Teaching Students Through YouTube – Dorsey’s COVID Fund, YouTube Classroom

Jack Dorsey’s billion-dollar COVID fund, Bringing the classroom to YouTube, Microsoft doubles down on virtual events

• Kurt Wagner from Bloomberg discusses how Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey has committed 1 billion dollars to COVID-19 related efforts and why now is a particularly good time for him to do so.
• Sophie Lucido Johnson is a teacher who has chosen to utilize YouTube over Zoom for her remote classroom work. She shared her reasons why in a post on OneZero and talks about those reasons with Mikah and Jason.
• Microsoft insiders told Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet and Windows Weekly that the company will postpone the release of its dual-screen Windows X devices to 2021 due to COVID-19 supply chain issues.
• The Unicode Consortium announced that new EMOJI will be pushed back to at least 2021 due to the pandemic.

Hosts: Jason Howell, Mikah Sargent
Guests: Kurt Wagner, Sophie Lucido Johnson
Tech News Weekly episode 128
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