Penn State World Campus Taps Google Cloud to Build Virtual Advising Assistant [Kelly]

Penn State World Campus Taps Google Cloud to Build Virtual Advising Assistant — from campustechnology.com by Rhea Kelly Excerpt: At the start of the spring […]

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 […]

Did you know that you can opt out of facial recognition scanners at the airports? I didn’t.

I opted out of facial recognition at the airport — it wasn’t easy — from wired.com by Allie Funk Excerpt (emphasis DSC): As a privacy-conscious […]

Again, how do citizens weigh in on this potential development from Uber?

At 1st glance, looks interesting. On 2nd thought, 911 comes to mind–as well as the noise/traffic in the skies. I already live somewhat near an […]

4 models to reinvent higher education for the 21st century [Zimmerman]

4 models to reinvent higher education for the 21st century — from edtechmagazine.com by Eli Zimmerman To appeal to Gen Z students and employers, universities […]

Cisco & American Well are teaming up to let you talk to your doctor from your TV [Farr]

Cisco and American Well are teaming up to let you talk to your doctor from your TV — from cnbc.com by Christina Farr Key points: […]

Numerous nations/governments likely developing weapons of war based on AI, robotics, etc.

From DSC: I just ran across this recently…what do you think of it?!     From DSC: For me, this is extremely disturbing. And if […]

Reflections on “Machine Learning: Living in the Age of AI | A WIRED Film”

  From DSC: As many times happens with humans use of technologies, some good and some bad here. Exciting. Troubling. Incredible. Alarming. Companies, please make […]

The new kind of warfare being waged amongst humankind. How far have we really come through the centuries? [Christian]

Russian hackers behind ‘world’s most murderous malware’ probing U.S. power grid — from digitaltrends.com Georgina Torbet   U.S. Escalates Online Attacks on Russia’s Power Grid — […]

“Tech giants believe that voice is as big as touchscreen…” [Wynter Elwood]

Do you have a virtual personal assistant? With #VoiceAssistants we might get time back to do what we want to do. Tech giants believe that […]

Reflections on “How surveillance cameras could be weaponized with A.I.” [Chokshi]

How surveillance cameras could be weaponized with A.I. — from nytimes.com by Niraj Chokshi Advances in artificial intelligence could supercharge surveillance cameras, allowing footage to […]

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