ITGS (149 total posts)

ITGS – Digital Society Update

December 18, 2019
The DP course title Information Technology in a Global Society (ITGS) will change to Digital Society in 2022. The most recent update from the ITGS/Digital Society Curriculum Review has been posted on My IB at

Moral Machines

November 5, 2018
Have you seen this video? You’ll find it on this page at the MIT website, ‘A platform for gathering a human perspective on moral decisions made by machine intelligence, such as self-driving cars. We show you moral dilemmas,...

A Cautionary Tale

September 5, 2018
A week or so ago I read a BBC blog post that I thought I should share on this blog.  Then a few days later I read the same story on, a photography blog.  I have also found it on,,, and I’m sure there...

AI: Humans Learning to Relate to Learning Machines

July 9, 2018
It seems that recently, my tech and education reading has been full of information and opinions about AI, Machine Learning and Robots. In this post I present you with a collection of articles exploring how humans learning to relate to learning machines interacts with...


June 1, 2018
You have probably seen and heard an enormous amount of news, rumour, commercial offers, and of course emails! about the General Data Protection Regulation which took effect in the European Union on 25 May 2018. This video from the Wall Street Journal explains how GDPR...

Live Stream Through a Google Map

April 25, 2018
Did you know that in the same way that you can add a video to a Google slide, you can insert video into a Google Map? (and, of course, you can add a simple web link if the video you want is not on YouTube, but on another source.) Watch this video for a quick tutorial...