David Kelly’s Curated L&D Content for the Week of 6/17/19

This week’s curated content includes links exploring the following:

  • how artificial intelligence may transform our daily lives
  • a working-out-loud example of building a quick reference card
  • a great time-saving tip for elearning developers
  • a look at the future of search results
  • an early example of humans and robots working together
  • a series of tips to improve your user interface design skills

When AI Becomes a Part of Our Daily Lives by Theodora (Theo) Lau
I often say that if you want to understand how a technology will change hkw we learn, you need to look at how that technology is changing how we live. this post uses that lens to look at one of the most intriguing emerging technologies in recent memory: artificial intelligence. What do our lives look like when AI is embedded into our day-to-day? What might that mean for learning?

How To Design A Quick Reference Card by Connie Malamed
i share this post for two reasons. First, as the title implies, it provides great tips for creating a quick reference guide. It’s also a great example of someone working out loud, sharing what they learned during their work so others can learn from their experience.

A Simple Course Production Tip to Use Every Day by Tom Kuhlmann
I love finding little changes to my workflows that can create huge benefits. This is a great example and one that could be really useful to elearning developers. I can also see this being useful to other areas of work as well.

Here’s how to look at life-sized animals in AR through Google Search by Andrew Liptak
I find the advancements Google makes within everyday search results very interesting, as it gives us a bit of a glimpse into the future of problem solving and learning in a connected world. This article showcases one such example, as Google is increasingly enabling an augmented reality supported 3D model of certain animals search results. Think about it; we go to Google for answers all the time and hardly notice that our answers have evolved from text, to image, to video, and now, to AR that you see overplayed with the real world.

Inside the Amazon Warehouse Where Humans and Machines Become One by Matt Smith
Tales of a Terminator-like robot uprising are greatly exaggerated, but that doesn’t mean that robots aren’t increasingly becoming part of our daily life and work. While most robot discussions focus on the replacement of humans, this article examines robots working with humans, a paradigm that is likely to become an increasingly large part of the future of work.

8 Beginner Mistakes to Avoid by a UI Designer by Vikram Yadav
Are you looking to improve your user interface design skills? This post explores 8 common mistakes user interface designers make. It’s a great list of things NOT to do as you start thinking more about UI design.

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