This New World

Changes are occurring because of new technology which has enabled the ability to rapidly acquire massive amounts of information on any topic. These changes have affected not only how organizations train their employees and how the role of teachers will change, but have also created differences in thinking in the individual.  There has been a lot of debate and speculation about how everyone constantly being “plugged in” to so much information and communication all the time is affecting our lives. More

It’s About Time

 

“Three pounds of nerve tissue underneath the skull are capable of perceiving, thinking, and acting with a finesse that cannot be matched by any computer.”

It isn’t like we haven’t tried to match it.  Computer “intelligence” is modeled after the brain, or at least the workings of the brain as we know it.  Without a doubt, development in the field of computer technology and artificial intelligence has been impressive.  The thing is, there is a lot we don’t know.  And it is what we don’t know that keeps us searching to learn more.  More