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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]

Freelancers now account for nearly 35% of the U.S. workforce [LinkedIn]; DC: Are our students ready for this?

The freelance economy: Top trends to watch in 2017 — from blog.linkedin.com Excerpt: Freelancers now account for nearly 35% of the U.S. workforce and the […]

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 […]

Developing Self-Directed Learners [Vander Ark & Liebtag]

Developing Self-Directed Learners — from blogs.edweek.org by Tom Vander Ark and Emily Liebtag Excerpt: High engagement schools start from a different conception: knowledge co-creation and […]

What are the teaching & learning-related ramifications when new “skills” are constantly added to devices like Amazon’s Alexa?

From DSC: When I saw the article below, I couldn’t help but wonder…what are the teaching & learning-related ramifications when new “skills” are constantly being […]

If they can do this “holographic sensational experience” on a stage, what will we be able to do w/in our classrooms & w/in our training spaces!?!

From DSC: (With thanks to Woontack Woo for his posting this via his paper.li entitled “#AR #CAMAR for Ubiquitous VR”) Check this out! On December […]

“How virtual reality could change the way students experience education” plus 8 other items regarding AR & VR in education/learning

Google Earth lets you explore the planet in virtual reality — from vrscout.com by Eric Chevalier       How virtual reality could change the […]

Incredible! “A school bus, virtual reality, & an out-of-this-world journey.” Plus numerous other excellent items re: AR, VR, & MR

A school bus, virtual reality, & an out-of-this-world journey — from goodmenproject.com “Field Trip To Mars” is the barrier-shattering outcome of an ambitious mission to […]

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