Episode 99 – Kazakastan?

episode 99

Today, Tony, Tim, Dave and Patrick talk about Kazakhstan’s control over the Internet, tracking students using GPS and how IBM needs to rethink hairdryers. Check out the talking points below.

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Kazakhstan is building a cheaper version of China’s Great Firewall by Amar Toor of The Verge a. Link:http://www.theverge.com/2015/12/4/9848300/kazakhstan-web-surveillance-censorship-great-firewall
b. Is this a trend?
c. Do international schools need to worry? d. This has nothing to do with Borat:http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0443453/

Tracking students with GPS APPs. a. Link:https://medium.com/@laurence_stanley/tracking-students-with-gps-apps-976a60e93f91#.v8248epl3
b. Privacy Issues?
c. What’s the end game? – Will this help reduce truancy?

IBM miss the mark with Hack a Hairdryer Campaign a. Link:http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/dec/07/ibm-sparks-anger-with-hackahairdryer-campaign-aimed-at-women
b. How hard should we be on IBM?
c. Promoting STEM to girls in school, what are your tips? d. Similar to the Barbie story: http://gizmodo.com/barbie-f-cks-it-up-again-1660326671

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