The Gartner Hype Cycle, Improv, Innovation, and Grit

Jeanne A. Curley

Mike reports from the midst of a big week of Education and Innovation conference he’s attending in New York. In addition to showcasing his favorite sessions from Fast Company Innovation Festival and EdTech Week, we continue our storied tradition of breaking down the recently released Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies 2022 while making connections to the world of learning and the future of work along the way.

Gartner highlights 25 emerging technologies grouped into three categories: Evolving and Expanding Immersive Experiences, Accelerating AI Automation, and Optimized Technologist Delivery. We quickly rattle them off before showcasing two sessions Mike attended this week: Wayne Brady’s session on Improv from the FC Innovation Fest and Angela Duckworth and Esther Wojcicki’s conversation from EdTech Week. There’s plenty to chew on as we return to the conference scene and try to get out ahead of trends in search of the new hotness while steering clear of the hype.

You can find out more about what Wayne’s doing here. Angela’s Character Lab is here. And Susan’s Tract App is here. Thanks as always for listening.

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