World of active learning in higher ed [Negrea]

World of active learning in higher ed — from universitybusiness.com by Sherrie Negrea Formal and informal learning spaces transforming campuses internationally Excerpts: Active learning spaces […]

Is this the kind of world we want? “China’s New Frontiers in Dystopian Tech” [Chun]

China’s New Frontiers in Dystopian Tech — from theatlantic.com by Rene Chun Facial-recognition technologies are proliferating, from airports to bathrooms. Excerpt: China is rife with […]

The Space Satellite Revolution Could Turn Earth into a Surveillance Nightmare [Ferreira]

The Space Satellite Revolution Could Turn Earth into a Surveillance Nightmare — from scout.ai by Becky Ferreira Laser communication between satellites is revolutionizing our ability […]

“Tech companies should stop pretending AI won’t destroy jobs” + 6 other items re: AI, bots, algorithms, & more

Tech companies should stop pretending AI won’t destroy jobs — from technologyreview.com / MIT Technology Review by Kai-Fu Lee No matter what anyone tells you, […]

“What really is the difference between AR, MR, VR, & XR?” + 10 other items re: AR, VR, & MR

What really is the difference between AR / MR / VR / XR? — from medium.com by North of 41 Excerpt: Extended Reality (XR) Extended […]

Bed Bugs or Evidence that John really does have Cooties?

Bed Bugs Gone Wild in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia If you’re going through hell, keep going. – Winston Churchill Since the … Continue reading "Bed Bugs […]

E-Learning conferences in Australia in 2018

Well 2018 is shaping up to be a strong year of professional development opportunities for e-learning professionals down under. A good spread of conferences is […]

McKinsey: Automation may wipe out 1/3 of America’s workforce by 2030 [LeVine] DC: Higher education is not ready for this!

McKinsey: automation may wipe out 1/3 of America’s workforce by 2030 — from axios.com by Steve LeVine Excerpt (emphasis DSC): In a new study that […]

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 […]

Explore Mars from your living room + Chinese school opens full-function VR classrooms + AR/VR & the Humanities/Social Sciences +more

VR and AR: Transforming Learning and Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences — from er.educause.edu by Emory Craig and Maya Georgieva What if a […]

10 really hard decisions coming our way [Vander Ark]

10 really hard decisions coming our way — from gettingsmart.com by Tom Vander Ark Excerpt (emphasis DSC): Things are about to get interesting. You’ve likely […]

Reuters Top 100: The World’s Most Innovative Universities – 2017

Reuters Top 100: The World’s Most Innovative Universities – 2017 — from reuters.com with thanks to eduwire for their posting on this Excerpts: Reuters’ annual […]

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