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Breaking news in e-books: Judge Chin denies Google for the third time

Icon Written by Timothy J. Dickey on March 23, 2011 – 12:57 PM

In the wake of a very recent French court decision regarding Google’s privacy protections in Europe, it seems an even larger defeat was just dealt to the Google Books Search. Judge Danny Chin (for the last time in his court?) rejected the settlement between Google Books and the various parties that had been suing. If […]



Top tech trends for education, 2011

Icon Written by Timothy J. Dickey on February 11, 2011 – 12:28 PM

The 2011 Horizon Report is out, with the most crucial trends expected for the coming year. Mobile technology tops the list for the third straight time. Gaming in education is relatively new (though my junior high years ago used role-playing in the history classroom quite extensively.) http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/6-top-tech-trends-on-the-horizon-for-education/29581



12 technologies on the verge of extinction

Icon Written by Timothy J. Dickey on February 1, 2011 – 10:22 AM

The list was compiled by gizmodo: the PC should survive, but the e-reader is listed as fatal! (The analogy they draw is e-reader : tablet :: pocketknife : Swiss army knife. A tool more versatile is a tool that will survive.) http://gizmodo.com/5731594/12-technologies-on-the-verge-of-extinction