Whose Future?

In 1994, the Digital Corporation produced this sexy preview of what the Web had to offer the world. They titled it “VisionShift.” Less than fifteen years later, look how this “Web” has evolved into a phone platform with personalized, location-based offerings that far exceed our wildest dreams in 1994.

Many have seen Pattie Maes’ TEDTalks on the Sixth Sense technology that is currently feasible for less than a topflight phone…

The question is not, “Will this really become available?”  Nor even “When?” The question for us to address is,

“Honestly, what might Sixth Sense become in fifteen years time that we can’t even imagine right now?”

Now let’s add a kicker:

“What are schools doing so that students’ can take advantage of such personal learning potential?”