In early 2009, I came across a new trend on the social web that immediately resonated with me. Local communities used a new platform called Meetup (www.meetup.com) to organize offline events . . .
A good computer game, like a good lesson plan, challenges a player’s skills but also makes it not too frustrating or impossible to win.
Newly unveiled personal robots or drones could allow students from across the globe to actively take part in campus life on any college or university they chose, like remote-controlled avatars.
The education revolution is already underway, but will it utilize the pre-existing network created by Facebook, or will a new, education-specific network spring up?
Smart phones will empower the tourists of the future, acting as their expert personal interpreters and translation shades that can instantly decipher text in foreign languages.
In the near future, foreign language students will interact online with other students around the globe, creating communities for exchanging language skills.