Amazon pledges $700 million to teach its workers to code [Matsakis]

Amazon pledges $700 million to teach its workers to code — from wired.com by Louise Matsakis Excerpt: Amazon announced Thursday that it will spend up […]

Reflections on “Clay Shirky on Mega-Universities and Scale” [Christian]

Clay Shirky on Mega-Universities and Scale — from philonedtech.com by Clay Shirky [This was a guest post by Clay Shirky that grew out of a […]

What’s the future of law? 26 experts share their insights [Mire]

Excerpts: There’s no crystal ball for the legal industry, just as there’s none for life. That said, industry trends don’t arise out of the ether — […]

Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends 2019 Report

Excerpts:   From DSC: That last one reminded me of why I think the Living from the Living [Class] Room vision is so powerful…  

10 things we should all demand from Big Tech right now [Samuel]

10 things we should all demand from Big Tech right now — from vox.com by Sigal Samuel We need an algorithmic bill of rights. AI […]

Law’s Looming Skills Crisis [Cohen]

Law’s Looming Skills Crisis — from forbes.com by Mark Cohen Excerpts (emphasis DSC): The good news is that legal professionals have more career paths, lifestyle […]

Reflections on “Five Principles for Thinking Like a Futurist” [Gorbis]

Five Principles for Thinking Like a Futurist — from er.educause.edu by Marina Gorbis Excerpt: In 2018 we celebrated the fifty-year anniversary of the founding of […]

The growing marketplace for AI ethics [Forbes Insights with Intel AI]

The growing marketplace for AI ethics — from forbes.com by Forbes Insights with Intel AI Excerpt: As companies have raced to adopt artificial intelligence (AI) […]

Map of fundamental technologies in legal services [Mahoney]

Map of fundamental technologies in legal services — from remakinglawfirms.com by Michelle Mahoney Excerpt: The Map is designed to help make sense of the trends […]

Gradually, then suddenly: Lessons from Silicon Valley for the future of healthcare [O’Reilly]

Gradually, then suddenly: Lessons from Silicon Valley for the future of healthcare — from slideshare.net by Tim O’Reilly Excerpted slides:      

DC: I don’t want this here in the United States. Now what do I do?! How about you?

A Chinese subway is experimenting with facial recognition to pay for fares — from theverge.com by Shannon Liao Excerpt: Scanning your face on a screen […]

Is Thomas Frey right? “…by 2030 the largest company on the internet is going to be an education-based company that we haven’t heard of yet.”

From a fairly recent e-newsletter from edsurge.com — though I don’t recall the exact date (emphasis DSC): New England is home to some of the most […]

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