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A Hack Education Project

I have added a script to my websites today that will block annotations – namely those from Genius and those from Hypothes.is. I have been meaning to do this for a while now, so it’s mostly a project that comes as I procrastinate doing something else rather than one that...

Even though I've sworn to write no more about the blockchain and education, I'm still collecting stories on the topic, in part because the marketing drum continues to be pounded. Maybe I'll write more. Maybe I won't. Some of the responses to my research series have been, um, interesting, particularly...

You can find my latest research on ed-tech funding, which includes an openly-licensed dataset on all ed-tech investments made from 2010 through April 2016, here.

I've published Part Two of my research on the blockchain in education. I'm guessing Edsurge isn't going to link to this one, heh, as I call out the dangerous, anti-democratic ideology of "the Silicon Valley narrative," something that is so neatly packed into the blockchain (and in Edsurge too, for...

I've published Part One of my research on the blockchain in education. It's already been link-jacked, so that sucks. I opted not to cross-post this guide on Medium in part so that the traffic would all come to Hack Education. Oh well. There are sharks in the water, and more...