Back to the Future of Edtech: A Meditation

April 19, 2017

Understanding the past is important, and thinking about the future is fundamentally human, but more fascinating still is the combination, the history of the future: the road pointing back to where you were, the road pointing ahead to where you’re going, and the moment at the crossroads contemplating both. Here EDUCAUSE President and CEO John O’Brien takes a look at fascinating “paleofuture” edtech artifacts, which illuminate both the past and the present—and offer insights into how we might think about the future of educational technology as well.