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Tech Isn’t the Answer for Test Taking

On Oct 2, 2020
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Taking tests remotely is a problem. That doesn’t mean technology is the solution.

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On Oct 2, 2020
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RT @merbroussard: I had a lot of fun talking with the excellent @ShiraOvide about why bad proctoring software is the wrong fix for the problem of remote school in a pandemic. https://t.co/nIIdxoI5yF
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Tech Isn’t the Answer for Test Taking

Tech Isn’t the Answer for Test Taking

Taking tests remotely is a problem. That doesn’t mean technology is the solution.

Start Up No.980: the vitamin D myth, how smart TVs pay, Brexit’s paranoid fantasy, where Apple stumbled, and more

Start Up No.980: the vitamin D myth, how smart TVs pay, Brexit’s paranoid fantasy, where Apple stumbled, and more

Norma Jean Dougherty, as she then was, working on a drone (really) in 1944. Haven’t got it? Put it this way: she isn’t winding a candle. Now we have some different AirPower to expect. G…

No, Facebook Does Not Reflect Reality

No, Facebook Does Not Reflect Reality

Despite what Mark Zuckerberg says, Facebook shapes our world.

Algorithms that run our lives are racist and sexist. Meet the women trying to fix them

Algorithms that run our lives are racist and sexist. Meet the women trying to fix them

From insurance payments to courtroom sentencing, AI makes increasingly complex decisions about our lives. And our belief that data is neutral allows algorithms to get away with murder. The ...

Reading List: Mass Communication & Society

Reading List: Mass Communication & Society

(J611, University Of Oregon, Fall 2018)

'The discourse is unhinged': how the media gets AI alarmingly wrong

'The discourse is unhinged': how the media gets AI alarmingly wrong

Social media has allowed self-proclaimed ‘AI influencers’ who do nothing more than paraphrase Elon Musk to cash in on this hype with low-quality pieces. The result is dangerous

The 27 biggest tech scandals of 2019

The 27 biggest tech scandals of 2019

This year had its fair share of scandal. From WeWork's failed IPO to Jeff Bezos' divorce, there's lots to reminisce about before 2019 comes to an end.

The Tech Backlash We Really Need

The Tech Backlash We Really Need

Silicon Valley will only be strengthened by its present scandals unless we ask deeper questions, writes L. M. Sacasas

Factually: Newsrooms gear up to cover 2020 misinformation

Factually: Newsrooms gear up to cover 2020 misinformation

With a little more than a year to go before the 2020 election, U.S. newsrooms are gearing up for what they expect will be a deluge of misinformation aimed at influencing, dividing and ...

The shutdown lowdown for the FTC, FCC

The shutdown lowdown for the FTC, FCC

The year ahead for tech — What to expect from the FCC in 2019

How does fact-checking work when we can’t agree on the truth?

How does fact-checking work when we can’t agree on the truth?

<p>Last month, Facebook announced that it would exempt political advertising from the fact-checking standards imposed on the rest of its platform. The move was controversial. More than ever ...