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Thinking about technology, learning and the immortality of artificial intelligence

Recently there has been an upsurge in articles about artificial intelligence and how, according to Google’s Ray Kurzweil at least, by 2029 machines will supersede us, become better at doing the things we do every day. The idea, as I understand it, is that machines will be able to develop…

The new LEGO house

[vimeo 67740255 w=500 h=281] This is a short video about the new LEGO house (work in progress) in Billund, Denmark. Designed by the Bjarke Ingels Group, the approach to the design is part of the LEGO philosphy – “Inventing the future of play through systematic creativity” (you can read the…

Learning Technology in FE

Working in FE? Tell us what you think about how learning technology can help #FELTAG http://t.co/3oV4NCzl8E — ALT – alt.ac.uk (@A_L_T) January 1, 2014 Throughout January you can participate in the online conversation about Learning Technology in FE either on Twitter using the hastag #FELTAG or by visiting the online…

Follow me on Twitter

Making more of a concerted effort to tweet this year, which means that while you won’t be getting minute-by-minute updates, you can still keep in touch with me via @marendeepwell . And I am always looking for more inspiring Tweets to follow, too.

Rounding up 2013, ready for 2014

At the end of 2013 I participated in the Online Educa Berlin conference, amongst other things contribution to a session on Open Educational Resources with a presentation about Professional Development in the Open: Collaborative MOOC on Technology Enhanced Learning (ocTEL). With the new year now underway, I am looking forward…

Talking about FE and Skills at #altc2013

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VaI2IcvO8F0&w=420&h=315] A short conversation with Nick Linford, Editor of FE Week, on the first day of the ALT annual conference in Nottingham, UK.

Back from #altc2013

Back from the ALT annual conference, this year celebrating 20 years of ALT and catching up with all the things I missed over the past three days. In addition to all the blog posts and tweets, one news items that caught my eye this morning is the Technology in FE…

January 2013

Lego calendar Together with Martin Oliver from the Institute of Education, I was speaking at Bett 2013 this week on “Open Learnscapes: strategy and global collaboration”. The agenda/details are available via the BETT website. At Bett I also had the chance to find out about what LEGO is doing in…

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