educators might do well to take heed of four of the more ubiquitous of these trends, which I'll allude to by means of these labels: (1) parallel computing, (2) cloud computing, (3) brain mapping, and (4) the "global dis-assembly line."
Taken together, these four trends could add up to a profound and historic phenomenon: Humanity is developing a network-enabled, computer-assisted global consciousness.
We'll need all the science and technology available if we are to
fight our way out of the mess we've gotten ourselves into lately.
Education and innovation are the keys to success.
Friday, December 05, 2008
Four trends that could change everything