The Hybrid Reality Institute
A Research and Advisory Group Focused on Human-Technology Co-Evolution and Its Implications for Global Business, Society and Politics
The Hybrid Reality Institute explores human-technology co-evolution and geotechnology, and their implications for society, business and politics.
The Hybrid Reality Institute hosts invite-only brainstorming salons around the world on the future of commerce, education, health and other relevant topics.
The Hybrid Reality Institute advises clients on how to leverage emerging technologies to achieve strategic goals, especially building intelligent urban environments.
News and Events
The key to the digital education revolution I The Strait Times (Oct 2013)
SILICON Valley is abuzz with investments in education start-ups. The National University of Singapore has also just
announced that it plans to put many of its courses online. But whenever there is potentially disruptive innovation of the kind we’re witnessing in education today, there will inevitably be a period of experimentation and uncertainty. Indeed, it is not always clear what works and what doesn’t.
Are You Competent? Prove It I The New York Times (Oct 2013)
IN 1893, Charles Eliot, president of Harvard, introduced to the National Education Association a novel concept: the credit hour. Roughly equivalent to one hour of lecture time a week for a 12- to 14-week semester, it became the basic unit of a college education, and the standard measure for transferring work between institutions. To be accredited, universities have had to base curriculums on credit hours and years of study.