What a future, powerful, global learning platform will look & act like [Christian]

Learning from the Living [Class] Room: A vision for a global, powerful, next generation learning platform By Daniel Christian NOTE: Having recently lost my Senior […]

How Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods highlights the hybrid, ‘omnichannel’ future of higher ed [Gallagher]

How Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods highlights the hybrid, ‘omnichannel’ future of higher ed — from edsurge.com by Sean Gallagher Excerpt: The expectation that students […]

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 […]

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. […]

DC: 12,000+ skills on Amazon’s new platform — Alexa. What will this new platform mean/deliver?

From DSC: There are now more than 12,000+ skills on Amazon’s new platform — Alexa.  I continue to wonder…what will this new platform mean/deliver to […]

Faculty members & teachers: Do your students a huge favor & assign them a digital communications project next time.

From DSC and Adobe — for faculty members and teachers out there: Do your students an enormous favor by assigning them a digital communications project. […]

Microsoft’s new Invoke speaker will offer 360-degree speakers, Skype calling, & smart home control all through voice commands.

Microsoft Cortana-Powered Speaker Challenges Amazon’s Echo With Skype Calls — from foxbusiness.com by y Jay Greene Excerpt: Microsoft Corp. is hoping to challenge Amazon.com Inc.’s […]

Veeery interesting. Alexa now adds visuals / a screen! With the addition of 100 skills a day, where might this new platform lead?

Amazon introduces Echo Show The description reads: Echo Show brings you everything you love about Alexa, and now she can show you things. Watch video […]

The Socratic app — using AI to deliver your own digital tutor, 24×7

From DSC: I haven’t tried this app myself, but I was intrigued by the concept behind it. Machine learning/deep learning is very much at play […]

New Google Earth has exciting features for teachers [Chang]

New Google Earth has exciting features for teachers — from thejournal.com by Richard Chang Excerpt: Google has recently released a brand new version of Google […]

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 […]

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 […]

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