Special Guest: Scott McCormick

Scott McCormick, formerly of Float Mobile, joins Brent for a great conversation on emerging technologies. Scott has seen a lot of transitions with technologies and sees that focusing on the user has NOT changed over the decades. Scott helps companies overcome the challenges of new technologies.

1) Introduction to Scott McCormick and his background in L&D
2) Emerging technologies and user experiences
3) The importance of user experience in corporate training
4) Augmented Reality projects and user cases in progress today
5) Jobs being impacted by new technologies
6) Convincing stakeholders to embrace emerging technologies
7) AI, virtual assistance, and Alexa

Photo by Farzad Nazifi on Unsplash

Special Guest Richard Boyd Talks Machine Learning and Social Footprints

Notes for December 4, 2017

Special guest Richard Boyd joins us in the video window to talk about game technology from a long history in the field. The conversation started around games, but completely morphed into a deep dive on AI, Machine Learning, and how to recreate a social history of someone from the past. It was an amazing conversation, packed tight with some great information.

  1. Richard’s background
  2. Virtual world framework
  3. Open source adoptions
  4. Machine learning
  5. AI timeline
  6. Creating a social footprint

Links in the Chat:

https://twitter.com/centralohioatd/status/937691793419919366

http://redstorm.com/

http://www.iitsec.org/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_world_framework

https://github.com/virtual-world-framework/vwf

http://adlnet.gov/

https://deepmind.com/

https://www.appzen.com/

https://tanjo.ai/sign_in

https://fixional.co/

https://www.playwrightshorizons.org/shows/plays/marjorie-prime/

Watch the Video Replay:

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/120417?rfsn=530134.af795

Picture: Carlos Irineu da Costa

Special Guest Toby Harris of Filtered – Machine Learning and Competency Frameworks

Notes for November 27, 2017

Toby Harris with Filtered joined us on a Monday edition and shared his insight to the Learning and Development world. We discussed the company Filtered, the eLearning Network, and machine learning. The conversation in video went very deep on directed learning and the text chat followed with their usual banter. Be sure to scroll up and read the chat when you watch the playback.

  1. How Toby got into the field
  2. Machine learning
  3. Global filters and the L&D community
  4. Competency frameworks
  5. Q&A lightning round

Links in the Chat:

http://learn.filtered.com/home

https://www.elearningnetwork.org/

https://www.trainingjournal.com/whitepaper/29-learner-engagement-hacks-infographic

http://learn.filtered.com/globalfilter-for-ld

https://www.ning.com/

http://learn.filtered.com/blog/patiently-pending

Watch the Video Replay:

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/112717?rfsn=530134.af795

Golden Nuggets:

“Making boring stuff funny.”

Picture: Caroline Methot