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Education: The Single Most Important Job

There is no other job more important than education. It is the foundation of our democracy. By seizing on what’s working, and recreating those successes from one classroom to the next, we can make it better for everyone. Today, with … Continue reading

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Social movements in the age of information

Contemporary social movements are characterized not only by their diverse commitments to building an emancipatory, egalitarian society but also by their innovative network composition. Both the form and content of the newest insurgencies embody essential aspects of our age of … Continue reading

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Stop Stealing Dreams – what is school for?

The economy has changed, probably forever. School hasn’t. School was invented to create a constant stream of compliant factory workers to the growing businesses of the 1900s. It continues to do an excellent job at achieving this goal, but it’s … Continue reading

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A Silicon Valley School That Doesn’t Compute

The chief technology officer of eBay sends his children to a nine-classroom school here. So do employees of Silicon Valley giants like Google, Apple, Yahoo and Hewlett-Packard. But the school’s chief teaching tools are anything but high-tech: pens and paper, … Continue reading

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How Did the Robot End Up With My Job?

Read Indeed, there is no “in” or “out” anymore. In the hyperconnected world, there is only “good” “better” and “best,” and managers and entrepreneurs everywhere now have greater access than ever to the better and best people, robots and software … Continue reading

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Return of the Editor: Why Human Filters are the Future of the Web

Read Before news aggregators, content curators, and Google’s omnipotent algorithm, the world’s information was sorted by real human beings. In the web’s next phase, argues The IdeaLists’ Karyn Campbell, the old-fashioned editor is poised for a comeback. But while algorithms … Continue reading

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Forecast 2020: Web 3.0+ and Collective Intelligence

Read In 10 years, humans and computers will join forces to create “collective intelligence”. Technology will evolve as such that the Internet (and information within it) will be accessible and available to everyone— this will exponentially increase the already massive … Continue reading

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Electronic education: Flipping the classroom

Read Hopes that the internet can improve teaching may at last be bearing fruit. TheE 12-year-olds filing into Courtney Cadwell’s classroom at Egan Junior High in Los Altos, a leafy suburb of Silicon Valley, each take a white MacBook from … Continue reading

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Orientations for EU ICT R&D & Innovation beyond 2013 – 10 key recommendations

Read The European knowledge society is entering a new phase of development where ICT is providing the key basic infrastructures for all vital social and economic processes and is the most influential key technology in most innovations across all industries. … Continue reading

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How to Create an Innovation Accelerator

Read The way in which science is organized today has largely missed to use the opportunities of the information revolution, particularly the Web2.0. It will therefore be discussed which parts of scientific knowledge creation and spreading need to be improved … Continue reading

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