The U.S. Census Bureau found that divorce rates for most age groups have been dropping since 1996 and yet around 50 percent of marriages in the United States end in divorce: 41 percent in the case of first marriages, 60 percent of second marriages and 73 percent of third marriages, to be precise. These facts are well known, so […]
20th century teachers educating 21st century students is a recipe for disaster.” Paraphrasing Tom Whitby.
This week’s TED Talk was filmed during the 2017 TED@BCG that took place on October 4 in Milan (Italy), under the general title of Break the mold. When I saw this talk on TED.com I knew I had to watch it. After all, just a few weeks ago I wrote about the huge growth of e-commerce […]
Just a few days ago I quoted Arthur C. Clarke, who said that Any teacher that can be replaced by a machine should be. A bit harsh, maybe, but being brutally honest doesn’t make you less honest (if anything, it makes you more honest). Sure, many of you will probably think that the same could […]
Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi.
The future is already here — it’s just not evenly distributed.” William Gibson.
This week’s TED Talk was filmed during the 2014 TEDxMaastricht that took place on October 13 in Maastricht (the Netherlands), under the general title of Possible. When it comes to high performance, the majority is always wrong. If the majority would be right, Lady Gaga/Lionel Messi/Brad Pitt (take your pick) would have been installed as world […]
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell ’em, ‘Certainly I can’. Then get busy and find out how to do it.” Theodore Roosevelt.
For quite a few years we have been told that we were living in an Information Society, the successor to the Industrial Society. But that doesn’t sound too accurate, or does it? The successor to the industrial society would be the post-industrial society, one where most people do immaterial labor -that is, where most of the […]
This week’s TED Talk was filmed during the 2017 TED@BCG that took place on October 4 in Milan (Italy), under the general title of Break the Mold. We are in the midst of a learning crisis, says Amel Karboul in her talk: globally, a quarter billion of the world’s children are out of school, and an additional […]