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John Danaher, Philosophical Disquisitions, Aug 20, 2019
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This might seem like a counter-intuitive position at first, but it bears deeper thought. The idea is that, since we all benefit from the fruits of artificial intelligence (AI), we all have an obligation to contribute to it, and what AI needs is our data. It might me...

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Simon Goodley, Rupert Neate, The Guardian, Aug 20, 2019

The five new principles at a glance:

  • Delivering value to our customers
  • Investing in our employees. This starts with compensating them fairly. We foster diversity and inclusion, dignity and respect
  • Dealing fairly and ethically with our suppliers
  • Protecting the environment by embracing sustainable practices
  • Generating long-term value for shareholders

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John Hilton III, Educational Technology Research and Development, Aug 20, 2019
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This article is a follow-up to a 2016 study by the same author and updates the work with the last three years of research into the efficacy of and perceptions about open educational resources (OER). The article considers whether and how often the...

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Let's Play: No Man's Sky VR

Publicado en OLDaily el 20/08/2019

Ben Plays VR, YouTube, Aug 20, 2019
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As readers know, I've been playing No Man's Sky for several years now. I have hundreds of hours of playtime. :) Anyhow, this week was a banner week because of the new release, called 'Beyond', which included a large number of new game features and - best of all - a VR mode. Now I don't have...

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Slack as a Digital Campus

Publicado en OLDaily el 20/08/2019

Arizona State University, Aug 20, 2019
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According to this website, "ASU is using the Slack Enterprise Grid as the communication hub for students, faculty and the staff. Via app integration (Zoom, Google Drive, Dropbox, Polls, etc.), Slack provides direct access to resources for student success." There are several pages here with background resources, slides and video describing the migration to Slack as...

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Frank Ramsey

Publicado en OLDaily el 20/08/2019

Fraser MacBride, et.al., Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Aug 20, 2019
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I'm a bit surprised to find that it took this long for an article about Frank Ramsey to appear in the SEP. Then again, Ramsey is an inherently difficult philosopher. But...

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Roy Peter Clark, Poynter, Aug 19, 2019
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Despite the cute title (the answer is 'lead', and that's how I learned it, but I use 'lede' in today's world of search engines) this article about the first paragraph of a new story is useful and insightful. My own understanding of a lede is that it is short - 23 words or so - and...

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Connectionism

Publicado en OLDaily el 19/08/2019

Cameron Buckner, James Garson, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Aug 19, 2019
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This is a much-needed revision to the SEP's entry on connectionism, the science of neural networks for artificial intelligence, including especially a look at the...

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Let’s sprint again :)

Publicado en OLDaily el 19/08/2019

Matthias Andrasch, OER World Map Blog, Aug 19, 2019
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The OER mapping project is running through another round of improvements. What caught my eye was this: " This week we address the issue that our login interface is not very accessible, so we would like to integrate keycloak (Open...

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Aug 19, 2019
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From Statistics Canada: "first version of the Open Database of Educational Facilities (ODEF), which contains approximately 20,000 records spanning all of Canada. The purpose of this initiative is to contribute to the creation of a detailed, comprehensive and open database of educational facilities in Canada." It lists everything from elementary schools to universities. There are some flaws; it's all in lower case, and the 'institution type' field has big gaps....

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Reading and mind control

Publicado en Language on the Move el 18/08/2019

As a child, the Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe (1930-2013) loved stories and he loved reading. Like many children, he was particularly fascinated with tales of adventure, exploration, and discovery. In an interview with the Paris Review, he described his reading...

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How to Extract Audio from a Video

Publicado en OLDaily el 16/08/2019

Richard Byrne, Free Technology for Teachers, Aug 16, 2019
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This video from Richard Byrne explains how to extract the audio from a video. This way you could add it to a podcast. He uses an Apple computer and GarageBand. I have neither. So I created a video explaining how to convert...

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Linking Liability

Publicado en OLDaily el 16/08/2019

Lindsay McKenzie, Inside Higher Ed, Aug 16, 2019
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The original (and much better) title of this piece was "Legal questions raised over links to Sci-Hub". The article is about the story of Citationsy, covered here two weeks ago. The emphasis is on the legal threats being...

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Special Person Interviews

Publicado en SpanishPlans el 16/08/2019

This is a guest post from Christy of Christy’s Classroom who tells how she incorporates the Special Person Interviews in her Spanish class.
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