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 […]

‘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 […]

Report: Over 60% of college students face hunger or housing insecurity

Report: Over 60% of college students face hunger or housing insecurity — from educationdive.com by James Paterson Excerpt: Seven out of 10 students at two-year […]

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 […]

LinkedIn: 94% of employees say they would stay at a company longer for this reason — and it’s not a raise [Hess]

LinkedIn: 94% of employees say they would stay at a company longer for this reason—and it’s not a raise — from cnbc.com by Abigail Hess […]

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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