Social/Mobile Media & Artificial Intelligence Education

1/10 Social media giants Meta, X and Google sue Ohio over law requiring parents’ consent to open account. Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and X are suing Ohio after the state enacted a law that requires children under the age of 16 to get their parents’ consent before opening an account. @arielzilber @nypost

1/10 Green, Yellow, Red: A Simple Way to Manage the AI Classroom – There’s no doubt that Artificial Intelligence has already been transforming classrooms around the world. @ajjuliani

1/9 The 10 Coolest Things at CES 2024 – There is some crazy stuff here. GEAR TEAM via @WIRED

1/9 Four lessons learned about AI in 2023 – Educators may never truly trust AI, but we are sure going to use it. @mrhooker @eschoolnews

1/5 ‘Shame on you’: Sacha Baron Cohen accuses TikTok of ‘creating the biggest antisemitic movement since the Nazis.’ The social media site has been flooded by people praising late al-Qaeda mass murderer Osama bin Laden. @MelissaGKoenig @nypost

1/4 Smartphone users warned to delete these 17 dangerous apps before it’s too late. These digital Trojan horses have the potential to steal sensitive data from your phone, such as financial information. Ben Cost via @nypost

1/4 iPhones can transform into soothing white noise machines with this little-known feature. If you have tinnitus give this a try. @dg_props @nypost

1/3 What It’s Like to Use Apple’s Lockdown Mode
– If you’re at high risk of being targeted by mercenary spyware, or just don’t mind losing iOS features for extra security, the company’s restricted mode is surprisingly usable. @lilyhnewman @WIRED

1/2/2024 What happens if you don’t put your phone in airplane mode? You are essentially functioning as a military cellphone jammer. Don’t do it. Lindsay DeMarchi and #SofiaPashaei via @TED_ED @brilliantorg

12/29 TikTok is making users give their iPhone passwords for unclear reasons. This sounds like one good reason not to have a TikTok account. @AMitchReporting @nypost

12/28 Quickly Create Presentations With Canva’s Magic Design Tool – This video shows how you can generate a slide show with a simple prompt. It’s like ChatGPT or Bing for presentations. @rmbyrne @canva

12/27 Google Provides Insight Into the Top Search Trends of 2023 and the Last 25 Years. Google has published its latest “Year in Search” overview, highlighting the most searched topics across various categories over the past year. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

12/26 Millennials most prone to phone-related accidents as tech injuries jump 20% since 2020. Researchers found that texting while walking is on its way to becoming the most common tech injury cause throughout the entire United States. Katherine Donlevy via @nypost

12/21 Social Media Trends 2024: 34 Predictions for Marketers – We need to start planning for the year ahead, and how the next 12 months will change our approach to digital marketing, based on the next wave of innovations and updates that’ll continue to reshape the how we all interact. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

12/21 Everything You Need to Work From Home Like a Pro
– Gear can make or break your home office setup. Here’s our ultimate list of more than 120 items, from monitors and desks to webcams and chairs. @JulianChokkattu @WITRED

12/20 Artificial intelligence now capable of creating new AI without human intervention, scientists say. @akilislerizip @FoxNews

12/19 Chatbots Are Forcing Teachers To Confront the Promise and Peril of AI. The degree to which Artificial Intelligence encompassed in chatbots like GPT will change teaching and learning is still unknown. @LarryCuban

12/18 Delta’s new aircraft boasts secret feature that flyers are calling a ‘game changer’ – People at the end of this article claim that other airlines have it as well. @tracyswartz @nypost TikTok/@eliseseats

12/15 Sports Illustrated publisher fires CEO after outlet caught posting AI-generated stories with fake authors. SY posted AI-generated stories under bylines from made-up reporters whose photos could be found on a website used to buy AI-generated headshots. Shannon Thaler via @nypost

2/13 Apple releases urgent bug and security fixes and one cool app in new iOS 17.2 update. iOS 17.2 also rolled out a new app called Journal, which is meant to inspire users to log their experiences. @AMitchReporting @nypost

12/12 Google Provides Insight into the Top Search Trends of 2023, and the Last 25 Years. This should be a great recent history lesson for students. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

12/8 Bluetooth vs WiFi – What’s the difference? This is an animated video comparing Bluetooth vs Wifi. These are radio frequency technologies that are used for wirelessly connecting electronic devices. @PowerCert

12/8 Google takes aim at OpenAI with launch of powerful new AI model Gemini. If you haven’t played with Googles Bard it’s time to try it. @MichaelFNunez @VentureBeat @Reuters

12/8 The academic implications of AI in student writing – Educators must accept that AI tools like ChatGPT will be used in student writing, putting traditional academics at a crossroads of innovation and integrity. Dr. John Johnston via @eschoolnews

12/6 Inside America’s School Internet Censorship Machine – A WIRED investigation into internet censorship in US schools found widespread use of filters to censor health, identity, and other crucial information. Students say it makes the web entirely unusable. @ToddFeathers @dmehro @WIRED

12/5 Millions of Workers Are Training AI Models for Pennies. From the Philippines to Colombia, low-paid workers label training data for AI models used by the likes of Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft. @rowe_niamh @WIRED

12/4 How does your mobile phone work – Your kids should be curious about this. @LeSics

12/1/2023 AI in Schools: Friend or Foe? Administrators from K-12 to Higher Education acknowledge there’s a lot they don’t know about AI technology as they start to navigate its role in the classroom. What is your school doing? @pearson_kaitlin @WBNG12News

12/1/2023 The Sky is Falling, or is it? Generative AI can be used to create personalized learning experiences for students by tailoring instruction to their individual needs. @tomwhitby

12/1/2023 Google Fixes a Seventh Zero-Day Flaw in Chrome—Update Now. To update go to About Google Chrome on the Google drop down menu while you are in Chrome. @KateOflaherty @WIRED

11/30 Spotify Wrapped Is Back Again. Are You a Vampire or a Shapeshifter? Spotify is amping up its end-of-year Wrapped feature with new labels for listening habits, AI DJ playlists, and thousands of artist videos. Not to be outdone, Apple Music’s Replay is trending, too. @byamandahoover @WIRED

11/28 New iPhone iOS 17 feature sparks safety fears — but should you be concerned? The new-to-iPhone feature NameDrop allows users to quickly share their contact information with nearby iPhones or Apple Watches. @SteinbergBrooke @nypost

11/27 The Psychology of Why People Share on Social Media – Are you looking for ways to improve your social media content? Want to understand the basics of why and what people share? @socialmedia2day @MarkWalkerFord @Red_Web_Design

11/22 The secret iPhone hack that will help you do your laundry revealed – An Instagram user shared how your phone can help you decipher what the symbols on the care label mean. @SteinbergBrooke @nypost

11/22 Using AI to Support Multilingual Students – Artificial intelligence tools can help multilingual students better understand complex texts in English. Tan Huynh via @Edutopi

11/17 Google unveils new AI weather forecaster — and it may be better than your old app. Google DeepMind, the search engine’s AI-focused lab, has introduced a game-changing weather forecasting model that is said to deliver 10-day predictions in less than a minute — “at unprecedented accuracy.” @AMitchReporting @nypost

11/17 Google Maps is getting an AI-fueled makeover — here are 5 new features to try. Google Maps is revving up for the rollout of significant, artificial intelligence-fueled improvements in the weeks and months to come. @SteinbergBrooke @nypost

11/15 This New Breed of AI Assistant Wants to Do Your Boring Office Chores. An experimental AI helper attempts to operate a web browser in the same way a human does to take on office admin like processing invoices or screening job applicants. @willknight @WIRED

11/14 Seven principles for AI in education – The edtech industry aims to advance the responsible use of AI to enhance learning, while also protecting privacy and promoting educational equity. @eSN_Laura @eschoolnews

11/14 How to Build Your Own GPT: An A.I. Tool Trained By You – OpenAI came out with a massive new update that has huge ramifications for teachers, leaders, coaches, and students. @ajjuliani

11/13 Apple issues urgent iPhone update — how and why to install it – Apple recently released a critical update for iPhone 15s — the tech giant’s latest smartphone — following reports of bugs linked to virtual payments and car-related uses. @AMitchReporting @nypost @Apple

11/13 We learn hate for Israel on TikTok and Instagram say young protesters. Young people tearing down posters of Israeli hostages and launching waves of anti-Israel demonstrations say they’re being fueled by thousands of pro-Palestinian videos, mainly on TikTok and Instagram. @DanaKennedyLive @nypost

11/10 The Four Most Effective Types of Social Media Content – Whatever you’re targeting, this new overview of four effective content types, from the team at Giraffe Social Media, may help. @GiraffeSM @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

11/9 The ChatGPT-4 genie is out of the bottle. The question is not whether we should integrate AI into education, but how we can do it ethically and equitably. @eschoolnews @CapellaU

11/9 If it takes three hours for three towels to dry on the line how long will it take for nine towels to dry? Here is the reply I got from Google’s Bard.
Since three towels take three hours to dry, we can assume a drying rate of one towel per hour. Therefore, for nine towels to dry, it would take the same rate of one towel per hour. This means it would take 9 hours for 9 towels to dry. @TheRoyalInstitution

11/8 New Apple Watch to monitor blood glucose and pressure, sleep apnea signs. The Apple Watch is always adding new features — and the 2024 version could be a game changer for your health. @SteinbergBrooke @nypost

11/7 Elon Musk Announces Grok, a ‘Rebellious’ AI With Few Guardrails. xAI, Elon Musk’s new company, claims to have built a powerful language model with cutting-edge performance in just two months. @willknight @WIRED @elonmusk

11/3 YouTube Adds New Safeguards and Alerts for Young Users. YouTube’s rolling out some new updates to protect younger users from overexposure to potentially harmful content, while it’s also expanding on its prompts to youngsters to take a break from the app. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

11/2 Facebook Finally Puts a Price on Privacy: It’s $10 a Month. Meta is about to roll out ad-free subscriptions on Instagram and Facebook. But critics say privacy should not be turned into a luxury. @MORGANMEAKER @WIRED

11/2 How immersive technology can empower students (and teachers) to learn – Helping PreK-12 educators and students find their path to what’s possible–no matter where the starting point may be. @eschoolnews @MHEducation

11/1 Three Tips to Become a Better Writer – Who doesn’t want to be a better writer? @DanielPink

11/1 Everything Apple Announced at Their October 39,2023 Hardware Event – The MacBook Pros and iMacs get new chips and capabilities. @BStoly @WIRED

10/31 TikTok is Experimenting With 15-Minute Uploads. The formerly short-form video app is experimenting with a new 15-minute upload option, extending on the current 10-minute video limit. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

10/30 Bluetooth vs WiFi – What’s the difference? This is an animated video comparing Bluetooth vs Wifi. It also has a ton for subtitles in just about any language you can think of so it’s also a cool language lesson. @PowerCert

10/30 How to Use Your Phone Addiction to Actually Learn Stuff – These apps can help you slow your mindless scrolling—or put it to good use. @jhpot @WIRED

10/27 AI predicts a third of breast cancer cases prior to diagnosis in breakthrough mammography study. Artificial intelligence could have the capability to pinpoint cancer diagnoses a lot sooner. @atstabile @FoxNews

10/26 Google’s AI Is Making Traffic Lights More Efficient and Less Annoying. Google is analyzing data from its Maps app to suggest how cities can adjust traffic light timing to cut wait times and emissions. The company says it’s already cutting stops for millions of drivers. @peard33 @WIRED @wiredunion

10/25 Cyberbullying: How to identify and handle online harassment. Almost half of U.S. students report they were bullied in some way online during the pandemic lockdown. @allconnect

10/24 Chromebook Accessibility Tools for ALL Learners – Discover the art of tailoring Chromebook accessibility tools to your needs. @specialtechie @ShakeUpLearning

10/23 How AI Can Help Students Learn Digital Self-Regulation – Artificial Intelligence (AI) is more than just a buzzword; it’s changing the way we think about what is possible in education. @ClassTechTips @EdTech

10/20 The Chatbots Are Now Talking to Each Other. ChatGPT-style chatbots that pretend to be people are being used to help companies develop new product and marketing ideas. @willknight @WIRED

10/20 OpenAI releases ChatGPT teaching guide. Teaching with ChatGPT doesn’t have to be challenging–educators can embrace the AI tool and also show students how to create original. @eschoolnews @eSN_Laura

10/19 This hidden iPhone feature ‘literally saved lives’ in deadly Maui fires – A little-known feature called Apple Emergency SOS on the iPhone could be a literal lifesaver. @emlefroy @nypost

10/19 This Showdown Between Humans and Chatbots Could Keep You Safe From Bad AI. Thousands of security experts, hackers, and college students competed to trick powerful text-generation systems into revealing their dark sides at the Defcon hacker conference in Las Vegas. @dmehro @kharijohnson @WIRED

10/18 AI Chatbots Can Guess Your Personal Information From What You Type. The AI models behind chatbots like ChatGPT can accurately guess a user’s personal information from innocuous chats. Researchers say the troubling ability could be used by scammers or to target ads. @willknight @WIRED

10/16 Cartoons about A. I. Use in Families and Schools – Challenge your kids to create a cartoon about AI. @LarryCuban

10/13 What happens if you don’t put your phone in airplane mode? Right now, invisible signals are flying through the air all around you. Lindsay DeMarchi and #SofiaPashaei via @TED_ED10/12 Here’s why some iPhone users should avoid iOS 17. A TikToker who claims to be a former Apple sales specialist is warning people who own an iPhone 13 or an older model against downloading the latest operating system, iOS 17, released last month. @SteinbergBrooke @nypost

10/11 How AI threatens to make traditional college degree ‘obsolete’ – The golden standard of the bachelor’s degree is in peril as artificial intelligence rapidly advances and employers seek workers who are well-versed in that technology. @brookenkato @nypost

10/11 Inspire Students with AR All Year Long. What if you could help inspire your students to discover exciting careers they never thought possible? @ShakeUpLearning

10/10 How AI could save–or sink–creative writing in schools – AI can be a powerful tool for rapid feedback and iterative prototyping, reshaping the future of education. @ArnettTom @eschoolnews

10/10 How to Use Google Bard to Find Your Stuff in Gmail and Docs – If you haven’t played with Bard you should. I used it to create a quiz and help learn my second language. REECE ROGERS via @Wired

10/6 Instagram Rolls Out New Option to Share Stories with Multiple Group Lists at Once. Instagram continues to lean into more enclosed group sharing. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

10/5 AI Chatbots Are Learning to Spout Authoritarian Propaganda. Regimes in China and Russia are rushing to repress what chatbots can say. It’s an early warning about a new frontier of online censorship. @alfunk @WIRED

10/4 Church uses ChatGPT AI for ‘meaningful’ Sunday morning worship. Need to teach the holy trinity? Just use ChatGPT. @AMitchReporting @nypost

10/4 How Google Alters Search Queries to Get at Your Wallet – Testimony during Google’s antitrust case revealed that the company may be altering billions of queries a day to generate results that will get you to buy more stuff. @megangrA @WIRED

10/3 97% of kids use their cell phone during school hours and beyond. Mobile phones just might be young people’s best friend, whether their parents like it or not. @atstabile @nypost

10/3 How to Use ChatGPT’s New Image Features – OpenAI’s new image analysis update for its chatbot is both impressive and frightening. Here’s how to use it, and some advice for your experiments. Reece Rogers via @Wired

10/2 Will Teachers Listen to Feedback From AI? Researchers Are Betting on It. TeachFX is an AI tool that takes recorded audio from a classroom and turns it into data about who talked and for how long, @OBanerji @EdSurge

9/29 Teens are on phones every waking hour — here’s what parents can do about it. Nearly half of 11- to 17-year-olds receive at least 237 notifications on their phones — and in some cases, they get up to 5,000 in a 24-hour period. @SteinbergBrooke @nypost

9/29 Three Simple Ways to Get Started Using A.I. In Your Classroom – Use AI to help with differentiation. @ajjuliani

9/28 The 25 craziest TikTok challenges so far – and the ordeals they’ve caused – Created in 2016 as a portal for short, humorous clips, TikTok has recently become synonymous with something far more sinister: viral internet challenges. @MarisaDellatto @erichegedus @nypost

9/27 OpenAI’s ChatGPT will ‘see, hear and speak’ in threat to Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri. OpenAI’s ChatGPT is getting a major update that will enable the viral chatbot to have voice conversations with users. @Reuters @nypost

9/26 Snap Begins Testing Sponsored Links in ‘My AI’ Chatbot Responses. Snapchat’s moving to monetize its new “My AI” chatbot option, via a new partnership with Microsoft. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

9/25 Switching away from Google’s search engine takes ‘too many steps’: DuckDuckGo CEO. @TBarrabi @nypost

9/25 Marques Brownlee Tried Out The Apple Watch Series 9, Here’s Why He Was Disappointed – This watch seems to for people with really old Apple Watches of no Apple Watch at all. @MKBHD

9/22 iPhone 15 Pro Max’s Camera Outperforms Samsung’s S23 Ultra. This is 17 minutes long, but I learned a lot about taking photos and videos. @Mrwhosetheboss

9/21 Is The iPhone 15 Worth The Upgrade? Here’s What The Reviews Say. The new USB-C port may be the biggest change. @MKBHD @WVFRM @TheStudio @BsaGrant

9/21 Amazon Upgrades Alexa for the ChatGPT Era. A sweeping upgrade to Amazon’s Alexa taps AI technology like that behind ChatGPT and also allows the virtual assistant to attempt to read body language. @willknight @WIRED

9/20 These Jobs Will Get You More Matches On Dating Apps. But Should They? There are certain jobs date seekers see as more desirable, according to research. @monicatorrr @HuffpostLife

