There’s no competitive advantage today in knowing more than the person next to...– Harvard’s Tony Wagner, author of Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World, speaking at Skillshare’s Penny 2012 conference. Wagner’s insights echo John Seely Brown’s in the excellent A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant...
You may not be a Picasso or Mozart but you don’t have to be. Just create to...– 5 manifestos for the creative life (via explore-blog)
Education is what someone tells you to do and learning is what you do for...– Skillshare founder Mike Karnjanaprakorn opening the 2012 Penny Conference. Also seeSir Ken Robinson on changing educational paradigms and lifelong learning. (via explore-blog)
Reading books is like debating with dead people in the margins. My books look...– Chef and entrepreneur Eddie Huang makes a comedic but brilliant case for marginalia at the 2012 Penny Conference. (via explore-blog) HAHA yuuussss
Schools have classes called ‘women’s studies,’ and ‘African-American literature’...– Cunt: A Declaration of Independence. (via thenewwomensmovement)
Bob Loblaw's Law Blog.: Anti-Intellecutalism in... →
deadpresidents: Anonymous asked: Do you think Bush dumbed himself down to try to relate to the middle class? Yes. So did Clinton, Bush 41, Reagan, and Carter — and those are just the modern Presidents; anti-intellectualism has been a campaign strategy for two centuries. Carter is one of…