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 […]

Psalm 19:1-2

Psalm 19:1-2 New International Version (NIV) For the director of music. A psalm of David. 1 The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim […]

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 […]

Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends Report

2017 Internet Trends Report — from kpcb.com by Mary Meeker     Mary Meeker’s 2017 internet trends report: All the slides, plus analysis — from […]

A classroom of the future perhaps?

From DSC: A classroom of the future perhaps? These graphics depict VR-based chats/talk shows from @guntersuniverse          

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 Future of Jobs and Jobs Training [Rainie & Anderson] DC: What changes should HE make *immediately*?

The Future of Jobs and Jobs Training — from by Lee Rainie and Janna Anderson As robots, automation and artificial intelligence perform more tasks and […]

Heads-up higher ed! These vendors can help us bring remote learners into our face-to-face based classrooms! [Christian]

From DSC: In terms of learning, having to be in the same physical place as others continues to not be a requirement nearly as much […]

What are the ramifications for higher education re: the *massive* changes beginning to take place due to AI, automation, & robotics?

From DSC: The recent pieces below made me once again reflect on the massive changes that are quickly approaching — and in some cases are […]

So glad the tomb was empty! Happy Easter!

Will higher ed learn from the world of retail, before the “Next Amazon.com of Higher Education” hits the scene?

Retailers cut tens of thousands of jobs. Again. — from money.cnn.com by Paul R. La Monica The dramatic reshaping of the American retail industry has, […]

Tech giants grapple with the ethical concerns raised by the AI boom [Simonite]

Tech giants grapple with the ethical concerns raised by the AI boom — from technologyreview.com by Tom Simonite As machines take over more decisions from […]

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