How we make marking more efficient: Live Marking

How to make marking more efficient: three new techniques for teachers | Teacher Network | Guardian Professional.

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Free Video Conferencing at appear.in – one click video conversations

Video Conferencing made easy. No need to register or login. This service uses html5

appear.in – one click video conversations.

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Wearables: one-third of consumers abandoning devices | Technology | theguardian.com

Hundreds of Galaxy Gear smartwatches are listed on eBay barely six months after launch. Why isn’t the wearable tech market taking off?

Wearables: one-third of consumers abandoning devices | Technology | theguardian.com.

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Charlotte Laws’ fight with Hunter Moore, the internet’s revenge porn king | Culture | The Observer

When Hunter Moore posted topless pictures of Charlotte Laws’ daughter online, she decided to take him down

Charlotte Laws’ fight with Hunter Moore, the internet’s revenge porn king | Culture | The Observer.

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London PR Agency Funny example

London PR agency has recently launched a new website with this amusing PR story as an example of the power of PR.

“Comedian and author Shed asked us to help publicise his ground breaking book, What Every Man Thinks About Apart From Sex – ground breaking because it contained no words, just 200 blank and empty pages!

We pushed the book hard to our contacts and managed to get it featured in several national newspapers including the Daily Star. We were also able to secure a spot on ITV1′s Daybreak / Lorraine programme where the book was discussed  - read more on their new website.”

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Online Journalism Is Growing, But That Doesn’t Mean Much

The emergence of digital native media outlets and continued growth in online video has not yet drastically changed the face of the U.S. news media.

Nearly one third of U.S. adults, including nearly half of people aged 18-49, watch online news video, according to the 2014 State of the News Media study from the Pew Research Center.

Online Journalism Is Growing, But That Doesn’t Mean Much.

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Lurid coverage of L’Wren Scott’s death shows British tabloids at their worst | Joan Smith | Comment is free | theguardian.com

Fourteen months after the Leveson report accused sections of the press of wreaking “havoc” with people’s lives, some editors are behaving with the same callous disregard for grief which was highlighted during the inquiry.

They haven’t even abided by the editors’ code of practice, drawn up by the toothless Press Complaints Commission, which states that publication should be handled sensitively in cases of personal grief or shock. Instead, today’s front pages show that the popular press has reverted to its pre-Leveson position: people who venture into the public eye for any reason give up their right to privacy in perpetuity. They’re public property, even when a close friend or relative dies in the most shocking circumstances.

Lurid coverage of L’Wren Scott’s death shows British tabloids at their worst | Joan Smith | Comment is free | theguardian.com.

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The Fourth Screen: How Smartwatches Could Be Used for Ads

Will your wrist be the next billboard? With new entries from Sony, Samsung and Motorola hitting the market, plus rumored interest from Apple, smartwatches appear to be the next emerging category in computing. Some 15% of consumers are currently using…

The Fourth Screen: How Smartwatches Could Be Used for Ads.

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Students Sue Google for Monitoring Their Emails

In a challenge to one of Google’s more controversial practices, a group of students in California are suing Google, claiming that the company’s monitoring of Gmail violates federal and state privacy laws.

via Students Sue Google for Monitoring Their Emails.

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Steven Pinker and Rebecca Newberger Goldstein: The long reach of reason – YouTube

This animated talk is a good example of animation enhancing content.

via Steven Pinker and Rebecca Newberger Goldstein: The long reach of reason – YouTube.

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