Need New Skills? Consider Massive Open Online Courses

Consider.jpgI wrote this article for Latin Trends Magazine, March 2016 Edition 

Technology in education is not a new concept. Educational CD rooms have existed for over 20 years. Touch screen monitors, internet labs and online grading systems are pretty much the norm these days in schools and colleges.

We also see most universities offering hybrid programs that include all or partial courses online, entire departments dedicated to 100% online degrees and continuing education courses, as well as live classes converted into online courses which are then uploaded into e-learning platforms like Coursera. Continue reading

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Why Should YOU Care About Social Media Week

Consider (1).jpgI wrote this article for LatinTrends Magazine, March 2016 edition.

Nowadays, technology and all-things Internet control almost everything we do. From how we pay bills and communicate with our abuela in Colombia, to how we buy groceries and choose a date for Friday night.

What happens when brands like Google, Facebook, IBM and The New York Times come together for 5 days? A disruption on how businesses and YOU evolve.

With the 2016 global theme “The Invisible Hand: Hidden Forces Of Technology (and How We Can Harness it for Good)” Social Media Week worldwide conferences will explore how mobile technology, networked connectivity, data and machine learning is changing how we connect, consume and communicate. Continue reading