DC: Is this type of functionality another piece of a next generation, powerful, *global* learning platform!?!?!

  Presentation Translator for PowerPoint — from Microsoft (emphasis below from DSC:) Presentation Translator breaks down the language barrier by allowing users to offer live, subtitled […]

Interesting thoughts on what an alternative syllabus could look like

From DSC: The article below relays some interesting thoughts on what an alternative syllabus could look like. It kind of reminds me of a digital […]

“FDA approves HoloLens powered medical AR system” + 4 other XR-related items

FDA approves HoloLens powered medical augmented reality system — from by Richard Devine HoloLens might be about to make surgical procedures a whole lot different. […]

DC: Voice continues to pick up steam — “Smart speakers hit critical mass in 2018 [Perez]

Smart speakers hit critical mass in 2018 — from techcrunch.com by Sarah Perez Excerpt (emphasis DSC): We already know Alexa had a good Christmas — […]

The promises/possibilities — and yet the pitfalls/issues — regarding various XR-related technologies

On one hand XR-related technologies show some promise and possibilities…   The AR Cloud will infuse meaning into every object in the real world — […]

How long before this type of thing is standard in smart classrooms & learning hubs? [Christian]

  From DSC: When a professor walks into the room, the mobile device that the professor is carrying notifies the system to automatically establish his […]

An in-ear translator for real-time, natural and hands-free communication [Russey]

The WT2 in-ear translator will be available in January, real-time feedback soon — from wearable-technologies.com by Cathy Russey Excerpt: Shenzhen, China & Pasadena, CA-based startup […]

Virtual classes shouldn’t be cringeworthy. Here are 5 tips for teaching live online [Stachowiak]

Virtual classes shouldn’t be cringeworthy. Here are 5 tips for teaching live online — from edsurge.com by Bonni Stachowiak (Columnist) Excerpt: Dear Bonni: I’m wanting […]

Can space activate learning? UC Irvine seeks to find out with $67M teaching facility — from edsurge.com by Sydney Johnson

Can space activate learning? UC Irvine seeks to find out with $67M teaching facility  — from edsurge.com by Sydney Johnson Excerpt: When class isn’t in […]

This type of functionality from Chegg will likely be a piece of a next gen learning platform

The information below is from Heather Campbell at Chegg (emphasis DSC)   Chegg Math Solver is an AI-driven tool to help the student understand math. […]

Alexa, get me the articles (voice interfaces in academia) [Dagan]

Alexa, get me the articles (voice interfaces in academia) — from blog.libux.co by Kelly Dagan Excerpt: Credit to Jill O’Neill, who has written an engaging […]

Top Trends in Active and Collaborative Learning [Hammett]

Top Trends in Active and Collaborative Learning — from thesextantgroup.com by Joe Hammett Excerpts: My daughter is a maker. She spends hours tinkering with sewing machines […]

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