San Francisco becomes first city to bar police from using facial recognition [Hautala]

San Francisco becomes first city to bar police from using facial recognition— from cnet.com by Laura Hautala It won’t be the last city to consider […]

Check out this deepfake — incredible, and yet alarming.

  Watch Salvador Dalí Return to Life Through AI — from interestingengineering.com by The Dalí Museum has created a deepfake of surrealist artist Salvador Dalí that […]

People, Power and Technology: The Tech Workers’ View [doteveryone.org.uk]

People, Power and Technology: The Tech Workers’ View — from doteveryone.org.uk Excerpt: People, Power and Technology: The Tech Workers’ View is the first in-depth research into […]

“The #1 trend for 2019 is the need for organizations to change the way people learn” [Deloitte]

Introduction: Leading the social enterprise—Reinvent with a human focus 2019 Global Human Capital Trends — from deloitte.com by Volini?, Schwartz? ?, Roy?, Hauptmann, Van Durme, […]

From Google: New AR features in Search rolling out later this month.

From Google: New AR features in Search rolling out later this month.   DC: As #AR hardware and software continue to emerge, I look forward […]

Microsoft debuts Ideas in Word, a grammar & style suggestions tool powered by AI [Wiggers]

Microsoft debuts Ideas in Word, a grammar and style suggestions tool powered by AI — from venturebeat.com by Kyle Wiggers; with thanks to Mr. Jack […]

Esp. meant for Ss: Job search in the age of artificial intelligence – 5 practical tips [Marr]

From DSC: The following item is especially meant for students as well as those who haven’t tried to find a job in recent years. Job […]

How blockchain, virtual assistants and AI are changing higher ed [Unglesbee]

How blockchain, virtual assistants and AI are changing higher ed — from educationdive.com by Ben Unglesbee Dive Brief: In the coming years, advanced technologies like […]

Coursera raises $103 million to prepare online learners for the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ [Sawers]

Coursera raises $103 million to prepare online learners for the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ — from venturebeat.com by Paul Sawers Excerpts (emphasis DSC): Founded in 2012, […]

If this foot gets in the door…where will we go in the future if we want some peace and quiet?! [Christian]

From LinkedIn.com today: From DSC: I don’t like this at all. If this foot gets in the door, vendor after vendor will launch their own […]

5 Myths of AI [Schaffhauser]

5 Myths of AI — from thejournal.com by Dian Schaffhauser Excerpt: No, artificial intelligence can’t replace the human brain, and no, we’ll never really be […]

2019 Horizon Report Higher Education Edition

The finalized 2019 Horizon Report Higher Education Edition (from library.educause.edu) was just released on 4/23/19. Excerpt: Key Trends Accelerating Technology Adoption in Higher Education: Short-Term—Driving […]

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