Do I Have to Care About AI?

Do I Have to Care About AI?

“Will I really need to know about artificial intelligence? I just want to get a job, not be a computer geek.” Somebody said this in the past 5 seconds somewhere, any time, day or night. Maybe it was a teacher lecturing in a virtual classroom, or a parent...
Teaching At Scale

Teaching At Scale

In the old days (last year), teaching was a noble thing. Still respected by a large swath of society, and expected by university students, a lecture to crowd of bleary eyed 19 yr olds with laptop computers in front of them was a valid way to make a living and still a...
He Said Paradigm!

He Said Paradigm!

It’s not for nothing that The Structure of Scientific Revolutions is in every university bookstore. “Paradigm shift” was the “outside of the box” of its time and will still be with us when the “outside of the box”...
Can I Learn Online?

Can I Learn Online?

In the spring of 2020, almost every school and university in the United States (and many around the world) resorted to online learning amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. It was new territory for many kids – especially grade-school students – who had never...