Posts Tagged Redwood Performance Group

A cuttlefish goes to the movies

Virtual reality is not just for humans. Did you know that cuttlefish can watch movies in 3D? Scientists from the University of Minnesota put tiny 3D glasses on cuttlefish to test how they would react to videos of their favourite food, shrimp. The cuttlefish attacked the virtual reality shrimp just like they would have real […]

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Top eLearning trends in 2020

Author, Asha Pandy has put a lot of work into outlining what she sees as the top eLearning trends in 2020. READ THE FULL ARTICLE published in eLearning Industry. Asha has also conveniently grouped them into three areas: eLearning trends that will help you achieve high learner engagement, performance gain, and behavioral change: mobile learning, […]

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Use machine learning to enhance your images

I think this is the first time we’re linking to an actual product that will cost you money. It’s not only an excellent example of the use of machine learning; it’s something that everyone can use. Gigapixel AI is a tool that can enhance photos, even enlarging them without losing details. “A learning neural network […]

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Seven reasons why training can fail

Panopto not only outlines seven reasons why training can fail (see below), they also provide succinct fail-safe training tips. LEARN MORE. Limited Time and Competing Priorities Lack of Interest Limited Budget and Training Resources Information Overload Lack of Planning and Poor Timing Neglecting What Happens After Training Relying on Technology to Do the Work for […]

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Keep your goals to yourself

It’s that time of year again—when we declare this year’s resolutions to all our friends and colleagues. But how many of our goals are then abandoned? There’s always been a large gap between intent and action. Thinking about this made me remember reading about research by NYU’s Peter Gollwitzer that found that announcing your goals […]

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Do you know this person?

A colleague recently asked me to go to a site called thispersondoesnotexist.com. I clicked on the link, and what came up was a photograph of a person—refreshing the link brought up more people. So why was this special? Who were these people? The answers: exceptional and no one. These people do not exist in real life. […]

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Remember to breathe

We all have moments when we feel overwhelmed, which results in anxiety and sometimes outright panic. There’s a simple solution that can get fast results—RESONANT BREATHING. It works, and it’s so simple: “Take five breaths per minute, and keep it going as long as needed. This means each inhale will last six seconds, and each […]

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Build a learning organization

Christopher Pappas has put together a nicely done article on how to build a learning organization to improve workplace performance. We recommend reading the full ARTICLE to find out more about these seven steps. Create a solid and supportive L&D infrastructure Identify in-house experts Transform team leaders into online training advocates Develop measurable performance criteria Offer ongoing […]

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Machine learning—also for the bats

Neuroecologist, Yossi Yovel and his team modified a machine learning algorithm, so they could analyze how Egyptian fruit bats communicate. The result? Bats speak to each other as individuals—and actually communicate specific problems. This is breakthrough research in our understanding of how animals communicate. From Jason Daley’s Smithsonian article: “They were able to classify 60 […]

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