Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning:

1. Why we can't maintain a blind faith in edtech to improve education in Africa.
Full story from BRIGHT Magazine

2. How smartphones can level the playing field for students from low income households.
Full story from Inside Higher Ed

3. Top tech trends in special ed.
Full story from Education Week

4. Does ethical tech actually exist?
Full story from TechCrunch

5. The machine learning revolutionizing the news in China.
Full story from Forbes

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