Friday Fave: Digital Reality – Real learning in a virtual world

This week’s Friday Fave looks into the digital reality world of learning – augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), mixed reality (MR), 360 video, and immersive technologies.

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Friday Fave: The Blockchain Economy: A beginner’s guide to institutional cryptoeconomics

This week’s Friday Fave is a primer for people struggling to understand blockchain and cryptoeconomics.

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Friday Fave: Are digital devices altering our brains?

Time for some myth busting from a reliable source (not #fakenews). The summary at the beginning of this article provides just a glimpse at some of the topics that have been reviewed, in detail: Research shows that by constantly distracting us, the Internet affects cognitive performance but does not radically alter our brains. The findings…

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Friday Fave: The return of the robots

Source  I haven’t written about robots for a while – however – that doesn’t mean I’m not following all things robot-related! In addition, the annual Disrupt Sydney conference is a little over a month away (Friday 21 September) and this year’s theme is: Robots Against the Machine? What chance do we have of ‘raging against the machine’ if we…

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Augmented reality – how far have we come?

  A recent article in Wired got me a tad excited – have we finally hit the tipping point with augmented reality (AR) and shifted across into the pragmatic, valuable use of AR in the workplace? The product highlighted in the article is the “smart helmet” – the description reminded me of Superman – being…

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Event: Digital capability for improved employee performance

Upcoming webinar hosted by Citrix GoTo Training. Date: Tuesday, 9 February, 2016 Time: 1 PM Australian AEDT 3 PM NZ, 10 AM HK, 7:30 AM IND Providing employees with the necessary tools and skills is essential to working in a digital workplace, but how do you determine the  digital capabilities required for employee effectiveness? We will discuss:…

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