On my recent holidays in Florence I was lucky enough to once more bump into my former Channel 4 Education Board co-member, James Bradburne, who is the enigmatic Direttore of the Palazzo Strozzi in the home of the Italian rennaissance.
Ha'aretzA museum in search of selfHa'aretzThe museum, which will be expanded to more than twice its present size with the opening of the new building - its most significant expansion since its inception - has a relatively small team of curators...
Recently there has been a great deal of literature on category theory and computational complexity. On the other hand I am currently unsatisfied with geometric complexity theory and I think knot theory can be used to counteract this.
We’re all connected to a vast sea of information, so very, very, connected to: twitter, email, news and social networking web sites, blogs, online trading systems, discussion boards, corporate portals… With all this information at our fingertips it begs the question: are we getting smarter with all this data or just bogged down?
CBC.caTrouble on the China ExpressWall Street JournalBut it has provoked an online media storm, driven by China's new middle class, and highlighted the weaknesses of China's current leadership, whose rampant corruption and reflexive secrecy could...
The idea of intelligence —that human beings possess, to varying degrees, an innate and universal ability to learn—has taken a beating in recent decades. Ever since Stephen J. Gould's Mismeasurement of Man (Norton, 1981) and Howard Gardner's Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences (Basic Books, 1983), the notion of a single intelligence entity, typically called "g," has come under assault. That is unfortunate.
Classrooms have come a long way. There’s been an exponential growth in educational technology advancement over the past few years. From overhead projectors to iPads, it’s important to understand not only what’s coming next but also where it all started.
Nick Shore, VP Consumer Insights at MTV, recently reported on a study done on social media. He notes that millennials are very adept at "identity curation." In other words, they are constantly compiling the artifacts that create their persona.