Very interesting — Machine Learning as a Service!

From DSC: Hmmm…this is interesting! I ran into a company based out of Canada called Sightline Innovation — and they offer Machine Learning as a […]

Robots will take jobs, but not as fast as some fear, new report says [Lohr; nytimes.com]

Robots will take jobs, but not as fast as some fear, new report says — from nytimes.com by Steve Lohr   Excerpt: The robots are […]

“Chatbots-The Next Big Thing,” + “MyPrivateTutor Releases Chatbot for Finding Tutors” + other resources/reflections re: chatbots

Chatbots: The next big thing — from dw.com Excerpt: More and more European developers are discovering the potential of chatbots. These mini-programs interact automatically with […]

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 […]

CES 2017: Key trends [Laughlin; J. Walter Thompson Intelligence]

CES 2017: Key trends — from jwtintelligence.com by Sheperd Laughlin   Excerpt: Fifty years since the inception of CES, “consumer electronics” doesn’t begin to describe […]

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 […]

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 […]

Interesting/innovative! Mattel is developing a smart baby monitor called Aristotle that is designed to grow and learn with the child. [Rittenhouse]

A new $300 gadget from Mattel will make being a parent much easier — from thestreet.com by Lindsay Rittenhouse Mattel is developing a smart baby […]

“5 Online Education Trends to Watch in 2017” [Friedman] + “The Future of Online Learning Is Offline” [Ahearn]

5 Online Education Trends to Watch in 2017 — from usnews.com by Jordan Friedman Experts predict more online programs will offer alternative credentials and degrees […]

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 […]

“Virtual reality is actually here” [Perkins] + 8 other items involving AR, VR, & MR

Virtual reality is actually here — from computerworld.in by Bart Perkins Excerpts: In parallel with gaming, VR is expanding into many other areas, including these: […]

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