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The Blog of John Baker

This is my personal blog that looks at the future of learning and skills – featuring some of the world’s leading thinkers in education and business.

Building on Learning Moments in 2024

At this time of the year, it’s good to reflect on the progress made in the last 12 months and how we can apply what we’ve learned to the future.

Why we created D2L for Business 

I founded D2L to answer an important question: can we transform the way the world learns? I set out to build a learning platform that could help break down the…

Artificial Intelligence and Inclusion: Striking the Right Balance 

I recently had an opportunity to share some of my thinking on the use of generative AI at the 2023 DT&L and SOLA+R Conference.

My Visit to the White House & D2L’s Cybersecurity Commitment

D2L is among the first in the edtech sector to sign the White House’s K-12 Secure by Design Pledge.

Lessons From Fusion 2023

From the role of AI to the importance of accessibility and upskilling, here are my key takeaways from Fusion 2023.

My Learning Moment: From the Floor of Fusion 2023

Fusion 2023 in Anaheim, California is in full swing.

Welcome to Fusion 2023: My Learning Moment

At Fusion we’re focused on learning moments—those instances where you have a breakthrough, make a connection, or find clarity on your learning journey.

If D2L Built Desks, This Is How We Would Do It

Why D2L built a desk