9/20 iPhone users say new iOS 17 drains battery — here’s what to do. I’m at 16.6.1 and I think I’ll stay there for now. @brookenkato @nypost

9/20 AI-powered bird feeder takes candid pics, identifies our feathered friends as they snack. An AI-powered bird feeder takes candid photos and identifies the species of each bird as it lands for a snack. @atstabile @nypost

9/19 The AI Detection Arms Race Is On. And college students are developing the weapons, quickly building tools that identify AI-generated text—and tools to evade detection. @backchnnl @WIRED

9/19 An AI to-do list for educators – Becoming familiar with AI will make it feel less overwhelming and help students and educators better understand the role it already plays in their daily lives. @PaulEBeckermann @AVIDOpenAccess @eschoolnews

9/18 ChatGPT Guide for Teachers – OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT, just unveiled a new teacher guide. @ShakeUpLearning

9/15 How to help your kids navigate social media without getting lost – What parents should be worried about, or at least attentive to, are subterranean violations of privacy. @LindaFlanagan2 @DevorahHeitner @MindShiftKQED

9/14 Artificial intelligence model to help scientists predict whether breast cancer will spread. Oncologists in the UK have developed an AI model to help predict whether aggressive forms of breast cancer will spread. @Bradford_Betz @BreastCancerNow @AJPathology @nypost @FoxNews

9/14 For Some Autistic People, ChatGPT Is a Lifeline The chatbot can help rehearse communication skills and for some provides a resource to turn to when life is tough. @byamandahoover @samspeng @WIRED

9/13 Vivaldi – Gloria – This piece kicks ass. If you don’t like classical music give it a try. In his day, Vivaldi was the Rolling Stones. @CruxFidelisBlog9/13 TikTok Launches In-Stream Shops to All U.S. Retailers, its Latest eCommerce Push. TikTok’s ramping up its next in-steam shopping push, with all U.S. businesses now able to activate TikTok Shops on their profiles. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

9/8 The Generative AI Boom Could Fuel a New International Arms Race. Two new studies of the potential of text- and image-generating algorithms suggest they could add scary new scale and power to online disinformation campaigns. @willknight @WIRED

9/7 Generative AI’s Biggest Security Flaw Is Not Easy to Fix. Chatbots like OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Google’s Bard are vulnerable to indirect prompt injection attacks. Security researchers say the holes can be plugged—sort of. @mattburgess1 @WIRED

9/7 More students are seeking an AI-powered school year. A new student survey reveals that the majority of students in grades 6-12 acknowledge AI’s critical role in academic excellence. @eSN_Laura @eschoolnews

9/7 Six tips to detect AI-generated student work – Although AI has some educators worried, it’s possible to identify AI-generated student work from human-generated work. @Baule_S

9/6 Instagram Adds New Comment Reply Option, Tests Star Sign-Related Stickers. Instagram’s testing a new way to interact with post replies, while it’s also experimenting with an interactive star-sign based sticker, in order to facilitate more engagement. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

9/5 The easy way to find out everything Google knows about you revealed – Most people know the internet sites that they use are tracking them in some way, and a new report sheds light on the stealth ways they’re doing it. @diazmadriana @nypost

9/5 A Better Way to Think About Young Kids and Screen Time – A yearslong study of more than 7,000 parent-child pairs in Japan, published in JAMA Pediatrics, has produced some alarming headlines. @jwherrman @intelligencer

8/28 Fie Ways to Improve Your Digital Presence = Are you looking to build a stronger online presence for your small business? @socialmedia2day @MarkWalkerFord

8/23 ChatGPT Cheat Sheet [Infographic] – Usage of the tool varies, with some finding it to be an invaluable assistant to streamline their work. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

8/17 How Threads’ Privacy Policy Compares to Twitter’s (and Its Rivals’) – Here’s what personal data is collected by Meta’s Threads, as well as by Twitter, Bluesky, Mastodon, Spill, and Hive Social. Reece Rogers via @WIRED

8/17 Here’s How English Sounded At Different Stages Of Development. This is a crude TikTok video made by a young man who might still be in high school. Maybe it will inspire your kids to up their social media games. @arumnatzorkhang @gibb_joan

8/15 Don’t expect quick fixes in ‘red-teaming’ of AI models. Security was an afterthought. White House officials concerned about AI chatbots’ potential for societal harm. @fbajak @ABC

8/15 Robot taxis Can Now Work the Streets of San Francisco 24/7. Robotaxis can offer paid rides in San Francisco around the clock after Alphabet’s Waymo and GM’s Cruise got approval from the California Public Utilities Commission. @AarianMarshall @WIRED

8/14 The ‘Godfather of AI’ Has a Hopeful Plan for Keeping Future AI Friendly. Geoffrey Hinton left Google so he could speak more freely about AI’s dangers. He argues that building analog computers instead of digital ones might keep the technology more loyal. @StevenLevy @WIRED @geoffreyhinton

8/10 Use AI to catch your boyfriend cheating — here’s how you can. In a viral TikTok from earlier this year, Mia Dio, 22, claimed that her boyfriend, Billy, had been acting suspiciously. @Megpowers22 @thedartmouth

8/10 How Many Americans Don’t Use The Internet, Visualized – Age and income play a significant role in whether or not somebody’s online. @darcymiajimenez @digg
8/9 WhatsApp’s hidden contact feature revealed — here’s how to use it. In November 2022, the company rolled out a feature allowing you to send messages to yourself @Jane_Herz @nypost

8/9 Hope, fear, and AI – A poll of 2,000 people asked how they’re using AI, what they want it to do, and what scares them about it the most. @jake_k @jjvincent @verge

8/8 Two Ways to Create Simple and Focused Websites – Why not have your students showcase their work on their own website? @rmbyrne @carrd @Seesaw @spaces_edu

8/7 The Best Cheap Phone Plans – Ditch the big cellular providers, and ditch the big bills. MATT JANCER via @WIRED

8/4 It’s summer! How to protect your smartphones from overheating – Your smartphone hates the heat. @kimkomando @nypost

8/3 Student podcasters share the dark realities of middle school in America. Adolescence has always been tough, but the acceleration of modern forces makes it more stressful than ever. In the words of two San Francisco best friends – the middle school winners of this year’s NPR Student Podcast Challenge – welcome to Middle School Now. @sequoiastweets @thatjanetlee @npr_ed @MindShiftKQED

8/3 Miseducation – A podcast done by New York City high school students – These students are better journalists than their adult counterparts in that they look at both sides of every issue. They do a great job pointing out how screwed up the NYC school system is. @MiseducationPod @bellvoices

8/2 A New Attack Impacts Major AI Chatbots—and No One Knows How to Stop It. Researchers found a simple way to make ChatGPT, Bard, and other chatbots misbehave, proving that AI is hard to tame. @willknight @WIRED

8/2 Student podcasters share the dark realities of middle school in America. In the words of two San Francisco best friends – the middle school winners of this year’s NPR Student Podcast Challenge – welcome to Middle School Now. At the end there is a link to here this podcast. @sequoiastweets @thatjanetlee @MindShiftKQED

8/1/2023 My husband is always ‘phubbing’ me — it hurts so much. Being “phubbed,” or “phubbing” — is a trending term that combines “phone” and “snub.” It’s the all too common act of ignoring a romantic partner while being glued to a cellular device. @Vavabooom @nypost

7/28 Gender-neutral figures, mythical creature among newly suggested emojis. Challenge your kids to invent some of their own. @AMitchReporting @nypost

7/27 AI could help ‘normalize’ child sexual abuse as graphic images erupt online. Artificial intelligence is opening the door to a disturbing trend of people creating realistic images of children in sexual settings. @EmmColt @FoxNews @nypost

7/26 Twitter Tests New Restrictions on DMs to Combat Message Spam. First off, as we reported last week, Twitter’s testing out new restrictions on DM sending. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

7/26 How much social interaction do you actually need? You don’t need to make new friends to have a fulfilling social life. @allieevolpe @voxdotcom

7/25 ChatGPT Getting Dumber? Many early users say so. But maybe the bot is just done with them. There’s no doubt that it’s gotten a lot worse on coding. @jwherrman @nymag

7/21 Apple testing AI tools, including ‘Apple GPT,’ to rival ChatGPT. Apple is working on artificial intelligence offerings similar to OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Google’s Bard, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday, sending its shares up as much as 2% to a record high. @Reuters @Apple @nypost

7/21 Four AI-powered language tools to use in your classroom – Despite valid concerns about academic dishonesty, AI writing tools can help students, and educators should feel comfortable trying them in the classroom, Tristan Reynolds via @eschoolnews

7/20 Snap Announces Enhanced 3D Bitmoji Designs, With a View to the Next Stage of Digital Connection. Snapchat’s Bitmoji are arguably the most popular form of 3D character avatars available. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

7/20 The WHO Says Diet Soda Causes Cancer. Does It? Ideally you and your kids don’t drink any soda. If you do, however, you should watch this. @SciShow

7/19 All the Top New Features in MacOS Sonoma – Apple has officially announced the next version of its desktop operating system. Here’s a breakdown of what to expect and which Macs are supported. @WIRED @BStoly

7/19 How parents can use ChatGPT to raise better kids: AI expert – If you haven’t used ChatGPT for story time you should give it a try. @AMitchReporting @nypost

7/17 CEO fires 90% of customer support staff because AI chatbot outperforms them. The tech made response times on Dukaan go from one minute and 44 seconds “to INSTANT!” Shannon Thaler via @nypost

7/14 Elon Musk’s xAI Might Be Hallucinating Its Chances Against ChatGPT. Elon Musk’s new venture aims to create AI that can “understand the universe” and challenge OpenAI. Right now it’s 11 male researchers with a lot of work to do. @willknight @WIRED

7/13 Linda Yaccarino says Twitter saw its ‘largest usage day’ despite users flocking to Threads As an educator, Twitter meets my needs for sharing my work. The last thing I need is another social media platform to monitor. Shannon Thaler via @nypost @twitter

7/11 Can Twitter Alternatives Escape the Enshittification Trap?. People have flocked to Bluesky and Threads. But the new platforms risk repeating a pattern that has caused social media giants to turn against their own users. @GregoryJBarber @WIRED

7/7 5 Uses for ChatGPT that Aren’t Fan Fiction or Cheating at School – Chatbots are great for lots of things, but these ones may be unexpected. @jhpot @WIRED

7/6 If you feel comfortable with someone else looking through your search history, raise your hand. @kimkomando @nypost

7/5 In Classrooms, Teachers Put A.I. Tutoring Bots to the Test. Tech industry hype and doomsday prophesies around A.I.-enhanced chatbots like ChatGPT sent many schools scrambling this year. @natashanyt @LarryCuban @KSJatMIT

7/4 We gave AI detectors a try–here’s what we found. AI detection is generating debates around AI’s place in education–here’s what happens when AI content is run through detection tools. @MrFlugum @eschoolnew

7/3 How Generative AI Can Support Research-Based Math Instruction – Teachers can use artificial intelligence tools like ChatGPT to generate rich math tasks and differentiate instruction. The more specific and detailed your input, the better ChatGPT can tailor a response to meet your needs. @TKtalksSTEAM @SammonSTEAM @edutopia

6/30 7 hidden features you can use on your computer mouse to make work way easier – These tricks also work it you have a trackpad. @kimkomando @nypost

6/29 How To Delete Your Data From ChatGPT – OpenAI has new tools that give you more control over your information—although they may not go far enough. @mattburgess1 @WIRED

6/28 Twitter Rolls Out 25k Character Tweets for Twitter Blue Subscribers. Hope you like looooong tweets. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

6/28 AI helps dentists catch more cavities, gum disease: ‘Unbiased’ and ‘more accurate.’ As artificial intelligence continues to expand into dental and medical uses, dentists are relying on the technology to quickly and accurately detect and prevent periodontitis, decay, bone loss and other gum health issues. @FoxNews @nypost @MelissaRudy

6/28 Compress videos for free without losing quality. Creating high-quality videos comes with a price. They can consume a lot of storage space. @ssemble_inc

6/23 New Report Looks at Social Media Posting and News Consumption Trends in 2023. The Reuters Institute has released its annual review of news consumption trends. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

6/22 Elon Musk vows to suspend Twitter users for harassment over ‘slurs’ like ‘cisgender’ and ‘cis.’ Elon Musk condemned the words “cis” and “cisgender” as “slurs” on Twitter after a user complained about receiving harassing messages from “trans activists” calling him “cissy.” Shannon Thaler via @nypost

6/21 Professional Interpreters Go Head-To-Head With AI To Find Out Who’s Better. Two professional interpreters test an AI chatbot’s translation abilities to see whether the tech really could put their jobs at risk. @darcymiajimenez @digg

6/20 Race horses equipped with mobile devices are dropping like flies. Racehorses are among the most finely tuned, exquisitely sensitive creatures on earth. So what happens when you give them all cell phones to wear during a race? They start dropping like… well, horses. @lawrie_dr

6/19 Could a robot win a Grammy? AI music is eligible — sort of. It will allow entries that use AI, as long as there is a “meaningful” and “relevant” human component. @brookenkato @nypost

6/19 Five amazing things your phone can do that you may not know about – There’s a ton more your phone can do. Many of these functions are found in the accessibility settings. Developers create them for people who need extra assistance using their phones — but they’re handy for just about anyone. @kimkomando @SammonSTEAM @nypost

6/19 How Generative AI Can Support Research-Based Math Instruction – ich math tasks and differentiate instruction. @TKtalksSTEAM @SammonSTEAM @edutopia

6/16 Four different ways of understanding AI — and its risks – Worldviews are clashing when it comes to artificial intelligence. @KelseyTuoc @VoxDotCom

6/16 Is AI the future of education? Change is scary, but in the particular case of AI, the potential positives are too significant to ignore. @Promethean @eschoolnews

6/15 ChatGPT outperforms humans on ob-gyn medical exam. ChatGPT scored an average of 77.2 percent on the ob-gyn specialist exam, while human candidates only eked out a 73.7 percent average. Olivia Land @nypost

6/14 Time to build an AI library – Before you can help your schools grapple with new technologies such as AI, you need to learn about them yourself. @eschoolnews

6/12 Safety concerns over iPhone iOS 17 software update emerge. One new update – called Check In – has posed safety concerns among social media users. @newscomauHQ @nypost

6/12 This is America’s most common text-messaging scam, FTC says. I think I’ve all of these. Have you? Share with your kids. @AmericanGlow @cbsnews

6/8 How to Use AI to Create Formative Assessments – Formative’s new AI-powered assessment generator is currently a beta product that anyone with an active Formative account. @goformative @rmbyrne

6/7 Hands on With Apple’s Vision Pro: The Opposite of Disappearing – The mixed-reality headset is the company’s most surprising product in years. Is that a good thing? @LaurenGoode @WIRED

6/7 Five Ways to Use AI Tools to Meet Students’ Needs – Teachers can use AI tools to help generate ideas and learning materials to address their students’ diverse needs. @Ms_KatieNieves @edutopia

6/6 More than 2,000 families suing social media companies over kids’ mental health. In includes a recent 60 Minutes piece on the subject. @60minutes @Sharyn_Alfonsi @cbsnews

6/5 Canadian Teachers Split on Bringing ChatGPT into Elementary and High Schools. Educators must teach students ‘when and where and how to use’ new technologies, When it comes to ChatGPT some aren’t so sure. @TO_jwo @LarryCuban

6/2 AI Won’t Wipe Out Humanity (Yet) – This is a podcast fro WIRED’s Gadget Lab. @gadgetlab @WIRED

6/1/2023 AI tool helps couple write wedding vows. Some engaged couples are now using the platforms for help when writing their wedding vows. @brittkaskoFOX @foxnews @nypost

5/30 I use ChatGPT to ace interviews: ‘Works for every single job.’ Hanna Goefft, an NYC creator whose TikTok content highlights job opportunities and employment advice, is encouraging viewers to use ChatGPT to prepare for interviews. @brookenkato @nypost @hanzgoefft

5/30 A high school senior’s science project could use AI to prevent suicides. One Texas high schooler wants to use that digital footprint to save lives. @FreshlyProduced @MindShiftKQED

5/30 The World’s 25 Most-Visited Websites, Ranked – The emergence of generative AI tools like ChatGPT has boosted certain sites’ monthly visits. @darcymiajimenez @digg

5/26 Generative AI Podcasts Are Here. Prepare to Be Bored. Inside the strange world of podcasts made by artificial intelligence, where even creators aren’t sure who wants to hear robot chit-chat. @Knibbs @WIRED

5/26 Four ways to use ChatGPT in your STEM classroom – students understand how to use these tools to enhance their learning experiences. @eschoolnews @TACC

5/25 How to Help Students Resist Their Phones and Develop Better Digital Habits – Excessive phone use can lead to depression and poor school performance, but building academic confidence can forge healthier habits. @Mr_Rablin @edutopia

5/23 Supercharge Your ChatGPT Prompts With Auto-GPT. The new tool basically transforms ChatGPT into a virtual assistant to help you manage projects, run a marketing campaign, and more. @WIRED @davidnield

5/22 The Real Risks in Google’s New .Zip and .Mov Domains – While the company’s new top-level domains could be used in phishing attacks, security researchers are divided on how big of a problem they really pose. @lilyhnewman @WIRED

5/22 Can GPT-4 and TikTok usher in a new learning frontier? From career development to personal enrichment, the integration of AI and TikTok can help create a culture of continuous learning and growth. @eschoolnews

