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Friday, March 23, 2007

The Future of the Web, Intelligent Devices and Education

The following article by Howard Strauss, appears in EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 42, no. 1 (January/February 2007): 32–47.

Predicting the future cannot be done by anyone with any certainty. Most of us would be hard-pressed to predict with any accuracy what we will be eating for dinner a week from now. Predicting what twists and turns technology will take is far more difficult than ascertaining our future menus, but it is a task we all must undertake if we are to plan for tomorrow. And planning for tomorrow is something we all must do. The future has a way of arriving a little before we are ready to give up the present. Having some idea of what is coming won't take all the surprise and mystery out of the future, but at least we will be a bit better prepared.