Just who owns your data? Are the privacy mavens right about the doom and gloom they predict is upon us because we are not protecting individual rights to big data. This article in the Stanford Law Review poses some interesting perspectives: http://goo.gl/i6mybY
One hallmark of our legal system is that we only hold people accountable for things they actually do or say. But the power of big data may be changing how our police departments do their jobs. Are we headed for some version of The Minority Report? This article on Life of the Law.org poses some interesting thoughts about the use of big data: http://goo.gl/wYiH7S
The buzz is all about big data which will drive, according to some, business and government in the coming years. Already firms like Google, Yahoo, Facebook and government agencies are collecting ALL the data they can as costs of storage continue to plummet. The questions arises: who will be able to understand and apply this big data? There are a number of good schools offering specialties in data analytics. This Infographic from one school is worth perusing: http://analytics.ncsu.edu/?page_id=3883
Connectivism: The (in)formal cohort and its implications in knowledge construction This paper examines connectivism within both the digital technology infrastructure used and the question of whether or not we are offloading the process of…
More to learn about connectivism. I believe it to be an important learning theory for the future.
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I was interested when I came across this detail of Generation Z which this particular infographic defines as folks who were born between 1995 and 2009. Keep reading to learn more about one of the youngest generations.
I’m still struggling to know gen X and gen Y. I’ve got a lot of catching up to do.
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On my to do list: catch up on reading on connectivism; this is a rapidly growing learning theory attributed to George Siemans and Stephan Downes. I missed their MOOC CCK11 but fortunately they captured all the reading and audio. http://cck11.mooc.ca/ See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eW3gMGqcZQc&feature=player_embedded