5/19 TikTok Ban Signed in Montana, Paving Way for First Amendment Legal Battle. Ban is slated to take effect next year—if it survives expected litigation. This looks like a good topic for a class debate. @stuwoo @MeghanBobrowsky @Reuters @WSJ

5/17 ChatGPT’s Sam Altman tells Congress to stiffen AI rules to avoid ‘significant harm to the world.’ OpenAI CEO Sam Altman called on Congress to implement regulations to address serious risks posed by artificial intelligence during a closely-watched appearance. @TBarrabi @nypost @sama @OpenAI

5/15 How Will Twitter Change Under a New CEO? With Musk remaining as both executive chair and CTO, there’s unlikely to be a significant deviation away from his original plans. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

5/10 AI tool gives doctors personalized Alzheimer’s treatment plans for dementia patients. More than six million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease — and one in three seniors dies with the disease. @MelissaRudy @FoxNews @nypost

5/8 LinkedIn Experiments with Generative AI Prompts for Posts. Seems that LinkedIn is not stopping at adding AI-generated profile summaries and job descriptions, with the professional social network now also experimenting with generative AI feed posts, via suggestions within the composer. @socialmedia2day

5/8 The internet, consumed in moderation, may contribute to better overall brain health for older Americans. People who regularly engage with the internet were less likely to develop dementia, according to a study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. @J_Settembre

5/4 Here’s How To Maintain Your iPhone’s Battery For A Longer Life – With just a few useful tricks, you can fight off the battery life decay for longer than you might think. Via Max Tech

5/3 Anchor is Now Spotify for Podcasters. Is it time for students and teachers to start doing podcasts in your school? @forpodcasters @rmbyrne

5/3 The Elements of AI online course! – This course from the University of Helsinki, Finland offers a certificate. @MinnaLearn @helsinkiuni

5/2 ‘Loud and entitled’: How ChatGPT sees people from around the world. Although recently accused of exhibiting a “woke” ideological bias, ChatGPT is no stranger to rattling off off-color remarks. Ben Cost vis @nypost

5/2 How Smart ChatGPT Actually Is, Visualized – ChatGPT sat a bunch of professional and academic exams — and it turns out, it’s pretty intelligent. @darcymiajimenez @digg

5/1/2023 The Ten Best Android and iOS Games You Can Play Anywhere – Here are the best 10 Android and iOS games that you can play anywhere even at work. To play a game anywhere, you need something very special. Games that can be played and stopped at any point in time with ease. @stayinformedg

4/28 Meta Looks to Integrate Shopping Elements for Facebook and Instagram Ads. Meta is making some changes to Shop ads on Facebook and Instagram, as it moves to make in-stream buying more efficient, and encourage use of its improving AI ad targeting options. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

4/27 iOS 17’s Rumored Feature Set Is Exciting, But It Might Drop Support For Some Very Popular iPhones – Will iOS 17 actually kill off support for the iPhone X? The rumor mill can’t quite decide. @appleinsider @BsaGrant

4/26 TikTok Bans Inch Closer in the US. Pressure is rising on TikTok, as it faces potential bans in the US and Europe due to concerns around its exposure to the CCP. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

4/25 Teaching Search Strategies to History Students – Buy this e-book by May 1, 2023 and get into a free webinar with the author on May 2, 2023. @rmbyrne

4/24 Facebook Tests AI-Generated Stories Based on Your Previously Shared Images. Facebook continues to explore ways to get more people to post to Stories, this time via a new, automated Stories generation process that uses image recognition AI to create new Stories from your shared content. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

4/21 https://nyti.ms/41NoKirBuzzFeed Shuts Down Its Namesake News Division. BuzzFeed News, which won a Pulitzer Prize but never made money, is “beginning the process of closing,” the company’s founder, Jonah Peretti, said in a memo to employees. The company’s audience has been described as left-leaning. @BenMullin @katie_robertson @nytimes

4/19 Review: Sony PSVR 2 – A pricey headset brings a whole new dimension to virtual reality. @LordRavenscraft @WIRED

4/17 Apple Has Reportedly Canceled A Major iPhone Hardware Change – @BsaGrant @MacRumors

4/13 Eleven ways educators can welcome AI into their classrooms – Technology waits for no one. In recent months, we’ve discovered this to be especially true in the case of generative AI, which gives students the ability to whip up entire essays and other assignments in literally seconds. @DA_magazine @mika2013

4/12 FBI issues scary warning about public phone-charging stations. It’s a fast way to give your phone some juice that could also give hackers direct access to your information. @emlefroy @nypost

4/12 Kuwaiti news outlet unveils country’s first AI-generated anchor. An AI-generated news anchor has made her debut on a Kuwaiti media outlet, which plans to use the virtual presenter to read news bulletins. @ysteinbuch @nypost

4/11 Why ChatGPT and Bing Chat are so good at making things up – A look inside the hallucinating artificial minds of the famous text prediction bots. @benjedwards @arstechnica

4/11 The phones that detect earthquakes– Fifty years since the first mobile phone call, the technology we carry around in our pocket is helping to create the world’s biggest earthquake detection system. @tomough @BBC_Future

4/11 Are robot waiters the future? Some restaurants think so. I have been to a restaurant where a robot replaced the busboy. What do you and your kids think? @AP @nypost

4/7 After 6 Months Of Use, The iPhone 14 Pro Max Is Even Better Than It Was At Launch. Apple has done some tweaking, and more apps are taking advantage of the phone’s unique features, @GregoryMcFadden @Apple @Digg

4/7 The ‘Manhattan Project’ Theory of Generative AI – Both advocates and critics of generative AI have compared it to the atom bomb. Here’s where that comparison breaks down. @glichfield @WEIRD

4/6 Instagram Tests New Memories Prompts to Re-Ignite User Engagement. Instagram’s trying out a new way to prompt users to re-share their old posts, with a ‘Memory’ Story prompt now showing up in some users’ feeds. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

4/5 The surprising ways cellphones have changed our lives – Researchers have used the vibration capabilities within most modern smartphones to create the digital equivalent of tactile maps that people with visual impairments can use to feel their way around their environment. @tomough @BBC_Future

4/4 Which MacBook Should You Buy? Apple’s laptops are expensive, and you’ll have to make some hard choices to pick the right one. Let us help. @BStoly @JulianChokkattu @WIRED

4/3/2023 Italy bans ChatGPT over ‘privacy’ concerns, and cites kids’ safety. The Italian Data Protection Authority said it was taking provisional action “until ChatGPT respects privacy,” including temporarily limiting the company from processing Italian users’ data. @arielzilber @nypost

3/31 Banks Aren’t Happy About People Using Their Phones To Pay For Everything. This is a good lesson in finance for you and your kids. @jordan_kranse @BsaGrant @WSJ @digg

3/30 Instagram Adds Reminder Ads and Promoted Results in Search. Instagram’s launching two new ad options, with Reminder Ads, that enable users to opt into alerts ahead of an event, and ads in search results, helping to better connect with users in a discovery mindset.@adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

3/29 I Tried 5 Hacks to Reduce My Screentime – Can a bunch of random tips help you call time on your phone addiction? @RuchoSharma @VICE

3/28 ‘Sneaky’ hack to connect your wireless headphones to your airplane TV – Forget those uncomfortable complimentary headphones that you have to turn up to 11 to hear any kind of conversation. @NikiasMolina @JamesFBooth @nypost

3/27 Utah sets curfew for social media use by kids in a major crackdown.Utah became the first state in the nation to impose a curfew on social media access for children and teens as part of sweeping reforms amid the dangers posed by harmful content on TikTok and other platforms. @TBarrabi @nypost

3/27 For Smarter Robots, Just Add Humans. Autonomous machines are still too clumsy for delicate tasks. But humans can operate mechanical arms from afar, turning physical labor into remote work. @willknight @WIRED

3/23 iOS 16.4 Further Optimizes iPhone 14’s Crash Detection After False 911 Calls. iOS 16.4 includes additional Crash Detection optimizations for all iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro model. @MacRumors

3/23 Google Rolls Out Its Bard Chatbot to Battle ChatGPT – A new bot has entered the chat. But Google warns that, like its competitor, it will sometimes “hallucinate.” @willknight @WIRED

3/22 Addressing the digital divide’s effects on education and the workforce – Closing the digital divide and increasing access to online education supports workforce development across the country. @eschoolnews @wgu

3/21 Twitter’s New Text Formatting Options Move a Step Closer. Tweets will soon have bold, italic, and underline options. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

3/21 ChatGPT: The Truth About AI-Writing for College Application Essays – While much ink has been spilled on its benefits, how reliable are ChatGPT and other AI essay generators for your college application, and should you rely on them for such a crucial, life-altering task? @TRPMumbai

3/21 Can I be fired for using ChatGPT? I had to do some research for my boss and fell behind on my work, so I used ChatGPT. Well, somehow she figured that out and fired me for producing fraudulent work. @greggiangrande @nypost

3/21 ChatGPT Can Pass the Bar Exam Now. So What? We already know machines can store more information than humans. The question is what happens next? This looks like a good classroom conversation question. @dvanboom

3/20 How to Use Your Smartphone to Cope With Vision Loss – As one with some vision loss, I rely more on my technology than ever. @IamSimonHill @WIRED

3/17 The Happiest Colleges In The US, Based On Students’ Selfies – Using AI to detect students’ smiles in geotagged photos, Resume.io ranked America’s twenty happiest colleges. Who doesn’t want to go to a happy college? @darcymiajimenez @digg

3/16 YouTube Adds Multi-Language Audio Analytics, New Shorts Music Sharing Options. YouTube’s adding some additional insights data for creators using its new multi-language audio (MLA) feature. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

3/13 Are you being cyberstalked? Take these steps right now. For those who are being stalked or digitally harassed, it’s a terrifying experience and one to take very seriously. Here’s a guide to protecting yourself online. @kimkomando @nypost

3/10 I pretended to be a 14-year-old girl on TikTok — and what I saw was so upsetting. After logging on to social media as a fictitious 14-year-old girl, the author was flooded with videos promoting underage drinking, gun violence, and worse. @Vavabooom @nypost

3/10 Yes, ChatGPT Is Coming for Your Office Job. White-collar workers may soon face the AI disruption everyone’s been panicking about. But the news may be better than you think. @willknight @WIRED

3/8 Planning for 2023: Facebook Posting Tips – New tools like ChatGPT and DALL-E are evolving apps that can assist in your content planning process. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

3/7 Apple’s faulty ‘Crash Detection’ feature dials 911 when skiers take a tumble. Fallen skiers and snowboarders are setting off iPhone’s crash detection feature. @GeorgiaWorrell @nypost

3/7 How to Save Your Smartphone’s Battery Life – Shrug off your anxiety with these power-saving tips to extend the juice of your iPhone or Android phone. @IamSimonHill @WIRED

3/6 Robot umps take a large step closer to MLB as Triple-A adopts them for 2023. The electronic strike zone will be used in all 30 Triple-A stadiums for the 2023 season, @brianwacker1 @nypost

3/3 Does your school need an app? Have your students create one. Today’s generation of students will become some of the most digitally literate citizens we’ve ever seen. @DA_magazine

3/3 How WIRED Will Use Generative AI Tools – Some publications are already using text and image generators. Here’s how WIRED will—and won’t—use the technology. @glichfield @WIRED

3/2 What to do if your phone is lost, stolen, or broken – There are detailed step-by-step instructions here for iPhone and Android users. Be sure to ignore/pause the video at the top. @nypost @kimkomando

3/2 How AI Could Transform Email – Artificial intelligence may streamline a form of business communication that’s already super fake. REECE ROGERS @WIRED

3/1/2023 The iPhone Feature That Makes It Easy For Cybercriminals To Steal Your Digital Life – Wall Street Journal explains how to prevent thieves from stealing your Apple ID — and with it, your photos, personal data, and money. @darcymiajimenez @Digg

2/27 Twitter Chats Can Build Collaboration for Systemic Change. First, we bring it into our classrooms, then engage our colleagues and communities, and now it’s time to start changing education nationally. @mssackstein

2/24 ‘Learning to see and learning to read’: Artificial intelligence enters a new era. For artificial intelligence to realize its potential, computers will need to surpass us at two things that we humans do pretty well: see the world around us and understand our language. @astrogasparini @UCSC_SciCom @Princeton @_FelixHeide_ @ZhongingAlong @danqi_chen @karthik_r_n @prfsanjeevarora @ryan_p_adams @adjiboussodieng @orussakovsky

2/24 Best apps for students in 2023 – Before the new semester gets going, take some time and download these apps to make your days go smoother. @StudentUniverse @Harshad_Jadhav_

2/22 31 new emojis are coming with your iPhone iOS 16.4 upgrade. You’ll soon have more passive-aggressive ways to respond to your boss beyond a thumbs-up with the release of these new emoji. @diazmadriana @nypost

2/21 Twitter to charge users to secure accounts via text message. Two-factor authentication, meant to make accounts more secure, requires an account holder to use a second authentication method in addition to a password. @Reuters @ReutersBiz @nypost @Twitter

2/20 Netflix password-sharing crackdown details released – Is it time for your adult children to start paying extra for mom and dad? @aislinnlmurphy @FoxBusiness @nypost @netflix

2/20 GUEST POST: Smartphone Learning: When Students Should Use it, and When to Avoid it. 60% of college students use their phones for coursework [2]. Just because a student can complete coursework on their phones, should they? @KarlaLassonde @AceThatTest

2/17 ChatGPT has ‘fundamental flaw’ with left bias – If shouldn’t to difficult for you or your students to detect bias in ChatGPT. @AMitchReporting @andrewjaypatel @nypost

2/15 Twitter Looks to Make TweetDeck a Twitter Blue Exclusive Feature. This is bad news for me as I use Tweetdeck every day. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

2/14 The Power of Podcasts and a Love of Books – When a reader falls in love with a book, it is a deep connection that doesn’t fail. Even as we grow and our context changes, the book holds a place in our hearts that sometimes can’t be displaced. @mssackstein

2/13 How to avoid tech that has ties to the Chinese Communist Party – Late last year, TikTok was forced to admit that it used this same data to spy on individual Americans, including journalists. Without question, TikTok is a Trojan Horse. @kimkomando @nypost

2/13 As Seattle schools sue social media companies, what’s the legal impact? Seattle’s public school district filed a lawsuit against major social media companies, alleging their business practices have harmed the district and its students. @julianshenberro @Chalkbeat @eschoolnews

2/9 Data Science and AI Predictions for 2022 – Check to see how close these predictions turned out. @alex_woodie

2/7 Apple crash and fall tech inundating 911 dispatchers with automated calls. If you have one, pay attention if you fall or even drop it. @JuliaElenaMusto @FoxNews @nypost

2/3 The Best Ebook Readers – These WIRED-tested slim slates let you take the world’s library anywhere. @medeajulianna @WIRED

2/2 Fact-Checkers Are Scrambling to Fight Disinformation With AI. Bad actors use artificial intelligence to propagate falsehoods and upset elections, but the same tools can be repurposed to defend the truth. @lydmorrish @WIRED

2/1/2023 EDUCATIONAL TV GUIDE FOR STEM Here are some inspirational STEM Movies and TV Shows to Supplement Your Student’s Learning. @OctaneSeating

1/31 Career mentoring now works both ways. Five generations are now working side by side in today’s job market, and one of the most positive outcomes is that the rules of the mentorship road have been changing. @LambethHochwald @nypost

1/30 Apple to allow alternative app stores on iPhones, iPads in response to EU law: report. Apple has not made decisions on whether to comply with other law provisions, such as allowing alternative payment systems to its own. @nypost @Reuters @business

1/27 NYPD unveils new Citizen-like app with crime-reporting button – With the app; New Yorkers will also be able to receive location-based safety alerts, as well as access crime statistics in their neighborhoods, get accident reports and find information on precinct meetings. What could go wrong? @TinaMoorereport @NatalieONeillMD @nypost

1/26 How to reach your family in an emergency even if their iPhone is set to ‘do not disturb’ – The same alert you send to find your missing device can grab the attention of someone whose phone is in Do Not Disturb mode. @kimkomando @nypost

1/25 AI bot ChatGPT outperforms students on Wharton MBA exam: professor. Christian Terwiesch, an expert on innovation management at the top-tier business school, wrote a paper titled “Would Chat GPT3 Get a Wharton MBA?” @arielzilber @nypost

1/24 Planning for 2023: TikTok Posting Tips – Looking to update your social media marketing process in 2023? @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

1/23 Muay Thai trainer shocked as Apple Watch calls cops during an intense workout. If you have a newish iPhone or Apple Watch like I do be sure to pay attention if it takes a sudden hit. @newscomauHQ @AlleyneJamie

1/13 Where the AI Art Boom Came From—and Where It’s Going – In the past year, algorithms got a lot better at generating illustrations, art, and photo-real scenes. Next up? Video. @willknight @WIRED

1/12 Microsoft Plans to Integrate ChatGPT into its Bing Search Engine. Microsoft’s Bing could soon be back in the game, with the tech giant planning to integrate AI-powered ChatGPT into its search engine, which would then enable users to conduct conversational searches in the app. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson @Microsoft

1/12 Five Ways to Block Porn on Kids’ Devices – According to this organization, 75% of kids will see online porn by the age of 17. I advise that you talk to your kids about online porn. There is a chapter in my book about it. @CommonSense

1/10 These smart apps can make your work life easier. These seven apps will help you streamline your workload and make 2023 your most productive year yet. Get seven people to each try one and report. @66perristreet @muckrack @nypost

1/09 New Louisiana Law Forces You to Upload ID to Watch Porn Online. Is this a good idea? Would you want your state to do this? What do your students think? @mags_h11 @futurism

