Tue.May 08, 2012

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Experts and Empowerment

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We all, as David Wiley writes , want to empower learners. While we read a great deal these days about education as job training and workforce readiness, what we really want to be able to do is to enable each person to make his or her way in the world, to pursue their own good in their own way. And the entirety of music theory.

Can you launch a startup with just 100 bucks?

Dan Pink

Later this month, Facebook is planning a ninety billion dollar IPO. Let’s write out that number so we glimpse its enormity: $90,000,000,000.

“FLOPS are not Intelligence” The Type Error of the Singularity

Andy McAfee

In my last post, which recapped a fascinating lunch I had with a bunch of economists and AI researchers at MIT, I wrote. To which I can only say, whe

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Reserve your seat for my webinar with Jay Cross

Jane Hart

My next guest in my  In conversation with …  webinar series is Jay Cross. Topic :  Social Business takes Social Learning . System Requirements.

How the British missed a trip

Mind Hacks

The first ever medical report on the effects of magic mushrooms is featured in an article in Current Biology. The report is curious for two reasons.