If our group has learned anything from these past few months of learning about field of gene therapy is that right now, no one truly has the answers to the ethical, societal and economic implications that this scientific cure could bring. Taking a step back, we began our research at the start of it all. […]
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Over two hundred years ago the life for the average person was relatively the same for generations. Peasants or serfs tilled the farmland of their fathers and grandfathers for generations. That all changed with the use of steam and water to help mechanize the production process. Soon goods could be transported faster and farther with […]
Virtual and Augmented Reality Ethical Issues: There are a few ethical issues in regard to virtual environments which need to be addressed. These are related to human behavior, motivations, and inappropriate/ uncensored content in open sourced VR worlds. There are also physical and physiological health concerns in regard to the virtual reality experience. As the […]
Over the past two weeks a main theme within the classroom has been whether or not our classmates, family members, or friends know what we are talking about. This can discussion can lead to many talking points but as a group we collectively thought of simply questions to see whether or not people knew what […]
Below is a video I shot explaining ‘Milo!’ Watch the full video introducing ‘Milo’ here.
Virtual Reality (VR) has the potential to revolutionize industries like healthcare and entertainment, but a little known disruptive possibility for VR is in the education industry. VR is the type of technology that allows for a unique experience that can only be rivaled, if at all, by the same experience in the physical world. The […]
Blockchain technology can be applied to more than just money, but for today’s post, we will be focusing on its impact on the finance industry. As the weeks go on, we will focus on an individual industry, but since it is the most famous, we will dive deep into the rise (and fall?) of bitcoin […]
Education in the beginning of the 21st century has changed drastically. Being actively engaged in the system during this time has allowed us as college students to see its immediate impacts first hand. Starting with the traditional education model, we outlined what it was like to sit in a classroom before technology disrupted it. It […]
How is disruption changing and impacting the educational system and the related fields. The education team explored various concentrations of higher education and asked individuals in those fields how they view disruption and what they’ll do about it.
We’ve seen the traditional education model and current trends in education. Without a doubt, modern technology integrated with education has caused disruption in education for the benefit of knowledge seekers. Although they might not receive college credit, there are free platforms available online to anyone wanting to learn, such as Coursera. Anyone that wants clarification […]