Note: These highlights aren’t my own – they’re highlights from Sawyer Hollenshead’s highlights page for David Epstein’s Range. (I guess that just such highlights-of-the-highlights are… Read More »More from David Epstein on kind and wicked learning environments
wicked learning environments
This is mostly still true – perhaps the part about how we reprogram computers has changed, because they are often programmed to “train” themselves through… Read More »Richard Hamming c. 1995 on why computers are (going to be) a thing
I have to get you to quit your modesty. I have to get you individually to respond to my challenge that you’re going to be… Read More »Richard Hamming on aiming for greatness, education and developing style
“Educated” is different from “smart”. Each should help with the other, but if they don’t, the problem lies with the education.
The most powerful learning comes from direct experience. Indeed, we learn eating, crawling, walking and communicating through direct trial and error – through taking an… Read More »Systems thinking: Peter Senge on the limits of learning from experience