It’s no question that Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and AI are transforming the world of education. But present circumstances — namely the Covid-19 pandemic — are offering the potential for IoT and AI to make even greater inroads in all fields. In the education field, from elementary school all the way through college — […]
Education has transformed into big-business in the recent COVID times. The US ranks 17th in education performance and 7th as the most literate country in the world. The literacy rate has increased up to 86% in the US. Primary, secondary and higher studies are seeing great improvements, and breaking records almost every year. Here is […]
Now more than ever, our teachers need help. Faced with an unprecedented crisis of having to move all instruction online in a matter of weeks, everyone is figuring out the new playbook for teaching in the 21st century. Here is artificial intelligence, and education — AI won’t fix education, but it can help. One of […]
To say coding boot camps have exploded in popularity is a bit of an understatement. The in-person sector of the industry has experienced a 705% overall growth rate since 2013, according to a Course Report study. Coding boot camps currently bring in over $300 million annually and will graduate upward of 23,000 students just this year. The growth […]
What does it take to make the university the best learning experience in the lifecycle of one’s education? Higher education is all about developing skills, exploring new theories, and applying them to the actualities of real life. Throughout this journey, students are encouraged to stay on top of their workload, study, and complete assessments all […]
Everything starts with your mindset. It’s the foundation to your successful skill set. You can adjust your mindset for success. Let me tell you a story about adjusting your mindset. Back in 2011 I was leaving one of the top Investment Banks in the world (after six solid years). The reason? I was surplus to […]
To help today’s students improve their math skills, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) recommends leveraging technology to engage students. Technology can address different learning styles, plus it provides a way to make learning more entertaining. Thanks to the ever-advancing technology landscape, there are even more virtual tech resources available for mathematics now […]
In 2005, the average person never would have believed how social media platforms would completely transform the way humans interact. By 2010, that same person never would have dreamed that ride-sharing apps would overthrow the taxi industry within a few short years. Cue 2015, and that person — who had seen countless industries transformed by […]
Government organizations have historically not been early adopters of much hyped technology like virtual reality. Bureaucratic red tape, tight budgets, and a general resistance to change are just a few of the many reasons this has been the case. But surprisingly, as VR has gone more mainstream over the last 18 months, governmental divisions from […]
The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing like wildfire. Consumer education around this new basket of technologies is critical, since it basically describes a product category that can — and often does — include virtually every “thing” we interact with in our lives. Your car, refrigerator, door locks, and even your toilet seat are capable […]
Adoption of wearables in U.S. classrooms will supposedly grow at 46 percent annually till 2020, as more schools start to test virtual and augmented reality, fitness and location trackers. Research firm Technavio says that like iPads, wearables will become commonplace in the classroom, providing students with ways to enhance their learning and have a more […]
SAM Labs, a London-based startup, wants to educate everyone on the Internet of Things (IoT), by providing an easy-to-learn programming platform and tools to let people be creative. Currently, IoT is a buzzword for most people outside of the tech industry, but Joachim Horn believes that people of all ages can learn how to program […]
In a recent survey of more than 600 IT leaders from K-12 and higher-education organizations, almost half – 46 percent – reported that they believe Internet of Things (IoT) technology will transform the way students learn at their schools within the next two years. An Internet of Things Smart School is a concept describing a […]
In case you haven’t heard, there is a lot of hype right now about virtual and augmented reality. Three months into 2016, investors have already spent $1.1 billion to get a piece of the action. All this money, but no revenue and, in large part, no clear market. There are some good signs that 2016 […]
They keep the mind from wandering, it turns out.
Harvard degrees matter less in tech today.
Turns out, bootcamps really can boost incomes.
A Stanford course on growing a product idea to a big company.