Chatbot “Bobbot” has driven 1000’s of potential leads, 10% increase in converting visitors to students

Codify Academy Taps IBM Cloud with Watson to Design Cognitive Chatbot — from finance.yahoo.com Chatbot “Bobbot” has driven thousands of potential leads, 10 percent increase […]

Penn State World Campus implements 360-degree videos in online courses [Dawson]

Penn State World Campus implements 360-degree videos in online courses — from news.psu.edu by Mike Dawson Videos give students virtual-reality experiences; leaders hopeful for quick […]

Five lessons for libraries looking to innovate in the 21st Century [Wilansky]

Five lessons for libraries looking to innovate in the 21st Century — from knightfoundation.org by Laura Sue Wilansky Excerpt: In June, Knight Foundation sent a […]

3 articles that show that experimentation is needed — & is just getting started — with virtual reality

Campus Technology 2017: Virtual Reality Is More Than a New Medium — from edtechmagazine.com by Amy Burroughs Experts weigh in on the future of VR in […]

Making randomized control trials easier

A few years ago a new website was launched by Ben Goldacre to help facilitate the kind of randomized control trials (RCT) that are at […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Create compelling AR & VR apps quickly via the EON Creator AVR Enterprise & Education content builder

EON CREATOR AVR The EON Creator AVR Enterprise and Education content builder empowers non-technical users to create compelling AR and VR applications in minutes, not […]

Nice experimentation here: “College classrooms try letting far-away Ss attend via remote-control stand-in” [Johnson]

Robot students? College classrooms try letting far-away students attend via remote-control stand-in — from edsurge.com by Sydney Johnson Excerpt: Someone looking in on Bill McCaw’s […]

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