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 […]

Excerpts from “A world without work” [Thompson; The Atlantic]

  A world without work — by Derek Thompson; The Atlantic — from July 2015 Excerpts: Youngstown, U.S.A. The end of work is still just […]

If you can have a vivid sense of presence – using VR – at an NBA game, why cant’ we bring remote learners into F2F classrooms?

  You can be sitting ‘courtside’ at NBA games with virtual reality — from mercurynews.com by Bill Oram Excerpt: “The result is a really strong […]

My periodic update of items re: AR, VR, and MR.

Apple iPhone 8 To Get 3D-Sensing Tech For Augmented-Reality Apps — from investors.com by Patrick Seitz Excerpt: Apple’s (AAPL) upcoming iPhone 8 smartphone will include […]

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 […]

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 […]

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