Monday, February 28, 2011

The Horizon report for 2011

"The internationally recognized series of Horizon Reports is part of the New Media Consortium’s Horizon Project, a comprehensive research venture established in 2002 that identifies and describes emerging technologies likely to have a large impact over the coming five years on a variety of sectors around the globe. This volume, the 2011 Horizon Report, examines emerging technologies for their potential impact on and use in teaching, learning, and creative inquiry. It is the eighth in the annual series of reports focused on emerging technology in the higher education environment." 

Beware of the cloud

The Golden Mean warns against cloud computing because it robs us of our ability to innovate in our own interest (plus a few other issues are discussed)