EdTechSR Ep 262 PhotoShop For All

Welcome to episode 262 (“PhotoShop For All”) of the EdTech Situation Room from June 15, 2022, where technology news meets educational analysis. This week Jason Neiffer (@techsavvyteach) and Wesley Fryer (@wfryer) discussed Big Tech / the “Tech Correction,” Google news, Microsoft news, Apple news, and Adobe news. Geeks of the Week included the NCCE “Crossroads of History Project” and a true “long tail moment” for Wes. 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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  9. Facebook Is Changing Its Algorithm To Take On Tiktok, Leaked Memo Reveals (The Verge; 15 June 2022)
  10. Big Tech Is Hoarding the Data that Humanity Needs to Thrive (Time Magazine’s 2030 Issue)
  11. Bill Gates says NFTs are ‘100 percent based on greater fool theory’ (The Verge; 15 June 2022)
  12. ​​Chrome OS will mimic Windows 11 with Partial Split Chromebook windows (About Chromebooks; 9 June 2022)
  13. Google Docs and Drive getting a better, simpler sharing UI  (9 to 5 Google; 10 June 2022)
  14. Google Drive finally adds support for common keyboard shortcuts (XTA Developers, 30 May 2022)
  15. Google Keep will soon let you change the font size of your notes (CHrome Unboxed; 15 June 2022)
  16. Microsoft starts automatically redirecting Internet Explorer users to Edge (The Verge; 25 June 2022)
  17. e-Ink iPhone display could combine Apple quality with near-zero impact on battery life (9 to 5 Mac; 17 May 2022)
  18. Apple Products Set to Use Common Charging Point After EU Deal (Time Magazine; 7 June 2022)
  19. First M2 benchmarks show speed boost over original M1 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro (9 to 5 Mac; 15 June 2022)
  20. Exclusive: New entry-level iPad to pack A14 chip, 5G, and USB-C connectivity (9 to 5 Mac; 14 June 2022)
  21. Stage Manager controversy won’t go away, and Apple can still fix it (9 to 5 Mac; 14 June 2022)
  22. Adobe Photoshop on the web will soon be free for everyone (Chrome Unboxed; 15 June 2022)
  23. Imaging Editing Resources from “Student Authors Website” at Wes’ former Oklahoma school
  24. Jason’s Geek of the Week: NCCE/LOC Crossroads of History Project
  25. Wes’ Geek of the Week: Long Tail Moment

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