AI Partner Picking / 3D Printed Hand / Facebook’s Wrist Wearable

Free Resources for Busy Parents and Educators Who Don’t Have as Much Time to Read and Surf as I Do

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AI Partner Picking
Love in the time of algorithms: would you let artificial intelligence choose your partner? AI has found its way into the once exclusively-human domain of love and relationships. @DavidTuffley @ConversationEDU @bexxmodd @machinelearnflx

3D Liver
3D printing method turns goo into a hand in minutes. Be sure to watch the seven-second video. The picture above is a 3D printed liver. @FuturityNews @Bomoimajid @wef

Wrist Wearable
Facebook Finally Explains Its Mysterious Wrist Wearable. Facebook’s vision for the future of interacting with computers apparently would involve strapping something that looks like an iPod Mini to your wrist. @LaurenGoode @WIRED

Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

How artificial intelligence can help curb traffic accidents in cities – UOC research suggests urban complexity dampens our ability to pay attention and steer clear of unexpected events. @EurekAlert @UOCuniversity @aaas @machinelearnTec @TrendingNews_7

Distruptive Innovation


Disruptive Innovation will Drive Exponential Growth in Technology. Digital disruption entails established companies and startups alike enlisting new technologies in the fight to dislodge incumbents, protect entrenched positions, or re-invent entire industries and business activities. @analyticsinme @Damien_CABADI @MariaFariello1


Seven Simple exercises to raise your self-esteem – Self-esteem is essential for success and for many of us it’s something we have to work on. Share with your students. @carthagebuckley

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Harvey Feirstein@carthagebuckley @HarveyFierstein

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

Here’s The Difference Between A $5000 Cello And One That Costs $1 Million. Wendy Law dramatically explains that you get what you pay for — especially with cellos. Click here to buy her album.@CellistWendyLaw


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcast

Where Good Ideas Come From

Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson

Cup of Joe
Listine to Dr. Doug on the “Cup of Joe” podcast. I recorded it last week. On it, I talk about the many good things I have seen in schools doing hybrid teaching. @PodcastCupOfJoe @DrDougGreen @BrainAwakes

Grasp: The Science of Transforming How We Learn by Sanjay Sarma with Luke Yoquinto

The Hype Machine: How Social Media Disrupts Our Elections, Out Economy, and Our Health and How We Must Adapt by Sinan Aral @SINANARAL

Back to School COVID Myths – It’s popular to say that hybrid learning is negatively impacting poor students who generally attend schools with lots of discipline issues. Is it possible that some poor kids who make a serious effort to learn aren’t the big winners? There may be stresses at home, but not many bullies. @DrDougGreen @mssackstein

This is my podcast on the Jabbedu Network. Please consider listening and buying my book Teaching Isn’t Rocket Science, It’s Way More Complex. Here’s a free executive summary. @jabbedu @DrDougGreen

Weird: The Power of Being an Outsider in an Insider World by Olga Khazan

The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win by Maria Konnikova

Boys and Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity by Peggy Orenstein

Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry & Jean Greaves (the book can be found here)

Upstream: How to Solve Problems Before They Happen by Dan Heath

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