- New research on 1:1 computing indicates that students in such programmes outperform their peers. My colleague Riina Vuorikarii has just launched a new project with ACER to look at 1:1 computing in EU schools too, and has a great new website with technical support, learning resources and more.
- Skeptical video from Australian TV show 'Hungry Beast' about Google's expansion and involvement in many industries. I'm dependent on Google services online so it's an interesting reminder.
- Interview with researcher Ying-Ta Wu on how grid computing can fight dengue fever and enable international data sharing
- The annual Reporters without Borders report on web freedom highlights that even democratic countries like Australia and South Korea are now cracking down on online expression.
Friday, March 12, 2010
With e-Skills Week only just out of the way, I have little time to scan the blogosphere - but these caught my eye: