With companies large and small racing to lock in early market share around their blockchain solutions, it can be hard to understand what they are actually trying to sell.
My background spans the technology gamut, from hardware design to software architecture. I'm passionate about education and emerging technologies. I love Art and Science - and I enjoy building bridges between them. I'm always looking for fresh perspectives and new ways to look at data.
I devote much of my time to the realm of digital credentials. I believe that the Open Badges standard has the power to help catalyze significant advancements in education - and I'm working to help organizations understand and engage with badging technology. I lead the open source project Badgr: http://badgr.io
In my spare time, I design and build interactive lighting installations which showcase the beauty of complex systems.
The pace of technological change calls for changes in how higher education represents—and how employers use and understand—student learning and competency.
Thanks to massive changes in the job market, traditional methods of preparing learners for the workforce and assessing their career readiness are at a crossroads.