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 […]

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 […]

[Re: new corporate learning landscape] The disruption of digital learning: Ten things we have learned [Bersin]

The disruption of digital learning: Ten things we have learned — from joshbersin.com Excerpt: Over the last few months I’ve had a series of meetings […]

Imagine the possibilities here! A cognitive-enabled interactive whiteboard that uses voice recognition, takes notes/actions, & translates languages!

(Below emphasis via DSC) IBM and Ricoh have partnered for a cognitive-enabled interactive whiteboard which uses IBM’s Watson intelligence and voice technologies to support voice […]

Will #blockchain technologies create a situation where colleges/U’s are only 1 source of credentials for a learner’s cloud-based, lifelong learning profile? [Christian]

From DSC: At the recent Next Generation Learning Spaces Conference, in my introductory piece for our panel discussion, I relayed several ideas/areas that should be […]

Reflections on “HarvardX rolls out new adaptive learning feature in online course” [Lestch]

HarvardX rolls out new adaptive learning feature in online course — from edscoop.com by Corinne Lestch Students in MOOC adaptive learning experiment scored nearly 20 […]

Two methods to help us pulse check the landscapes: Google Alerts & Feedly [Christian]

From DSC: Given the exponential pace of technological change that many societies throughout the globe are now on, we need some tools to help us […]

This Mobile VR Crane Simulator Showcases the Future of Industrial Training [Brennan]

This Mobile VR Crane Simulator Showcases the Future of Industrial Training — from roadtovr.com by Dominic Brennan     Description from an Inside VR & […]

The 4 Common Characteristics of Personalized Learning [Meyer]

The 4 Common Characteristics of Personalized Learning — from thejournal.com by Leila Meyer iNACOL offers ideas for implementing personalized learning in K-12 schools with the […]

Alexa got 4,000 new skills in just the last quarter! | DC: What are the teaching & learning ramifications of this?

Excerpt from Amazon fumbles earnings amidst high expectations (emphasis DSC): Aside from AWS, Amazon Alexa-enabled devices were the top-selling products across all categories on Amazon.com […]

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