EdTechSR Ep 252 Clipchamp Beckons

Welcome to episode 252 (“Clipchamp Beckons”) of the EdTech Situation Room from March 16, 2022, where technology news meets educational analysis. This week Jason Neiffer (@techsavvyteach) and Wesley Fryer (@wfryer) discussed Google news, Microsoft news, Ukraine – Russia war news, and one IoT news article. Check out our shownotes for links to all the articles we discussed, and subscribe to our Substack to receive all the links we discussed and also didn’t have time to talk about in this week’s show in your email inbox! Our show was live streamed and archived simultaneously on YouTube Live as well as our Facebook Live page via StreamYard.com, and compressed to a smaller video version (about 100MB) on AmazonS3 using Handbrake software. Please follow us on Twitter @edtechSR for updates, and join us LIVE on Wednesday nights (normally) if you can at 10 pm Eastern / 9 pm Central / 8 pm Mountain / 7 pm Pacific or 3 am UTC. All shownotes are available on http://edtechSR.com/links. Stay savvy and safe!


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  7. Jason Neiffer (@techsavvyteach) – blog: blog.ncce.org
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  9. Google shuts down YouTube Vanced, a popular ad-blocking Android app (ArsTechnica, 14 March 2022)
  10. Google Docs update lets you draft emails and send them to Gmail with a click (The Verge; 16 March 2022)
  11. Chrome for Mac achieves highest Speedometer score to date, beating Safari [U: More details] (9 to 5 Google; 15 March 2022)
  12. New Google Classroom features include some advanced “Google magic” (Chrome Unboxed; 16 March 2022)
  13. Microsoft is testing a Windows 11 desktop watermark for unsupported hardware (The Verge; 22 February 2022)
  14. Clipchamp is Microsoft’s new video editing app for Windows 11 (The Verge; 9 March 2022)
  15. Facebook removes ‘deepfake’ of Ukrainian President Zelenskyy (Verge, 16 March 2022) – s/o @Durff
  16. TikTok temporarily bans new video creation in Russia (Verge, 6 March 2022)
  17. Harvard internet whiz, 19, creates website connecting Ukrainian refugees with hosts (The Times of Israel, 4 March 2022)
  18. Russia’s disinformation machinery breaks down in wake of Ukraine invasion (Wired / ArsTechnica, 12 March 2022)
  19. Ukraine: Spam website set up to reach millions of Russians (BBC, 12 March 2022)
  20. The White House is briefing TikTok stars about the war in Ukraine (Washington Post, 11 March 2022)
  21. The average person doesn’t have a chance with the smart home (Tech Crunch; 18 February 2022)
  22. Jason’s Geek of the Week: Canva for Education
  23. Wes’ Geek of the Week: Russia-Ukraine Monitor Map by @Cen4infoRes

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