Articles We've Been Reading - 7/20/17

Every once in awhile we like to curate some of the resources and articles that have interested us these last couple weeks for your reading pleasure. The opinions expressed in these resources don’t always reflect our own. Rather, we share them because we think they compel conversation, which we’re happy to have with our readers in the comments field below. 

The History of the Future of Intelligent Machines – HackEducation

Ongoing – by Audrey Watters

An ongoing curation of articles and news regarding the development of robotics and artificial intelligence, from the perspective of someone who writes about education for a living. Often addresses automation and its potential effect on industry/education.

Turning your iPhone’s Camera into an Assistive Device – The Chronicle of Higher Education

July 13, 2017 – by Jason B. Jones

A promising new app from Microsoft uses iPhone camera to describe surroundings for the visually impaired.

As Paperwork Goes Missing, Private Student Loan Debts May Be Wiped Away – NYT

July 17, 2017 – by Stacy Cowley and Jessica Silver-Greenberg

Missing documents may void the student loan debt of thousands of students.

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