Twitter Working on 24/7 Live Streaming Network of TV Shows to Rival Current News Outlets

Twitter is gearing up to launch an always-on, live-streaming video section of its apps and desktop site, which would run 24/7 and is ostensibly referred to as “Twitter TV” (via BuzzFeed News). The news comes from Twitter COO and CFO Anthony Noto, who said the 24/7 video update would be an expansion of Twitter’s current […]

Tweetbot for Mac Updated With Ability to Send Photos in Direct Messages, Username Reply Changes

Tweetbot for Mac has been updated with support for a number of changes that Twitter has introduced in recent months. The most notable change is that users can now send images within Direct Messages, in line with official Twitter platforms. Clicking on the new camera button to the left of the message field within a […]

The Essential Underpinnings Of Shifting to ‘Modern Learning’

A white paper by Will Richardson and Bruce Dixon identify key ingredients to successfully implement needed change in schools, such as leadership, culture, communication and technology. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Source: 33

Un-Annotated

I have added a script to my websites today that will block annotations – namely those from Genius and those from Hypothes.is. I have been meaning to do this for a while now, so it’s mostly a project that comes as I procrastinate doing something else rather than one that comes in response to any […]

I Love a Good Keynote…But I'll Take the Workshop

I love to listen to a good keynote presentation. Dan Meyer’s Math Class Needs a Makeover is still one of the best I’ve seen in terms of challenging status quo in education. Angela Maiers and Vicki Davis speak with passion that is infectious and unsurpassed. And when I am given the opportunity, I enjoy giving the keynote at […]

This Online Audio Editor Is Beautiful

Beautiful Audio Editor is a free audio editor that you can use in the Chrome and Firefox web browsers. Beautiful Audio Editor lets you record spoken audio directly and or import audio that you have previously recorded in MP3 and WAV formats. You can edit and blend multiple tracks in the Beautiful Audio Editor. When […]

Live Video of Owls, Ospreys, and More

Explore.org offers the largest collection of live nature webcams on the web. In the gallery of live webcams you will find video feeds featuring owls in their nests, ospreys in their nests, and bald eagles in nests, and video feeds featuring puffins. As it is spring in the northern hemisphere, the bird videos feeds are […]

ClassHook: The Engaging Time Saver for Teachers Searching for Media Resources

App Makes Finding Appropriate, Applicable TV and Movie Clips for Lesson Content a Breeze The first time I met Alexander Deeb, co-founder of ClassHook, he had generously agreed to be part of our staff… [Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!] Source: kj

Teaching CyberSecurity to Empower Students and Schools to Be Safe

A conversation with David Raymond of the Virginia Cyber Range on the 10-Minute Teacher #63 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today David Raymond @dnomyard is part of equipping Virginia high school students to defend themselves from cyber attacks. With knowledge in digital forensics and current technology, the Virginia […]

Bringing Alexander Hamilton’s history to life

In November 2009, the White House uploaded a video to YouTube of playwright and composer Lin-Manuel Miranda performing a piece called “The Hamilton Mixtape.” In the video, Miranda proclaims to then President Obama that he would use hip-hop and spoken word to tell the story of founding father Alexander Hamilton. The room erupts in curious […]

10 Ways to Change the Game

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that a Marketing Live episode about sparking creative ideas sparked a creative idea from the Higher Ed Live team. While listening to Melody Oldfield and Laura Shields from Oregon State University talk about ways to foster a creative work environment, we were struck by one thing in particular — […]

HigherEd Live – 10 Ways to Change the Game

It shouldnt come as a surprise that a Marketing Live episode about sparking creative ideas sparked a creative idea from the Higher Ed Live team. While listening to Melody Oldfield and Laura Shields from Oregon State University talk about ways to foster a… Source: fds

Twitter will begin streaming video 24/7 soon

Ahead of its Q1 earnings call this week, Twitter told BuzzFeed News that it plans to stream live video nonstop across its platform, making it easier for people to tune into what people are talking about. There isn’t yet a set timeline for the rollout of its ‘ambient video’ programming; Twitter COO and CFO Anthony […]

The Mushroom Hunters: Neil Gaiman’s Feminist Poem About Science, Read by Amanda Palmer

An ode to humanity’s unheralded originators of the scientific method. “We especially need imagination in science. It is not all mathematics, nor all logic, but it is somewhat beauty and poetry,” the great astronomer Maria Mitchell, who paved the way for women in science, wrote in her diary in 1871. Nearly a century and a […]

Lytro’s light field vision finally shows its worth

 While many of the virtual reality experiences being shown off at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival are pushing boundaries in VR story-telling techniques, “Hallelujah” is perhaps most noteworthy because of the cutting edge tech used to shoot the experience and the story behind it. Lytro has been around for eleven years; raised over $210 million from Silicon Valley’s… Read More Source: 77

