Sat.Dec 09, 2017 - Fri.Dec 15, 2017

The Emergence of Industry 4.0

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Over the past few years, Industry 4.0, - aka the 4th Industrial Revolution, - has been the subject of several articles, studies, and surveys, as well as a book published earlier this year by Klaus Schwab , founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Higher Ed & Job Skills?

Clark Quinn

I sat in on a twitter chat yesterday, #DLNChat, that is a higher ed tech focused group (run by EdSurge ). The topic was the link between higher ed and job skills, and I was a wee bit cynical. While I think there are great possibilities, the current state of the art leaves a lot to be desired. So, I currently don’t think higher ed does a good job of preparation for success in business. Higher ed focuses too much on knowledge, and uses assignments that don’t resemble the job activities.

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MWL Newsletter No 43

Jane Hart

News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 3-9 December 2017. Social learning

it’s not complicated – review

Harold Jarche

“In times of change learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists” — Eric Hoffer.

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An evacuated view on the #ThomasFire

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Here’s the latest VIIRS data, on the most active parts of the Thomas Fire, mapped on Google Earth Pro: That’s 1830 Mountain Standard Time, or 5:30pm Pacific. About half an hour ago as I write this.

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#ThomasFire live

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MODIS fire data , plotted on Google Earth, current at 3:45pm today. You can see the Thomas Fire advancing through the back country,westward toward Santa Barbara, and already encroaching on Carpinteria: Those are fire detections. Radiative power data is also at that first link.