BBC Radio’s newest program, The Inspection Chamber, uses smart home devices to allow listeners to interact with and control the plot.

Creative voice tech — from jwtintelligence.com by Ella Britton New programs from Google and the BBC use voice to steer storytelling with digital assistants. Exceprt: […]

WE ARE NOT READY FOR THIS! Per Forrester Research: In US, a net loss of 7% of jobs to automation — *in 2018*!

Forrester predicts that AI-enabled automation will eliminate 9% of US jobs in 2018 — from forbes.com by Gil Press Excerpt (emphasis DSC): A new Forrester […]

2018 Tech Trends for Journalism & Media Report + the 2017 Tech Trends Annual Report that I missed from the Future Today Institute

  2018 Tech Trends For Journalism Report — from the Future Today Institute Key Takeaways 2018 marks the beginning of the end of smartphones in […]

Will students be able to choose “where” they study in the future (without moving)?

From DSC: Reading the item below prompted me to return to a thought/question that I’ve had several times now…in the future, will students be able […]

Diminished reality will have as much power as AR for retailers [Besecker]

Diminished reality will have as much power as AR for retailers — from by Beck Besecker Excerpt (emphasis DSC): It’s an exciting time for augmented […]

Reading for delegates to the World Conference on Online Learning (10/16/17-10/19/17 in Toronto, Canada)

Reading for delegates to the World Conference on Online Learning (taking place from 10/16/17 through 10/19/17 in Toronto, Canada) Readings include: QUANTUM LEAPS YOU CAN […]

Virtual Reality: A Great Fit for Employee Onboarding [Woodberry]

Virtual Reality: A Great Fit for Employee Onboarding — from trainingindustry.com by Andrew Woodberry Excerpts: For jobs that are particularly dangerous or high-stress, introducing employees […]

What if we were to tie in Google’s new Job Discovery service in w/ a next gen learning platform? [Christian]

Google’s jobs AI service hits private beta, now works in 100 languages — from venturebeat.com by Blair Hanley Frank Excerpt: Google today announced the beta […]

Myths and Facts About Flipped Learning [Talbert]

Myths and Facts About Flipped Learning — from er.educause.edu by Robert Talbert Key Takeaways The combination of rapidly-accumulating research on the effectiveness of active learning […]

The vast majority of lessons in K-12 and lectures in higher education should be recorded. Here’s why. [Christian]

From DSC: The vast majority of the lessons being offered within K-12 and the lectures (if we’re going to continue to offer them) within higher […]

Teachers can now use IBM’s Watson to search for free lesson plans [Noonoo]

Teachers can now use IBM’s Watson to search for free lesson plans — from edsurge.com by Stephen Noonoo Excerpt: IBM’s famous Watson computing system—which defeated […]

Each of us needs to be drawing from — and contributing to — streams of content [Christian]

From DSC: Readers of this Learning Ecosystems blog will recognize the following graphic:     I have long believed that each of us needs to […]

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