Carlos Gomes

226 Flips | 3 Magazines | 8 Likes | 4 Following | 7 Followers | @cgomespt | I am passionate about learning technologies, specially I try to find strategies and solutions to link knowledge between producers and consumers.

A Brief Guide to Producing Videos from Your Home or Office

The benefits of instructor-created video in online courses include increased student engagement and learning, increased instructor presence, and a …

Former Apple CEO Resume, Steve Jobs

Whether you think Steve Jobs was a genius, narcissist, or both, that misses something more important: how his life was shaped by struggle. His resume …

The World Needs More Scientists: How We Can Train Millions in Virtual Labs

California wild fires, melting arctic ice caps, and record setting temperatures suggest our climate is dramatically changing with potentially …

Virtual Reality

Aiming to fill skill gaps in AI, Microsoft makes training courses available to the public

As a software engineer at Microsoft, Elena Voyloshnikova’s job is to make informed recommendations about how to improve the performance of software …

Artificial Intelligence

Udacity introduces real robots and virtual worlds to help students build skills

Udacity is hosting its annual Intersect conference this week, and the online learning platform is introducing some new programs and features for students at the event. Those include two new ways for students to practice and hone their practical skills – in both real and virtual worlds.<p>For robotics …

STEAMRole is like Tinder for mentorship

Providing ongoing mentorship can be impractical for busy professionals. With STEAMRole, the idea is to empower professionals to easily share their stories with students and young professionals.<p>It’s like Tinder for finding your role model and dream career in science, technology, engineering, art or …

The Best 20 Learning Management Systems Based on User Experience

(13 reviews)<p>Looop is the chosen platform for progressive companies including ASOS, Sky, Startupbootcamp, MoneySupermarket & Financial Times who know …

From PBL to PBD: Next Steps for Project Based Learning

There is a simple reason for the ascendance: In an information-driven world that values an individual’s ability to develop an entrepreneurial mindset …

Leaders From LinkedIn, Amazon, and Tesla Say These Are the 5 Trends Shaping Talent Development

Leaders in the learning and talent development space discuss trends affecting the future of corporate training.<p>While it's relatively easy for competitors to implement similar technology, duplicate strategy and even mimic your culture, they can't clone your people. That's why most organizations …

SharpestMinds wants to help startups find AI talent before Google and Facebook snatch them

Google and other tech giants often have huge recruiting efforts that can target students — but startups might not have those kinds of resources to find or grab them before they head off to those huge companies.<p>The biggest tech companies in the world can offer a lot of resources and bigger …

Freelancers Make Up 34 Percent of the U.S. Workforce. Here's How to Find, Hire and Manage Them.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According to a 2014 study commissioned by the Freelancers Union, 53 million Americans are independent workers -- about 34 percent of the total workforce. This number is expected to balloon to 50 percent by 2020.<p>While the names associated …

Hate your boss? B12 is designing work without (human) managers

Online labor marketplaces have been around since the dawn of the internet. Post a task, select a worker, verify the work, and submit a payment. There are dozens of companies that broker labor services, and the rise of these marketplaces has been a large factor in encouraging as many as a third of …

Apple’s ‘Everyone Can Code’ program expands more broadly in Europe

Apple announced this morning it’s bringing its “Everyone Can Code” program to 70 more colleges and universities across Europe. The program, which Apple designed to help students learn how to build apps, launched in May 2017 but was initially limited to the U.S. before expanding to other markets, …

Education technology is a global opportunity

Emmanuel Nataf Contributor<p>Emmanuel Nataf is the CEO and co-founder of Reedsy, a curated marketplace that connects authors and publishers with editors, designers and marketers. Emmanuel is a regular contributor to Inc, Fast Company, LitReactor, Electric Literature and Thought Catalog.<p>$8.15 billion. …

Education Technology

Mark Zuckerberg is right to explore the potential of the blockchain for Facebook

In what is Mark Zuckerberg’s now-traditional New Year speech, the Facebook supremo pledged to fix the social network’s many problems which bubbled up in 2017. Perhaps understandably, that admission hogged the headlines but Zuckerberg also said he plans to study encryption and the blockchain “see …

Google says it sold a Google Home device every second since October 19

Google today announced that it sold “tens of millions of Google devices for the home” over the course of the last year and that it sold “more than one Google Home device every second since Google Home Mini started shipping in October.”<p>With roughly 6.75 million seconds since October 19 (the day the …

Impatient With Colleges, Employers Design Their Own Courses

Scott Gordon had just arrived in his job as provost of Eastern Washington University when an alumnus approached him at a meet-and-greet in the …

Professional Learning That Inspires Change

I shared this article recently, 5 Reasons Professional Development is NOT Transforming Learning. Not surprisingly, it resonated with many people.<p>So, …

4 exciting trends that will define the 2018 education industry

The education industry saw so many notable, significant changes this past year–from an increased focus on augmented reality and other visual …

Education Technology

Why Learning is Key to Accelerate Innovation - Jim Keane Q&A

Updating Education for the Evolving Job Market: Learning at the Pace of Life and Work

A technology-stimulated, connected, and accelerated marketplace is generating different roles and additional skills requirements for us as workers. The traditional model of completing our lifelong education needs <i>before</i> we enter the workforce is now obsolete. On-the-job experience must now be …

7 Non-Technical Skills You Need To Succeed In A DevOps Career

DevOps (“development” meets “operations”) is still an evolving field. Asked for a definition, even some in other technical roles might struggle to pin it down. The best way to think of it, though, is less as a specific collection of skills necessary for a specific role, and more as a culture or …

Project Management

What The Ideal Workplace Of The Future Looks Like, According To Millennials

While many of the stereotypes associated with the word “millennial” are considered negative, research shows that millennials work hard in any career they enter. To attract the best employees of this group, companies that are hiring will have to compete for candidates by using more than just …

The Workplace

Apple’s ‘Everyone Can Code’ initiative expands to colleges and universities outside of the US

Apple is taking its coding course international after it announced that 20 college and university partners worldwide will begin offering the Everyone Can Code initiative to students.<p>Initially limited to the U.S., the course is designed by Apple engineers and educators to help students learn the …

Essay: Looking back at predictions about MOOCs

Cathy Sandeen looks back at her past predictions and claims about massive open online courses to see how they’ve held up.

Higher Education

Why You Should Turn MOOCs Into a Group Activity

MOOCs, or massive open online courses, can be very useful and a lot of fun. But why do them alone? Turn your next online course into a book …

Education Technology

New Cloud Foundry project helps its developers run their cloud apps on their laptops

Writing applications for large cloud-based platforms often means that you, as a developer, write your code, push it to a development environment in the cloud, test it, and then do it all over again as you iterate. And if some code that you have already deployed starts misbehaving, you can’t easily …

Spotify launches an app for artists with real-time streaming data, audience demographics

In the music streaming era, access to data is king. Artists want to know how their music is being discovered, who’s listening, where, how many have streamed their release and what else their fans are into, among other things. Today, Spotify is releasing an app for artists that aims to answer these …

Google commits $1 billion in grants to train U.S. workers for high-tech jobs

The nature of work is changing on a global level at a rapid pace. Sure, it’s not the first time work has been dramatically impacted by technology, but the growth of automation, robotics, AI and the like have the potential to displace jobs at an unprecedented rate. And Google will almost certainly …

pi-top outs a new laptop for budding coders and hardware hackers

U.K. edtech startup pi-top has a new learn-to-code-and-tinker machine. It’s another modular Raspberry Pi-powered laptop but this time they’ve reduced the number of steps needed to put it together, as well as adding a slider keyboard design so the Qwerty panel can be pulled out to provide access to …