Disruptive Technology

What It Is and How It Shapes Our World “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” – John F. Kennedy Technology is constantly evolving and changing the way we live, work, and communicate. But some technologies are more than just… Continue reading Disruptive Technology

Here’s Why AI is Going to Eat the School World

By Mike Yates This week’s blog features a guest post by Mike Yates, an insightful blogger, who is also interested in better education for a better world. AI is going to eat the world. By that, I mean that AI is going to become as prevalent as simple Google searches. But you already know that.… Continue reading Here’s Why AI is Going to Eat the School World

AI Will Change Learning & Teaching

When generative AI chatbots first burst into the consciousness of educators in the past few months, many teachers were quick to dismiss them as a threat to education. They worried chatbots would make it easier for students to cheat, and that students would not learn critical thinking skills if they could get answers to their… Continue reading AI Will Change Learning & Teaching

Duolingo Uses AI to Teach Language

Duolingo is a popular language learning app that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help 37 million people learn one of 43 new languages. I’m one of those 37 million, working on learning Spanish for the past two years. The app’s AI-powered features include personalized instruction, adaptive learning, and gamified rewards. Personalized Instruction Duolingo’s AI-powered personalized… Continue reading Duolingo Uses AI to Teach Language

An AI Pause?

Good Idea or Panic Reaction? The controversy over ChatGPT and generative AI is heating up. Generative AI is a type of artificial intelligence that can create new content, such as text, images, and music. This technology trains computers to “learn” and generate new data by analyzing large amounts of existing data. Generative AI has the… Continue reading An AI Pause?

The 4th Industrial Revolution:

Transforming the Way We Live, Work, and Learn The 4th Industrial Revolution is upon us, and it’s set to transform the way we live, work, and learn. But what exactly is the 4th Industrial Revolution, and what does it mean for the future of society? The 4th Industrial Revolution is a term used to describe… Continue reading The 4th Industrial Revolution:

AI for Professionals

Threat or Opportunity? Generative AI, the technology behind chatbots, automated writing tools, and content generators, burst into our consciousness in late 2022. OpenAI released ChatGPT in November. By January 2023, there were over 100 million users. According to TechTarget, this is the fastest ever adoption of a consumer service. While generative AI promises to boost… Continue reading AI for Professionals

AI at Work

Transforming Professional Work Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to revolutionize the way we work, and one area where we may soon see significant impact is in professional white-collar jobs. White-collar work typically involves tasks that require mental or analytical skills, such as writing reports, analyzing data, or making decisions. Generative AI, like ChatGPT, can… Continue reading AI at Work

Learning with AI

How AI might transform learning and teaching Artificial intelligence (AI) technology might transform the way we learn and teach in high schools. Important and long held goals of improving learning and increasing equity could be on the horizon. From personalized learning to 24/7 availability, AI has the potential to revolutionize education in ways we never… Continue reading Learning with AI

AI as a Writing Tool

Though it may seem this way, I will not turn this blog into an exclusive focus on generative AI and ChatGPT. However, it is hard to argue that generative AI has not exploded into our collective consciousness as a disruptive, game-changing technology. I began this series to explore emerging technologies and ChatGPT, launched just in… Continue reading AI as a Writing Tool