Our schools are not failing students because they are too hard. They fail because few schools expect anything from their students and shy away from challenging their minds. We can ill afford to expect so little of our youth if we are to meet the enormous challenges faced over the next generation is shifting from an industrial economy to an information based economy. If students in other countries can succeed in mathematics, do we really think our students are less capable? If so, that is truly a sad sentiment and an admission of national epic failure.
Dark, by contrast, is an attitude, a mood, a view of the world and a fashion statement. It hints at things that are better left unseen, at subterranean things, nefarious anti-social things, underbellies and the underground, things proper society wishes to avoid. Once upon a time a little edge was fine, but one didn’t want to be, seem, or feel too dark. But over the past several years we can’t seem to go dark enough. Now dark doesn’t just sell, it defines the mainstream.
Remember the name, because you might see it again: Aisha Mustafa, a 19-year-old Egyptian physics student, patented a new type of propulsion system for spacecraft that uses cutting edge quantum physics instead of thrusters.
Q. How many academics does it take to change a light bulb? A. Change? Change? Who said anything about CHANGE?
I've written toward a master's degree in cognitive psychology, a Ph.D. in sociology, and a handful of postgraduate credits in international diplomacy. I've worked on bachelor's degrees in hospitality, business administration, and accounting. I've written for courses in history, cinema, labor relations, pharmacology, theology, sports management, maritime security, airline services, sustainability, municipal budgeting, marketing, philosophy, ethics, Eastern religion, postmodern architecture, anthropology, literature, and public administration. I've attended three dozen online universities. I've […]
Andy Warhol hat Marilyn Monroes Bild genommen und Siebdrucke davon gemacht. Das muss mit Musik passieren! In 50 Jahren kann sich Kreativität hoffentlich so schnell fortbewegen, wie sie will.
"There was 5 exabytes of information created between the dawn of civilization through 2003," Schmidt said, "but that much information is now created every 2 days, and the pace is increasing...
What binds all the different Google efforts together then, is not an overarching plan, but an underlying technology platform. This may not form a coherent vision, but great things will continue to come from it.
They rang the doorbell a few times. It woke me up, and I tried to ignore it. There were always kids playing with the doorbells in our apartment building. But the kids don’t normally shout, “this is the Secret Service, open the door,” so I took that as my cue to get out of bed.