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Learning Without Frontiers


Learning Without Frontiersis a global platform for disruptive thinkers and practitioners from the education, digital media, technology and entertainment sectors who come together to explore how new disruptive technologies can drive radical efficiencies and improvements in learning whilst providing equality of access.”  Their site provides listed recordings of speakers at their conferences, access to resources and up-to-date research. Below is a sample of the speakers at their recent conference, click on their images to listen to their talks, click on the icon above and select from all the conference talks.

“General Manager, Nintendo UK discusses the positive impact of video games and interactive entertainment on society, reaching across age, culture and gender groups providing new ways for people to connect and entertain themselves whilst offering new potential careers for young people wishing to enter the creative and digital media industries.”

“Professor Andrew Blake is head of Microsoft Research UK and leader of the team that built the machine learning software for the Kinect visual and gesture recognition system, recently released for the Xbox gaming platform. In this talk Andrew discussed the implication of this technology as it affects other forms of everyday interaction between humans and machines. Andrew calls for greater connection between education and the digital technology industries to develop the talent needed to compete in this fast growing sector.”

Post your comments below on any of the talks you have listened to and would recommend to others.

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