A “first of its kind” using blockchain’s digital ledger technology [Barlyn]

AIG teams with IBM to use blockchain for ‘smart’ insurance policy — from reuters.com by Suzanne Barlyn Excerpt (emphasis DSC): Insurer American International Group Inc […]

An Artificial Intelligence Developed Its Own Non-Human Language [LaFrance]

An Artificial Intelligence Developed Its Own Non-Human Language — from theatlantic.com by Adrienne LaFrance When Facebook designed chatbots to negotiate with one another, the bots […]

Web host agrees to pay $1m after it’s hit by Linux-targeting ransomware [Goodin]

Web host agrees to pay $1m after it’s hit by Linux-targeting ransomware — from arstechnica.com by Dan Goodin Windfall payment by poorly secured host is […]

From Apple & Ikea: An “augmented reality app that will enable you to make buying decisions”

Apple & Ikea launching an #AR app that lets you virtually try out furniture in your home — then buy it https://t.co/WUkeOId1mT — Daniel Christian […]

Watchworthy Wednesday: Reimagining 21st Century Learning

Reimagining Leonardo da Vinci for the 21st century is how people will be able to cultivate “a new way of knowing” and learning in the […]

The Classroom of Tomorrow: A Panel Discussion [Kaltura]

The Classroom of Tomorrow: A Panel Discussion — sponsored by Kaltura Description: Technology is changing the way we approach education, rapidly. But what will tomorrow’s […]

3 trends that will disrupt your workplace forever [Dugan & Nelson]

3 trends that will disrupt your workplace forever — from gallup.com by Andrew Dugan and Bailey Nelson Excerpts (emphasis DSC): The AI revolution is here, […]

What sort of education will you need to be employable in the future?

From DSC: Given the increasing use of robotics, automation, and artificial intelligence…how should the question of “What sort of education will you need to be […]

Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends Report

2017 Internet Trends Report — from kpcb.com by Mary Meeker     Mary Meeker’s 2017 internet trends report: All the slides, plus analysis — from […]

2017 is the year of artificial intelligence. Here’s why. [weforum.org]

2017 is the year of artificial intelligence. Here’s why. — from weforum.org Excerpt (emphasis DSC): A recent acceleration of innovation in Artificial Intelligence (AI) has made it […]

DC: Will #MOOCs provide the necessary data for #AI-based intelligent agents/algorithms?

A question/reflection from DSC: Will #MOOCs provide the necessary data for #AI-based intelligent agents/algorithms? Reminds me of Socratic.org:     Somewhat related: Elon Musk’s A.I. […]

The Higher Education Technology Paradox [Lucas]

The Higher Education Technology Paradox — from edtechmagazine.com by Hank Lucas The academic rewards system will continue to stymie technology adoption unless higher ed administrators promote organizational […]

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