1/09 Education is about to radically change: AI for the masses – Innovative education leaders have an opportunity to build the foundation for the most personalized learning system we have ever seen. @Rdene915 @McclennenNate

1/09 A College Kid Built an App That Sniffs Out Text Penned by AI. A 22-year-old senior at Princeton spent his winter break in his local coffee shop creating GPTZero, an app that he claimed would be able to “quickly and efficiently” tell if an essay was written by a human or by OpenAI’s ChatGPT. @TonyHoWasHere @thedailybeast @YahooNews

1/6 How to find out who’s calling you from an unknown or blocked number – There are ways to find out who’s calling you from an unknown or blocked number. @kimkomando @nypost

1/6 Did smartphones get dozens of Russian soldiers killed? The Ukrainian attack against a Russian barracks may be the deadliest example of why soldiers shouldn’t use smartphones. @joshuakeating @GridNews

1/4 Someone Unearthed These AT&T Advertisements From 1993 Predicting The Future Of Technology, And It’s Amazing How Much They Got Right. @ATT

1/2/2023 Emotional AI Is No Substitute for Empathy – Artificial intelligence will try—and fail—to grasp the subtleties of human expression. @DrPragyaAgarwal @WIRED

12/30 Ways to Upgrade Your Wi-Fi and Make Your Internet Faster – From Wi-Fi extenders to simple wall brackets, there is always something you can do to improve your internet connection at home. @WIRED

12/29 Professor catches student cheating with ChatGPT: ‘I feel abject terror.’ The weeks-old technology, released by OpenAI and readily available to the public, comes as yet another blow to higher learning, already plagued by rampant cheating. @AMitchReporting @nypost

12/27 Paige Spiranac has advice for fans getting hit up by fake accounts: ‘Not me’ – This is all good advice if you don’t mind looking at an attractive gold influencer. @jmhendricks88 @nypost

12/27 Student privacy: Are photos in school Facebook posts putting it at risk? The posts we studied may represent the largest existing collection of publicly accessible, identifiable images of minors. @Zalaznick @DA_magazine

12/27 Chicago Public Schools is monitoring students’ social media for ‘worrisome behavior.’ – Chicago officials and some educators say that many school conflicts begin or escalate on social media. @MilaKoumpilova @ChalkbeatCHI @eschoolnews

12/22 10 Predictions for Education in 2023 – AJ Juliani love to hear your predictions (and reactions to his) in the comments! Here are some links that he shared in the video. @ProjectGI

12/22 Musk Outlines New $8 Per Month Twitter Blue Package, Including Verification Ticks For All. It may be worth it as it comes with several add-ons. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

12/21 AI Creation Tools Will Change the Way We Create, Engage and Interact in 2023. AI tools are going to have a much bigger influence over many aspects of online communication in 2023, in good ways and bad. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

12/20 Conservative dating app helps singles avoid the biggest deal-breaker Having different political views than your partner can be a problem. This lets you avoid that. Is there a liberal alternative? @kristenaltus @FoxNews @FoxBusiness

12/20 The Top New Features in Apple’s iOS and iPadOS 16 – The latest versions for iPhones and iPads are now available, complete with a revamped lock screen, Freeform, and Safety Check. @JulianChokkattu @WIRED @APPLE

12/19 Twitter Implements New Rules to Ban Links to Other Social Platforms. Time to review your Twitter bio, because Elon and Co. have got some new rules about what you can link out to. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

12/15 How to locate a missing iPhone from any Apple device There’s a much easier way to activate the Find My iPhone feature to locate a missing device quicker following these tips. The key here is to prepare in advance. @cyberguy @FoxNews @nypost

12/13 Keep Prying Eyes Away From Your Web Browsing – Your ISP, nosy roommates and even the government might be interested in what you’re doing online. @BsaGrant

12/9 Can AI Write Authentic Poetry? Cognitive psychologist and poet Keith Holyoak explores whether artificial intelligence could ever achieve poetic authenticity. @HolyoakPoetry @mitpress

12/8 ChatGPT: Optimizing Language Models for Dialogue What PhotoMath and others did for Math homework, now ChatGPT is doing for any writing assignment. @OpenAI @ajjuliani

12/7 This Low-Cost Test for Hearing Loss Lives on a Smartphone. Audiology screening can be inaccessible for kids in low-resource areas. By utilizing off-the-shelf products, these scientists are trying to change that. @maggiechkau @WIRED

12/6 In Defense Of Computers In The Classroom – The new digital divide isn’t about access to technology so much as access to creative opportunities. @ProjectGI

12/5 High school bans smartphones — and kids are happier than ever. After months of remote learning due to the pandemic, kids no longer knew how to interact with one another. @Vavabooom @nypost

12/2 he realities of responsible AI—and what it would take for our society to actually build it – Things are moving very quickly, fueled in equal parts by the exponential pace of technological innovation and our own voracious appetite for smarter and more performant applications. @BCG @WIRED

12/1/2022 Getting Proper Permission for Posting Student Pictures Online – Your school should have a policy on this matter. Does it? @gcouros

11/30 I text myself all day, every day — and you should, too. Messaging yourself reminders, to-do lists, links, and photos is the fastest way you’ll find to make sure everything is searchable and cross-platform. @pierce @Verge

1/29 Three YouTube Features Every Teacher Should Know How to Use – These features include adjusting the size and color scheme of subtitles, accessing and saving a transcript of videos, and clipping sections of YouTube videos. @rmbyrne

11/29 How to Make Autocorrect Work the Way You Want – Even when it’s wrong, it’s hilarious—but you still have options. @davidnield @WIRED

11/28 Eight Questions To Ask About Your School Web Filter – My favorite is number five. Are teachers allowed to open up banned sites without dealing with the tech staff? @eschoolnews @LenovoEducation

11/25 YouTube Launches @handles for Channels, Providing Another Way to Promote Your YouTube Presence. Your unique @handle will help people find & interact with you & your YouTube channel. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

11/23 Pinkcast 4.29. This is how to how to take notes and capture ideas like a pro. Here are links to some of the note-taking apps Tiago mentions in the video. @fortelabs @DanielPink

11/22 Your Google Searches Are Quietly Evolving. Here’s What’s Next. We went behind the scenes to make sense of Shopping, Ads, and the changes that will shape your internet searches. @omarg @WIRED @Google

11/18 This Music Video Made Entirely By AI For Pink Floyd’s ‘ Echoes’ Is As Surreal And Dreamy As The Band’s Music. You’re guaranteed to go on a journey into outer space, the depths of the ocean, and back in time with this music video. @EuclideanPlane

11/17 Snapchat Launches New Features to Celebrate the 2022 World Cup. First up are Snap’s new face-paint-inspired team color Lenses, which provide a simple way to show your support in the app. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

11/16 Instagram Provides the Capacity to Add Music to Still Image Posts. Music is a huge part of expression on Instagram, and they are excited to provide the ability to add music to Feed photo posts like you can with Reels and Stories. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

11/15 Study Apps to Make Your Life Easier – Want some tips on how to ace your next exam? Look no further! Everyone has their own studying patterns that they follow, but what if I told you about some of the free apps that would help you get into that cramming zone? @uatshadygrove @_feedspot

11/14 LSU gymnast Olivia Dunne fires back at New York Times over ‘sex sells’ story. Olivia Dunne, who boasts more than two million Instagram followers, frequently shares photos of herself on the platform, where she can be seen modeling everyday wear, swimsuits, or her LSU leotards. @jmhendricks88 @nypost

11/11 Anti-Bullying Apps Are Popular. But Do They Work? Tech promises to help defeat bullying, but larger and glaringly obvious problems remain. @WIRED @CBWymanWriter

11/8 The Top New Features in Apple’s WatchOS 9 – The latest software for your Apple Watch is here, complete with fresh faces, sleep stages, and low-power mode. @BStoly @WIRED

11/7 Many libraries are trying to figure out how to utilize social media best, and the Library of Congress seems to have it figured out. @SJSUiSchool @_feedspot

11/4 Your classrooms might need digital assistants. Digital assistants are giving teachers another unique way to engage students and help them learn. @eSN_Laura @eSchoolMediaInc @eschoolnews

11/3 Social media in school: Why it doesn’t have to be a nuisance – Snapchat may make some educators cringe, but the platform can be an ideal way to teach students coding and creativity. @Zalaznick @DA_magazine

11/2 You Need to Update Chrome, Windows, and Zoom Right Now. Here are the details about all the important patches issued in October. @KateOflaherty @WIRED

11/1/2022 Five iPhone security settings you need to change now – Your phone doesn’t come with a user manual. Sure, you can find online guides from Apple or Android, but don’t bet on Big Tech telling you the secrets to best protect yourself. @kimkomando @KomandoShow @nypost

10/28 How Google Alerted Californians to an Earthquake Before It Hit – People with Android phones got a notification that a trembler was about to rock Silicon Valley. WIRED looks at the tech behind that feat. @amandahoovernj @WIRED

10/27 A Quick Way to Check the Safety of Links – One of the best ways to protect your computer and network from malicious software is to simply avoid opening links that appear in your email from unfamiliar senders. @rmbyrne @Google

10/26 The Best Laptop Deals Right Now—and Which One Is Right for You – Whether you’re looking for an all-arounder, a gaming powerhouse, or a wallet-friendly machine, we’ve found discounts from trusted retailers. @_adamspeight @WIRED

10/25 Top Five Tips for Creating Instructional Videos – Over the years Richard Byrne has made more than 1,000 videos for his YouTube channel and nearly as many for his students. Here are five tips that he figured out along the way. @rmbyrne

10/25 The Top New Features in Apple’s iOS and iPadOS 16 – The latest versions for iPhones and iPads are now available, complete with a revamped lock screen, editable Messages, and Safety Check. @JulianChokkattu @WIRED @Apple

10/24 Handles will be rolling out soon on YouTube. Click here to find out what they are. @YouTube

10/21 Instagram Adds New Safety Features, Including Improved Blocking and New Pop-Up Alerts. Instagram’s added some new safety tools to give users more control over their in-app experience, including advanced user blocking, automated Hidden Words to protect people from offensive replies, new negative engagement prompts, and more. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

10/20 GeoGeek AR – An Augmented Reality Geography Game – As its name and icon imply, the app uses augmented reality to put a virtual globe in any space that you choose. @GeoGeek_AR @rmbyrne

10/20 This App Lets You Train With a Personal Coach—Wherever You Are. The Future app goes far beyond that, offering one-on-one personalized training from a huge selection of coaches. @WIRED

10/19 MP4 File Compressor Online – Reduce your video’s file size with minimal loss in quality. VEED’s MP4 video compressor is a free online tool that will make your MP4 files smaller. @veedstudio

10/18 How to Keep Photos and Videos From Taking Up Space on Your Phone – Don’t use up precious storage space when you don’t have to. Seeing a memory full message is a real pain. @davidnield @WIRED

10/17 YouTube Kids Channels That Promote STEM – Check out these fun, engaging videos about science, technology, engineering, and math. @CommonSense

10/17 Tech tip: What really happens when you unsend a text on your iPhone? This article also explains how vulnerable people in your life can use lockdown mode and custom sound alerts. @kimkomando @FoxNews @nypost @Apple

10/14 Digital assistants are transforming classrooms. Digital assistants are giving teachers another unique way to engage students and help them learn. @eSN_Laura @eschoolnews

10/13 Robots Are Helping Immunocompromised Kids ‘Go to School.’ Sure, my telepresence robot had some issues—but for students like me who can’t make it to campus because of disability or illness, these tools open new doors. @WIRED

10/12 Emergency services called to theme park when rollercoaster rider’s iPhone thought they’d been in a crash. Apple’s new iPhones are designed to keep you safe in the event of a car crash, but they seem to get confused on rollercoasters. @anulee95 @MetroUK

10/10 Self-Taught AI May Have a Lot in Common With the Human Brain. Neural networks can use self-supervised learning to determine what matters. This process might be what helps humans do the same. @anilananth @WIRED

10/8 Five Tips to Help Maximize Your Instagram Presence This Holiday Season – While TikTok has stolen some of its thunder, and there’s a level of confusion around Instagram’s broader push to get more video content into people’s feeds, it still remains a hugely popular app. @socialmedia2day

10/7 Google’s Long-Awaited Pixel Watch Is Finally Here . It costs $349 and only works with Android phones. Here’s everything else you need to know. @JulianChokkattu @WIRED

10/6 K-12 staffing shortages threaten reading instruction–AI can help. Advances in AI and machine learning technology provide significant potential to support the kind of highly personalized instruction that can close reading gaps. @JainAmeeta @eschoolnews

9/19 16 Legit Ways to Make Money Online – Is one right for you or your kids? @sstudentsblog

9/19 With the tap of an app or click of a link, you and your students can be making videos to tell stories, teach lessons, or to simply entertain. We view the world in “landscape mode,” so record it that way too. @BlueMicrophones @rnbyrne

9/18 Twitter Adds WhatsApp and LinkedIn Sharing Buttons to Facilitate Broader Tweet Engagement. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

9/17 The Best iPhone 14 Deals—and Which Model Is Best for You – Apple has four new handsets, from the iPhone 14 Plus to the iPhone 14 Pro Max. We break them down. @JulianChokkattu @WIRED

9/16 New Report on Teen Social Media Use Underlines the Rise of TikTok, and the Fall of Facebook. That’s according to the latest data from Pew Research, which surveyed over 1,300 US teens and their parents between April and May this year. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

9/14 iOS 16 Has 2 New Security Features for Worst-Case Scenarios. Safety Check and Lockdown Mode give people in vulnerable situations ways to quarantine themselves from acute risks. @lilyhnewman @WIRED

9/13 Too much screen time is turning our kids into boring beasts. Your kid is getting way too much screen time, and you know it. It’s time to do something about it. @karol @nypost

9/12 Boston Dynamics says AI advances for Spot the robo-dog are coming. Since Boston Dynamics made its bright yellow robot, Spot, available to the general public to purchase in June 2020, the famously agile robo-dog has gone from cute-yet-creepy quadruped to must-have-helper @VentureBeat @BostonDynamics @Levatas

9/12 Everything You Need to Know Before You Buy a Laptop – Shopping for a notebook can be exasperating. Here’s how to sift through the acronyms, storage options, and extra features to find the best one for you. @WIRED @luxagraf

9/9 All The Important Stuff From Apple’s ‘Far Out’ Event – This contains the full 1:34:00 minute presentation that I posted yesterday along the easy to digest details if you don’t have time to watch the show, which I found pretty interesting and very well done. @Apple

9/8 Apple Event 9/7/2022 – The new iPhone, headphones, and watches all look pretty cool. Some of this video is also very cool. I want them all. @Apple

9/7 Turn Any Quiz Into a Game With Quizalize Games @You can take any quiz that you’ve written or any of the premade quizzes in Quizalize and turn it into one of six arcade-style games. Quizalizeapp @rmbyrne

9/6 YouTube Says That an Increasing Number of Viewers are Watching Videos at Faster Playback Speeds. I also like to watch foreign language videos at a slower (0.5) speed with subtitles turned on. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

9/3 Two Search Refinement Tips for Every Teacher and Student – This video demonstrates how to refine a search according to filetype and why that is helpful to students. @rmbyrne

9/2 This CollegeHumor Parody Skewering Instagram Is Just As Relevant Now Than It’s Ever Been. It’s hard to believe this parody is already 10 years old, but it’s still relevant now. @CollegeHumor

9/2 Twitter users hail rollout of edit button. Twitter on Thursday rolled out a long-hoped-for feature — an edit button — igniting widespread celebrations online from users who have been calling for the button for years. @arielzilber @nypost

9/1/2022 The Most And Least Invasive Business Apps, Visualized – The apps you use are collecting more of your data than you realize. @darcymiajimenez @digg

8/31 Leaked Apple iPhone 14 images show radical redesign, new colors. A short video released on a Chinese social media site Weibo has given a tantalizing hint about what to expect from the new Apple iPhone 14. @Andytwit123 @markgurman @business @nypost

8/31 Hidden iPhone Tricks That Will Make Your Life Easier – These taps, swipes, and settings will make using your phone faster and simpler. @WIRED @thetylerhayes

8/30 How to Use the Emergency SOS Feature on Your Smartphone – Let’s hope you never need it—but it’s important to know how it works. @davidnield @WEIRD

8/29 How to Use Snapchat’s Family Center With Your Kids – The social media platform just made it easier to find out who your children are interacting with online. @WIERD

8/26 Instagram Updates its Teen Safety Tools to Further Limit Potentially Harmful Exposure in the App. Instagram is expanding its sensitive content defaults for young users, with all account holders under the age of 16 now being put into its most restrictive exposure category unless they manually change the setting. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

8/25 Do the pros of banning cellphones in school outweigh the cons? The use of cell phones in schools has become an even thornier issue since the lockdown made the devices the sole method of communication for many students. @Zalaznick @DA_magazine

8/24 iOS Can Stop VPNs From Working as Expected—and Expose Your Data. A security researcher claims that Apple mobile devices keep connections open if they are created before a VPN is activated. @kevinpurdy @arstechnica

8/24 K–12 Students Are Using Cyberattacks to Shut Down Schools. A new trend in cybersecurity sees students paying for distributed denial of service attacks to overwhelm and disable district networks. Learn how to prevent this. @rebeccatorchia @EdTech_K12

8/23 Why teen boys and girls will sext no matter what you tell them – If I were the parent of a teen, I would definitely buy this book. @scahalan @nypost @em_weinstein @carrie_james @mitpress @ProjectZeroHGSE @Harvard

