Online education is nothing new. For years, students have been able to take courses from home in the form of online video tutorials and education programs such as Blackboard. Japan is taking things to another level, however, with the creation of a virtual high school experience, which requires students to create anime-style avatars that they control within a virtual high school campus, allowing them to travel around and mingle with other students MMORPG style.
Sometimes I ponder the future. Technology is our new god, and what will this god bring us? I suppose it’s a bit of armchair philosophy, but with the unstoppable barrage of technological advances in our lives, it’s almost an unavoidable hobby. So, this week’s blog is to pique your imagination - and possibly begin a visualization process one of of the biggest societal changes we’ve encountered during this Internet Revolution. That is, the advent of the self-driving (autonomous) car.