Could We, Please, Finally, Move Forward? Reinventing the Wheel in Digital Higher Ed Research

I keep hearing that the pace of change is picking up in digital higher education in 2017; that higher education is in a period of […]

Udacity adds a new ‘Intro to Self-Driving Cars’ Nanodegree [Etherington]

Udacity adds a new ‘Intro to Self-Driving Cars’ Nanodegree — from techcrunch.com by Darrell Etherington Excerpt: You likely won’t be surprised when I tell you […]

The link between basic research and innovation

When it comes to funding and resourcing innovation, it is crucial to identify the importance of various phases of innovation.  For instance, pure research can […]

Stroll along the canals of Venice, stand at the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, or soar through the sky faster than a speeding bullet; explore Street View imagery from 85 countries! Amazing!!!

Google AR and VR: Get a closer look with Street View in Google Earth VR Excerpt: With Google Earth VR, you can go anywhere in […]

A new report from Silicon Schools: “All that we’ve learned: 5 years working on personalized learning”

        “Personalized learning seeks to accelerate student learning by tailoring the instructional environment — what, when, how, and where students learn — […]

Sony Xperia XZ1 Boasts 3D Scanning Capabilities [Palladino]

Sony Xperia XZ1 Boasts 3D Scanning Capabilities — from next.reality.news by Tommy Palladino Excerpt (emphasis DSC): The headline feature for Next Reality readers, though, is […]

Global Human Capital Report 2017 [World Economic Forum]

Global Human Capital Report 2017 — from the World Economic Forum Excerpt from the Conclusion section (emphasis DSC): Technological change and its impact on labour […]

Reef HQ Video Conferencing for Online Learning [virtuallyinspired.org]

Reef HQ Video Conferencing for Online Learning — from virtuallyinspired.org Excerpt: What are the chances that a majority of students will have the opportunity to explore […]

This week’s announcements/coverage from Apple’s 9/12/17 Special Event.

        Also see:   Everything Apple Announced — from wired.comby Arielle Pardes Excerpt: To much fanfare, Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled the […]

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 […]

Best question I’ve heard in a while: “K-12 & higher education are considered separate systems. What if they converged?” [Young]

K-12 and higher education are considered separate systems. What if they converged? — from edsurge.com by Jeff Young Excerpt: Education in America is a tale […]

Using AI To Support Recombination

Over the years I’ve written a number of times about the increasingly recombinative nature of innovation.  This posits that new innovations are often a combination […]

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