8/20 Apple’s security flaw warning: What it means and what you need to do If you own an Apple device read this carefully and update if you need to. @theo_wayt @nypostbiz

8/18 More than 230K Florida Virtual School students resume classes – It’s back to school for thousands of young Floridians who are tackling classes online as students in the Florida Virtual School (FLVS). @juliegargotta @mynews13

8/17 TikTok is Fast Becoming a Key Search and Discovery Platform for Younger Audiences – Keeping up with young people’s social media habits can be tricky, This should help. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

8/16 AR and accessibility: Why augmented reality is a big hit with diverse learners – Using AR in the classroom improves student retention and academic performance, while enhancing engagement and learning motivation. @zeny_ulloa @DA_magazine

8/15 How to Share Your Wi-Fi Password – Help your guests connect to your network without typing a thing. @IamSimonHill @WIRED

8/15 The Best Sleep Gadgets and Apps – We know how important sleep is. These gadgets might help. @IamSimonHill @WIRED

8/14 Most In-demand Artificial Intelligence Skills To Learn In 2022 – The buzz around Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been growing steadily for years. Still, it has exploded in recent months as tech giants and startups alike have raced to develop new AI applications and capabilities. @kdnuggets @eagerbeavertech

8/11 PrepFactory’s New Online Algebra Program Features 100 Interactive Lessons – PrepFactory is a popular platform for online ACT and SAT prep. @PrepFactory @rmbyrne

8/11 Best Laptops For The College or K-12 Back-To-School Season – I use the 16-inch MacBook Pro, but here are other recommendations from @Digg for people who can’t afford it. @BsaGrant @Digg

8/10 Pinkcast 4.25. When should you reach out to an old friend or colleague? These short videos are always worth a view. @DanielPink

8/9 How to Block Spam Calls and Text Messages – Fight the scourge of unsolicited rings and pings from spammers, scammers, and telemarketers. @IamSimonHill @WIRED

8/8 How to Use Lockdown Mode in iOS 16 to Make Your Phone More Secure – Whether you want to turn off link previews or block unwanted FaceTime calls, here’s what you need to know. @davidnield @WIRED

8/8 Google Search Tools Students Often Overlooked – Google offers search tools beyond just Google.com. Unfortunately, students won’t use those tools unless they know that those tools exist. @DanRussell12000 @rmbyrne

8/7 Five Modern Technologies ‘The Jetsons’ Accurately Predicted 60 Years Ago – See if you and your kids can guess what they are. @CiscoLahoz @PCMag

8/6 vTikTok and Twitch Streamers Are Trading Sleep for Cash. “Interactive sleep streamers” accept donations from folks who want to wake them up with lights or loud noises. Is it worth it? @ameliargh @wireduk

8/6 Seven Ways AI Will Affect Humans In Our Future – The future of AI brings endless possibilities and applications that will help simplify our lives to a great extent. @joshinav @Forbes

8/6 What to Know About IP Ratings Before Getting Your Phone Wet – Just how resistant is your smartphone to dust and water? @IECStandards @WIRED

8/5 Online dangers are rampant for kids today. It all starts when a child meets someone online, whether it’s through a gaming platform or a social media platform — or on a communication app such as Google Hangout. @deirdrewrites @FoxNewsDigital @nypost

8/4 Trigonometry Concepts – Don’t Memorize! Visualize! If you know someone getting ready to take trig please share this. It will make the course much easier. It’s also terrific for review.

8/4 The Cheapest New Electric Cars And Their Range – Here’s what you need to know if you’re planning on purchasing an electric vehicle in the US. @ad_waitt @plugandplayuk

8/4 Don’t forget your pills! Here’s how to set alarms, notifications, and reminders on your iPhone or Android smartphone. @IamSimonHill @WIRED

8/3 Best Practices for Creating Handles and Usernames – This is good advice for students and people starting a business. @MarkWalkerFord @Red_Web_Design @7in7forAlderHey @socialmedia2day

8/2/2022 Apple Just Patched 39 iPhone Security Bugs. Plus: A Google Chrome patch licks the DevilsTongue spyware, Android’s kernel gets a tune-up, and Microsoft fixes 84 flaws. @KateOflaherty @WIRED @Apple

8/1 2022 Instagram rolls back changes after criticism from Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner. Instagram is halting its plans to make its social media platform more like heavyweight rival TikTok after criticism from users. @arielzilber @nypost @CreativeBloq @KimKardashian @KylieJenner @TheNational @mosseri

8/1 2022 Scan Your Shopping Cart With Yuka and Make Healthier Choices. Are there carcinogenic red dyes in your canned soup, or is it just a little too salty? Yuka can tell you, but you may not like what you find. @IamSimonHill @Wired

7/31 Google Maps Gets More Bike-Friendly. Plus: The continued TikTokification of absolutely everything. @BooneAshworth @WIRED

7/30 The critical link between scholastic esports and career pathways education = Few students will have careers as esports athletes, but all will enter the workforce, applying skills they learned in scholastic esports to any number of careers. @danielrolo @SCCDSB @OntFSEA @eschoolnews

7/27 All the New Features Coming to Your Mac This Fall – Apple has given a guided tour of macOS 13, which is nicknamed Ventura. Here’s what to expect from the Stage Manager, Messages, and more. @BStoly @WIRED

7/26 How to Turn Your Smartphone Into a Webcam. Upgrade your Zoom meetings with that snazzy camera in your pocket. @JulianChokkattu @WIRED

7/26 For Kids in the Hospital, Video Games Are Part of Recovery. In-house gaming technology specialists play with and support the youngest patients. Plus, research shows that playtime gives literal health points. @schriefern1 @WIRED

7/25 Nine Best Practices for Creating Handles and Usernames – The team from Brafton share their social media naming tips in this infographic. @MarkWalkerFord @Red_Web_Design @socialmedia2day

7/24 BeTimeful Hides Social Media Distractions. BeTimeful is different in that instead of entirely blocking your access to social media sites, BeTimeful hides all distracting content like “related,” “recommended,” and “trending” content. @BeTimeFul_App @rmbyrne

7/23 Social Platforms Share Insights into Emoji Usage for World Emoji Day. Instagram has chosen to focus on sports with its Emoji Day insights, with the most popular sports emojis in the app based on usage in different regions. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

7/22 Apple unveils new healthcare strategy with Apple Watch, iPhone. Apple said its focus for consumers is on providing a secure place for users to store their health and medical information on iPhones while using tools like the Apple Watch to warn and nudge users toward better health. @Reuters @nypost

7/21 How to Use Your Smartphone to Cope With Hearing Loss – From live transcriptions to sound filtering, here’s how you can benefit from features on Android and Apple devices. @IamSimonHill @WIRED

7/19 How to Take a Screenshot on Any Phone or Laptop – Capture that weird message, high score, or malfunctioning app in a snap. @IamSimonHill @WIRED

7/19 The Future Is Here: How Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Your Studies. Artificial intelligence has had an enormous impact on many aspects of our lives, including education. @smartstudynow

7/18 New Research Looks at the Rising Online Video Trend. Video is the most engaging content type online, with ever-increasing network capacity and improving mobile device functionality making it easier than ever to stream video content to people at all times. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

7/16 Facebook tests letting users have up to five profiles on one account. Meta Platforms said Thursday its flagship social network Facebook is introducing ways for users to have up to five profiles, a major change from the “real name” requirement the company has maintained since its inception. @Reuters @nypost

7/15 Man Delivers Brutal Dose Of Reality About How Social Media Is Affecting Your Mental Health. Roger Horton breaks down what social media would be like if the companies running it were totally honest with their users. @cracked

7/13 Reminder – Two-Factor Authentication Saves Frustration. Two-factor authentication, sometimes called two-factor verification, is a system in which you have to enter a password and then receive an SMS (text) message or email through which you verify that you actually tried to sign into your account. @KnowBe4 @RMBYRNE

7/12 New Research Looks at the Rising Online Video Trend. Video is the most engaging content type online, with ever-increasing network capacity and improving mobile device functionality making it easier than ever to stream video content. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

7/11 What is artificial intelligence? The words “artificial intelligence” (AI) have been used to describe the workings of computers for decades, but the precise meaning shifted with time. @VentureBeat

7/10 Leaks Give a Peek at Upcoming Apple and Samsung Watches. Plus: Apple gets a maximum security mode, Twitter tests two-person tweets, and TikTok slows down its Shop plans. @BooneAshworth @WIRED

7/8 Apple’s Lockdown Mode Aims to Counter Spyware Threats. Starting with iOS 16, people who are at risk of being targeted with spyware will have some much-needed help. @lilyhnewman @WIRED

7/7 The Best USB-C Cables for Your Phone, Tablet, or Laptop – Unravel the tangled world of cords and find the ones you need to charge your gadgets and transfer data. @IamSimonHill @WIRED

7/6 The Best Webcams for Looking Brighter and Better – Zoom into peoples’ offices and living rooms with the best version of your on-camera self. MATT JANCER @WIRED

7/5 Children, teens exposed to online porn more likely to develop addiction than adults. Teens young brains are “more wired for pleasure and so are more susceptible to fall prey to porn addiction. @arielzilber @nypost

7/4 a href=”https://bit.ly/3yG7wrC”>How to Work Offline and Still Be Productive – Whether you’re on a train, in the mountains, or at home when your Wi-Fi cuts out, you can still get a lot done. All it takes is a little preparation. @PottsJustin @SIRED

7/3 This clever iPhone screenshot trick will save you a ton of time. You can screenshot an entire page on a website and save it as a pdf. @shirleyfied @JonaJaupi @TheSun @nypost

7/2 Twitter Adds New Spaces Recording and Management Tools as it Continues to Focus on Audio Options. This week, Twitter has rolled out another set of Spaces updates, including permanent recordings . @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

7/1 Snap unveils paid subscription app called Snapchat+. Initial features in the paid version include the ability to change the app’s icon, see who re-watched a story and pin other users on chat history as a “BFF.” @Bakoenamanoto1 @Reuters @nypost

6/30 Shopping for a Router Sucks. Here’s What You Need to Know. How much speed do you need? And what’s an MU-MIMO? We decipher the jargon and explain what to look for. @IamSimonHill @WIRED

6/29 Facebook Adds New Groups Engagement Options, Including New Side Bar Access to Latest Group Updates. Hey, have you noticed a sudden influx of notifications about Facebook groups in your News Feed this week? @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

6/28 The Answers to All Your Not-So-Stupid Questions About Web 3.0 – We spoke to more than a dozen experts to help simplify the third generation of the web — which, oddly, can be explained in baseball terms. @InsideHook @kmiller25

6/23 Why Twitter Can Be a Perfect Portfolio for Artists – Sure, it’s known as a text-based platform. But it has some unique features and tools that can help visual artists share their work. @angelica_frey @wired

6/22 Nine iPhone Settings You Need To Turn Off Now [2022] – Apple experts David and David tell you about the nine #iPhone #settings you should turn off immediately to save battery life and data. @UpPhone_ @Payette_Forward

6/22 Best Video Games of the Year: 2021 – With the recent release of the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and Nintendo Switch OLED, this year gave us plenty of new ways to make memories as a family. @CommonSense @NYSCATE

6/21 Nine iPhone Settings You Need To Turn Off Now [2022] – If you are not leaving the country do this can help save battery life and lower data cost. @UpPhone_

6/20 FBI reveals 10 things you have to do to stop smartphone hackers. Whether you’re an Apple or Android user or prefer logging into accounts on a laptop, the FBI has a warning for you. @EdwardsCLM @TheSun @nypost

6/19 20+ Hidden Features Your iPhone Had This Whole Time – I found several that I now use that I didn’t know about. @bright_side_me

6/18 Cops Will Be Able to Scan Your Fingerprints With a Phone. Get ready for the rise of contactless fingerprinting, which uses a phone camera to capture your prints. @mattburgess1 @WIRED

6/17 Instagram Adds New Option to Pin Posts on Your Profile – It’s been in testing for the last few months, Instagram has officially launched its new option to pin posts on your profile, providing another option to control your IG profile display. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

6/16 AI-enabled tech is the key to delivering personalized learning. In order to turn learning loss into learning gain, we need bots that serve as personal tutors. By: Ramesh Balan and Ericka Johnson-Allen @EJohnsonAllen @DA_PapumPare

6/15 The Best Smartwatches – I’ve used mine to pay for trains in England and the New Youk City subway. @JulianChokkattu @WIRED

6/14 Satellites and AI Can Help Solve Big Problems—If Given the Chance. Traditional hurdles stand in the way of ambitious plans to use imagery to help feed people, reduce poverty, and protect the planet. @kharijohnson @WIRED

6/13 Creepy iPhone hack exposes your secret texts to everyone. One Tiktok user warns against using the iPhone markup tools to hide messages. @JamieHarrisTech @TheSun @nypost

6/11 Instagram Adds New Option to Pin Posts on Your Profile. It’s been in testing for the last few months, and today, Instagram has officially launched its new option to pin posts on your profile, providing another option to control your IG profile display. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

6/10 Apple Just Killed the Password—for Real This Time. Apple’s iOS 16 and macOS Ventura will introduce passwordless login for apps and websites. It’s only the beginning. @mattburgess1 @WIRED

6/9 Can Social Media Be Redeemed? WIRED’s spiritual advice columnist on Jack Dorsey’s remorse for his role in creating a centralized internet and what it signals for the rest of us. @WIRED @DougSikkema

6/9 Teaching AI to All Students – Students need to explore AI and develop their own understanding of what it is and how it works. @Rdene915 @Getting_Smart

6/8 Everything Apple Announced at WWDC 2022: New MacBooks, iOS 16, and More – The company’s annual developer conference kicked off today, with a keynote address stuffed with new product news. The next item features a link to the entire presentation. This is a summary. @BooneAshworth @WIRED

6/8 The Trendy, Spendy Future of Tech-Enabled Indoor Farming – Apps and sensor-laden gadgets are helping farmers shift from the fields to indoor food-growing operations. But these innovations still don’t make it easy. @BooneAshworth @WIRED

6/7 Does my Instagram have to be all business or can I integrate some personality? Have you ever felt like you’re only supposed to post business stuff on your Instagram account? @JonathanTilley5

6/5 Google Chrome users urged to check vital new privacy tool. Google Chrome fans are being urged to protect their personal data by taking the browser’s latest crime-busting tool for a spin. @Harry_Pettit_ @TheSun @nypost

6/3 YouTube Launches New Process to Connect Your Mobile Device with Your TV Viewing Experience. YouTube’s rolling out a new feature that will enable users to connect their TV viewing experience to their mobile device so that you can watch content on the big screen while exploring video comments, recommendations, and more from your mobile app. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

6/2 Five New Realities for Colleges and Universities – Is it possible that people will consume education in much the same way they now consume music and movies? @NSClearinghouse @_feedspot

5/31 Two Ways to Quickly Turn Writing Into Videos – If you do choose to use social media to share updates about your school district or school, posting videos is a good way to increase the chances that people will see your message. @rmbyrne

5/30 How can I put Facebook in dark mode? Facebook introduced the dark mode feature on its app in an effort to make the app less harsh on users’ eyes. @TheSun @nypost @facebookapp

5/26 Google will let phone users ‘time travel’ with new Street View feature. To celebrate its 15th birthday, Google’s Street View is allowing users to travel back in time via a new tool. @TheSun @nypost

5/26 What is Wi-Fi 7? Everything You Need to Know – The Wi-Fi 6E successor is likely more than a year away, but it promises to significantly boost the speed and stability of your wireless connections. @IamSimonHill @WIRED

5/25 This iPhone sleeping hack is exactly what you need for a good night’s rest. Your iPhone has a handy trick that can help you nod off to sleep. Apple has built a selection of snooze-friendly sounds into the phone. @SeanKeach @TheSun @nypost

5/24 These middle school students have a warning about teens and social media. Rockwall Texas is home to the middle-school winners of NPR’s fourth-annual Student Podcast Challenge. @NPRCoryTurner @awesomeeda @wybcx @npr_ed @npr @MindShiftKQED

5/20 Here’s Why This Modified Charging Cable Is The Last Thing You Want Plugged Into Your Computer. See how this modified charging cable that looks remarkably like Apple’s Lightning cable could be used by hackers to hijack your machine. @Mrwhosetheboss @skillshare @Hak5

5/19 If I’m getting fewer likes then I’m shadowbanned. Have you ever wondered what shadow banning actually is and if you have been or currently are shadowbanned? @JonathanTilley5

5/18 Google Unveils New Maps Advances, Shopping Tools and Search Insights at I/O 2022. One of the big highlights of I/O day one was the announcement of Google’s more immersive Maps feature, which merges Street View and aerial images to create a more comprehensive, interactive digital model of the world. @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

5/17 New Survey Looks at the Top Tools and Apps Used by Digital Marketing Professionals. There’s a huge range of options to choose from, each with its own value and utility, but the top, most-used apps in your arsenal can save you a heap of time, and become essential elements of your process. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

5/16 Here’s How Mark Zuckerberg Explained What Facebook Was Back In 2004. When 20-year-old Mark Zuckerberg first described his website to the world on CNBC, he probably had no idea what the future had in store for him. @CNBC @Marzuckerberg @facebookapp

5/15 TikTok’s New, Terrible Trend – Johnny Depp is suing Amber Heard for defamation. As the trial wears on, mocking her testimony has become the latest disturbing thing to go viral on social media. @WaterSlicer

5/15 How a Machine Can Tell If You’re an Asshole – This is an interview with the designers behind the “Are You The Asshole” bot. @NewandDigital @Medium @digivoidmedia

5/14 Your iPhone has a hidden photo menu that unlocks genius feature. Long press the icon for your Photo app. Let go when the menu pops up. If you press too long all apps start to vibrate so you can rearrange or delete apps. I tried the search feature and it worked great.

