Edsyclopedia.org, is a new wiki focused on improving educational systems from the RISE program. TL;DR: Skip to the bottom and watch the 49 second video.… Read More »Edsyclopedia.org, Reading Fluency and Working Memory
I came across this translation of Dilemmas via Marginal Revolution. I enjoyed the insights, pithy irony and slightly mysterious turns of phrase.* Here’s translator David… Read More »Qin Hui on the Illusion of Capitalism, and Socialist Market Economies
Our World in Data is Great and Getting Better; or, How I Destroyed Several Billion Medieval Manuscripts
Revisionist History Thursday, 20:02 hrs I report an error on an OWID graph in their preliminary collection of information about books. Some of the numbers… Read More »Our World in Data is Great and Getting Better; or, How I Destroyed Several Billion Medieval Manuscripts
Not Gutenberg Gutenberg put several important pieces together in a new way in 1439(ish) when he built what most of us probably think of as… Read More »Writing and Reading as Technology (6): Stop Press. Who invented moveable type?