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Five Ways That Science is Culture
Higher Education: Access Denied
Mozilla is Doing a Hack Job on Open Badges
The resolution of the Bitcoin experiment
Ai Weiwei is Living in Our Future
A Teenager’s View on Social Media
Google Brain’s Co-inventor Tells Why He’s Building Chinese Neural Networks
The Web We Have to Save
How big data is unfair
The No. 1 Predictor Of Career Success According To Network Science
Why Twitter’s Dying (And What You Can Learn From It)
Sharing, Gifting, and the Moral Evolution of the Social Web
The Maker Movement is about Making Meaning
Mobile App Developers are Suffering
Dear Independent Musicians: I Have Some Bad News For You
Personalization, Not Isolation
School Teaches Students How To Be Bad Workers: 5 Anti-Work Skills Taught In School
The Tragedy of the Canadian Common CV
Network Inequality
The sky is falling on print newspapers faster than you think
It’s Not Just Code, It’s a Network
Is strong AI inevitable?
The Pathology of Platforms
Stop Innovating In Schools
The Missing Building Blocks of the Web
A Few Responses to Criticism of My SXSW-Edu Keynote on Media Literacy
How American Media Failed (at) Democracy, Society, and Reality
Why I Left Academic Philosophy
Adventures in Narrated Reality
How to Make a Twitter Bot in Under an Hour
My name is Wil Wheaton. I Live With Chronic Depression and Generalized Anxiety. I Am Not Ashamed.
Your Media Business Will Not Be Saved
We are the Monkeys of Rum
Learners Voice
SSRN has been captured by the enemy of open knowledge
39 studies about human perception in 30 minutes
Medium acquires Superfeedr
What we learned from designing an academic certificates system on the blockchain
How We Trained an Algorithm to Predict What Makes a Beautiful Photo
Does Higher Education need blockchain?
Education in Africa
The Next Great Platform is the One That We Already Have
Mental Models I Find Repeatedly Useful
30 Amazing Machine Learning Projects for the Past Year (v.2018)
Personality Prostheses
Management and Organization at Medium
The lost infrastructure of social media
Causal Data Science
Why We Need Web 3.0
The Commoditization of Deep Learning
You Can’t Fix Education
Deep Learning is Revolutionary
Introducing Gomix
Facebook’s Instant Articles: damned if you do, damned if you don’t
How Technology Hijacks People’s Minds — from a Magician and Google’s Design Ethicist
There’s more to decentralisation than blockchains and bitcoin
Medium, and The Reason You Can’t Stand the News Anymore
Early learning is making a difference for children from ethnic minority communities
4chan: The Skeleton Key to the Rise of Trump
The Story of Firefox OS
JavaScript API for Face Recognition in the Browser
The three exclamation point problem
Nothing will change until you start building.
Creating Usability with Motion: The UX in Motion Manifesto
Deep Learning in 7 lines of code
What I wish I knew before joining Mastodon
Facebook’s algorithm isn’t surfacing one-third of our posts. And it’s getting worse
People Don’t Want Something Truly New, They Want the Familiar Done Differently.
This is How Google will Collapse
Web Developer Security Checklist
How Your Data is Stored, or, The Laws of the Imaginary Greeks
A toolkit for predicting the future
Gaokao, A.I. and the New Era of Education in China
Meet Matter Seven
Making the Web More Human
Here (with 2 Years of Exhausting Photographic Detail) Is How To Write A Book
The End of the American Experiment
The web was supposed to be a thing we make
If I Ran a Newspaper….
If you’re a startup, you should not use React (reflecting on the BSD + patents license)
Explained simply: How DeepMind taught AI to play video games
Neural Nets for Generating Music
Four Fruits of Philosophy
Science, open access… and Sci-Hub
A mathematician is like a naturalist
Learning Creative Learning: It’s not a MOOC, it’s a community
The playbook for reimagining Higher Education
Something is wrong on the internet
Introducing Spirited Media 2.0
Virtual Reality as Possibility Space
The “Third World” Is Not Your Classroom
Towards an Ethical Framework for Open Recognition
The Year We Found Out Everything We Thought We Knew About the World Was Wrong
Where College Is Free
Overwhelmed by size, underwhelmed by quality: A review of EdTech’s largest show, BETT 2018
Things Experienced Speakers Wish They’d Known: Tips For First-Time Conference Speakers
How to solve the local news crisis? Look it up in the library.
Understanding Media and Information Quality in an Age of Artificial Intelligence, Automation, Algorithms and Machine Learning
Tracking Disinformation by Reading Metadata
I created the exact same app in React and Vue. Here are the differences.
Beyond 800 words
The top data structures you should know for your next coding interview
The Story of Decentralized Identity
Why Mastodon is defying the “critical mass”
Building a desktop application with Electron
Very Slow Movie Player
Why I Wish I Hadn’t Gone to College
Ad Tech’s Impossible Mission
Let’s Create a Secure HD Bitcoin Wallet in Electron + React.js
All media is propaganda and subject to bias
DFINITY is the Cloud 3.0 that Marries Crypto Valley with Silicon Valley
I Subscribed To Push Notifications From 12 News Outlets For 3 Months — Here’s What I Learned
CSS Specificity — An overview
Visual Studio Code Can Do That?
Digital Media: What Went Wrong
Lessons from 6 software rewrite stories
Alibaba and Tencent: Gearing up for An Expansion in Education Space
Agnotology and Epistemological Fragmentation
What the World Needs From Education
The Indian EdTech Market — 240+ Startups that are Building the Future of Education
China’s top two education players unleashing the full potential of AI-related initiatives
You Can Now Get Your Whole Genome Sequenced for Less Than an iPhone
The Great Wave: what Hokusai’s masterpiece tells us about museums, copyright and online collections today
China govt goes all in on education reform from this July
Here’s How Not to Suck at JavaScript
GSN: The Ultimate Ethereum Onboarding Solution
PodPass: Proposal for an Open Protocol to Enable Direct Listener Relationships
Will traditional classroom become obsolete when schools ushering in 3.0 era?
A Simple Chat App With React, Node and WebSocket
Hello World in Speech Recognition
Humans Don’t Realize How Biased They Are Until AI Reproduces the Same Bias, Says UNESCO AI Chair
The boring technology behind a one-person Internet company
The Complete Beginner’s Guide to TikTok
A burro learns to breathe
Using Chrome as a Local Web Server
Y Combinator, Not Lambda School, Is Unbundling Education
Overview of Decentralized Identity Standards
Education is over…
I Asked 2 Million People How To Make Virtual Conferences Better
3 Documentaries you must watch to understand the pain fueling the BLM movement
Online Learning Is Not The Problem, Bad Design Is
What makes TikTok such a challenge? Look to the Cute Cat Theory.
What do we mean by ‘open’?
Why 'Education' Can't Be Fixed
Empowerment Hubs — the 21st century alternative to “schools” the world needs to create
Remote-first at Brex
This is a linguistics controversy. Now there are two of them. There are two ____.
11 React Boilerplates and Starter Kits for 2019
How Civil Society Can Combat Misinformation and Hate Speech Without Making It Worse

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