5/14 Here’s Mark Zuckerberg demonstrating Meta’s high-end Project Cambria VR headset Be sure to scroll down and watch the short video. @rjcc @verge @Marzuckerberg

5/13 Apple discontinues iPod after 20-year run. This iPod Touch was an essentially and iPhone that couldn’t make phone calls. With the music capacity of an iPhone the iPod is just and extra device to carry. @Reuters @ReutersBiz @Breakingviews @nypost

5/12 Top 10 Deep Learning Python Courses to Take Up in 2022 – Deep learning Python is trending in the global tech market to transform a business in 2022. @analyticsinme

5/11 Twitter Launches Public Test of ‘Circles’ for Private Chats via Tweet. After testing out a range of variations of the option over the past year, Twitter has today launched a public test of its new ‘Twitter Circle’ option. (5/3/2022) @socialmedia2day

5/10 AI could replace human military commanders in making life or death decisions on the battlefield, DARPA suggests. – DARPA is working with decision makers to train algorithms to make decisions. @RyanMorrisonJer @MailOnline

5/9 Your WiFi router is in the wrong place – six tips to get a better connection right now. If you’re having broadband problems then there’s a strong chance you’ve put your router in the wrong place. @JamieHarrisTech @TheSun @nypost

5/8 Small Drones Are Giving Ukraine an Unprecedented Edge. From surveillance to search-and-rescue, consumer drones are having a huge impact on the country’s defense against Russia. @mattburgess1 @WIRED

5/7 As Russia Plots Its Next Move, an AI Listens to the Chatter. With vast amounts of data becoming available to intelligence analysts, new tools will help them sift and interpret it all—but they will introduce new risks, too. @willknight @WIERD

5/6 Is Leaking a Supreme Court Opinion a Crime? The Law Is Far From Clear. The leak of a draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade quickly sparked a court investigation. Which laws may have been violated, if any, remains uncertain. This could make for a good classroom discussion. @a_greenberg @WIRED

5/5 Twitter’s long-rumored edit button revealed: Here’s how it works. Tired of having to delete painstakingly formulated Tweets due to minor errors? @wongmjane @jaysullivan @nypost

5/5 Artificial intelligence beats eight world champions at bridge. Victory marks milestone for AI as bridge requires more human skills than other strategy games. @lfspinney @guardian

5/5 You’ll be injecting robots into your bloodstream to fight disease soon. I can’t wait to see what the anti-vaxxers think of this. @mrgreene1977 @thenextweb

5/4 Twitter Launches Public Test of ‘Circles’ for Private Chats via Tweet. After testing out a range of variations of the option over the past year, Twitter has today launched a public test of its new ‘Twitter Circle’ option, @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

5/3 Traveling soon? 5 smart tech steps to take before you hit the road – Travel now means your tickets, maps, hotel, rental car, and more are all stored on your phone. But what happens if that goes missing? Here’s how to find your phone when it’s lost — even if the battery is dead along with more great advice. @kimkomando @FoxNews @nypost

4/30 This Apple Engineer Admits It’s All His Ducking Fault For This Frustrating iPhone Autocorrect Quirk. WSJ’s Joanna Stern called the inventor of the iPhone autocorrect feature, Ken Kocienda, out on the ducking issue on everyone’s minds. This is a good explanation of how autocorrect works by the guy who invented it. @JoannaStern @kgw @kocienda @n1kkiwalke @WSJ

4/29 The Best iPad Accessories – These are some of our favorite stands, cases, keyboards, and Pencils, no matter which iPad you have. @JulianChokkattu @WIERD

4/28 Snapchat Adds New Assistive Device Animations for Bitmoji Characters to Maximize Inclusion – As someone with compromised vision I appreciate this effort. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

4/27 Six hidden iPhone features you’ve never heard of – I’ve certainly never heard of any. Good luck. @SeanKeach @TheSun nypost

4/27 AI could replace human military commanders in making life or death decisions on the battlefield, DARPA suggests. If we are going to have wars at least robots can fight them. @MailOnline @RyanMorrisonJer

4/26 Interview and Discussion on the Potential of AI to Transform Healthcare with Dr. Ingrid Vasiliu-Feltes – AI has the potential to alleviate many of the strains across the healthcare system when applied to assisting healthcare workers and thereby improve patient outcomes. @BBNTimes_en

4/26 What Is the Metaverse, Exactly? Here is everything you never wanted to know about the future of talking about the future. @LordRavenscraft @WIRED

4/25 Ten Fun Things for Students to Map – By mapping things they experience student develop a better idea of the world around them. @rmbyrne

4/24 iOS 15 Settings You Need To Turn Off Now – If you want fewer people to track you and not suck energy out of your battery you need to watch this. @Payette_Forward

4/22 Top 10 Companies Working in the Development of Humanoid Robots – With every passing day, new robots come into existence and change our lives for the better. @analyticsinme

4/21 Google’s My Maps Tool – There are lots of possible uses for Google’s My Maps in geography, history, and literature classes. @rmbyrne

4/20 Graphic Design Trends for 2022 – Looking for new ways to ensure that your visuals stand out in ever-busy social feeds? The right images can lay a big role in maximizing attention, and a key consideration in this respect is what’s trending, and how that relates to your content. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

4/19 ‘The ultimate waste’: Young people say no to TikTok, social media. Gen Z is social distancing — from social media. Zoomers are known for being glued to their phones, but some twenty-somethings are taking a stand against all-consuming apps such as TikTok and Instagram. Calling them “toxic” and “obsessive.” Share with your kids. @alexmitchy_ @nypost

4/17 Interview and Discussion on the Potential of AI to Transform Healthcare with Dr. Ingrid Vasiliu-Feltes – Artificial intelligence (AI) plays a crucial role in the healthcare industry by helping doctors, patients and hospital administrators. @BBNTimes_en @clearimageai

4/16 The Kids Apps That Collect The Most Data – One of the more concerning side effects of the pandemic has been the increased reliance on digital connection amongst youngsters, and the potential exposure to harmful elements as a result. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

4/15 ‘Mind-blowing’: Ai-Da becomes first robot to paint like an artist.
AI algorithms prompt robot to interrogate, select, and decision-make to create a painting. @caroline_gm_d @guardian

4/15 The School Hall Pass Is Going Digital. Is That a Good Thing? Fans of e-hallpass say it can reduce vandalism and disruptions, but critics have privacy concerns. @jryoung @EdSurge

4/14 Russia Is Leaking Data Like a Sieve. Ukraine claims to have doxed Russian troops and spies, while hacktivists are regularly leaking private information from Russian organizations. @mattburgess @WIRED

4/14 Using Virtual Reality in a Meaningful Way – In this episode, Monica Burns dives into how educators can use virtual reality resources in a meaningful way to transport students to different corners of the world. @ClassTechTips

4/13 How to make your old iPhone feel new again with 4 very simple tricks – Also, if you can’t update to the latest iOS it’s time to get a new one. @SeanKeach @TheSun @nypost

4/12 How Social Platforms Are Responding to the Crisis in Ukraine – Late last week, the Russian Government announced that it would restrict access to Facebook due to Meta’s refusal to remove misinformation warning labels on posts from state-affiliated media. @socialmedia2day

4/11 Seven hidden Gmail tricks everyone should know – including how to unsend an email – Gmail has a clean, simple interface – but there’s more under the hood than meets the eye. @TheSun @nypost @gmail

4/11 “Of Course, I Know How to Google!” Processing students’ utter inability to search effectively, you need to figure out what was going wrong. If they all know how to use Google, how they can’t find information that is appropriate? @mssackstein

4/10 The Census Is Broken. Can AI Fix It? Machine learning can help count people to deliver government funding and decide political representation, but the technology still makes mistakes. @kharijohnson @WIRED

4/9 Japanese robot learns how to peel a banana without squashing it. Robots in Japan are found on factory floors carrying out simple tasks or delivering food to restaurant patrons but researchers have now unveiled a robot capable of executing the delicate task of peeling a banana without squashing the fruit inside. @English_IMSUT @Reuters @nypost

4/9 My iPhone saved my life – everyone needs to learn the ‘5 click’ trick. A Brit who plunged into a crevasse while snowboarding has told the incredible story of how his iPhone saved his life. @Harry_Pettit_ @TheSun @nypost

4/7 Genius iPhone camera trick almost no one knows exists revealed. Your iPhone has a hidden feature that makes signing documents quick and painless. @SeanKeach @TheSun @nypost

4/7 How Virtual Reality Is Expanding Health Care – Clinicians can help patients recover from strokes while they’re anywhere in the world. @BrodskySascha @TIME

4/5 What to Make of Elon Musk’s Buy-Up of Twitter Shares – Elon Musk is now the single biggest Twitter shareholder – so what will that mean for the platform? @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day @elonmusk

4/5 Why not updating Google’s Chrome browser exposes customers to hacks – Your gadgets could be in grave danger – and it’s all linked to a simple Google Chrome mistake. At the end of this article, it tells you how to update like I just did. @SeanKeach @TheSun @nypost

4/4 How Social Platforms Are Responding to the Crisis in Ukraine – Here’s a look at what’s been announced thus far from the major social apps. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

4/3 Genius iMessage hack lets you text much faster. It’s possible to use Apple’s text-replacement feature to quickly type out long missives. @SeanKeach @TheSun @nypost

4/2 This iPhone trick can tell you if your date is lying about their height or you can measure anything else. It’s a practical example of the uses of augmented reality or AR. @TheSun @nypost

4/1/2022 Apple makes it ‘pointless’ to steal iPhones with genius change. Lost Mode also locks your device so that thieves can’t access your personal information. @Harry_Pettit_ @TheSun @nypost

3/31 At Pompeii, A Robot Dog Is Helping Guard And Protect The Ruins. A quadruped robot named Spot is the latest piece of cutting-edge technology to come into service at Italy’s Archeological Park of Pompeii in a bid to protect the ancient site. @rebeccaahughes_ @Forbes

3/30 How to Set Healthy Boundaries Around What You Share Online – The pull between wanting to protect privacy and still engage with others meaningfully is real. Here’s how to choose and stick to your guns. @WIRED

3/29 These Are the Top New Features in MacOS Monterey. Here’s how to install the latest version of Apple’s desktop operating system, plus a breakdown of the perks for M1-powered Macs. @BStoly @wired

3/29 Now You Can Rent a Robot Worker—for Less Than Paying a Human. Automation is reaching more companies, imperiling some jobs and changing the nature of others. @willknight @WIRED

3/29 Three Key Differences Between AI And Robotics – Robots may replace about 800 million jobs globally in the future, making about 30% of all occupations irrelevant. Also, only 7% of businesses don’t use AI currently but are looking into it. @joshinav @Forbes

3/28 Top Ten Artificial Intellegence Career Trends to Look Forward to in 2022 – Machines would act as co-workers doing routine tasks and humans channeling their energies into strategic tasks. @analyticsinme

3/27 The six warning signs something is very wrong with your iPhone. Apple’s iPhones are well-oiled machines – but there are some key warning signs that things are working properly. @SeanKeach @TheSun @nypost

3/27 TikTok Must Not Fail Ukrainians. To protect frontline creators and preserve evidence, the platform needs to learn from the wartime failings of other social media companies. @WIRED @GregorydSam

3/26 Robotic exoskeleton uses machine learning to help users with mobility impairments. Researchers from the RIKEN Guardian Robot Project and collaborators have used a combination of lightweight material engineering and artificial intelligence to create an exoskeleton robot that could help people with mobility impairments. @riken_en @techxplore_com

3/25 Your iPhone has a hidden map of everywhere you go. Here is how to find it. Your iPhone tracks your real-world movements and you can view where you’ve been on a hidden map. @Harry_Pettit_ @TheSun

3/24 Do We Have A Backup Plan If Artificial Intelligence Causes Unemployment? Here is the overall analysis of whether there is a backup plan for unemployment in the tech-driven future. @analyticsinme

3/23 Artificial intelligence is everywhere now. This report shows how we got here. What’s AI commonly used for nowadays and how much funding does it get? All these questions and more are answered in the new Stanford index report. @charli_bing @StanfordHAI @PopSci @EdDiener

3/23 Three trends shaping robotics demand in 2022 – Demand for robots growing as companies in multiple sectors look for new ways to enhance their productivity and competitiveness post-pandemic. @therobotreport

3/23 Stranger Google: Crazy Tools From the Upside Down! In this episode, Kasey shares some super cool, lesser-known Google tools. @ShakeUpLearning

3/22 These hard-bodied robots can reproduce, learn and evolve autonomously. Where biology and technology meet, evolutionary robotics is spawning automatons evolving in real-time and space. @shelleypetersen @OriginateHealth @ZMEScience

3/21 Russia’s Killer Drone in Ukraine Raises Fears About AI in Warfare. The maker of the lethal drone claims that it can identify targets using artificial intelligence. @willknight @WIRED

3/18 Every iPhone and Android user should know these genius commands. On the usefulness scale, your phone’s smart assistant is high — if you know the correct commands. Here are five you can use all the time. @kimkomando @FoxNews

3/14 Five Artificial Intelligence Technologies are Upgrading the Future of AI. Artificial Intelligence is extensively utilized to give consumers customized suggestions based on their prior searches and purchases, as well as other online activities. @bee_sumana @analyticsinme

3/12 Learn the meaning of the iPhone status icons. The icons in the status bar at the top of the screen provide information about iPhone. On an iPhone with Face ID, there are additional status icons at the top of Control Center. I bet you don’t what they all mean. @Harry_Pettit_ @TheSun @nypost

3/12 Robot performs keyhole surgery without human help for the first time. A robot has performed keyhole surgery on a pig without the guiding hand of a human for the first time, a new study reports. @ninamasseyPA @PA @MetroUK

3/11 Five Applications of Computer Vision – New technologies are always under development, and various industries can use them to improve their operations in an increasingly competitive and digital world. @kdnuggets

3/10 Ten Steps to Implement Artificial Intelligence in your Business for Growth – To begin, you need to become familiar with enterprise artificial intelligence. @inventivaindia

3/9 Instagram Launches Updated Creator Tags to Provide More Credit for Content Contributors. Instagram has launched a new tag type, which will enable creators to tag collaborators and influences within their images, based on their contribution. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

3/9 The Top Three Google Search Suggestions For Each US State, Visualized – This is a lot of fun to explore. The best I can find is Hawaii with “expensive, popular, and beautiful.” I live in New York, which is “expensive, big, and cold.” @tilpa

3/8 TikTok Confirms that 10 Minute Video Uploads are Coming to All Users. Short-form video is the trend of the moment, and with attention spans reducing, and new engagement behaviors taking hold, particularly among younger demographics, it seems like short-form interaction is here to stay. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

3/5 Urgent warning for all Facebook users over sneaky new hacking threat – Watch out if you go on a page claiming to be from Facebook, as it is now the most ripped-off brand used by hackers to scam people. Check the page address. Make sure it starts with Facebook.com. @JamieHarrisTech @TheSun @nypost

3/4 Five Industries Likely to Be Disrupted by Blockchain – All your health data could be securely shared from doctor-to-doctor. @CynthiaLIVE @Entrepreneur

3/4 How to help humans understand robots – Human-robot interaction is a two-way street, and the human also needs to learn how the robot behaves. @aczewe @MIT @techxplore_com

3/3 Apple Event Announced for March 8: ‘Peek Performance’ – Apple today announced that it will be holding its first event of 2022 on Tuesday, March 8 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time at the Steve Jobs Theater on the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California. @MacRumors

3/2 Always Use This Hack When Paying With An American Credit Card Abroad. If you pay in foreign currency with your credit card you will avoid an extra fee and a bad exchange rate. @ErikaKullberg

3/2 How AI is reinventing what computers are – Here are three key ways artificial intelligence is changing what it means to compute. @strwbilly @techreview

3/2 TikTok Was Designed for War. As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine plays out online, the platform’s design and algorithm prove ideal for the messiness of war—but a nightmare for the truth. @stokel @WIRED
2/28 Russia blocks Twitter as Ukraine invasion escalates. Disturbing images from the invasion have circulated widely on the platform. @russellbrandom @verge

2/28 5G Will Revolutionize Healthcare In 2022, But Not How You’ve Been Told. 5G will revolutionize the mobile phone experience for consumers and healthcare professionals alike — here’s how to sort out the hype from reality in 2022. @samzg @LevelEx @forbes

2/27 Top eight IoT applications and examples in business – IoT use cases can vary greatly based on the industry and organization, but several business applications of the technology are gaining momentum. @IoTAgenda

2/27 100 White Castle locations to get robot fry cooks that cook faster and make more food. White Castle, Miso Robotics will install ‘Flippy 2’ fry stations at 100 stand-alone locations. You knew this was coming. @CortneyMoore716 @FoxBusiness

2/26 Explore a new world using the Internet of Things. Today, almost any object can be turned into a smart device connected to the internet, making it a part of the IoT. Connecting different devices to the internet enable them to communicate with each other, which adds a level of digital intelligence to the device. @TechBullion

2/25 5G Will Revolutionize Healthcare In 2022, But Not How You’ve Been Told. 5G will revolutionize the mobile phone experience for consumers and healthcare professionals alike — here’s how to sort out the hype from reality in 2022. @samzg @Forbes

2/24 Artificial emotional intelligence could change senior users’ perceptions of social robots. Socially assistive robots (SARS) are a class of robotic systems specifically designed to help vulnerable or older users to complete everyday activities. @techxplore_com

