April, 2018

Steve Richey’s Article in International Society of Performance Improvement publication April 2018

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Utilizing Presence in Augmented?Reality Reality Applications to Improve Learning Outcomes Steve Richey, a software developer here at Float who focuses on mobile, augmented reality, and machine learning has written an article for the International Society of Performance Improvement on Utilizing Presence in Augmented-Reality Applications to Improve Learning Outcomes.

The Pros and Cons of Digitization on Jobs – Your Weekend Long Reads

Steve Vosloo

Digitization will have profound effects on the world of work. According to McKinsey , while technology will lift productivity and economic growth, up to 375 million people may need to switch occupations or upgrade their skills.

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Mobile Learning vs. Microlearning – Is There a Difference?

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Technology has had a profound impact on the learning industry, from its accessibility to cost effectiveness. As mentioned in a piece by the blog, eLearning industry, technology impacts learning through various ways – in allowing the user to be flexible on when and where they learn, and also through accountability of tracking their progress along … The post Mobile Learning vs. Microlearning – Is There a Difference? appeared first on Float. Uncategorized microlearning mobile learning

Float’s and Augmented Reality – Catching Up On Recent & Future Events

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Augmented Reality Recap 2018 So, it’s clear that augmented reality is a hot new technology that is bridging the gap between real and virtual environments. (To To learn more on AR and how its affecting the learning industry read up on What Does AR for Learning Enable That Previously Wasn’t Possible? in a previous Float blog post … The post Float’s and Augmented Reality – Catching Up On Recent & Future Events appeared first on Float. Augmented Reality Conference

New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions

Can ICT4D Have a Cambridge Analytica-Facebook Moment? Your Weekend Long Reads

Steve Vosloo

Facebook currently has a Cambridge Analytica problem. It is under severe pressure to explain how 87 million users had their personal data leaked and offer assurances of how it will not happen again. Beyond the US, Cambridge Analytica has been a player in multiple elections in Kenya and Nigeria.

UNESCO Request for Input on Guidelines for Digital Inclusion – Your Weekend Long Reads

Steve Vosloo

In 2018 around half the world’s population will be online, which is a major achievement. It also means there is still much work to be done to include the other half. The next four billion users look different to those already benefiting from digital opportunities for livelihoods, life and work.