Blockchain: Letting students own their credentials [Schaffhauser]

Blockchain: Letting students own their credentials — from campustechnology.com by Dian Schaffhauser Very soon this nascent technology could securely enable registrars to help students verify […]

A smorgasboard of ideas to put on your organization’s radar! [Christian]

From DSC: At the Next Generation Learning Spaces Conference, held recently in San Diego, CA, I moderated a panel discussion re: AR, VR, and MR.  […]

IBM to train 25 million Africans for free to build workforce [Prinsloo]

IBM to Train 25 Million Africans for Free to Build Workforce — from by Loni Prinsloo * Tech giant seeking to bring, keep digital jobs […]

“Your Next Personal Robot Could Be Professor Einstein”

Your Next Personal Robot Could Be Professor Einstein       From DSC: By the way, I’m not posting this to suggest that professors/teachers/trainers/etc. are […]

Alexa got 4,000 new skills in just the last quarter! | DC: What are the teaching & learning ramifications of this?

Excerpt from Amazon fumbles earnings amidst high expectations (emphasis DSC): Aside from AWS, Amazon Alexa-enabled devices were the top-selling products across all categories on Amazon.com […]

A quick reflection on “SEEK is using artificial intelligence to find your next job” [Mason]

SEEK is using artificial intelligence to find your next job — from afr.com by Max Mason Excerpt: Employment services business SEEK has begun using machine […]

DC: A piece of our future classrooms? Check out what the Syndey Opera House & Samsung are doing.

Sydney – The Opera House has joined forces with Samsung to open a new digital lounge that encourages engagement with the space. — from lsnglobal.com […]

Let’s build facilities that have *multiple* types of production/recording studios — then let faculty pick which one(s) they want to use. [Christian]

From DSC: The following article reminded me of a vision that I’ve had for the last few years… How to Build a Production Studio for […]

Don’t discount the game-changing power of the morphing “TV” when coupled with AI, NLP, and blockchain-based technologies! [Christian]

From DSC: Don’t discount the game-changing power of the morphing “TV” when coupled with artificial intelligence (AI), natural language processing (NLP), and blockchain-based technologies! When […]

“It’s going to be embedded in everything” + other thoughts re: AI, machine learning, deep learning

Alexa, Tell Me Where You’re Going Next — from backchannel.com by Steven Levy Amazon’s VP of Alexa talks about machine learning, chatbots, and whether industry […]

A great interface for teachers, trainers, educators, & learners (of all ages) to query a database of activities/topics

From DSC: After seeing the sharp interface out at Adobe (see image below), I’ve often thought that there should exist a similar interface and a […]

What are the teaching & learning-related ramifications when new “skills” are constantly added to devices like Amazon’s Alexa?

From DSC: When I saw the article below, I couldn’t help but wonder…what are the teaching & learning-related ramifications when new “skills” are constantly being […]

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