2/22 The Top New Features in Apple’s iOS 15 – Face ID will finally work with your face mask in iOS 15.4. @JulianChokkattu @BStoly @WIRED

2/22 Here’s the Gear You Need to Start Your Own Podcast. These tools can help you get great audio and video quality from the start—and they’re more accessible than you might think. High school kids can do this. @pwhall @WIRED

2/21 Meet The Startup Behind The Robot ‘Dogs’ Set To Patrol The Southern Border. In early February, the Department of Homeland Security announced that it was bringing robot “dogs” to the American Southwest to help with border patrol and antismuggling efforts. @amyfeldman @Forbes

2/21 How the robots alongside us will make the world a better place – Recent advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are leading to the emergence of a new class of robot. @pabbeel @qz

2/18 You’re using your iPhone wrong – seven hacks to boost battery life – Everyone is familiar with that annoying moment your iPhone’s battery is almost dead. @JamieHarrisTech @TheSun @nypost

2/15 How to Create VR Tours of Local Landmarks – There are many ways that you could create a virtual reality tour. This is a simple method that utilizes the native camera app on a Pixel 5, Google Photos, Story Spheres, and Vocaroo. @rmbyrne

2/13 The brain’s secret to lifelong learning can now come as hardware for artificial intelligence. The brains of living beings can continuously learn throughout their lifespan. We have now created an artificial platform for machines to learn throughout their lifespan. @LifeAtPurdue

2/12 Google-Supported Effort to Help Develop Courses in Responsible AI – The National Humanities Center, an independent institute dedicated to advanced study in the humanities, is partnering with faculty from 15 colleges and universities to create and implement curricula for developing responsible artificial intelligence technologies. @Campus_Tech

2/12 IoT in Smart Cities in 2022 – Though it may not be readily apparent, today’s major cities and metropolitan regions are highly connected and data-driven. @Datamation

2/12 Robot performs keyhole surgery without human help for the first time. Researchers say the procedure is a significant step in robotics towards fully automated operations on humans. @ninamasseyPA @PA @MetroUK

2/11 What Nonprofits Stand To Gain From Artificial Intelligence – Machine learning extracts patterns to define repetitive tasks and automate them. Once tasks are known, robotic process automation (RPA) tools automate the process. @VIPintelligence @Forbes @ForbesCouncils

2/11 Top Five Ways Robots can Help Humans in the Future – In today’s technology-driven world, new tech trends such as Robotics and Artificial Intelligence have been gaining a lot of attention. Robots are rapidly taking over the world and are contributing to. @analyticsinme

2/9 The State of AI in 2021: Language models, healthcare, ethics, and AI agnosticism. Takeaways from an action-packed 2021 for AI: Healthcare is just getting started with its AI moment, bigger language models mean bigger complications, and there may now be the third pole for AGI. @linked_do @nathanbenaich @soundboy @ZDNet

2/8 Eight YouTube pro tricks for better searches and more privacy – Before you fall into a YouTube rabbit hole, check out these tips for hiding what you look for and finding what you want. @kimkomando @FoxNews @nypost

2/8 10 Ways Artificial Intelligence will Change the World in 2022 – AI is being a fast-paced technology and ruling the world with its different applications. @manasaveenago @analyticsinme

2/8 How deep learning can improve productivity and boost business – Deep learning neural networks mimic the decision-making processes of the human brain by making a series of calculations to reach a conclusion. @beena_ammanath @KayFButterfield @WEF

2/8 AI Facts Every Dev Should Know: Artificial intelligence is older than you, probably. AI engineers get paid a lot. Perhaps your kids should consider this career path. @silvidemeter @hackernoon

2/6 Artificial intelligence will spread in supply chain. According to new analysis from Gartner, evolving data communications networks will help drive 25% of artificial intelligence-based supply chain decisions to “edge ecosystems” (physical locations where things, people, and data connect ‚ such as distribution centers) by 2025. @DBerthiaumeCSA @ChainStoreAge

2/5/2022 They Hacked McDonald’s Ice Cream Machines—and Started a Cold War. Secret codes. Legal threats. Betrayal. How one couple built a device to fix McDonald’s notoriously broken soft-serve machines—and how the fast-food giant froze them out. @a_greenberg @WIRED

1/31 The USGS Multimedia Gallery Offers Excellent Public Domain Images and Videos. The USGS Multimedia Gallery contains large collections of educational videos, animations, audio recordings, pictures, and slideshows. Have your kids check it out. @rmbyrne @USGS

1/29 Pocket Zoom – It’s like having a telescope in your pocket. Here is more information on the product. I have no financial interest here.

1/29 Apple to challenge Square with ‘contactless’ iPhone payments. This means you can accept payments from anyone on your iPhone just by touching it with a touch and go credit card or another iPhone. @nypost @business

1/28 Genius iPhone tricks boost your battery life — and they only take seconds. I didh’t know any of these. @Harry_Pettit_ @TheSun @nypost

1/27 Five Key Technologies for the Development of the Metaverse – Extended reality technologies aren’t new, but the way that we interact with them has changed rapidly within the last several years. @MobiDev_ @iotforall

1/26 How to keep your smartphone safe in freezing conditions – With winter weather in full swing around the country, you may notice that your smartphone has been glitchy. Your phone’s battery life could be in jeopardy if temperatures drop too low. @CaitlinHornik @TheSunUS @theatermania @theclicknews

1/24 Your iPhone’s Apple logo can turn into a secret button – here’s how to ‘unlock’ ‘Back Tap.’ If you have an iPhone then you need to try this hidden feature that utilizes the Apple logo on the back of your phone. @TheSun @nypost

1/23 Your iPhone has ten Harry Potter ‘spells’ that really work with Siri. Ordinary muggles can cast spells from the Harry Potter universe provided they have an iPhone. Apple’s voice assistant, Siri, responds to close to a dozen magical commands taken straight from JK Rowling’s megahit books. @Harry_Pettit_ @TheSun @nypost

1/22 The Dizzying Logistics That Go Into How New York City Handles More Than 3,000 Flights Per Day – The robotic baggage handling system about 2:30 in is very cool to watch. @cheddar

1/21 Ten Ways Artificial Intelligence will Change the World in 2022 – AI is being a fast-paced technology and ruling the world with its different applications. @analyticsinme

1/20 iRobot Coding App – Scaffold how students learn to code with progressive Learning Levels suitable for any skill level, from pre-readers to higher education environments. @iRobotEducation

1/18 Your Android has six ‘secret codes’ that unlock hidden features. I’m an iPhone user, but I’m here for my Android sisters and brothers. @sopaimages @LightRocket @TheSun @nypost

1/17 How to Reboot Your Gadgets and How Often to Do It – Your IT department is right. Turning your electronics off and on again is so helpful that you might want to schedule regular reboots. @IamSimonHill @WIRED

1/17 How can AI-powered humanitarian engineering tackle the biggest threats facing our planet? Humanitarian engineering programs bring together engineers, policymakers, non-profit organizations, and local communities to leverage technology for the greater good of humanity. @AI_TechNew @IEEEUSA

1/16 TOP Ten robotic and artificial intelligence stories of 2021 – From microrobots interacting with human cells to wearable skeletons which let you sustain enormous amount of weight there was a lot to report on. @designboom

1/15 Top Five Robotics Trends for 2022 – Robotics Trends and predictions have been useful in 2021 that have transformed multiple businesses and helped to earn higher profits despite the ongoing pandemic. @analyticsinme

1/14 Expert Perspectives: How Virtual Reality Can Aid in Career Technical Education – A Q&A with Bharani Rajakumar, CEO of TRANSFR, illustrates how virtual reality can bring careers to life by putting learning directly in students’ hands. @TransfrVR @Getting_Smart

1/13 Here’s a genius trick to boost your iPhone battery life. A TikTok tech guru has shared a simple trick that could boost your iPhone’s performance. @ambre_skye on TikTok @TheSun @nypost

1/12 This AI Software Nearly Predicted Omicron’s Tricky Structure. New algorithms that decipher complex sequences of amino acids offered an early view of the coronavirus variant. They could point the way to future drugs. @tsimonite @WIRED

1/11 iPhone weather app has a hidden function that you might be missing out on. If you scroll done and click on the map there is a stack on the left that can give you precipitation radar. @carsenholaday @theSUNus

1/10 Best ways to save your phone’s photos before it’s too late – It’s best to back up your photos, so they’re safe and sound — no matter what happens to your device. The method is up to you. Just don’t wait till it’s too late. @kimkomando @FoxNews @nypost

1/8 Ten Actionable Social Media Strategies for Dropshippers – Did you know that about 90 percent of dropshipping businesses fail within the first month due to the owners’ frustration that they are not making enough money? This doesn’t have to be the case for you. With the right social media strategy, you could be part of the 10% that keeps smiling all the way to the bank. This could apply to student entrepreneurs. @Sourcingbro

1/7 Instagram Launches Initial Test of Algorithm-Free, Reverse Chronological Feed Options In-Stream. Instagram chief Adam Mosseri has shared a preview of how its new options on this front will work. @mosseri @socialmedia2day @adhutchinson

1/6 How to Create and Publish Your First Podcast – This is something that students and teacher should consider. The process of doing a podcast is a good learning experience. @rmbyrne

1/5/2922 The 12 TikTok trends that defined 2021: From hilarious to terrifying – Some of these online pursuits proved inspiring. However, the lion’s share were so harebrained they made the infamous “Gorilla Glue” fiasco seem like a string theory symposium. @nypost

12/31 Mother Warns Parents to Monitor Kids’ Social Media Use After She Claims Her 10-Year-Old Daughter Died Attempting ‘Blackout Challenge.’ A Pennsylvania mother is warning other parents to be vigilant about monitoring their children’s social media. @niaraalexandra @YahooNews

12/30 Teacher who ‘stalked’ kids online for LGBTQ club responds to backlash. A California middle school teacher who admitted she “totally stalked” student online activity to identify candidates for an LGBTQ club @selimalgar @nypost

12/29 TikTok Adds Live-Stream Intros to Better Facilitate Engagement. This is a small, but potentially valuable addition for your TikTok live-stream broadcasts. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

12/28 Mapping the Social Media Landscape [Infographic] – While Facebook is the dominant player in the social media space, it’s worth noting the major influence that Chinese social apps also have. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

12/27 The Seven Best Portable Chargers for All of Your Devices – Whether you just want to keep your cellphone going or power just about anything off-grid, here are your options. @luxagraf @WIRED

12/24 Has virtual reality reached a moment of deeper engagement in K-12 learning? A deeply immersive VR experience stimulates all of a student’s senses and can engage them more deeply. @Zalaznick @DA_magazine

12/23 Terrifying rise of AI ‘slaughterbots’ programmed to kill – A unmanned vehicle, part of the Multi-Utility Tactical Transport family of systems, operates on Red Beach during a 2017 training exercise at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California. @nypost @TheSun

1/22 A Platypus in My House! Fun and Learning Through Augmented Reality. Through the use of Google’s augmented reality in search experiences Richard Byrne was able to make a digital rendering of platypus swim through his house. Here’s a little video of the experience. @rmbyrne @GoogleARVR

12/21 MIT Scientists Find Clues to Why Fake News Snowballs on Social Media. new model shows that the more polarized and hyperconnected a social network is, the more likely misinformation will spread. @aczeweA @MIT

12/20 The Future of Robot Nannies A machine can’t love our children, but our children might love them. @j2bryson @BoganiRonny @WIRED

12/20 Robot waiters, rubber shoes, and seven more trends that are set to take over in 2022 – In 2022, we’re ready for what’s next. And one thing’s for sure: We’re not going back to the old ways. So what can we expect from the new normal? – In 2022, we’re ready for what’s next. And one thing’s for sure: We’re not going back to the old ways. So what can we expect from the new normal? @ericspitznagel @nypost

2/19 Five Jobs that Robotics will Replace and Five Jobs that it Won’t – The advent of robotics has created a rift in job roles as machines might overtake several human tasks. @analyticsinme @junjudapi @Khulood_Almani

12/18 These Are the Top New Features in MacOS Monterey – Here’s how to install the latest version of Apple’s desktop operating system, plus a breakdown of the perks for M1-powered Macs. @BStoly @wired

12/18 Incorporating Robotics Across the Curriculum – There’s a place for lessons involving robots in every grade and every subject—not just science and math but English and social studies too. @JorgeDoesPBL @edutopia

12/17 TikTok Adds New Creative Tools for the Holidays, including GIFs in Green Screen Mode. TikTok has added a new set of video editing features, just in time for the holidays, which will give users more ways to create engaging, swipe-stopping clips for their followers and fans in the app. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

12/16 How To Safely Reintroduce Devices Onto School Networks – chool IT professionals should take a methodical approach when bringing devices back onto school networks after several months of distance learning. @ZWComeau @MyTechDecisions

12/16 Ten Tips To Effectively WORK FROM HOME in 2021 | How To Work From Home And Work Remotely – These can also be great tips if you have kids schooling at home. @listicleco

12/15 TOP Ten robotic and artificial intelligence stories of 2021 – The stories take you from microrobots interacting with human cells to wearable skeletons which let you sustain enormous amount of weight and more. @designboom @atoun_inc @BostonDynamics

12/14 Ditch Google Chrome and use this privacy-focused browser instead. Here Is Everything you should know about Brave, the Chrome rival that stops websites from tracking you. @RaeHodge @cliffordcolby @CNET @dougpete

12/12 Digital Body Language: How to Build Trust and Connection – This is an enjoyable and thoughtful read, as well as a timely one, especially as we are all working online more and more. @ericadhawan @SimonCocking @HarperCollinsUK @HarperCollins @Irish_TechNews

12/11 Over 200 newspapers are suing Facebook and Google for killing their advertising. More than 200 newspapers are suing Facebook and Google, alleging that the tech titans have unfairly manipulated the advertising market, siphoning away their revenue and crippling their businesses. @AlexSteigrad @nypost

12/10 How to Optimize Your Social Media Posts for Search Engines – Today, social media platforms have become a multi-billion dollar industry of their own. Almost half of the planet’s population (roughly as many people who have an internet connection) use at least one social media network that they use once a day. @jeffbullas

12/8 Try Virtual Backgrounds and Immersive Views in Zoom – In this short video Richard Byrne demonstrate where to find and edit virtual backgrounds for Zoom and how to use them with the immersive view option in Zoom. @rmbyrne

12/8 Top Seven Artificial Intelligence Trends In 2022 – If we look at the last couple of years, we have seen a significant leap in the way Artificial Intelligence is becoming an integral part of many organizations’ business plans. @wpvkp @tech_funnel @anikmenon @newsoft53759560 @GlenGilmore @DeepLearn007

12/7 Five Facebook hacks to improve your experience – Start with Fancy Facebook fonts and take it from there. @EdwardsCLM @TheSun @nypost

12/6 Hidden iPhone tricks most people don‘t know – Surprisingly, there are a ton of hidden features on the iPhone, along with helpful built-in shortcuts that you may have missed. @ellyawwesome @newscomauHQ @nypost

12/4 Here’s how to add favorite people to your iPhone with latest update (iOS 15) – Users can also add favorite contacts as an emergency contact. This will make it so your emergency contact automatically receives a message with your location any time you trigger the phone’s “Emergency SOS” function, which also contacts authorities. @WillFOIA @MYPOST

12/3 Top Internet of Things (IoT) Trends for 2022: The Future of IoT – The growing Internet of Things (IoT) is connecting devices to a variety of sensors, applications, and other IoT elements to automate business processes and support human efficiencies in business and the home. @ShelbyHiter @Datamation @kojo_sniper @Khulood_Almani

12/1/2021 Ethical AI in Healthcare and its Principles – AI in Healthcare can raise ethical issues and can harm patients by not giving intended outcomes. @Akiraaiedge @junjudapi @sh_hameed @ingliguori

12/1/2021 This robot relies on human reflexes to keep its balance. As much as we’d like to think that we’re entering an era of autonomous

11/30 Facebook Announces the Removal of Thousands of Ad Targeting Categories Relating to Sensitive Topics. Facebook is taking more steps to align with evolving privacy regulations by removing a swathe of detailed ad targeting options that relate to potentially problematic issues and causes. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

11/28 Robots Won’t Close the Warehouse Worker Gap Anytime Soon. Even Amazon’s new AI-powered machines aren’t nearly capable enough to handle the most important fulfillment tasks. @willknight @WIRED

11/27 Which Streaming Services Are Actually Worth Your Money? If you are confused about streeing services this will be a big help. @IamSimonHill @WIRED

11/26 Robots Won’t Close the Warehouse Worker Gap Anytime Soon. Even Amazon’s new AI-powered machines aren’t nearly capable enough to handle the most important fulfillment tasks. @willknight @WIRED

11/25 Mind-blowing iPhone trick lets you unlock hidden emoji feature for texts. If you have an iPhone give this a try. @SeanKeach @nypost @TheSun

11/24 Should universities be worried about the increasing capabilities of AI? Artificial intelligence is getting better at writing, and universities should worry about plagiarism. @DrSarahEaton @ConversationCA @Khulood_Alman

11/23 iRobot CEO: Why Voice is the Future​ of Robot Control – With new Alexa integration, simple commands result in sophisticated behaviors. @BotJunkie @IEEESpectrum @pchamard @tobiaskintzel

11/22 How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Your Daily Life in the 2020s – Artificial intelligence (AI) powers 5G, blockchain, the internet of things, quantum computing and self-driving cars. @@themomtessorian MMinevich @DeepLearn007 @pierrepinna @sallyeaves

