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Thursday, May 21 • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Just How Connected are You? Does your privacy matter to you? (SUE Talk)

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In 1980 CNN began as a 24-hour television news channel. How did they make money? Advertising. If you go to cnn.com though you may not see any ads. How are they making money? Does that business spend millions of dollars as a public service without expecting a return? It doesn't seem likely. This talk will explore just how many companies connect to you when you go online. We'll also look at the danger of "Echo Chamber Thinking" that develops as more and more is gleaned about us.


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Mark Kline

Technology Coordinator, Waterbury-Duxbury S.D.
We are doing some unconventional things at Crossett Brook Middle School that you might be interested in. | One is making use of open source software, especially as an OS. It is much more efficient than Windows or Mac OSX, so that whether we are using new or older devices they are all useful, allowing us to have many devices available for students even though our tech budget is tight. | A second effort is to give our students and... Read More →

Thursday May 21, 2015 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Joyce 210

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