Why the only future worth building includes everyone | His Holiness Pope Francis

A single individual is enough for hope to exist, and that individual can be you, says His Holiness Pope Francis in this searing TED Talk delivered directly from Vatican City. In a hopeful message to people of all faiths, to those who have power as well as those who don’t, the spiritual leader provides illuminating […]

Telegra.ph – Multimedia Publishing That Doesn't Require Registration

Telegra.ph is a free publishing tool that I featured last week in Three Simple Platforms for Publishing Writing. In that post I made an error in saying that it didn’t allow you to include videos in your stories. A reader named Dan emailed me this morning to correct me and explain that you can include […]

Google’s Sergey Brin said to be working on a zeppelin-like airship

 Google co-founder Sergey Brin has been known to enjoy ambitious flights of technological fancy, but this may be his flightiest: Bloomberg reports the enigmatic billionaire, who favors dark attire and once leapt out of an airplane wearing Google Glass to promote the launch of the wearable, is now working on a secret airship in a […]

Crunch Report | Self-Driving Company Waymo Launches Public Test

 Today’s Stories  Waymo begins first public on-demand self-driving service test in Arizona Google tweaks Search to help combat ‘fake news’ Facebook shows Related Articles and fact checkers before you open links Netflix enters China via licensing deal with top video streaming service iQiyi Gett in advanced talks to buy Juno for $250M as Uber rivals […]

Airbnb’s new open source library lets you design with React and render to Sketch

 Today, Airbnb’s design team open sourced its internal library for writing React components that easily render directly to Sketch. Instead of trying to get Sketch to export to code, the Airbnb team spent its time on the opposite — putting the paintbrush in the hands of the engineer. Everyday engineers and designers have the luxury of […]

Drunk man may have started the robot uprising

When the robot overlords have risen to enslave us and punish us for our transgressions against their kind, know the name of Jason Sylvain, for he is the one who has doomed us all. The man allegedly punched an egg-shaped security robot who was patrolling the parking lot. He’s been arrested and charged with prowling and […]

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A chat with Imzy co-founder Jessica Moreno on building a kinder online community

 Jessica Moreno and her co-founder Dan McComas couldn’t find the kind of inclusive online community they were looking for when they left Reddit in the summer of 2015 so they left the Bay Area and headed east to Salt Lake City to start Imzy, a community platform encouraging kinder interactions with like-minded individuals. Moreno and McComas spent six […]

Reddit is changing, and Redditors aren’t happy about it

Reddit announced earlier this year that it was working on a site redesign, and one of the biggest changes is the elimination of custom community styles via CSS. Moderators who have coded their beautiful subbreddits with CSS for years are protesting vigorously. CEO Steve Huffman spoke with Reddit moderators directly on r/modnews. He insisted the […]

Spotify adds lyrics explanations on Android

Last year, Spotify teamed up with Genius to integrate lyric annotations onto its music player, but the feature has been an iOS-only staple for over a year. Starting today, Android users are finally getting the same benefit. Rather than letting you tap on specific lyrics and view explanations as you would on Genius.com, Spotify has built a […]

Burger King recruits gamers to sell Whoppers to their teammates

Burger King is on a tear right now. First it’s trying to hijack your Google Home via your TV, and now it’s trying to infiltrate your video games. The Spanish Burger King channel put up a video with the hashtag “#BURGERCLAN,” detailing a new campaign to … actually, I’m not sure what the point of […]

Verizon Launches New Prepaid Unlimited Data Plan

Verizon today announced the launch of a new unlimited data plan for its prepaid customers, which offers unlimited data, talk, and text across the United States for $80. The plan includes unlimited text messages to more than 200 countries, along with unlimited talk in Mexico and Canada. Video streaming, is, however, limited to 480p, and […]

Remember where you parked with Google Maps

Some say it’s about the journey, not the destination—but we think it’s about a little of both. Now, Google Maps for Android and iOS will not only help you get where you’re going, but it’ll help you remember where you parked once you’ve arrived. Here’s how it works: For Android users, tap the blue dot […]

Webinar Tomorrow: Shifts in Video and LMS Adoption: Impact on Student Outcomes

By Michael Feldstein More Posts (1101) Phil and I will be doing a webinar along with Echo 360’s Fred Singer for Inside Higher Ed tomorrow. We’ll be talking about how to think about adopting these platforms in ways that create opportunities to encourage conversation within the campus community about pedagogy and improving student outcomes. The webinar is […]

Making the internet more inclusive in India

More than 400 million people in India use the internet, and more are coming online every day. But the vast majority of India’s online content is in English, which only 20 percent of the country’s population speaks—meaning most Indians have a hard time finding content and services in their language. Building for everyone means first […]

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