This article, with reference to a UNESCO report (200 page PDF), shows us just how far we have to go. "The GRALE 4 data show that in almost one-third of countries, fewer than 5 per cent of adults aged 15 and above participate in education and learning programmes." This stark statistic underscores how privileged we are who are reading this post. And it makes the issue of scale transparent: everything we are doing in these countries addresses only 5 per cent of the need.
I'm not a fan of the clickbait title of this post (also posted on LinkedIn today) and I also question some of the 'research' behind the suggestions. But overall this is a pretty good post and contains a lot of things to think about, even if you don't follow them. This is especially the case for the bits about working memory and cognitive load. But there's a general message here - that video is more about perception and feelings than it is about content and remembering - that is important. Video helps you learn because it shakes your perceptions and has you asking questions, not because it gives you stuff to memorize.
As the story says, " W3C has published a new version of its Roadmap of Web Applications on Mobile, an overview of the various technologies developed in W3C that increase the capabilities of Web applications, and how they apply more specifically to the mobile context." It's definitely worth a look. There are dozens of standards in different stages of development listed covering everything from media to user interaction to sensors to security. This is just one of a set of roadmaps being compiled thanks to Beihang University; view the rest of them in this GitHub repository.
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