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How innovation is done?

Joi Ito is a Japanese-American activist, entrepreneur, VC, Director of the MIT Media Lab, and one of the smartest people on the planet. In this fascinating TED talk, he explains how innovation is done nowadays. 14 more words


Chinese Gardens: Education vs. Learning in Chinese Schools

Unlike my previous two trips to China in which I was part of large groups of Americans who managed to transplant as many of our customs and comforts as possible to our temporary home and treated our programs’ language pledge like it were bottom-shelf 白酒,interning at my Guangzhou-based smartphone-marketing company encouraged me to imbibe as much Chinese language and culture as my protein-deprived system could handle. 2,351 more words



I’m a three-time college dropout, so learning over education is very near and dear to my heart, but to me, education is what people do to you and learning is what you do to yourself.

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Be Now-ist, Not Futurist

A great TED video about how to function effectively in the internet age. Joi Ito also has some interesting things to say in this video about learning, education and what schools should be doing:


Waiting to Innovate

Have you ever heard of the marshmallow experiment?  I think that my oft-derided Millennial generation is getting a bad rap as being a group of kids who shove the marshmallow in their mouths before the instructions are over.   561 more words


A diferença entre educação e aprendizagem


A educação elementar que a sociedade de forma instituída busca, considera cada indivíduo com as mesmas possibilidades ou condições dos demais.

Dentro do ente coletivo sociedade é a única abordagem possível; pois o oposto desta posição geraria um conflito de segregação no meio. 388 more words


We Have Entered The Golden Age Of Hardware Hacking

Hardware is the new hotness. This has been true for some years now: but today, the acorns planted by Arduino, TechShop, Kickstarter, lean prototyping, etc., are finally beginning to sprout into oaks. 567 more words