18 mai 2019

Chegg CEO: ‘We need to make learning more available and adaptive’

Techno-News BlogAmerica’s education system as a whole is far too complex and intersected with other socio-economic factors for there to be easy fixes to this problem, Dan Rosensweig, CEO and president of Chegg, an educational resource company that started out offering online textbook rentals, said in an interview on Yahoo Finance’s On the Move. More...

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The most important weapon we can use to change the world

Techno-News BlogAccording to a survey in 2016, the Pew Research Center noted 74% of American adults consider themselves lifelong learners. People are interested in enriching their lives in both their personal and professional lives. A characteristic of lifelong learners is the desire to keep learning, with a desire for more knowledge and self-improvement. More...

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How To Reskill Your Workforce For AI (Artificial Intelligence)

Techno-News BlogAI is considered the most disruptive technology, according to Gartner’s 2019 CIO Survey (it includes over 3,000 CIOs from 89 countries). So yes, this is big reason why there has been a major increase in adoption and implementation. More...

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How do we teach students to recognise when news is fake?

Techno-News BlogTraditional-age students are digital natives. Professors are trained researchers. Neither of those qualities, though, prevents people from falling for misinformation online. More...

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The key lessons of the Triton malware cyberattack you need to learn

Techno-News BlogThe Triton malware attack was far from the first time that hackers have attempted to target the networks of an industrial facility, but it was the first time that malware designed to attack safety systems was ever seen in the wild. More...

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AI Isn’t Replacing Workers; It’s Picking up the Slack. Here’s How.

Techno-News BlogResearch firm Korn Ferry predicted that companies in technology, media and telecom will face a talent shortage of 1.1 million by 2020. By 2030, that number will grow to 4.3 million, the report said; and the result will be intense competition for a dwindling pool of tech professionals. More...

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5 Signs Widespread Blockchain Adoption Is Nearing Reality

Techno-News BlogThere is good news for blockchain enthusiasts: Progress is being made in addressing these obstacles. Deloitte has identified five key vectors of progress that could drive wider adoption of blockchain. Three of these vectors—increase in transaction speeds, standards and interoperability, and ease of implementation—enhance technical feasibility. More...

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Career Education’s Incomplete Transformation

Techno-News BlogCareer and technical education, which was once known as vocational training, has shed some of that stigma thanks in part to growth of new fields in communications, health care and engineering. CTE programs also have created clearer connections between skills training and continued postsecondary education. More...

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More Than Half of US Social Network Users Will Be Mobile-Only in 2019

Techno-News BlogFewer people in the US are accessing social networking sites via computers, with the majority of users now exclusively on mobile devices. We forecast that 51.7% of US social network users will be mobile-only in 2019. More...

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College without paying for textbooks? It’s possible!

Techno-News BlogAre you heading back to school, or maybe helping your kids pay for it?  Imagine college without having to pay for textbooks.   That’s the whole idea behind Mesa Community College’s new Z Degree Program, or zero textbook cost program. More...

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