Trending Sources

Technological Unemployment and the Future of Work

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This question has been widely discussed for years, but, - at the end of the day, - we don’t really have good answers. Not according to Autor.

Technology’s Real Benefits (Hint: They’re Not Economic)

Andy McAfee

This is both a really important question, and one that misses the point. The first example is cancer research. No one knows exactly why.

Text-to-Speech Examples

Tony Karrer

Javed Alam pointed me to a couple of Text-to-Speech eLearning Examples, so I thought I’d capture a few of the examples here.

Learning with people, not technology

Jay Cross

New hires receive a brief orientation and are then let loose to learn by walking around and asking questions. But at a copper mine? Just Jay

Strategy Made Simple - The 3 Core Strategy Questions

John Hagel

The option is to focus more than ever on three core strategy questions that can help provide us with focus and stability even as the turbulence increases around us – and help us to prioritize where we need to respond and where we don’t. This is a relatively new, but increasingly important, strategic question.  Here’s an example.

Better Education Through Technology

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Take parking management, for example. me) on seeing a sight like this is to suggest that everybody would be better off with a little more investment in technology. But they could instead higher fewer people, pay them more, and use technology to make up the difference. Many good school systems excel without much technology.

Questions from students at Vancouver Island University

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I received a flurry of questions on some articles on my website yesterday, questions from students at Vancouver Island University. We think of examples such as games or, in a jungle "red in tooth and claw," a battle to the death. For a typically Canadian example, consider the case of clearing the snow on the outdoor rink.

Quora: Questions & Opinions not Questions & Answers

Dan Pontefract

So far I’ve answered a few questions, with both short and somewhat long answers, and I’ve reviewed in and around 50 different topics or threads.

Curating our personal technology configurations

Nancy White

(Crossposted on Technology for Communities and Network Weaving CoP ). What is a Technology Configuration? For example, see [link] ).

A Useful Framework for Analyzing the Impact of Technology on Jobs

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Last week I discussed a recent Pew Research report on the impact of AI, robotics and other advanced technologies on the future of jobs.

Technology and the Future of Media

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Most everyone will agree that advances in information and communication technologies (ICT) are radically transforming the business landscape.

People, Organization, Technology?

Martijn Linssen

Headed for my personal trash bin: ‘People, Process, Technology.’ This isn’t the right question. People, Organization, Technology.

Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The focus for this year’s conference was Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy. I was invited to attend the conference, and participate in the opening plenary panel on D igital Technologies and the Future of Governance. The conference covered a wide range of topics dealing with digital technologies and government.

How to find great talent: 4 questions for Bloomberg View's George.

Dan Pink

Technology (7). Steve Jobs is a perfect example. Give us an example and explain why we should notice this expression of ability.

Foradian Technologies Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Questions 1. I specialized on online learning, media and collaborative technologies. Since 2001 at NRC I have worked on learning object standards and repositories, content recommender systems, collaborative content authoring technology, and massive open online courses (MOOCs). Please introduce yourself to our readers.

The Organization Needs to Ask Itself Tough Questions to Survive

Dan Pontefract

An example that comes to mind occurred roughly 50 years ago at NASA. technologies to bridge the connection gap? Gasco. Are you engaged?

Be mindful, meaningful, and masterly: 3 questions for Bruce Nussbaum

Dan Pink

Because his book is so interesting, I asked him to answer a few questions for Pink Blog readers. * * *. First we had IQ. Next came EQ. It works.

Be mindful, meaningful, and masterly: 3 questions for Bruce Nussbaum

Dan Pink

Because his book is so interesting, I asked him to answer a few questions for Pink Blog readers. * * *. First we had IQ. Next came EQ. It works.

10 lessons for Giving Days, and one question: How can we make them more sustainable?

Beth Kanter

10 lessons for Giving Days, and one question: How can we make them more sustainable? Click to see the full infographic. by Bahia Ramos.

Technology Architecture

Clark Quinn

A few years ago, I created a diagram to capture a bit about the technology to support learning ( Big ‘L’ Learning ).

Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A New Strategy for Higher Education and Training Shirley Alexander Some intro stuff about the buildings being built for the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). Technology''s role. difference between groups - as determined by test scores - why? it students prefer everything? - Let''s do engineering. - LabVIEW Web Services - eg.

Questioning Pedagogy

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The role of technology is to place learners into these environments. We become, for example, more mentally agile by analyzing and creating arguments (as opposed to by remembering arguments). Probably others have a much greater base of knowledge regarding pedagogy particularly, so I hesitate to offer models for specific situations.

Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth Kanter

I read a lot of educational technology, training, and teaching blogs, follow those people on Twitter, curate on Scoop.It, etc to keep up.

[liveblog] Data & Technology in Government

David Weinberger

Part of the importance of this is that students at the Kennedy School are agitating for a much strong technology component to their education on the grounds that these days policy makers need to be deeply cognizant of the possibilities technology offers, and of the culture of our new technology development environment. FitBit).

Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? #CoFLA

Beth Kanter

Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? Stanford PACS’ monthly charrette on questions.

AI, Automation and the US Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For the past few decades, jobs and wages have been declining for many workers, driven by advances in technology as well as by globalization.

What’s the right technology for schools?

Clark Quinn

At the end of a conversation the other day, the topic turned to technologies in schools. Having the devices available for accessing answers to questions when on field trips or taking notes also makes sense. I was asked what I thought about the iPad in schools, and as I thought it through, I saw both pluses and minuses.

The Long Term Impact of AI on Jobs - Some Lessons from History

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Automation anxieties continued to resurface in the 20th century, right along with accelerating technology advances. How should we respond?

Skills 136

Capture Examples

Tony Karrer

The primary reasons for doing the eLearning Tour was that it is hard to see examples of what is being done by fellow eLearning professionals and get a sense of the patterns that exist. And while I believe that I gave a flavor of what's happening out there through the tour, my gut tells me that it would be helpful to capture more examples.

Responses to Questions on Technology and Schools

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

How are the new technologies revolutionizing education, especially at schools? This is a very large question with no simple answer.

RightsCon: The Promise and Peril of New Communications Technology

Beth Kanter

At WITNESS, we’ve been wrestling with the promise and peril of new communications technologies. Guest post by Sam Gregory. Anonymity?

Becoming a 21st Century Digital Tinkerer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Recominant innovations are all about the creation of new products, markets and industries based on novel combinations of existing technologies. .

The Future of the Globally Integrated Enterprise

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Governments in the emerging world welcomed the jobs, exports and technology that global firms brought. From 1990 to 2010, for example, 1.2

Catch up strategies in online courses | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I remembered your question and wondered … what if we could have an audio feed on a site? Here is a snippet to get us started. What else?

The Internet deserves its proper noun

Doc Searls

And “the telephone” referred to a single thing of which there billions of individual examples. There are other examples of neither.

Corporate Survival: Lessons from Biology

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The immune system , for example, has developed multiple, overlapping lines of defense against pathogens of all sorts. But, there are trade-offs.

The Rise of the Platform Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Priceline Group , for example, is focused on online travel and related services, including Priceline, Kayak and Open Table. trillion.

Survey 121

The Datafication of Business and Society

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are now permeating just about every nook and cranny of the economy, society and our personal lives.

Data 126

The Growing Importance of Storytelling in the Business World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

As a concrete example, let me share my experiences with the development of IBM’s Internet and e-business strategy in the mid-late 1990s.

The Coming Robotics Revolution

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Speculations about a future radically transformed by technology are nothing new. Opinions abound , but in the end, we don’t really know.