Just like a dictionary is a language in retrospect, education is a window into… the past. It’s painfully lagging behind our needs, both in content and methods. Take e-learning apps – so plentiful on the market but scarce in class. Smartphones are stigmatized as distractors, cheat devices, addictive gadgets and banned from the classroom. And that’s sad, given the potential educational apps have to offer us in schooling – time and inspiration to teachers; motivation and support to students; transparency to parents.
Have you ever wondered how long it takes from dreaming of a trip to experiencing one? According to Google research, just two steps – or micro-moments – planning and booking. And a booking app turns this dream into reality in no time at all!
Media and entertainment industry has always been on the forefront of tech innovation. An unspoken law reads, either change or die. That’s what the incumbents like Disney, Fox, Comcast, and Time Warner are still figuring out. That’s what streaming video providers like Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, and Hulu have got covered.