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Big Picture
  • Dunce’s App. Silicon Valley ethics are riding into the classroom on the backs of educational technology. Do tools that keep students ‘on task’ prepare them for a world that requires independent critical thought?
  • Silicon Valley Luminaries Preparing for Robot Takeover. via Hung Lee. They are afraid that they will become the scapegoats. So, they are building getaways.
HR’s View
  • GDPR: Here’s What You Need to Know. The new European data protection regulations go into effect next year. This is a good starting point for building your understanding. As the most conservative data standard, GDPR will drive many privacy implementations.
Quote of the Week

Robots are going to take our jobs, they say. I say, “Only if that’s what we ask them to do!” Technology is the solution to human problems, and we won’t run out of work till we run out of problems. Entrepreneurs need to set their sights on how we can use big data, sensors, and AI to create amazing human experiences and the economy of the future, making us all richer in the same way the tools of the first industrial revolution did. – Do More! What Amazon Teaches Us About Robots and the “Jobless Future.”


Curate means a variety of things: from the work of vicar entrusted with the care of souls to that of an exhibit designer responsible for clarity and meaning. At the core, it seems to mean something about the importance of empathy in organization. HRIntelligencer is an update on the comings and goings in the Human Resource experiment with Artificial Intelligence, Digital Employees, Algorithms, Machine Learning, Big Data and all of that stuff. We present 8 to 10 links with some explanation. The goal is to give you a way to surf the rapidly evolving field without drowning in information. We offer a timeless curation of the intersection of HR and the machines that serve it. We curate the emergence of Algorithmic HR.

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