No, Software Still Can’t Grade Student Essays

One of the great white whales of computer-managed education and testing is the dream of robo-scoring, software that can grade a piece of writing as easily and efficiently as software can score multiple choice questions. Robo-grading would be swift, cheap, and consistent. The only problem after all these years is that it still can’t be … Read more No, Software Still Can’t Grade Student Essays

If Social Media Algorithms Control Our Lives Why Can’t They Eliminate Hate Speech?

Getty ImagesGetty It has become accepted fact in our modern digital world that the algorithms powering the online revolution, especially those of the major social media platforms, have so much control over us that they can actually nudge us against our conscious will towards actions we would not otherwise take. The addictive nature of social … Read more If Social Media Algorithms Control Our Lives Why Can’t They Eliminate Hate Speech?

Social Media Companies Can’t Escape Responsibility: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said the government has issued notice to WhatsApp as social media companies are accountable for the misuse of their platforms. The government issued notice to WhatsApp as rumours in the social media application preceded most incidences of violence, Prasad said in the Rajya Sabha while participating in a discussion on the misuse of social … Read more Social Media Companies Can’t Escape Responsibility: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro in South Korea Can’t Connect to the Internet, Prevents Distractions for Students

Samsung Electronics on Friday announced the Galaxy J2 Pro in South Korea – the special variant for the country that is blocked from connecting to the Internet, aimed at students who want to avoid distractions during examinations as well as senior citizens. First unveiled in Vietnam earlier this year, the Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) will ship with a data … Read more Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro in South Korea Can’t Connect to the Internet, Prevents Distractions for Students

The 14 PC games we can’t wait to play in 2017

Thumbnails MORE See larger image Credit: Yooka-Laylee Out with the old and in with the games that got delayed into 2017 We’ve already rounded up the best PC games of 2016, plus the year’s overlooked gems, and now with ol’ Father Time officially dead and reborn as a beautiful, flaming phoenix or whatever, it’s time … Read more The 14 PC games we can’t wait to play in 2017

Evernote updates its privacy policy to allow employees to read your notes, and you can’t opt out of this

Popular online note-taking service Evernote has announced an update to its privacy policy, allowing some of its employees to read your notes. The updated policy will come into effect starting January 23, 2017. The reason behind the move is described as: “this is primarily to make sure that our machine learning technologies are working correctly, … Read more Evernote updates its privacy policy to allow employees to read your notes, and you can’t opt out of this

If Microsoft can’t install Windows 10 on your PC, it’ll give you a new one

As July 29 gets closer and the free Windows 10 upgrade offer reaches its final days, Microsoft is pulling out all the stops in order to convince users to upgrade. It’s even willing to give you a new laptop. As spotted by Neowin, Microsoft retail stores are offering to install Windows 10 on any compatible … Read more If Microsoft can’t install Windows 10 on your PC, it’ll give you a new one

Apple can’t hold up with the iPhone SE’s call for on line and at some shops

in case you’ve been attempting to shop for an iPhone SE these days, you may have been out ofsuccess with supply of some color/memory configurations scattered approximately Apple shops and Apple taking upwards of two weeks to ship iPhone SEs out. The iPhone SE has a much higher call for than Apple definitely expected. It … Read more Apple can’t hold up with the iPhone SE’s call for on line and at some shops