Curated Industry Content for the Week of 03/21/16

twist-curated-content-2Every Monday we curate a number of articles and blog posts that have relevance to members of the eLearning Guild Community, and to the learning and performance field as a whole. Each piece of content that we share includes a brief introduction from the member of the Guild Community sharing why they think the content is important.

Here’s the content for this week:

What Google’s Self-Driving Car Team Learned From Hitting That Bus by Alissa Walker
Chances are you’v heard about Google’s self-driving cars. This post shares some new details about the cars, but that’s not why I share the article. I share it for the narrative around failure, which is presented here as a learning opportunity. There are lots of lessons to take from this post in that regard. -David Kelly

This Googler Explains How To Design Your Time Rather Than Manage It by Thomas Davies
We’re all striving for the productivity hack that’s going to help us better manage our time. But what if the challenge isn’t one of management, but one of design? This post explore a new way of how we handle our time, seen through the eyes of designing the time we have available. -David Kelly

Playstation VR Will Launch in October for $399 by Chris Kohler
Virtual reality took another big step towards mainstream consur use this week with the announcement of a VR headset being released for Playstation 4 later this fall. There are over 36 million Playstation 4s currently in use, so this device could easily take VR into the mainstream, which will have huge long term impact on training and learning. -David Kelly

12 Habits Of The Most Productive People by Gwen Moran
The productivity theme continues with a second link exploring ways of increasing productivity. This post shares 12 habits that will help you maintain higher productivity in your work. -David Kelly

What are you reading?

If you have an article, blog post, or other resource that you think we should consider sharing in a future Curated Industry Content post, please feel free to send a link to the resource to David Kelly along with a few sentences describing why you think the resource is valuable.

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