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eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] December 3-4, 2009 International LAMS and Learning Design Conference, 4 th , MacQuarie University, Sydney, Australia. link] January 2010 January 3-4, 2010 New Presidents Program , sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges, Marco Island, Florida, USA.

Harold Jarche » T&D Learning in 2020

Harold Jarche

In Learning in 2020 , trends in Tools, Technology, Workforce, Talent Management and Future Leaders are discussed. He predicted that in 10 years, users would be able to design and input plans for furniture, consumer goods, etc…and they would be custom made by a machine.

Futures of the Internet

Doc Searls

My own views are more than well represented in the 2010 report. 1 By 2020, people’s use of the Internet has enhanced human intelligence; as people are allowed unprecedented access to more information, they become smarter and make better choices. 2 By 2020, people’s use of the Internet has not enhanced human intelligence and it could even be lowering the IQs of most people who use it a lot. By 2020 we’ll have that. online by the year 2020.

Trip to Shanghai

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In his welcoming remarks, IBM Chairman and CEO Sam Palmisano explained the reason for hosting this forum in Shanghai and focusing on the unique challenges that face leaders in emerging markets: “Forecasts out to 2020 say that 97 of the 100 fastest growing cities in the world are in growth markets. I was in Shanghai the first week in June to participate in IBM’s third global Smarter Cities Forum.

Social OS and Collective Construction of Knowledge

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Facebook was not the first social networking site – arguably that honour belongs to Friendster or Tribes – nor even the first social networking service designed by Zuckerberg. Lessig writes that freedom, privacy, and free flow of content were built into the original design of the internet, but that this is changing. Technologies are being layered onto the original architecture of the web that change this original design.

When Can We Expect Truly Autonomous Vehicles?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In 2010, there were approximately six million vehicle crashes leading to 32,788 traffic deaths, or approximately 15 deaths per 100,000 people. Audi, BMW, GM, Nissan, Toyota, and Volvo all have announced plans to unveil an autonomous car by 2020.

Intelligent Communities Summit - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

postal services: 43 billion fewer pieces of of mail in 2010 than in 2006. What they designed is programs - investment programs - value-added support programs that support companies based on where they are in a growth cycle. The Ghost Map

Steven Berlin Johnson

It is something of a classic of both public health and information design. « | Main | » The Ghost Map A few days ago, I finished the first draft of my fifth book, The Ghost Map. In some ways, this book is a departure for me, but in other ways, it has a great deal of continuity with my earlier books, particularly Emergence. The most significant change is that this book has a single, sustained narrative line running through it, a first for me.