Digital transformation of our world

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He predicts that the four key technologies that will shape the future of our world are Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, the Internet of Things and Big Data. Digital transformation of our world by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Who wants to live forever?

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There are theories that we can live on (or at least our memories can live on) within the vast digital acreage of the cloud. This is already possible, because whatever we create and share via the cloud, is indeed preserved for future use by ourselves and others. To truly ''live forever'', computers would need to capture our humanity, the true essence of who we are. Single frame from the movie Bladerunner via Wikimedia Commons Who wants to live forever?

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Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 2

Tom Spiglanin

They’re looking to decommission their behind-the-firewall server farms, applications, services, and platforms by migrating to more cost-effective cloud-based infrastructures that are also “elastic,” able to be expanded and contracted as needed. How workers’ relationships with their work-related data, information, and knowledge will change with a cloud-based infrastructure. Schematic of cloud-based infrastructure.

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Our digital future 10: Cognitive courseware

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Image from Pixabay You have probably heard of data science, Artificial Intelligence, machine learning , and cloud computing. It's another way of saying 'computers that are capable of mimicking human characteristics'. Examples of cognitive technologies include computer vision , deep learning, natural language processing , speech recognition, and humanised robotics. But in the foreseeable future, and perhaps for a very long time, teachers won't be replaced by computers.

A hard act to Swallow

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His recent nuggets have included: ''The first cloud computer was us'' and ''to write is to live endlessly''. Image source: Wikimedia Commons A hard act to Swallow by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 The case of Santiago Swallow is intriguing. Swallow was born in Mexico, took up residence in the USA, and rapidly rose to prominence as a respected and influential guru in the world of social media.

2014 - the year of the wearable?

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Wearable computing is just one small step up from mobile technology. A large percentage of the world''s population is already connected through mobile phones, e-readers, games consoles and tablet computers. In the January 2014 issue of Wired Magazine , he argues that whilst the last decade has been about smart mobile technologies, the next decade will be about wearable computing. We will use computers in increasingly social and personal ways.