What is the future of VR in education?
Will all students one day have the opportunity to explore the world from within their classroom walls? Worldwide shipments for augmented reality and virtual reality headsets will grow to 68.9 million units in 2022, with a five-year compound annual growth rate of 52.5%, according to the latest forecast from the International Data Corporation Worldwide Quarterly Augmented and Virtual Reality Headset Tracker.
Is AI ready to disrupt dyslexia?
Dyslexia is caused by a different wiring of our brains. While it has no relationship to intelligence (Thomas Edison, Steven Spielberg, Pablo Picasso, Albert Einstein and Charles Schwab were all dyslexic), it can make reading and early learning more difficult. As many as 10-15% of school-age children are dyslexic, and the International Dyslexia Association estimates that there are 1 billion people with dyslexia worldwide.
The global search for education: math is beautiful
A first-year masters student at Stanford University, named Daniel Kunin, studies Computational and Mathematical Engineering and is also the creator of the online platform, Seeing Theory, where he uses creative and innovative ways to teach statistics and probability relevant to a changing world.
Is AI now advanced enough for us to regulate it?
The global search for education: what's your take on singularity and the threat to humanity? Millennial bloggers weigh in their thoughts. Singularity. It’s discussed by futurists and by scientists. Then there are the rest of us grappling to get our heads around the 'reality' that within a decade or so, Artificial Intelligence will cause machines to become 'smarter' than human beings. What does all of this mean for quality of life ...
The global search for education
According to a recent report by PwC, within 15 years, Artificial Intelligence will take over 38% of US jobs. This trend is expected to continue. What will employment look like? Which jobs will disappear and what does all of this mean for education?
How can the workforce stay ahead of technological change?
According to a recent OECD report, low and middle income earners have seen their wages stagnate and that the income share of middle-skilled jobs has fallen. Rising inequality has led to concerns that top earners are getting a disproportionate share of the gains from global 'openness and interconnection'. This summer, the OECD Employment Outlook 2017 revealed that job polarisation has been 'driven by pervasive and skill-biased technologi...