To show you how to use the BUILDS evaluation framework described in chapters 2 through 7 and listed in appendix A, here we’ve applied its six perspectives—business, user experience, impact, learning, dependencies, and signals—to six specific technologies:
• adaptive learning and personalization
• 3-D printing
• the Internet of Things/Internet of Everything (IoT/IoE)
• artificial intelligence and machine learning
• augmented reality and virtual reality.
Blockchains are trustworthy, distributed digital ledgers (databases)—records of transactions replicated across many computers ...