WSJ: What Is Intelligent Video?

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Wall Street Journal Live clip on ooVoo Lab’s technology to read people’s emotions in real-time.

Rick W. Burkett runs the John A. Logan College Teaching and Learning Center, teaches history, and heads an educational nonprofit. He publishes blogs on a wide variety of topics, including history, teaching and learning, student success, and teaching online.
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WSJ: Google Translate

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The Google translate app has been updated.  It now translates verbal conversations in 38 languages.  It can also translate text on images using a smartphone camera between English and French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish.  The app is available for iOS and Android devices.

Rick W. Burkett runs the John A. Logan College Teaching and Learning Center, teaches history, and heads an educational nonprofit. He publishes blogs on a wide variety of topics, including history, teaching and learning, student success, and teaching online.
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WSJ.com – Facebook Wants to Move Into the Office

Facebook is looking to move into the workplace space and compete with LinkedIn.  The service is to be called “Facebook at Work.”

The Wall Street Journal Digits article is here.

Rick W. Burkett runs the John A. Logan College Teaching and Learning Center, teaches history, and heads an educational nonprofit. He publishes blogs on a wide variety of topics, including history, teaching and learning, student success, and teaching online.
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WSJ: Hack Yourself and See How Easy It Is

Verizon estimates that 76% of data breaches are caused by weak or stolen user names and passwords. The WSJ’s Diana Jou shows us how easy it is to hack into someone else’s online identity—by doing it herself.

Rick W. Burkett runs the John A. Logan College Teaching and Learning Center, teaches history, and heads an educational nonprofit. He publishes blogs on a wide variety of topics, including history, teaching and learning, student success, and teaching online.
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WSJ: FAA Says Electronic Devices Can Be Used During All Phases of Flights

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced a plan to lift restrictions of electronic device usage during certain portions of airline flights.  Under new regulations electronic devices can be used during all phases of flights.  Here is their news alert:

Federal aviation regulators unveiled steps to lift restrictions on fliers’ electronic devices, concluding that tablets, e-readers and other gadgets generally can be used during all phases of flight by the end of this year.

The Federal Aviation Administration’s decision effectively ends years of safety debates over the use of the devices. The FAA said it is providing airlines with guidelines to carry out the new policy.

More information is available here.

Rick W. Burkett runs the John A. Logan College Teaching and Learning Center, teaches history, and heads an educational nonprofit. He publishes blogs on a wide variety of topics, including history, teaching and learning, student success, and teaching online.
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