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Entries by Daniel Burrus from 10/2012

Asia's Aging Population Is Both Predictable and Unprecedented

| Posted 10.02.2012 | World

Everyone, including the United States, can learn from what's taking place in Japan. China's aging population is growing faster than the U.S.'s aging population, and it's going to have global and predictable ramifications.

3D Printing (Additive Manufacturing) Is Turning the Impossible Into the Possible

| Posted 10.10.2012 | Business

Whether you call it 3D Printing or Additive Manufacturing, it is advancing quickly on a global level and offers something that up until recently was impossible: On-demand, anytime, anywhere, by anyone manufacturing.

3D Printers Can Now Print Chemicals

| Posted 10.11.2012 | Technology

3D printers, or additive manufacturing as it is also called, have gone beyond printing prototypes to printing final products ready for use such as jewelry, chairs, human jaw bones, and parts for jet engines to name just a few.

How to Accelerate Learning

| Posted 10.16.2012 | Business

Have you noticed that a lot of education--whether in a classroom setting or a corporate training environment--is quite boring? While the professors and trainers are smart and competent, they're also often dull--especially when you have to listen to them talk for multiple hours a week.

The Gamification of Education and Training Is Here

| Posted 10.18.2012 | Business

If the big electronic gaming companies want to grow in a slump, they should start an education-gamming division rather than lose some of their best and brightest programmers by letting them become the competition.

Is Your Organization Good at Communicating...or Just Informing?

| Posted 10.25.2012 | Business

Over the past several decades, we have all worked very hard at creating Information Age companies. And that has become part of the current problem. It's time to create Communication Age organizations. Unfortunately, many companies are woefully behind.

Harness the Power of the Communication Age

| Posted 10.30.2012 | Business

The Communication Age is here, and it's time we harness it. Why? Because informing is a one-way conversation between you and your employees, customers, or other stakeholders.