Patrick Skahill http://wuot.org en Who's Using The Data Mined From Students? http://wuot.org/post/celebrating-100-years-ham-radio-0 Information tracked by educational software can be of great help to teachers. But as Politico's Stephanie Simon explains, private companies can also monetize the data by selling it to marketers. Mon, 26 May 2014 21:43:00 +0000 Patrick Skahill 19197 at http://wuot.org Celebrating 100 Years Of Ham Radio http://wuot.org/post/celebrating-100-years-ham-radio This month marks the centennial of the American Radio Relay League, the largest ham radio association in the United States. That means it will be a special year for the hundreds who converge annually on W1AW, a small station known as "the mecca of ham radio" in Newington, Conn., to broadcast radio signals across the globe. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Mon, 26 May 2014 20:59:00 +0000 Patrick Skahill 19186 at http://wuot.org Newtown Residents Demolish A School, And Violent Memories http://wuot.org/post/newtown-residents-demolish-school-and-violent-memories Demolition has begun at Sandy Hook Elementary School, where a gunman killed 20 students and six adults last December. Bricks will be pulverized, steel melted down and a new school built at the same location.<p>Allison Hornak attended Sandy Hook Elementary School as a kid. Fri, 25 Oct 2013 07:26:00 +0000 Patrick Skahill 10110 at http://wuot.org Newtown Residents Demolish A School, And Violent Memories