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.
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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