We are Still Debating Online Learning

We are Still Debating Online Learning

Several studies have come out debating online learning, recently. One major study that gained a lot of (bad) traction is a Stanford study on the ROI of online learning. As it turns out, the study itself seems to be flawed in many ways. When Inside HigherEd promoted...
A Free Badge Bootcamp to your Inbox

A Free Badge Bootcamp to your Inbox

A while back, I was very into open badges. I attended weekly calls with P2PU and Mozilla. I blogged about it (Examples: Displaying the Badges You’ve Earned on your Blog or Site An Elevator Pitch for Open Badges BadgeStack: A Badge Empowered Learning System...
Is this the future of living and working?

Is this the future of living and working?

A German company called Coodo has designed a pop-up home. It can be transported anywhere. Perhaps you want to live on the beach. The next month you want to live on the roof of a big city skyscraper. Just grab your Coodo and go! Coodo is calling this concept...
When our Devices Spy on Us

When our Devices Spy on Us

This past Christmas, I received a Google Home as a gift. Google Home is a “voice activated speaker powered by Google Assistant”. Google Assistant is like the Suri that responds when you start a question or statement with, “OK Google”. So far...
Living in a State with Free College Tuition

Living in a State with Free College Tuition

Last month, New York State Governor, Andrew Cuomo, announced his plan for tuition-free college in our state college systems, State University of New York (SUNY) and City University of New York (CUNY). While many were caught by surprise by this announcement, those who...