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What Will Facebook Terragraph, 5G, and Being a “Smart City” Mean for San José Residents?

Reposted with permission from EduResearcher. A quote from the Smart City Team presentation in April on the Facebook Terragraph (millimeter wave technology) rollout reveals that “deploying at scale in a city has never been done before.”  This alone should lead us to … Continue reading What Will Facebook Terragraph, 5G, and Being a “Smart City” Mean for San José Residents?

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Navigating Whiteness: Could “Anywhere, Anytime” Learning Endanger Black and Brown Students?

Reposted with permission from Wrench in the Gears. Our country’s education system was never meant to empower black and brown people. The current system is deeply flawed. Yet before advancing device-mediated, anywhere learning as a progressive “solution,” we must consider the implications that … Continue reading Navigating Whiteness: Could “Anywhere, Anytime” Learning Endanger Black and Brown Students?

“Smart and Surveilled:” Building Sanctuary Part 3

Reposted with permission from Wrench in the Gears. The future is uncertain and unlikely to play out exactly as described. Nevertheless, we must begin to comprehend how technological developments combined with concentrated power and extreme income inequality are leading us to … Continue reading “Smart and Surveilled:” Building Sanctuary Part 3