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How to Think Like a Computer Bias and Reliability

The concept of bias is explained through everyday activities. A teenage girl, Ada, asks her friend Computer Head (CH) an everyday question which is open to bias. She then looks at the results obtained from search engines and how some sites can be biased. Teacher notes: You could use this video to discuss what we can look for when using ...
  • 2016
  • 00:03:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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The National Researching the spread of fake news and its impact

Researching the spread of fake news and its impact was the focus of a new report from MIT researchers on how rumours can spread faster and farther than the truth. Perhaps one of the more surprising findings is the suggestion that humans are a bigger issue in the spread of fake news than the bots that often get blamed.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/28/2018

News in Review - January 2017 Disinformation and Lies: The Dangers of Fake News

When a man walked into a New York pizza parlour in December 2016 with an assault rifle and said he was checking out the story that there was a child sex-trafficking ring in the basement, run by former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, the world took notice. It was a fake news story called "Pizzagate," planted online, that went viral. Now ...
  • 2017
  • 00:21:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/27/2017

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Curio.ca Tutorials Curio.ca Tutorial: Sharing Content and Using Playlists

Curio.ca offers a wide array of original content in English and French, as well as sophisticated tools that allow you to manage and track your group’s viewing experience. Our tutorials were specially crafted to help you better navigate through the platform while discovering the more complex functionalities available to you. Playlists and content sharing are key features of your new ...
  • 2015
  • 00:02:19
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/23/2015

Curio.ca Tutorials Curio.ca Tutorial: Global Overview

Curio.ca offers a wide array of original content in English and French, as well as sophisticated tools that allow you to manage and track your group’s viewing experience. Our tutorials were specially crafted to help you better navigate through the platform while discovering the more complex functionalities available to you. This General Overview tutorial presents the basic tools of the platform.
  • 2015
  • 00:03:21
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/01/2015

Curio.ca Tutorials Curio.ca Tutorial: Account Configuration and Statistics

Curio.ca offers a wide array of original content in English and French, as well as sophisticated tools that allow you to manage and track your group’s viewing experience. Our tutorials were specially crafted to help you better navigate through the platform while discovering the more complex functionalities available to you. This Account Configuration and Statistics tutorial presents the steps on how to ...
  • 2015
  • 00:04:03
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/26/2015