11/20 Seven Good Tools for Making Animations – Making animations is a great way for students to bring their written stories to life on screen. @rmbyrne @CommonCraft @BinaryMoon @WickEditor @duckduckmoose

11/19 New Theory Cracks Open the Black Box of Deep Learning. A new idea called the “information bottleneck” is helping to explain the puzzling success of today’s artificial-intelligence algorithms — and might also explain how human brains learn. @nattyover @QuantaMagazine @BlkHwk0ps

11/19 American companies ordered a record 29,000 robots in the first 9 months of this year as they battled the labor shortage. The number of orders was 37% higher than for the same nine-month period in 2020. @kate__duffy @businessinsider @thisisinsider @steffanoferrari @labordeolivier @GlenGilmore

11/17 Where are NA, CMA, Al-Anon or AA meetings near me? Pink Cloud is an app that will help you find over 245,000 anonymous 12 step programs worldwide, including over 20,000 online meetings. @pinkcloudapp

11/16 Ex-Apple store employee reveals secret iPhone tricks. A former Apple employee has highlighted a host of iPhone tips and tricks that you probably didn’t know about. I sure didn’t. @Harry_Pettit_ @TheSun @nypost @sabbadz

11/16 PS5 vs. Xbox Series X: How They Compare 1 Year Later – Sony and Microsoft have had a year to address supply shortages and improve game libraries for their new consoles. Here’s how they stack up. If you are wondering which one to buy this should help. @nikochina

11/15 Explore creative sound making. Soundtrap for Education empowers students and teachers to explore creative sound recording in all subjects, for all ages and ability levels. @soundtrap

111/13 Introduction to cloud computing – The most simple way of explaining cloud computing is storing, accessing, and processing data over the internet instead of using personal computers and local area networks. @rasangarocks

11/12 Mechcubei Solutions Software Development Company a One-stop solution for all your technology needs for your business @mechcubei

11/11 Artificial Intelligence (AI) — Top 3 Pros and Cons – Artificial intelligence (AI) is the use of “computers and machines to mimic the problem-solving and decision-making capabilities of the human mind,” according to IBM. Can you or your students guess what they are? @procon_org @appthisway @IainLJBrown

11/10 Engage Students AND Meet Standards with Student Podcasting. In this episode, Kasey chats with Jennifer Conti about the podcasting initiative launched at her school. @Conti_jen @ShakeUpLearning

11/9 Does AI Create or Destroy Jobs? What is the Real Threat to Human Society Over the Coming Decades? Artificial intelligence (AI) will create new job opportunities, not destroy them. AI will displace some jobs but will create new ones. @BBNTimes_en @chidambara09 @DigitalEdwyn @we

11/8 Instagram Launches Live-Stream Shopping Events for the Holidays, Free Shipping on Purchases. Instagram’s leaning further into live-stream commerce with the launch of a new series of shopping-based broadcasts heading into the holidays, which will also incorporate exclusive product launches and influencer recommendations to help maximize interest. @adhutchinson @socialmedia2day

11/6 These Parents Built a School App. Then the City Called the Cops. Stockholm’s official app was a disaster. So annoyed parents built their own open-source version—ignoring warnings that it might be illegal. @mattburgess1 @WIRED

11/5 Learn How to Scale Your Influence at Startup Speed. Join 50,000 other bloggers and watch an exclusive free masterclass on how to start a profitable blogging business in the 2020s. @AdamEnfroy

11/5 What is your Instagram Intention? Think of what your intention is with that knife. Is your intention to A. slice a tomato? Or B. kill someone? The same idea applies to your Instagram. @jonathantilleydotcom

11/4 As Facebook Changes Name to Meta, Company Wants to Pull Education Into Its ‘Metaverse.’ It has committed real dollars to the educational part of its effort, promising that its Facebook Reality Labs will invest $150 million in an education program. @jryoung @EdSurge

11/3 Starting Your Own Blog in High School – Blogging is a great way to gain experience in writing, web design, and web marketing. Beyond that, starting a blog can serve many different purposes. It can allow you to share your writing or other artwork with a broader audience. @collegevine

11/1 Humans in the loop: it takes people to ensure artificial intelligence success. ‘A copious amount of training data and elastic compute power are not the cornerstones for successful AI implementations.’ @joemckendrick @ZDNet @appthisway @RitupaGhosh

10/31 How To Leverage Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning During The Pandemic Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning have simplified the process of assimilating, processing, and analyzing huge amounts of data. @ummid @lkafle @asokan_telecom

10/28 New deep learning models require fewer neurons. Artificial intelligence (AI) can become more efficient and reliable if it is made to mimic biological models. @MIT_CSAIL @bimedotcom

10/28 How AI is helping to make breast cancer history. While AI’s influence is increasing, equally important to improving outcomes is a recognition that healthcare is a fundamentally human endeavor. @TClozel @techcrunch @pettet50 @Shi4Tech @efipm

10/26 How AI’s full power can stimulate climate change action. AI has the potential to become the ‘Swiss Army knife’ in our fight against climate change. @wef @junjudapi @DeepLearn007 @sallyeaves @pierrepinna @Xbond49

10/25 This Personal Electric Aerial Vehicle Called The Jetson One Looks Futuristic As Heck. This almost looks like a trailer for some upcoming sci-fi movie. @JetsonOne

10/25 How AI Is Easing Our Daily Lives? From morning until night, many people encounter Artificial intelligence. @SIAonline @chidambara09 @SpirosMargaris

10/23 5G networks aren’t even close to market penetration tipping point. @DigitalTrends @Nicochan33 @Exchange5g @PawlowskiMario @Ym78200 @jblefevre60 @kalydeoo @ipfconline1 @CurieuxExplorer @Shi4Tech @MargaretSiegien @IanLJones98 @AmitChampaneri1

10/22 Five ways to keep your personal data safe from hackers – It is more important than ever that tech users are vigilant when it comes to protecting their devices. @TechNative @lkafle

10/21 Top 20 Tech Tips for Teachers – Shift Your Mindset. Mindset is the biggest battle to overcoming technology fears as well. @ShakeUpLearning

10/20 Top 22 Best AI, Machine Learning And Deep Learning Books Of All Time – You should probably consider adding many of these books to your school library. @NewWorldAI1 @BlkHwk0ps @machinelearnflx

10/19 Holograms get real: Startup creates objects out of light and thin air. No longer relegated to science fiction, holodeck-style creations from Silicon Valley company Light Field Lab are here today. @TechWriterGeoff @CNET @kashyapvyaas @SkarredGhost

10/18 Apple Releases Urgent iPhone and iPad Updates to Patch New Zero-Day Vulnerability. Apple iPhone and iPad users are highly recommended to update to the latest version (iOS 15.0.2 and iPad 15.0.2) to mitigate the security vulnerability. @TheHackersNews @Paula_Piccard

10/17 Marques Brownlee Gives An Incredibly Comprehensive Review Of Every iPhone Model From 2007 To 2021. Although this video is 33 minutes long, as someone with his 5th iPhone (13 pro), I was fascinated. The charts at the end are very cool. @MKBHD @WVFRM @TheStudio @MKBHDExplained

10/17 LinkedIn’s Exit From China Cuts Another East-West Bridge. The Microsoft subsidiary had agreed in 2014 to censor content in China, but that apparently wasn’t enough for tougher government regulators. @willknight @WIRED

10/16 Combining Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, and Chatbots – Augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and chatbots are cutting-edge technologies portraying scientific advancements in the way we perceive our surroundings. @joshinav @BBNTimes_en @Corix_JC @bimedotcom @mvollmer1

10/14 Exploring the ethics of AI – The ethics of Artificial Intelligence or in short ethics of AI is a topic that is often debated and it’s one that will no doubt continue to be discussed as artificial intelligence (AI) becomes more prevalent in our lives. @BetaMoroney @lyakovet @SabineVdL

10/13 Elder-friendly technology is a growing market. As boomers age, a new crop of iPads and Alexas are popping up. Are they necessary? News Flash: At 74 I am an aging boomer. @luke_winkie @voxdotcom @ADevotedYogi @LEAD_Coalition

10/12 Guy Cracks Open An iPhone 13 Pro Max And Finds A Few Surprises. Taking one apart isn’t easy, but it’s cool to see how the individual pieces fit together. @ZacksJerryRig

10/12 Does AI Create or Destroy Jobs? What is the Real Threat to Human Society Over the Coming Decades? Artificial intelligence (AI) will create new job opportunities, not destroy them. AI will displace some jobs but will create new ones. @BBNTimes_en @bimedotcom @DeepLearn007 @andi_staub @mvollmer1 @Shi4Tech @Ym78200 @EvaSmartAI @enilev @tlloydjones @gerald_bader @RagusoSergio @Corix_JC @KanezaDiane @TarakRindani @pchamard

10/10 Apple delays controversial ‘child safety’ feature after privacy outcry. The feature would’ve let a tool scan images on Apple users’ devices before being uploaded to iCloud. @theo_way @nypostbiz

10/10 Three Good Tools for Recording and Publishing Audio Conversations – Is it time for your student to start podcasting? @rmbyrne @anchor @Flipgrid

10/9 Combating the Problems With Facebook and Instagram: Eight Tips for Teachers – How can educators help ensure their students are armed with the tools they need to protect themselves and others when using these platforms? @kbushweller @AlysonRKlein @educationweek

10/9 Flipping the Script on the TikTok Challenge – Rather than vandalism, challenge students to recording something nice on TikTok. @drneilgupta @WCSDistrict @DrPowersKHS

10/7 We created holograms you can touch – you can even shake your virtual colleague’s hand. At the University of Glasgow’s bendable electronics and sensing technologies research group, we have now developed a system of holograms of people using “aerohaptics”. @RavinderSDahiya @ThePrintIndia @nigewillson

10/7 The 5 Biggest Technology Trends In 2022 – In 2022 the covid-19 pandemic will continue to impact our lives in many ways. This means that we will continue to see an accelerated rate of digitization and virtualization of business and society. @BernardMarr @Forbes @Paula_Piccard

10/5 Artificial Intelligence Myth Vs Reality: Where Do Healthcare Experts Think We Stand? The “AI in healthcare: myth versus reality” discussion has been happening for well over a decade. From AI bias and data quality issues to considerable market failures. @sethbjoseph @Forbes @Khulood_Almani @Khulood_Almani

The Most Important New Features in Windows 11—and How to Get Them – The newest version of Microsoft’s desktop operating system is here. @LordRavenscraft @WIRED

10/4 The Lean Startup: Best course on Entrepreneurship. This Course will Revolutionize your ideas into a unicorn startup and helped you in creating a prototype, Business model canvas, building a Minimum viable product, Pitch deck, and Fundraising and support your team-building and expansion strategy in a startup. @junjudapi @Udemy_Coupons1

10/2 Quantum Technology: Current and Future Applications. While quantum technology has been in academia for more than three decades, it’s recently gained the attention of business for commercial applications. @QciQuantum @RebelBrown @chidambara09

10/1 Soon Your Google Searches Can Combine Text and Images. With the help of AI, you’ll be able to take a picture of a shirt, then ask Google to find socks with the same pattern. @kharijohnson @wired

9/30 Top Ten AI Influencers You Should Definitely Follow in 2021 – These AI Influencers on social media can help you stay updated. @shivanipaliwal @industry_wired @mary_gambara @MHcommunicate

9/29 The Benefits of Using Ai in the Advertising Industry – AI helps marketeers in making better decisions for successful business operations, customer satisfaction, and return on investment. @cioreview @jeffsheehan @stratorob @stratorob @CurieuxExplorer

9/28 A Step-by-Step Guide to Completely Learn Data Science by Doing Projects – Build a portfolio and become job-ready as you learn. @TDataScience

9/28 Precise touch screens thanks to AI – Fewer typing errors when touching a smartphone keyboard: ETH Computer scientists have developed a new AI solution that enables touchscreens to sense with eight times higher resolution than current devices. @ETH_en @Sciena_ch @EvaSmartAI @RagusoSergio

9/27 How to Keep Kids Safe on YouTube in 2021 – YouTube has a couple of solutions — including “Restricted Mode” on conventional YouTube and also the curated YouTube Kids app. @safetydet

9/25 AI hearing aids optimize sound in real time. The hearing aid hardware wars have become a software battleground. @gcnichs @ZDNet @chidambara09 @ipfconline1

9/24 Five Industries that are being Reshaped by Data Analytics – If the company aims to stay competitive and lean, they need to leverage data to help move the business forward, and using tools of data analytics is the easiest way to do that. @analyticsinme @Khulood_Almani

9/23 It’s easier for your car to be hacked than you think. Modern cars are computers on wheels, meaning hostile hackers can violate your car’s software and do what they want to it a lot easier than you might think. @jlareauan @freep @wdtnews @iotcybersec24 @SpirosMargaris

9/22 Why Do You Need Instagram Stories? Picture it: 2018. Instagram premieres a new part of the app called Stories to rave reviews. And ever since then you’ve been wondering what the heck is this thing is and why do you even need it? @JonathanTilley5

9/21 Apple’s iOS 15 Is Here—These Are All the Top New Features. Your iPhone’s operating system is getting its annual upgrade. From FaceTime improvements to Safari’s overhaul, we break the update down. @JulianChokkattu @WIRED

9/20 The Best Productivity Apps Powered by AI You Need in 2021 – AI-powered productivity apps can automate your workload and give you more time for your creative tasks. Here are some of the best ones. @Tamaldas_Ind @iotcybersec24 @Khulood_Almani

9/19 How to Preorder the iPhone 13—and Which One You Should Get – Get those Apple Wallets ready. From the Mini to the Pro Max, Wired breaks down all your options. They recommend not upgrading if you already have a 12. @BStoly @WIRED

9/18 The Power of Podcasts for Learning: Listening, Creating, Sharing, and Growth – Podcasts are a powerful tool for learning! In this episode, Kasey talks about all sides of podcasting–what it is, how to listen, how to use them in the classroom, and how to create. @ShakeUpLearning

9/17 It’s a Good Day to Update All Your Devices. iOS, Windows, and Chrome all have zero-day vulnerabilities that hackers are going after. Now that the fixes are here, you need to install them ASAP. @brbarrett @WIRED

9/16 Here’s A Comprehensive Breakdown Of Everything You’re Getting From An iPhone 13. If you are thinking about getting an iPhone 13 you MUST watch this. @Mrwhosetheboss

9/15 The iPhone 13 Wants to Shoot Your Next Feature Film. Apple’s latest phones get minor but noteworthy upgrades, mostly in their video capture capabilities. I’m in. @JulianChokkattu @WIRED

9/15 New Apple Products – Watch the rollout of the new iPad, Apple Watches and iPhone 13s. This video features a lot of beautiful scenes along with details on new products you may want. @Apple @tim_cook

9/13 Facebook’s New Camera Glasses Are Dangerously Easy to Use. The company has partnered with Ray-Ban to make a pair of video-capturing Wayfarers. They’re everything you hoped for and feared in smart glasses. @LaurenGoode @WIRED

9/11 Facebook Data Leak 2021: 7 Steps to Take If Your FB Account Is Hacked – You can also take proactive measures to ensure the safety of your account and the data in it. @iTechPost @Eli_Krumova @RedFox_App

9/11 Malware-loaded documents making a comeback. While cybercriminals are constantly looking for new ways to compromise IT systems, sometimes the old ways work just fine. @GrantGross @YahooNews @reach2ratan

9/11 Can a Robot Invent? The Fight Around AI and Patents Explained. Patent offices and courts around the world are being asked to tackle a similar question: can an artificial intelligence system qualify as an inventor for a patent? @BLaw @nigewillson

9/10 Artificial Intelligence in Cybersecurity: The Benefits and Challenges – Similar to dynamite, artificial intelligence (AI) is only a tool, and it’s up to us to choose how we use it. @CENGNCanada @mvollmer1 @asokan_telecom

9/8 Artificial intelligence meets live monitoring. Artificial intelligence (AI)-based technology seems poised to enhance nearly every aspect of our lives. The security industry is no exception. @securitymag @SeanFoleyJ @New081082 @Paula_Piccard

9/8 How to get great audio for podcast interviews – There’s more to podcasting than knowing your topic. @BarbaraKrasnoff @Verge @chidambara09 @IngridBooltink

9/6 Why Ransomware Hackers Love a Holiday Weekend – Looking forward to Labor Day? So are ruthless gangs of cybercriminals. @brbarrett @WIRED

9/3 Artificial Intelligence’s Biggest Stumbling Block: Trust. Management guru W. Edwards Deming famously said: “In God we trust. All others must bring data.” But how far can we trust the data? @joemckendrick @Forbes @bimedotcom @EvaSmartAI

9/2 The Role Of Artificial Intelligence (AI) In Cybersecurity – While the world marvels at the massive technological advancements at play in a variety of fields. There is a particular niche that is growing rather concerned. @automeme @chidambara09 @ThinkLBC

9/1 Artificial Intelligence Will be the Commander of the Future Wars. Drones, Cyber Weapons and Artificial Intelligence will allow the military to command Future Wars. @analyticsinme @New081082 @dataworkout

8/31 Will Lawyers Be Made Obsolete by Artificial Intelligence? Less manual labored jobs seemed untouchable thanks to their complexity, that is, of course, until now, thanks to technologies like Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Virtual Reality. @hackernoon

8/30 17 ways technology could change the world by 2025 – The World Economic Forum asked their 2020 intake of Technology Pioneers for their views on how technology will change the world in the next five years. @wef @Damien_CABADI @MariaFariello1 @sallyeaves @SabineVdL

8/29 How Much Time Do We Spend on Our Phones? If you are adicted to your phone here are some reasons why it’s bad for you.

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