The future of work in America [McKinsey]

The future of work in America — from mckinsey.com by Jacques Bughin,  James Manyika. and Jonathan Woetzel | July 2019 Excerpts (emphasis DSC): Local economies across […]

DC: The need for a next gen learning platform is quickly approaching us.

DC: Again, the need for a next gen learning platform is quickly approaching us: "A central challenge in the automation age will be connecting millions […]

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 — […]

‘Robots’ Are Not ‘Coming for Your Job’– Management Is [Merchant]

‘Robots’ Are Not ‘Coming for Your Job’—Management Is — from gizmodo.com by Brian Merchant; with a special thanks going out to Keesa Johnson for her […]

Online directory of college alternatives launches [Schwartz]

Online directory of college alternatives launches — from educationdive.com by Natalie Schwartz Excerpt / Dive Brief: Prospective students interested in nondegree credentials can look to a […]

“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, […]

What if the future of work starts with high school [McGowan]

What if the future of work starts with high school — from gettingsmart.com by Heather McGowan The work of the future will require a robust […]

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 […]

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, […]

Through the legal looking glass [LOD & Jordan Furlong]

Through the legal looking glass — from lodlaw.com by Lawyers On Demand (LOD) &  Jordan Furlong Excerpts (emphasis DSC): But here’s the thing: Even though […]

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