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Jamboard

Google’s newest gadget is for your office: Today, the company is announcing Jamboard, a new cloud-connected digital whiteboard that hooks into its “G Suite” of apps for corporate customers. The Jamboard itself is a Google-designed, 55-inch 4K touchscreen display that runs Android and a new app for whiteboarding.

Google’s Science Journal

Google's Science Journal
The Science Journal app allows you to gather data from the world around you. It uses sensors to measure your environment, like light and sound, so you can graph your data, record your experiments, and organize your questions and ideas.

‘1979 Revolution’ tells the story of the Iranian Revolution in video game form

1979 Revolution: Black Friday is choice driven, narrative game that brings players into the brooding world of a nation on the verge of collapse. Play as Reza, an aspiring photojournalist, and make life and death decisions as you survive the gritty streets of Iran in the late 1970’s. In this authentic, historically accurate, stunningly engaging experience — you must decide who to trust and what you stand for — as the world is set ablaze around you. As the revolution tears through your country, friends and family, the fates of those around you hinge on the consequences of your choices.

Pearson’s quest to cover the planet in company-run schools

image of school in phillipine run by Pearson
Pearson would like to become education’s first major conglomerate, serving as the largest private provider of standardized tests, software, materials, and now the schools themselves. Some fear that Pearson’s privatized school chains, like APEC in the Philippines (above), abandon the world’s poorest and most vulnerable students. Photo credit: Pearson