Some reflections I share on the internet through the most excellent annotator hypothes.is
Using the most generous Kris Shaffer’s plugin
Trump, Russia, bots, and Breitbart: tl;dr edition

Gaslighting is their business model.

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CourseSmart E-Textbooks Track Students’ Progress for Teachers

“Maybe the course is too easy and I need to challenge them a bit more,” Mr. Guardia said. “Or maybe the textbooks are not as good as I thought.”

Quite a disappointing climax to the article. I would have preferred ![](http://gunshowcomic.com/comics/20130109.png)

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CourseSmart E-Textbooks Track Students’ Progress for Teachers

I need to change my study habits

Forcing new mods of behaviour - thats defo what I want from my degree(s).

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CourseSmart E-Textbooks Track Students’ Progress for Teachers

There is also correlation, the students are learning, between perception and success.

uhhhhh this is almost a poem or a Dandy Warhol lyric right?

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CourseSmart E-Textbooks Track Students’ Progress for Teachers

students could easily game the highlighting or note-taking functions. Or a student might improve his score by leaving his textbook open and doing something else.

#WTAF?

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CourseSmart E-Textbooks Track Students’ Progress for Teachers

data

"some data is more equal than other data"

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CourseSmart E-Textbooks Track Students’ Progress for Teachers

“It knows more than my mother.”

So many fallacies at work now. Don't know where to start. This is one of the saddest sentences here though for sure.

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CourseSmart E-Textbooks Track Students’ Progress for Teachers

they

huh - I take back what I said about the author - I don't think there is any irony happening here.

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CourseSmart E-Textbooks Track Students’ Progress for Teachers

CourseSmart said it knew of no problems with its software

And one must always side with the machines. Always with the machines.

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CourseSmart E-Textbooks Track Students’ Progress for Teachers

they know the books are watching them

aaaaaaaaaaaaaarrrrggghhhhh

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CourseSmart E-Textbooks Track Students’ Progress for Teachers

notes on paper

but don't trust the STs #amirite?

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CourseSmart E-Textbooks Track Students’ Progress for Teachers

manager needed better data

because its made of people?

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CourseSmart E-Textbooks Track Students’ Progress for Teachers

reams of data

Starting to wonder if David Streitfeld was sub-writing this whole thing. His rhetoric is quite dark and foreboding.

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CourseSmart E-Textbooks Track Students’ Progress for Teachers

they decline to say what, if anything, they will do with it

bwahahahahaha

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CourseSmart E-Textbooks Track Students’ Progress for Teachers

help prepare new editions.

Almost sounds like soylent green right?

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CourseSmart E-Textbooks Track Students’ Progress for Teachers

expressions on their faces

but did they? really?

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CourseSmart E-Textbooks Track Students’ Progress for Teachers

even as critics question how well it measures learning

assuming one can actually measure learning - like for real?

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CourseSmart E-Textbooks Track Students’ Progress for Teachers

Major publishers in higher education have already been collecting data from millions of students who use their digital materials

not scary or foreboding at all #amirite?

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Privacy Policy | Slack

With third party service providers and agents. We may engage third party companies or individuals, such as third party payment processors, to process information on our behalf.

Probably common practice, but tiny red flag right here?

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Privacy Policy | Slack

Slack takes security seriously

Say this 10 times really fast ;)

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