Professionals Aren’t Going to Evaporate Due to Innovation

Karen Cater nailed it – your teacher is not going to be replaced by a robot. Despite common misconceptions, innovation does not destroy professions.  Disruption occurs within an industry, but it tends to empower the professional. The media industry has been totally reinvented.  Newspapers are nearly dead, television is dying a slow death, and the…

The Death of the Bachelor’s Degree

I’ve commented before on the disruption that is simmering in the education sector.  The sector is ripe for innovation; it’s an industry that hasn’t changed (in a meaningful way) in, literally, hundreds of years. On the surface it would be easy to speculate that the slow pace of technology adoption within the sector is fueling…