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An Uberized education is when…

An Uberized education is when –as in antiquity — one goes to a specific teacher to get lectures, bypassing the university. The students and the teachers are thus matched. If a piece of paper is necessary, it would be given by *that* teacher, or a group of teachers. It is not too different from the […]

There is a huge difference between problem and inverse problem, education “on demand”…

There is a huge difference between problem and inverse problem, education “on demand” more robust to misspec @cdixonEmbedded via Nassim NicholنTaleb on Twitter: “There is a huge difference between problem and inverse problem, education “on demand” more robust to misspec @cdixon http://t.co/3PkwfkihDK”.

The principal value of higher education…

The principal value of higher education is learning from academics to become what they are not, to use them as moral, intellectual, and practical inverse role models. Seen that way, it can be worth the price. (Via Negativa) via The principal value of higher education… – Nassim Nicholas Taleb | Facebook.

Time for the education system to realize…

Time for the education system to realize that slow learners are deeper, more robust, and unlike fast ones, make small, rather than large mistakes. via Time for the education system to realize… – Nassim Nicholas Taleb | Facebook.

CHAPTER ON EDUCATION

CHAPTER ON EDUCATION Self directed scholarship has an aesthetic dimension. For a long time I had on the wall of my study the following quote by Jacques Le Goff, the great French medievalist, who believes that the Renaissance came out of independent humanists, not professional scholars. He examined the striking contrast in period paintings, drawings […]