Phones That Detect Earthquakes / Update iOS & MacOS / Robot Waiters

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The phones that detect earthquakes– Fifty years since the first mobile phone call, the technology we carry around in our pocket is helping to create the world’s biggest earthquake detection system. @tomough @BBC_Future

Update Your iOS And MacOS Devices Quickly, A Security Exploit May Be In The Wild. There are some normal bug fixes to be found in iOS 16.4.1 and macOS Ventura 13.3.1, but they also patch out some concerning security flaws. @BsaGrant @appleinsider

Are robot waiters the future? Some restaurants think so. I have been to a restaurant where a robot replaced the busboy. What do you and your kids think? @AP @nypost


Social Media/Artificial Intelligence

Why ChatGPT and Bing Chat are so good at making things up – A look inside the hallucinating artificial minds of the famous text prediction bots. @benjedwards @arstechnica


Before The Mac, Apple Had A Big Failure That Helped Define The Desktop. This is a great ten-minute history of desktop computers from prior to the Mac. @verge @BsaGrant



Students want to learn about personal finance…and hear about adults’ money mistakes. Studies show that students are more likely to budget, save and manage their credit after they take a financial literacy class. @NimahGobir @MindShiftKQED

Inspirational/Funny Tweets

Miley quote@Educatorslab

Humor, Music, Cool Stuff

When Is Easter? This is pretty nerdy, but astronomy, calendar, and religious buffs should like it. @KieranBorovac


Recent Book Summaries & My Podcasts

Plays Well
Plays Well With Others: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Relationships Is (Mostly) Wrongby Eric Barker

How to Raise Kids Who Aren’t Assholes: Science-Based Strategies for Better Parenting from Tots to Teens by Melinda Wenner Moyer

Critical Issues in Democratic Schooling: Curriculum, Teaching, and Socio-Political Realities by Kenneth Teitelbaum

Can You Learn to Be Lucky? Why Some People Seem to Win More Often Than Others by Karla Staff

My Post-Pandemic Teaching and Learning Observations by Dr. Doug Green Times 10 Publications

The Power of Regret: How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward by Daniel Pink

Limitless Mind: Learn, Lead, and Live Without Barriers by Jo Boaler 

The Future of Smart: How Our Education System Needs to Change to Help All Young People Thrive by Ulcca Joshi Hansen

Cup of Joe
Listen 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

Back to School COVID Myths – by Dr Doug Green @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

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.

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