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The Pigeons of Ed-Tech

A Hack Education Project

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I didn't think I'd read another pigeon story to top last week's the high school pigeon prank. But then this happened: Police catch a pigeon with 200 ecstasy pills hidden in a little backpack pic.twitter.com/vSB9eYtd84— Cass Lowe (@CassLowe) May 24, 2017

Via MyStatesman.com: “A Minnesota high school was forced to close down for the day Friday after students released pigeons in the building as a prank.” Superintendent Tim Dittberner confirmed the closure of New Prague High School in a Twitter post, declaring it a Digital Learning Day due to “health and...

I have added a script to my websites today that will block annotations – namely those from Genius and those from Hypothes.is. I have been meaning to do this for a while now, so it’s mostly a project that comes as I procrastinate doing something else rather than one that...

From an article published by the Smithsonian Libraries, "Publishing, Pretense, and Pigeons: The Case of Madame Knip": It is unfortunate that Madame Knip is now better remembered for her "sundry alterations" to Les Pigeons than for her beautiful art. But perhaps her story of pigeon-based subterfuge will make you consider...

"The pink pigeon is found on the island of Mauritius, formerly home to another pigeon, the Dodo, now extinct. There are only around 400 birds left in the wild and about another 70 in captivity in zoos and wildlife parks around the world," The Conversation reports. But now conservation genomics...