Children shouldn’t learn to code – Ultimately, machines will be better

by Tom Hulme "Deep machine learning will likely automate the writing of code relatively quickly. Creativity is going to be far more important in a future where software can code better than we can". If you want to bring up a kid to be a successful investor or entrepreneur, the current education system says they …

Getting Smart for a Fair Society

by Richard Watson I’m a fan of Slow Education, which, like Slow Food, teaches us to take our time. Both Slow Food and Slow Education are people-centric, reflective and aim to ensure that individuals appreciate where the things they consume come from. Both emphasise the importance of local difference, craft and quality over standardised production …

Educational System Flaws and the Finnish Silent Revolution

by Ciro Borriello Stop for a second and try to remember your time at school. You will soon recognize that the most precious part of your memories lies in the human relationships with your classmates and teachers. Notions and raw information are easily left behind. Now, think of the new generations of digital natives, living …