It's a teacher, and the way people learn in the future will change dramatically." link You don't require a DeLorean with a flux condenser to see how far the last 70 years of learning have gone. Let's travel back to the 1950s, when cars had tail fins, sock hops were swinging, and the knees of the Bee were being hanged up in malt shops. Surprisingly, the start of adaptive learning with technology was also a product of the 1950s. In 1954, BF Skinner created the idea of a "teacher" for the students' variable rates of learning and attention.