Has cutting your way to greatness ever worked? [Reed]

Has cutting your way to greatness ever worked? — from insidehighered.com by Matt Reed  I can’t think of a time that it has, yet it […]

Google Home’s assistant can now recognize different voices [cnbc.com]

  Google Home’s assistant can now recognize different voices — from cnbc.com Excerpt: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s voice-activated assistant can now recognize who’s talking […]

DC: The as-yet-to-exist-but-forthcoming “Amazon.com of Higher education” will have capabilities like this

From DSC: First of all, let me say again that I’m not suggesting that we replace professors with artificial intelligence, algorithms, and such. However, given […]

The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI [Knight]

The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI — from technologyreview.com by Will Knight No one really knows how the most advanced algorithms do what […]

“5 things to know about Facebook’s huge AR fantasy” + other recent announcements from Facebook

Five things to know about Facebook’s huge augmented reality fantasy — from gizmodo.com by Michael Nunez Excerpt: One example of how this might work is […]

Heads-up higher ed! These vendors can help us bring remote learners into our face-to-face based classrooms! [Christian]

From DSC: In terms of learning, having to be in the same physical place as others continues to not be a requirement nearly as much […]

What are the ramifications for higher education re: the *massive* changes beginning to take place due to AI, automation, & robotics?

From DSC: The recent pieces below made me once again reflect on the massive changes that are quickly approaching — and in some cases are […]

Student debt was at $1.3 trillion in 2016 per a new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of NY

Federal Reserve Bank of New York: Press Briefing on Household Debt, with Focus on Student Debt — with thanks to Mr. Bryan Alexander for his […]

Looking to build the campus of tomorrow? 5 trends you should know [Ascione]

Looking to build the campus of tomorrow? 5 trends you should know — from ecampusnews.com by Laura Ascione Today’s trends will bring about a new […]

Incredible work with VR at Stanford — The Stanford Virtual Heart

  The Stanford Virtual Heart – Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford Published on Mar 28, 2017 Pediatric cardiologists are using immersive virtual reality (VR) technology […]

What are the ramifications of these graphs — and this new trajectory/pace that we’re on — in terms of how we accredit new programs?

From DSC: It seems to me that we are right on the precipice of major changes — throughout the globe — that are being introduced […]

The 82 Hottest EdTech Tools of 2017 According to Education Experts [Cassella; tutora.co.uk]

The 82 Hottest EdTech Tools of 2017 According to Education Experts — from tutora.co.uk by Giorgio Cassella Excerpt: If you work in education, you’ll know […]

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