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 […]

Will Apple be the (forthcoming) largest AR platform in the world? 3 items re: AR.

5 reasons iPhone 8 will be an augmented reality game changer — from techradar.com by Mark Knapp Augmented Reality (AR) will be everywhere! Excerpt (emphasis DSC): […]

Want to learn a new language? With this AR app, just point & tap

Want to learn a new language? With this AR app, just point & tap — from fastcodesign.com by Mark Wilson A new demo shows how augmented […]

Chatbot “Bobbot” has driven 1000’s of potential leads, 10% increase in converting visitors to students

Codify Academy Taps IBM Cloud with Watson to Design Cognitive Chatbot — from finance.yahoo.com Chatbot “Bobbot” has driven thousands of potential leads, 10 percent increase […]

Potential additions to L&D groups: 1) Help employees build their own learning ecosystems; 2) Design/develop workbots for self-service

From DSC: Reviewing the article below made me think of 2 potential additions to the Learning & Development Groups/Departments out there: Help people build their […]

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 […]

How Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods highlights the hybrid, ‘omnichannel’ future of higher ed [Gallagher]

How Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods highlights the hybrid, ‘omnichannel’ future of higher ed — from edsurge.com by Sean Gallagher Excerpt: The expectation that students […]

From Apple & Ikea: An “augmented reality app that will enable you to make buying decisions”

Apple & Ikea launching an #AR app that lets you virtually try out furniture in your home — then buy it https://t.co/WUkeOId1mT — Daniel Christian […]

DC: Will #MOOCs provide the necessary data for #AI-based intelligent agents/algorithms?

A question/reflection from DSC: Will #MOOCs provide the necessary data for #AI-based intelligent agents/algorithms? Reminds me of Socratic.org:     Somewhat related: Elon Musk’s A.I. […]

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 […]

Faculty members & teachers: Do your students a huge favor & assign them a digital communications project next time.

From DSC and Adobe — for faculty members and teachers out there: Do your students an enormous favor by assigning them a digital communications project. […]

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