Tech in 2019

Jay Cross

I’m still pondering the Learning Circuits Blog Big Question for March about what training might look like in 2019. These videos from Microsoft Office Labs envision technology ten years out. Just imagine working with this stuff!

Launch of Newspaper Extinction Timeline for every country in the world

Ross Dawson

First out is USA in 2017, followed by UK and Iceland in 2019 and Canada and Norway in 2020. Back in August I predicted that newspapers in their current form will be irrelevant in Australia in 2022.

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In the future libraries may die, but they will be reborn

Ross Dawson

In 2007 I gained notoriety on the topic when Richard Watson and I put libraries at 2019 in our Extinction Timeline , and have been drawn into strategy sessions with a number of major libraries since then. The future of libraries is a rich and fascinating topic. It’s over 10 years now since I first gave a keynote on the topic, to an an audience of over 1,200 members of the Australian Libraries and Information Association conference.

Personal Knowledge Mastery

Harold Jarche

In 2009 I forecast that PKM would be common in the workplace by 2019. PKM for me was initially a way to keep my professional development costs as low as possible. I wanted to use the open web in the best way to stay current in my field.

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Pile ‘o links #1

Doc Searls

The growth rate of FTTH/B subscriptions should continue to increase at an annual average rate of 10% until 2019. I use OneTab to move all my open tabs into a single list on a Web page. But then that gets unwieldy too. So now I’m moving a bunch over here. Although it’s a sloooow process inside WordPress’ composition window (or whatever this is called). So I’ll stop trying to edit this page and start working on the next one.

Further explanation and answers to 6 questions on the Newspaper Extinction Timeline after one million views

Ross Dawson

The Guardian (1): British newspapers to die in 2019. Well the Newspaper Extinction Timeline we launched a couple of weeks ago has certainly made an impression.

Day 3 - Forecasting the Future: Predicition Markets and MMOGs

Mark Oehlert

By playing the game, you'll help us chronicle the world of 2019--and imagine how we might solve the problems we'll face. Day 3 of the Blog-a-thon.and they said it wouldn't last! We all want to know the future right? Well here are a couple of new approaches.


Angels on the head of a pin?

Harold Jarche

Saul Carliner just wrote long-live instructor-led training , opening with: In March 2009 the monthly question on ASTD’s Learning Circuits blog wonders what training will look like in 2019. In March, LCB asked where would workplace learning be in 10 years.

Reactions to the Newspaper Extinction Timeline: brickbats and (a few) bouquets

Ross Dawson

Roy Greenslade in The Guardian (1): British newspapers to die in 2019. It would be fair to say that my Newspaper Extinction Timeline , released on Monday, has stirred up some controversy. A partial list of media coverage I have seen so far is at the bottom - I am doing a stack of interviews today and tomorrow so I know there is more to come.

My Dystopian Future

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Consumer advocate groups opposed to the measure blame the corporate profit acts of 2019. Borrowing liberally from Jack Uldrich. Herewith, the sad state of affairs in the year 2025, clipped from the major newspaper of the time (* I'd tell you its name, but in 2010 that combination of words is still considered a profanity). Regulators admit defeat: now no practical means to license lawyers and physicians.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Day 3 - Forecasting the Future: Predicition Markets and MMOGs

Mark Oehlert

By playingthe game, you’ll help us chronicle the world of 2019--and imagine howwe might solve the problems well face. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Flash and Silverlight Content becoming Searchable - Kinda.


Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

In 2019: A workplace learning odyssey Performance support will be built into the workflow and take the form of online tools, networks and coaching. The Big Question this month is Workplace Learning in 10 Years : If you peer inside an organization in 10 years time and you look at how workplace learning is being supported by that organization, what will you see? What will the mix of Push vs. Pull Learning; Formal vs. Informal supported by the organization? Are there training departments?

[liveblog] Bringing Silicon Valley to Government

David Weinberger

” That’s very attractive to users, but it doesn’t tell them that that means a judge will be flown into their city in 2019. I’m at an event sponsored by the Shorenstein Center and Ash Center and the Center for Public Leadership on “Bringing Silicon Valley to Government?” ” (#HKSgovtech). Panelists are: Tim O’Reilly , founder of O’Reilly Media [@timoreilly]. Haley Van Dyck , Co-founder, US Digital Service @haleyvandyck.

Long Live?

Tony Karrer

Although it sounds exciting at first, and certainly appeals to the emotions, several practical issues—all of which are ignored by the contributors to the ASTD 2019 discussion—limit the likelihood that organizations would primarily rely on informal learning. Just got through reading - Long Live Instructor-Led Learning - by Saul Carliner, who is a person I know, like and respect. Wow, did he step in it on this one.