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The Future of the Book

The Kindle made ebooks popular, but the ipad and other mobile devices are making us question both the form and the function of books. Authors, publishers and academics are all interested in the future the book. I am at an MIT event about the future of the book. This is an academic event but I […]

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The Future of Learning

More here; You Tube video of my talk at TEDx here.

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Synthesis explained

Modern technology offers new ways of story telling and of combining images narrative and other media. One of the best new tools is the nonlinear presentation format, best exemplified by the prezi. Here is a prezi explaining (as I see it) the key issues in a synthetic approach to scientific questions. You can see it […]

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C3 vs D3

Learning should be Continuous, Contextual and Creative. Instead it is Discrete, Disconnected and Dull. I don’t see how our educational institutions (see the picture above) can ever hope to bridge this gap. Is it time to tear down the entire superstructure of education and create a new edifice? Certainly in a country like India which […]