eBooks and doing the reading for students

PROmedia eBook Reader (Photo credit: PiAir (Old Skool))Pierre Tristam at FlaglerLive (Flagler County, FL) writes about new EdTech software from CourseSmart that allows teachers to see how much of the reading a student has done. Setting aside pedagogy and the old tradition of fooling the prof, Tristam argues about the nature of reading:Reading is one […]

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Google Translate and Google Voice: a mass experiment

Image via WikipediaThe New York Times has what strikes me as an important article on Google’s translation service, and while it emphasizes processing power and data, there’s more here. (The section on their original data is interesting too.)Using Computing Might, Google Improves Translation Tool – NYTimes.comGoogle’s quick rise to the top echelons of the translation […]

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