About grokiam

Computer geek and innovation consultant. Worked on hundreds of technology initiatives in distributed, parallel and complex systems, massive data analysis, artificial intelligence, machine learning, business process design and am currently into EdTech and Blockchain. I live on Earth at present, and I don't know what I am. I know that I am not a category. I am not a thing - a noun. I seem to be a verb, an evolutionary process - an integral function of the universe. R. Buckminster Fuller; I Seem to Be a Verb; 1970

Sir Kenneth Robinson (4 March 1950 – 21 August 2020) died this week. From Wikipedia: …was a British author, speaker and international advisor on education in the arts to government, non-profits, education and arts bodies.… Robinson has given three TED talks on the importance of creativity in education, viewed over 80 million times (2017). His presentation “Do schools kill creativity?” is the most watched TED talk of all time (2017).

https://youtu.be/iG9CE55wbtY

Alberta Shows Stunning Growth in 2019, Opportunity in 2020 | CVCA Central

Alberta Shows Stunning Growth in 2019, Opportunity in 2020 is a contribution to CVCA Central from Alberta Enterprise Corporation (AEC). The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented event that has forced all businesses to re-evaluate their markets, risks, and priorities. In this time of volatility, predicting the future of venture capital is admittedly challenging. However, there […]

Source: Alberta Shows Stunning Growth in 2019, Opportunity in 2020 | CVCA Central

Silicon Valley STEM Education Platform Blue Studios Secures Funding from Global Millennial Capital

Blue Studios Inc, a subscription-based digital education platform based in California, has received an undisclosed amount of funding from Global Millennial Capital, an emerging consumer specialist venture capital firm based in Dubai.

Source: Silicon Valley STEM Education Platform Blue Studios Secures Funding from Global Millennial Capital

A global outlook to the interruption of education due to COVID-19 pandemic: Navigating in a time of uncertainty and crisis

A global outlook to the interruption of education due to COVID-19 pandemic: Navigating in a time of uncertainty and crisis

“…reflections from the K12 and higher educational landscape, lessons learned and suggestions from a total of 31 countries across the world with a representation of 62.7% of the whole world population. In addition to the value of each case by country, the synthesis of this research suggests that the current practices can be defined as emergency remote education and this practice is different from planned practices such as distance education, online learning or other derivations.”

http://www.asianjde.org/ojs/index.php/AsianJDE/article/view/462