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 […]

Future Forward: The Next Twenty Years of Higher Education [Blackboard, w/ a variety of contributors]

Future Forward: The Next Twenty Years of Higher Education — from Blackboard with a variety of contributors Excerpts: As you read their reflections you’ll find […]

Top Trends in the Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017 [Panetta]

Top Trends in the Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017 — from gartner.com by Kasey Panetta Enterprises should explain the business potential of blockchain, […]

Why Natural Language Processing (NLP) is the Future of Business Intelligence [Tirosh]

Why Natural Language Processing is the Future of Business Intelligence — from dzone.com by Gur Tirosh Until now, we have been interacting with computers in […]

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 […]

Should technical communicators, trainers, & help desk personnel get trained on developing “workbots?”

From DSC: After reading the item below, I wondered: Should technical communicators, trainers, and help desk personnel get trained on how to design and develop […]

The Classroom of Tomorrow: A Panel Discussion [Kaltura]

The Classroom of Tomorrow: A Panel Discussion — sponsored by Kaltura Description: Technology is changing the way we approach education, rapidly. But what will tomorrow’s […]

World’s first available independent translation earpiece, powered by AI to be in the hands of consumers by July

Australian start-up taps IBM Watson to launch language translation earpiece — from prnewswire.com World’s first available independent translation earpiece, powered by AI to be in […]

Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends Report

2017 Internet Trends Report — from kpcb.com by Mary Meeker     Mary Meeker’s 2017 internet trends report: All the slides, plus analysis — from […]

2017 is the year of artificial intelligence. Here’s why. [weforum.org]

2017 is the year of artificial intelligence. Here’s why. — from weforum.org Excerpt (emphasis DSC): A recent acceleration of innovation in Artificial Intelligence (AI) has made it […]

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. […]

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