November classroom―drivers of globalization and ethical choices

November 6, 2015
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November classroom―drivers of globalization and ethical choices

Any of the completed work from these activities can be converted to face-to-face discussion. Try adapting the content to your specific course format. Using your classroom teams in their online Wiki sites, have students conduct the following studies: Conduct a study based on one of the related news headlines at the end of this month’s…

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MSU module on Key Industry Drivers of Globalization

November 6, 2015
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MSU module on Key Industry Drivers of Globalization

Michigan State University’s International Business Center presents a free, twenty minute online learning module on the key industry drivers of globalization.  The module addresses: key industry drivers of globalization, how to achieve global success, and basic forces behind globalization. Additional resources include current news headlines as well as an extensive list of academic, professional, and…

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Ethics and Artificial Intelligence Innovation

November 6, 2015
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Ethics and Artificial Intelligence Innovation

Jerry Kaplan holds many titles including Fellow at The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics.  In this video clip, he presents his arguments for new laws to define owner liability and accountability limits in light of recent advancement in robotic artificial intelligence.  This is an important subject to address, given that the field of robotics is…

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Collaborating with data on the web

November 6, 2015
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Collaborating with data on the web

Plotly’s online offer provides analytical and graphic tools for sharing across the Internet. The free version includes one private grid/plot that only the subscriber can view and share privately with other logged-on Plotly users. A public grid/plot can be viewed by anyone and is visible to search engines.  A secret grid/plot can be viewed only…

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Task-organization with batching email

November 6, 2015
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Task-organization with batching email

The relentless dinging of arriving email might be distracting our focus on the current project.  Google Gmail has added a filter called BatchedInbox that is designed to harness the timing of email arrivals into the inbox.  The filter can be customized for specific senders and specific times when content should be made available in the…

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Is research a short term game play now?

November 6, 2015
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Is research a short term game play now?

In a recent study of private research investments in cancer research, authors Budish, Roin and Williams posit that research investments are moving away from long-term projects due to factors directly related to characteristics of the Intellectual Property protection system in the US.  Of particular interest to the researchers is the length of time between initial…

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