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There are a few eLearning tools out there that are both powerful and easy to use.

Easy as Pie: User-Friendly Tools for eLearning Newbies!

There are a few eLearning tools out there that are both powerful and easy to use.
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Feb 16, 2024
Building learning content for the rising generations presents unique opportunities. One of the best tools to engage your younger learners? Mobile learning

The Millennial/Gen-Z Magnet: Engage the New Generation with Mobile Learning

Building learning content for the rising generations presents unique opportunities. One of the best tools to engage your younger learners? Mobile learning
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Jan 3, 2024
Mindsmith helps create beautiful, multicultural learning.

The AI Learning Platform as a Cultural Liaison: the rug effect

Mindsmith helps create beautiful, multicultural learning.
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Dec 20, 2023
A new gig economy powered the mercurial rise of ChatGPT et al--here's how it can benefit humans, too.

RLHF Workers and the New Shadow Economy

A new gig economy powered the mercurial rise of ChatGPT et al--here's how it can benefit humans, too.
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Aug 18, 2023
What's better for learning and development--centralized or decentralized artificial intelligence?

AI Decentralization in L&D

What's better for learning and development--centralized or decentralized artificial intelligence?
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Aug 1, 2023
Idleness is the cardinal sin of contemporary life; AI will disrupt this paradigm, too.

AI Will Make Us All Lazier--and That's a Good Thing

Idleness is the cardinal sin of contemporary life; AI will disrupt this paradigm, too.
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Jul 18, 2023
In the next few years, we’re confident that we’ll see an even greater change in how educators approach learning engagement and motivation using AI. Learning’s going to become more personal, more focused, and, as a result, more effective.

How LLMs Will Revitalize the Classroom

In the next few years, we’re confident that we’ll see an even greater change in how educators approach learning engagement and motivation using AI. Learning’s going to become more personal, more focused, and, as a result, more effective.
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Jul 7, 2023
This month in AI and learning: perks of automation, the future of work, UNESCO roadmaps, and more

6 Short Things to Read

This month in AI and learning: perks of automation, the future of work, UNESCO roadmaps, and more
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Jun 16, 2023
As AI systems become more powerful and widespread, risks increase in consequence and scale. What risks are most pertinent to the world of learning?

AI Risk in the Learning Domain

As AI systems become more powerful and widespread, risks increase in consequence and scale. What risks are most pertinent to the world of learning?
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Jun 2, 2023
What artificial intelligence means for our experience of work

Meaningful Work and AI

What artificial intelligence means for our experience of work
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May 19, 2023
Three Strategies for Using Generative AI to Build Killer Teams

AI in Collaborative Learning

Three Strategies for Using Generative AI to Build Killer Teams
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May 5, 2023
A rough look at our roadmap through the year 2024.

The Mindsmith Mission

A rough look at our roadmap through the year 2024.
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Apr 14, 2023
What sets artificial intelligence apart from other more ephemeral trends in L&D?

Why "AI" Isn't Just Another L&D Buzzword

What sets artificial intelligence apart from other more ephemeral trends in L&D?
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Mar 31, 2023
AI reframes "human knowledge" as a pursuit. How will we adapt?

The Bicameral Chatbot

AI reframes "human knowledge" as a pursuit. How will we adapt?
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Mar 10, 2023
This week, we’re drilling down into the world of e-Learning; we present 10 intriguing platforms and LMS services that we think will shape the learning landscape in 2023.

10 e-Learning Tools to Watch in 2023

This week, we’re drilling down into the world of e-Learning; we present 10 intriguing platforms and LMS services that we think will shape the learning landscape in 2023.
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Feb 10, 2023
We’re excited to announce our AI in Learning newsletter! In light of recent developments at Mindsmith as well as, like, the inestimable phase shift that was 2022 machine learning, we want to contribute a meaningful ground-floor perspective on the subject of AI.

The Singularity has arrived--and it's making us smarter.

We’re excited to announce our AI in Learning newsletter! In light of recent developments at Mindsmith as well as, like, the inestimable phase shift that was 2022 machine learning, we want to contribute a meaningful ground-floor perspective on the subject of AI.
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Feb 3, 2023
One of our goals since beginning Mindsmith has been to “democratize instructional design.” In many ways, difficult tools and intimidating blank canvases form gate-keeping mechanisms for the ID space. Here, we go into more detail about the what, why, and how of Mindsmith AI.

What is Mindsmith AI?

One of our goals since beginning Mindsmith has been to “democratize instructional design.” In many ways, difficult tools and intimidating blank canvases form gate-keeping mechanisms for the ID space. Here, we go into more detail about the what, why, and how of Mindsmith AI.
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Dec 21, 2022
Predictive artificial intelligence assists instructional designers to focus on what matters most—building meaningful, transformative learning experiences.

‍Disciplina Ex Machina — Artificial Intelligence and Instructional Design

Predictive artificial intelligence assists instructional designers to focus on what matters most—building meaningful, transformative learning experiences.
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Dec 17, 2022
The educational theorist Martin Packer once observed that "every existing human community must have grasped something essential about the way the world is."...

What is the Role of an Instructional Designer?

The educational theorist Martin Packer once observed that "every existing human community must have grasped something essential about the way the world is."...
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Oct 25, 2022