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What’s in the mashed potatoes?

Sometimes you come across an advice column that makes you go just wow… This is one of them. The Cut’s regular advice columnist, Heather Havrilesky’s response to a reader writing about how her in-laws are careless with her serious mushroom allergy. Imagine going to dinner and your in-laws who have been told how it’s life […]

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Incredible sports stories

Here are a few sports-related items that were wows this week: Gymnast, SIMONE BILES won her sixth championship and became the first woman to land a triple double in competition on the floor. Toronto Blue Jay rookie, BO BICHETTE entered the history books for the most extra-base hits in consecutive games ever for a major league baseball player. […]

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Online learning is going to high school

The Ontario provincial government just announced they want high school students to take online courses for four out of 30 high school credits in order to graduate. Joanne Laucius, writing in the Ottawa Citizen, says this means that “Ontario high school students will have more compulsory e-learning than any other jurisdiction in the world.” The […]

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Learning from our AI past

Accenture posted a fascinating article: What we can learn about AI of the 1800s. You read that right—the 1800s. The below is taken directly from their brief, but we highly recommend reading the full ARTICLE to find out more. “Where is AI taking us? What will it enable in the future? How will it change industries […]

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Sure, I’ll photoshop your photo

James Fridman is a photoshop expert. Give him any photo and he’ll tweak it. He gets requests from people around the world. But be careful what you wish for. His interpretation of your request might not be what you asked for. Check out some examples HERE. James is a great guy who also started the […]

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Actionable Reporting is changing the measurement arena

How do we know our training is effective? How can we tie it to business outcomes? Through a well-planned assessment and measurement approach. And one of the more interesting is called Actionable Reporting that allows a user to act on information in real time. READ Alastair Simpson’s eLearning Industry article where he outlines 6 Requirements for Setting […]

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Five free web-based learning games

The game landscape just keeps getting better and better. Amazon’s Melissa Milloway kindly wrote an article (5 Free Web Based Learning Games That Will Inspire You) for LinkedIn’s new series. She shares five of her favourite online learning games she’s used over the past year. Follow the link above for the full article or select […]

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The making of planet earth

This is stunning! And a good example of how far technologies and innovation have come. Joss Fong and Dion Lee write in Vox about How the BBC makes wildlife films that look like Hollywood movies through storytelling and movement. It’s not enough to just film an animal, they want to tell a story from the animal’s […]

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The use, abuse and disuse of power

We recently facilitated a webinar with Change Management expert and coach Kashmir Birk called Culture is Change: The Use, Abuse and Disuse of Power. He talked about how there is a blind spot in some organizations that allows a culture of abuse to continue by normalizing, protecting and actively promoting the abusers. He offers insights and […]

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