Ten Trends 2012: Smart Web

Annually, CORE Education explores ten emerging ICT trends that will impact upon the education landscape for New Zealand and beyond. These are known as CORE Education's Ten Trends. Each month we will post an in-depth article about each trend by a champion from CORE staff.

The increasing amount of technology and services linked and attached to the web is meaning it's evolving a collective form of intelligence; sorted by algorithms sifting through massive amounts of our data and usage patterns, plus making decisions without human involvement. The same space also allows for masses of people to share content, collate works, and interact around general and/or specific areas of interest. Thus it creates an opportunity of a collective knowledge and action. Some ideas and links referenced in the above video for further exploration:

EXTRA: CISCO internet of things infographic:

CISCO internet of things infographic

Where else do you think the emergence of the smart web will have an impact in education?

Information about CORE's Ten Trends

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