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http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/04/can-an-algorithm-write-a-better-news-story-than-a-human-reporter/

All kinds of neat lines here-- the robot hasn't finished my homework. Robots fail NAPLAN. There have been interesting and amusing attempts to build software that generates certain types of scholarly papers maybe academic prowess will be determined by the power of one's algorithms? :) All coming soon to a university near you.
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Monbiot is a bit of a prat but this is useful - via Rob walker: http://www.monbiot.com/2011/08/29/the-lairds-of-learning/
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Nice to see a line I've used a bit to appear in a noospaper.

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/07/education-needs-a-digital-age-upgrade/
It's time to stop preparing students for a world that no longer exists.
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Dan Pink -pointing to Popova pointing to John Elfreth Watkins on the future of education, 100 yrs ago:
http://www.danpink.com/archives/2011/08/the-future-of-education-100-years-ago
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What Schools Can Learn From Google, IDEO, and Pixar. The country's strongest innovators embrace creativity, play, and collaboration -- values that also inform their physical spaces. A community ab...
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For the digitally obsessive: http://www.kurzweilai.net/a-dashboard-for-your-body
I'm waiting for the option where you can upload your DNA to the cloud and "live" at least until it rains.
Useful gadgets in the self-tracking or quantified self movement include: Fitbit ($100) monitors movements while you sleep and counts your steps; it
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