Lifelong Learning is Becoming an Economic Imperative

Technological change demands stronger and more continuous connections between education and employment, says Andrew Palmer. The faint outlines of such a system are now emerging Jan 14th 2017 THE RECEPTION AREA contains a segment of a decommissioned Underground train carriage, where visitors wait to be collected. The surfaces are wood and glass. In each room […]

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Don’t Blame China For Taking U.S. Jobs

by  Wolfgang Lehmacher November 8, 2016 The problems are more complicated than that. Where have all the manufacturing jobs gone? If you ask Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, the answer is clear: China! But there is another, more plausible explanation. To paraphrase Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, “It’s the robots, stupid”. The U.S. has lost […]

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InfoComm International Releases 2016 Environmental Scan Report

  FAIRFAX, VA — July 29, 2016 — InfoComm International®, the trade association representing the commercial audiovisual industry worldwide, has released the 2016 Environment Scan Report. The report analyzes economic, political, social and technological trends that may impact the pro-AV market, as well as internal trends within the AV industry. The 2016 Environmental Scan Report […]

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Can AI Really Be Ethical and Unbiased?

Artificial intelligence will change industries and our lives and a variety of camps will be talking about combining algorithms and ethics. The questions surrounding AI will proliferate. By Larry Dignan for Between the Lines | October 16, 2016 The Obama administration’s report on the future of artificial intelligence mentions the word “ethics” 11 times and […]

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