In the future, will Microsoft use #AI, #bigdata, & #blockchain to match employers with employees/freelancers? [Christian]

From DSC: In the future, will Microsoft — via data supplied by LinkedIn and Lynda.com — use artificial intelligence, big data, and blockchain-related technologies to […]

Growth of AI Means We Need To Retrain Workers… Now [Wibberley]

Growth of AI Means We Need To Retrain Workers… Now — from forbes.com by Ryan Wibberley Excerpt: On the more positive side, AI could take […]

Reflections on “HarvardX rolls out new adaptive learning feature in online course” [Lestch]

HarvardX rolls out new adaptive learning feature in online course — from edscoop.com by Corinne Lestch Students in MOOC adaptive learning experiment scored nearly 20 […]

This Mobile VR Crane Simulator Showcases the Future of Industrial Training [Brennan]

This Mobile VR Crane Simulator Showcases the Future of Industrial Training — from roadtovr.com by Dominic Brennan     Description from an Inside VR & […]

The 4 Common Characteristics of Personalized Learning [Meyer]

The 4 Common Characteristics of Personalized Learning — from thejournal.com by Leila Meyer iNACOL offers ideas for implementing personalized learning in K-12 schools with the […]

Equipping people to stay ahead of technological change. “The classic model of education…is breaking down.” [The Economist]

Equipping people to stay ahead of technological change — from economist.com by It is easy to say that people need to keep learning throughout their […]

Said of retail stores: “Too late to catch up; out of touch.” Could this scenario of the closing of the brick & mortar facilities also happen to higher education? [Christian]

From DSC: When I turned on the TV the other day, our local news station was playing a piece re: the closing of several stores […]

Outsourcing more work to the robots & to the software: What are the ramifications if the C-level suites continue on these pathways? [Christian]

From DSC: First, some items regarding the enormous emphasis being put towards the use of robotics and automation: $18.867 billion paid to acquire 50 robotics […]

DC: If viewers of a live basketball game can choose from multiple points of view, why can’t remote learners do this as well? This posting includes 7 resources re: VR/AR/MR.

CES 2017: Intel’s VR visions — from jwtintelligence.com by Shepherd Laughlin The company showed off advances in volumetric capture, VR live streaming, and “merged reality.” […]

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 […]

“Wall Street jobs won’t be spared from automation” + 22 other resources containing predictions for our future

Wall Street Jobs Won’t Be Spared from Automation — from hbr.stfi.re by Thomas H. Davenport Excerpt: Some conference participants were concerned that this beleaguered region […]

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 […]

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