Keri Facer on Learning Futures

Keri Facer, Professor of Education, Manchester Metropolitan University author, discusses the future of learning in the context of an underlying shift in the foundation of society and its impact.

Social efficiency is all about future-proofing rather than future-building.

We need to focus on future building as opposed to future proofing. 

Computers have learned to make us jump through hoops

Computers have learned to make us jump through hoops | John Naughton by an author (the Guardian) Machines are supposed to be tools that serve human ends, but the relationship is slowly shifting – and not in our favour Increasingly we’re not only being conditioned to operate as rats in an technological black box, but we’re also training the box to make it smarter.