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Do we take our subject matter experts for granted? Curated #chat2lrn tweets

Here are edited highlights on the Chat2lrn Twitter chat on #subject matter experts. [View the … Read More...

Video of the week: Machine Learning and Deep Neural Networks Explained

If computers are going to take over much of the work humans do today it will be because of … Read More...

How good are social networks for learning?

#social media could be making us stupid, according to #robin hoyle, author of Informal Learning in … Read More...

World of Learning 2015: getting to grips with the big people development challenges

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This year’s #world of learning Conference will be tackling the big people development challenges … Read More...

Curated Posts

10 Trends for Workplace Learning (from the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015)

Editor’s note: Jane Hart has elaborated on her recently published top 100 tools list with this set of trends shaping L&D. Some great insights here.

General Electric is ending annual performance reviews

Editor’s note: So, what does it say when the company that invented employee ranking turns away from annual performance reviews?

The 2015 #DevLearn Backchannel: Curated Resources

Editor’s note: Dave Kelly curates the key resources from this week’s Dev Learn conference in the US. Loads of goodness to click through here.

How Spotify’s Discover Weekly cracked human curation at internet scale

Editor’s note: OK, this is not directly linked to learning but it is a great article on how Spotify is using human music selection and algorithms to curate playlists. This could be the future of information curation . . .

From cognitive psychology to learning design

Editor’s note: A really great session from Dr Chris Atherton on how humans process information and how to design this into learning experiences.