Farhad and Mike’s Week in Tech: Sex Scandals and Silicon Valley by FARHAD MANJOO and MIKE ISAAC


By FARHAD MANJOO and MIKE ISAAC

In this week’s tech newsletter, Farhad Manjoo and Mike Isaac delve into sex scandals reaching Google and Uber’s latest legal troubles.

Published: November 30, 2017 at 02:00PM

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State Senator Calls for Audit of Baltimore County Schools by NATASHA SINGER and DANIELLE IVORY


By NATASHA SINGER and DANIELLE IVORY

A Maryland legislator has called for a state audit of Baltimore County Public Schools, the 25th-largest public school system in the United States, in connection with the district’s technology initiative.

Published: November 8, 2017 at 02:00PM

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Jaron Lanier Can Hear the Digital Future by KEVIN HAGEN, SAMANTHA QUICK and NEETI UPADHYE


By KEVIN HAGEN, SAMANTHA QUICK and NEETI UPADHYE

Join Jaron Lanier, the father of virtual reality, as he contemplates his two obsessions: VR and music. “Musical instruments are the best user interfaces that have ever existed,” he says.

Published: November 7, 2017 at 02:00PM

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How Much It Costs to Meet With Superintendents by Unknown Author


By Unknown Author

The Education Research and Development Institute, known as ERDI, charges membership fees to school vendors to arrange small-group meetings with superintendents who can provide product feedback.

Published: November 2, 2017 at 02:00PM

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