Interesting items on the web (March 2018)

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The Training & Skills team are voracious readers and we come across so much content on the web that would be of interest. We’re committed to making the most of your time – so we’ve chosen only the “best of the best” of the things we’ve seen this month, and present it here for your consideration.

Different Skills, Different Gaps

The term “skills gap” conjures up the image of one giant chasm, a sort of Grand Canyon between what employers need and what workers can provide. In a report for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Burning Glass Technologies approached the problem using an innovative new model to map both supply and demand.

You can read the whole article, published on the website of the Burningglass Technologies via the following link:


A robot did better than 80% of students on the University of Tokyo entrance exam

Artificial intelligence can’t understand meaning or emotion just yet, but it beat 80% of the students taking an entry exam to Tokyo University. Has our education flawed?

You can read the whole article, published on the website of Business Insider via the following link:


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