What is Blended Learning?
If you’re at all like me and had this question in the last decade – What is blended learning? – your internet search presented a lot of crap. I embarked on this quest a few years ago and it was the blended learning entry on Wikipedia that provided the most clarity for me (Ten points […]
Rise of the Cognitive APIs
APIs for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Almost paradoxically, software development tends to become easier the more advanced and sophisticated tasks become. In the recent past, AI development was a test not only of programming chops but also of the developer’s understanding of sophisticated algorithms. However, the explosion of interest in artificial intelligence in recent […]
No More Signatures! Am I Still Safe?
If you have used a credit card in North America in the last month, you may have noticed that you were not asked for a signature. That may have come as a surprise. It turns out to be a good thing! In a March 2018 Infographic, Visa says that that the dollar amount of counterfeit […]
How to Add Animation to Your PowerPoint Presentation
Yes, I know, if you go to a lot of meetings you are probably sick and tired of seeing yet another PowerPoint slide deck presentation! Boring! Boring! Boring! If people are sliding under the table when you are giving your PowerPoint presentation you need to liven them up a little bit and incorporating animation is […]
How Storytelling Helps Make a Personal Connection with an Audience
Connecting with an audience is a critical business skill. We all need it when we try to get a point across to someone else. We may be teaching a new idea or skill, explaining the importance of a new strategic initiative, or maybe trying to persuade a prospect to become a client. In my recent […]