Working in unfamiliar terrain

"The digital" is a crude way to talk about what is effectively a huge set of machines, devices, networking hardware and software that connects a growing proportion of the planet's population.

There is also the fact that the terrain in which a course like this is located is shifting rapidly. The driver technologies are improving exponentially1.

This piece by Alec Couros is a jarring but good snapshot of the kind of terrain we are trying to make sense of.