EdTech Situation Room Episode 6

Welcome to Episode 6 of the EdTech Situation Room, the almost-weekly webshow and podcast where technology news meets educational analysis! This week co-hosts Jason Neiffer (@techsavvyteach) and Wes Fryer (@wfryer) discuss Apple’s March 21st “special event” and several other news items. These include the FBI/Apple faceoff over iPhone encryption, Google’s AI Play Go, and Blendle’s idea for saving journalism on the web.


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  7. Jason Neiffer (@techsavvyteach)
  8. Wesley Fryer (@wfryer)
  9. The iPhone just got its first real price cut (Business Insider, 21 March 2016)
  10. FBI backs off Apple, finds another way into iPhone 5c (Engadget, 21 March 2016)
  11. The Sadness and Beauty of Watching Google’s AI Play Go (Wired, 3-11-16)
  12. Tales of Disrupted Industries: Blendle Wants to Sell You Journalism on the Web, One Story at a Time (Re-Code, 3-23-16)
  13. Wes’ Geeks of the Week: Kiwi for Gmail (h/t to ) & AirParrot for Chrome
  14. Jason’s Geek of the Week: Neverware CloudReady http://www.neverware.com
  15. Audio Bumper for the audio podcast of this show: “News Theme” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

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