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 […]

5 important items re: Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence in Education: Where It’s At, Where It’s Headed — from gettingsmart.com by Cameron Paterson Excerpt: Artificial intelligence is predicted to fundamentally alter the […]

For those seeking to be better communicators/leaders/servants, you need to check out “Communicate Like a True Leader”

From DSC: I know Quentin Schultze from our years working together at Calvin College, in Grand Rapids, Michigan (USA). I have come to greatly appreciate […]

For institutions of higher education: Some of the ways to respond to the new, exponential pace of change [Christian]

From DSC: In Part I, I looked at the new, exponential pace of change that colleges, community colleges and universities now need to deal with […]

Amazon and Microsoft announce Gluon, making deep learning accessible to all developers

AWS and Microsoft announce Gluon, making deep learning accessible to all developers — from news.microsoft.com New open source deep learning interface allows developers to more easily […]

1,600 donated Echo Dots say hello to Arizona State engineering students [Lestch]

1,600 donated Echo Dots say hello to Arizona State engineering students — from by Corinne Lestch; with thanks to eduwire for their posting on this […]

Gartner’s 100 Data and Analytics Predictions Through 2021 report

100 Data and Analytics Predictions Through 2021 — from Gartner From DSC: I just wanted to include some excerpts (see below) from Gartner’s 100 Data […]

Amazon and Codecademy team up for free Alexa skills training [Khari Johnson]; 20,000+ “skills” now exist in Alexa Skills Store

Amazon and Codecademy team up for free Alexa skills training — from venturebeat.com by Khari Johnson Excerpt: Amazon and tech training app Codecademy have collaborated to […]

7 items on AR, VR, and MR

Ikea’s New App Flaunts What You’ll Love Most About AR — from wired.com by Arielle Pardes Excerpt: Tap through the app’s catalogue of over 2,000 […]

The Next Generation of Automated Warehouses

Automation has impacted a wide range of areas, but perhaps nowhere more so than in retailing, where machines have been increasingly deployed in areas such […]

Amazon’s TenMarks releases a new curriculum for educators that teaches kids writing using digital assistants, text messaging & more [Perez]

Amazon’s TenMarks releases a new curriculum for educators that teaches kids writing using digital assistants, text messaging and more — from techcrunch.com by Sarah Perez […]

Artificial intelligence will transform universities. Here’s how. [Dodgson & Gann]

Artificial intelligence will transform universities. Here’s how. — from weforum.org by Mark Dodgson & David Gann Excerpt: The most innovative AI breakthroughs, and the companies […]

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