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‘Our Technology Is Our Ideology’: George Siemens on the Future of Digital Learning

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Rise of the robots Siemens has both an academic and an industry perspective on digital learning. Now that robots are flipping burgers and reading X-rays—for a fraction of the cost of human labor—learners need to prepare for careers that employ uniquely human traits like self-regulation and communication. Blogs, wikis and social media, on the other hand, are distributed across networks. What does it mean to be human in a digital age?

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Following up on ProPublica reporting , “ Florida to Examine Whether Alternative Charter Schools Underreport Dropouts.” ” New Nanodegrees from Udacity : Digital Marketing and Robotics. “When Social Media Assignments Increase Risks for Vulnerable Students” by Monica Bulger and Jade E. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Robots hate the Common Core. ” Via PC Magazine : “Researchers Show Off ‘Mind-Reading’ Robot.”