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 […]

Oculus Education Pilot Kicks Off in 90 California Libraries

Oculus Education Pilot Kicks Off in 90 California Libraries — from oculus.com Excerpt: Books, like VR, open the door to new possibilities and let us […]

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 […]

Apple announces HomePod — its answer to Amazon’s Echo — plus other announcements from Apple’s WWDC

From Apple itself: Apple Special Event. June 5, 2017 <— recording of today’s keynote address   HomePod reinvents music in the home San Jose, California — […]

DC: 12,000+ skills on Amazon’s new platform — Alexa. What will this new platform mean/deliver?

From DSC: There are now more than 12,000+ skills on Amazon’s new platform — Alexa.  I continue to wonder…what will this new platform mean/deliver to […]

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 […]

The 2017 Dean’s List: EdTech’s 50 Must-Read Higher Ed Blogs [Meghan Bogardus Cortez at edtechmagazine.com]

  The 2017 Dean’s List: EdTech’s 50 Must-Read Higher Ed Blogs — from edtechmagazine.com by Meghan Bogardus Cortez These administrative all-stars, IT gurus, teachers and […]

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 […]

DC: Will Starbucks, Apple Stores, etc. be “learning hubs” of the future? Apple announces their “Today at Apple” program

From DSC: After seeing the postings below, it made me wonder: Will Starbucks, Apple Stores, etc. be “learning hubs” of the future? i.e., places that […]

Google Home’s assistant can now recognize different voices [cnbc.com]

  Google Home’s assistant can now recognize different voices — from cnbc.com Excerpt: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s voice-activated assistant can now recognize who’s talking […]

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 […]

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