Automated Education + Chasing Skills + Debt = Social Control

Well, this just keeps running with the line of thinking I’ve had the past year about education but I haven’t been able to follow the trail or articulate it as well as it’s been laid out here. What are your thoughts on this? Agree? Disagree?

Wrench in the Gears

I posted the scenario below in November of 2015 as a Facebook note. Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve come across a number of items having to do with skills, automation, and human capital management, so I thought I would pull it back out to share. Below are a couple of articles that caught my eye:

Article 1: New Tools Needed to Track Technology’s Impact on Jobs, Panel Says by Steve Lohr of the New York Times

Article 2: The EIDCC, The Experience Graph, and the Future of Human Capital Analytics by Shelly Blake-Plock of Yet Analytics

I’m a parent activist, not an educator or economist. But after reading and listening to a wide range of sources, I came up with the construct below. In the 18 months since I wrote it, many indicators seem to confirm this is where we are headed. I’d be interested in hearing your feedback and welcome comments explaining how this is all wrong.

Yet Analytics
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