Among the many scholastic fields, science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), have been closely tied to indicators of innovation, and are therefore critical for economic development in all countries and for trade in the global marketplace.
For the past six years (or more) we have been hearing about the unprecedented advancement in robotics and artificial intelligence. But it wasn’t until earlier this year that AI and robots grabbed the attention of a much wider general audience. Sex robots aside, the biggest development in robotics has all of us wonder: how will this ever-evolving technology change the way we work?
While the issue of human migration continues to create polarizing tensions between political parties in the United States, it is undeniable that immigration has historically had a deep and profound impact on the political, social, and economic landscape globally. With globalization continuing to dominate every aspect of modern life, migration—including immigration, emigration, and the displacement of refugees—has had an especially large influence on the world economy and the job market.
While the idea of gamification of learning has been around for quite some time, new and emerging technologies—such as VR headsets and mobile applications—are allowing the concept of gamification to impact education and workforce training in new ways.