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Audrey Watters

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I started blogging 10 years ago today. My students had long told that I should start one. “You’d love LiveJournal,” they insisted. But I was busy teaching and writing my dissertation, and I couldn’t imagine that I’d have time – or that a blog would be all that interesting. Then...

Travel Nope. I did get some travel plans made for May (I’ll be speaking at Davidson College). Upcoming week: Hermosa Beach. Hack Education Writing Hack Education Weekly News Hack Education Weekly Newsletter Pearson, PARCC, Privacy, Surveillance, & Trust SRA Cards: A History of Programmed Instruction and Personalization Doxxing to Defend...

Earlier this year, the Associated Press broke a story that HealthCare.gov was “quietly sending consumers’ personal data to private companies that specialize in advertising and analyzing Internet data for performance and marketing.” The site had Google Analytics and Twitter and Facebook sharing buttons installed. Chances are, your website is doing...

Travel Nope. Yesterday was one of the annual cringeworthy days for Hermosa Beach livin': the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. I’m a little worried how hot it is in Los Angeles already. But hey. Sunshine. I can put up with one or two days of drunkenness in the streets, as...

Travel (and Speaking) I traveled to Washington DC for 48 hours. Thankfully I was able to escape as the storm hit on Thursday morning. Upcoming week: Hermosa Beach. Fingers crossed: no more travel until the end of April. Hack Education Writing Hack Education Weekly News Hack Education Weekly Newsletter From...