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Choices and Challenges Forum tackles counternarratives in technology and disability | College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

On November 11 from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Disability Visibility Project® founder and director Alice Wong will present during the “High-Tech ‘Fixes’ and Disability” session.

“Alice Wong is an important hub in disability networks for disability storytelling and making stories visible to multiple venues,” said Shew. “She is also very active in #cripthevote. These are Twitter chats about disability politics. Disability Twitter is big because people who are homebound can be part of the conversation.”

Wong is a disability activist, media maker, and consultant based in San Francisco. Presenting alongside her will be Elizabeth Guffey, Yomi S. Wrong, and Jaipreet

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UH College of Technology Receives Transformative Gift from Sugar Land’s HCSS, Inc.

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A nearly $2 million gift to the College of Technology will endow scholarships and support new infrastructure in its UH at Sugar Land building.

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In recognition of the gift, the first floor of the College of Technology building in Sugar Land will be named the HCSS Floor.

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The gift is a memorial to Sophie Rydin, wife of HCSS CEO, Mike Rydin.

The University of Houston College of Technology is the recipient of a nearly $2 million gift to endow scholarships and support new infrastructure in its University of Houston at Sugar Land building. The gift generously comes from Heavy Construction

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Altada Technology Solutions is Delighted to Announce Collaboration with Tangent and Trinity College Dublin in setting up Alsessor, Altada’s AI Accelerator programme

CORK, Ireland, Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Altada Technology Solutions has partnered with Tangent, Trinity College Dublin’s ‘Ideas Workspace’ to create an accelerator program supporting early-stage startups and entrepreneurs in the growth and commercialisation of their businesses. This partnership aims to ultimately embed the initiative in the AI start-up ecosystem and create cornerstones for ambitious, global-reaching businesses. Alsessor has issued a call out to all early-stage Artificial Intelligence startups in Retail, Digital Health, FinTech, InsurTech, Regulatory, and Compliance. This could be a good opportunity for any early-stage company working on AI-based products and services ready for development and commercialisation.

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Educational Technology News — ScienceDaily

Computer Vision App Allows Easier Monitoring of Diabetes

A computer vision technology developed by engineers has now been developed into a free mobile phone app for regular monitoring of glucose levels in people with …


AI Teachers Must Be Effective and Communicate Well to Be Accepted

The increase in online education has allowed a new type of teacher to emerge — an artificial one. But just how accepting students are of an artificial instructor remains to be seen. That’s why …


Divide and Conquer: A New Formula to Minimize Mathematics Anxiety

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College students struggle to spot misinformation online as 2020 election approaches

Don’t fall for the premise that young people, otherwise known as “digital natives,” are immune to misinformation.

How to tell the difference between a credited news report and ‘fake news’

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That’s the message from Stanford University researchers who say their new research provides further evidence that college students are prone to being deceived online.

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The new study from the Stanford History Education Group shows that 2020’s first-time voters often struggle to sort fact from fiction despite their technical prowess on smartphones and social media.

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