat sheet with …

How to Monitor your Website’s Uptime with Google Docs

Do you have a website or a blog? Would you like to receive instant alerts as soon as your site goes down or becomes inaccessible to users? Would you …

Google

The Best Add-ons for Google Docs and Sheets

Google today introduced add-ons for Google Docs & Sheets and they certainly make the Google Office productivity suite more capable and more useful. …

How to Create RSS Feeds for Google Search Results

Google Alerts, you probably know this, offer an easy way for you to create RSS feeds from the Google search results of any query. This is a good …

Apple’s Jimmy Iovine is ‘scared’ for the future of music

Iovine, who joined Apple through its $2 billion acquisition of his company Beats Music last year, railed against music services like Spotify that use a "freemium" model on stage at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit.<p>Spotify's model lets people use the service for free, as long as they listen …

How The Internet’s Most Prolific Map Designer Creates His Viral Worlds

To mark the publication of his first book, 17-year-old designer Martin Vargic tells us what inspires his maps, and how he works.<p>Where once they were done under the quill of cartographers, maps today are made by satellite. But Slovakian designer Martin Vargic’s maps are different. Although they …

Computer science now top major for women at Stanford University | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Computer science has for the first time become the most popular major for female students at Stanford University, a hopeful sign for those trying to build up the thin ranks of women in the technology field.<p>Stanford University's campus is seen from atop Hoover Tower in …

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