Michael Strawbridge

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Why Even AI-Powered Factories Will Have Jobs for Humans

It was going to be the factory of the future. Dubbed the “Alien Dreadnought,” Tesla’s new manufacturing facility in Fremont, California, was designed to be fully automated — no humans need apply. If all went well, AI-powered robots would enable the company to achieve a weekly production of 5,000 …

Machine Learning

What Data Scientists Really Do, According to 35 Data Scientists

Modern data science emerged in tech, from optimizing Google search rankings and LinkedIn recommendations to influencing the headlines Buzzfeed editors run. But it’s poised to transform all sectors, from retail, telecommunications, and agriculture to health, trucking, and the penal system. Yet the …

Machine Learning

Google Launches Learning Resources, Publishes AI Principles

With the ascent of Chromebooks and G-suite, Google became a leader in American classrooms in the last few years. With a little fanfare, Google announced this month that it was launching a learning microsite, Grow with Google.<p>Google spokesperson Peter Schottenfels said, “It is our initiative to help …

Artificial Intelligence

These new courses are giving students digital skills that employers really want

New courses aimed at teaching students some of the most sought-after digital skills have been launched at <b>Birmingham City University</b>.<p>Microsoft has …

20 important takeaways for learning world from Mary Meeker's brilliant tech trends

Mary Meeker’s slide deck has a reputation of being the Delphic Oracle of tech. But, at 294 slides it’s a lot to take in. Don’t worry, I’ve been …

Why Empathy Matters In The Workplace

Empathy. It’s a quality that is much needed in society and in the workplace. The Oxford Dictionary defines it as the “ability to understand and share the feelings of another.”<p>But a recent State of the Workplace Empathy study 2018 by Businessolver found that there is a big disconnect between how …

Empathy

Professional Development Training: Is it Beneficial for Your Company and Employees? | Times Square Chronicles

Professional Development Training: Is it Beneficial for Your Company and Employees?<p>Many company owners, as well as employers, tend to underappreciate …

How to Help a Struggling Employee Get Back on Track

Employees aren't just the skills you hired them for. They are people with all the baggage that entails.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you have an employee -- or multiple employees -- struggling with output and productivity? Or perhaps you have a recent hire who …

Employment

Role of lifelong learning in the 'fourth industrial revolution' in the spotlight

The role that adult education and colleges play in preparing the labour market for technological disruption will be explored by MPs.<p>The World …

Principals on Personalized Learning

Thanks in no small measure to a push from technology companies and vendors, school principals are embracing personalized learning.<p>But the ways in …

The Reason Why Passion And Commitment Are Essential To Achieve Excellence

<b>Human Excellence Is Also Happiness</b><p><i>“The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock</i> …

Google Increased New Employee Productivity by 25 Percent With 1 Email. Here's What You Need to Know

Yet another example of when 'back to the basics' is great advice.<p>Onboarding, a term used to describe the period between job offer acceptance and assimilation (anywhere from 30 days to a year depending on the organization), is a critical time for new employees. Not only do they have to tackle a …

This 1 Shocking Thing Costs Employees 32 Days a Year In Lost Productivity

We're all trying to squeeze out more productivity, so it's time to put the squeeze on this surprising output drain.<p>The quest for business productivity is its own massive category, with countless companies hoping the latest, greatest productivity app will turn out to be a boon for team performance …

Microlearning, Macrolearning. What Does Research Tell Us?

What Research Has To Say About Microlearning And Macrolearning<p>In the child’s tale <i>Goldilocks and the Three Bears</i>, Goldilocks comes to a currently …

Learning

Four Suggestions to Introduce Personalized Learning into Your Organization

As the saying goes, change is hard. This is especially true for leaders introducing personalized learning into their organizations. I often have a …

Why 'personalized learning' advocates like Mark Zuckerberg keep citing a 1984 study — and why it might not say much about schools today

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg made a bold statement in a recent essay: By giving students individual help, average students can be turned into …

Pedagogy

Meaningful Change for Learning & Development in 2018 – According to the Experts

Many writers start their year by exploring the big trends that will dominate the conversation for the next 12 months. That’s exactly what we did just …

How Gamification Enhances Productivity in the Workplace

<i>“In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and snap! The job’s a game!”</i><p>Wise words uttered by none other than Mary …

Doubling Down On Learners

As the education world continues its discussions about transformation and how it can meet the future needs of the businesses we own or run, it is helpful to know the personalities that are responsible for that transformation. One of the people that you should know–an industry heavyweight that has …

Why Neuroscience Should Drive Personalized Learning

While personalized learning is a growing market, we have long looked to how the mind works to inform education. The biggest problem with this …

Free eBook: Tapping Into The Power Of Personalized Learning

Tapping Into The Power Of Personalized Learning<p>There’s a version of corporate Learning and Development we all know too well. A new employee is …

Education Technology

Retraining labour force for innovation is ‘challenge of our times’ | Financial Times

When people consider lifelong learning, they think perhaps of those such as 90-year-old Joy Gibson, who has completed five degrees since retiring 30 …

Employers Failing To Deliver On Digital Skills

Firms are failing employees in their desire to upskill and advance their careers especially when it comes to digital skills, according to a report from Capgemini and LinkedIn.<p>The survey of 753 employees and 501 executives at the director level or above covering nine countries including the U.S. and …

Human Resources

Neuroeducation Will Lead to Big Breakthroughs in Learning

In recent decades we’ve seen the rise of an emerging interdisciplinary field that brings together neuroscientists and educators. As technologies like …

Pedagogy

Why 'Learning Styles' and Other Education Neuromyths Won't Go Away

Exposure to neuroscience can help dispel—but doesn't eliminate—beliefs in neuromyths among educators and the general public, a study finds.

Neuroscience

Following one TED Talk rule will make your presentations more memorable, according to neuroscience

Facebook users are uploading 300 million photographs every day. Why, then, is the average PowerPoint presentation full of text and bullet points?<p>"Bullets belong in 'The Godfather.' Avoid them at all costs," writes TED curator Chris Anderson in his book, "TED Talks." "Photographs, illustrations, …

Public Speaking

How to Use Gamification the Right Way

Five years ago, gamification was the new marketing buzzword. However, as it caught on, its meaning fell off. Companies “gamified” everything for …

Research on Digital, Blended and Online Learning

Overview - Research Network<p>The Digital Learning Research Network fosters a network of leaders and strong communities of practice at the forefront of …

Making Time for Professional Growth #MSSAASI

http://www.lushome.com/floating-water-tap-fountains-adding-magic-illusions-creative-designs-landscaping-ideas/101041In today’s busy world, it takes a …