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Betsy Aoki
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Betsy Aoki is possibly best known as Microsoft's "Blog Queen," responsible for launching Microsoft's corporate blogging efforts at blogs.msdn.com and blogs.technet.com in 2004. Since then, she has worked to deliver a few more community projects for Microsoft -- Live QnA, a large-scale consumer question-and-answer site, and the Xbox Live Indie Games platform at http://creators.xna.com, which allows developers to distribute their games for sale on the Xbox LIVE marketplace. Lured to the marketing side from engineering, she currently tweets from @bing and creates social media outreach projects for Bing.

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Critical Thinking Roundup - Howard Rheingold, Bing at ISTE

Posted July 12, 2010 | 12:33:56 (EST)

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Earlier in the year, I put a stake in the ground about Bing's stance vis-à-vis Critical Thinking. Simply put, we are in favor of Internet literacy as an aspect of good citizenship and scientific thought. Our goal is to show our ongoing support for...

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Critical Thinking, Howard Rheingold and Cancer at the NCCE conference

Posted March 8, 2010 | 16:14:26 (EST)

I've mentioned on Huffington Post before that Howard Rheingold's piece, Crap Detection 101, was influential in our thinking around Bing's role in education and our push to help teachers/librarians make kids into great critical thinkers. We've also been working with Howard Rheingold on sessions...

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Critical Thinking and Bing

Posted February 8, 2010 | 15:25:28 (EST)

As I talk with leaders in the education and librarian communities, I am, particularly bothered by reports of students who just paste information from Wikipedia or Google into their term papers and call it a day. No matter what search brand you are using, these reports mean that a generation...

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