Internet Social Media Wiring Diagram

Homeschool Wiring Diagram #2

This week’s interesting links include articles about “ad transparency” on social media, esports, pet robots, and more!

The goal of these posts is to share interesting tech-related news and to try and identify trends or topics that you may want to incorporate into homeschooling.

41 percent of Android phones vulnerable to Krack wifi hack. Make sure you’re installing updates when they’re available.
NASA’s Curiosity rover still going despite a problem with the drill. The little rover that could keeps on going and NASA is learning a lot from its longevity.
Amazon wants to deliver packages inside your home when you’re not there. I don’t think so.

Have you ever wanted a pet robot? You can have one for $900. Seems like a lot to pay for a pet, especially one you need to recharge.
Ad “transparency” coming to Facebook. No you’ll know exactly who to blame for those belly fat ads.
Twitter is also letting you know where those political ads come from.
eWorld Cup coming in 2018 from FIFA and EA. As the popularity of esports grows, I suspect we’ll see more partnerships like this.

#CSforKids is a great idea but homeschoolers will probably be left out.

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By John Wilkerson

John Wilkerson combines over 20 years of professional experience in the computer industry with 17 years of homeschooling 7 children to give parents easy to understand advice on the application of technology in their homes.