Realizing the Potential of Blockchain — A white paper from the World Economic Forum

  Realizing the Potential of Blockchain: A Multistakeholder Approach to the Stewardship of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies — from the World Economic Forum Excerpts: Like the first […]

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 […]

Should technical communicators, trainers, & help desk personnel get trained on developing “workbots?”

From DSC: After reading the item below, I wondered: Should technical communicators, trainers, and help desk personnel get trained on how to design and develop […]

EdTech Magazine’s 2017 Dean’s List: Check out other “Must Read Higher Ed IT Blogs” as well

With a passion for helping #highered leverage #edtech, @dchristian5 is a 2017 Must-Read! https://t.co/e7cqFqynBW — EdTech Higher Ed (@EdTech_HigherEd) June 22, 2017

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 […]

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 […]

Reflections on “The first state to offer free community college to nearly every adult” [Siner]

The first state to offer free community college to nearly every adult – from npr.org by Emily Siner Excerpt: The opportunity to go to college […]

World’s first available independent translation earpiece, powered by AI to be in the hands of consumers by July

Australian start-up taps IBM Watson to launch language translation earpiece — from prnewswire.com World’s first available independent translation earpiece, powered by AI to be in […]

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 […]

DSC: Will we be able to bring remote students into our F2F-based classrooms using technologies similar to what Intel is working on?

From DSC — in regards to the below item involving Intel: In the future, will we be able to bring remote students into our face-to-face-based […]

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. […]

“Gone are the days you can delegate the job of keeping up with technology to the IT staff.”

From DSC: Though slightly older, this article has some solid advice that I think we in higher education need to heed as well.   The […]

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