The problem with government funded schools: they spend someone else’s money on other people’s children. According to economist Milton Friedman, the worst possible scenario for spending money.
This video features three heroes of education: Seth Godin, Prof Sugata Mitra and Daphne Koller among other schooling and education experts. After watching this video, there is hope for your children, for South Africa and parents who are tired of delgating the learning to forced compulsory schools run by governments. Technology is changing the way
A few years ago I discovered the work of Joseph Chilton Pearce in Biophile magazine, now out of print. Here’s an import video for mothers and “This brief nine minute program may be the most important you, as a mother, father or caregiver, will ever see. Bonding is much more than what we ‘think.’ It
After more than a year of planning and development, we’re excited to today unveil the new TED Books App. Since launching TED Books in early 2010, we’ve been dreaming of how to meld the experience of book reading with the game-changing potential of the tablet. The TED Books platform provides the surprises you’d expect in
We completely support WikiLeaks and encourage you to make donations to Julian Assange legal fund here like we have done. A court in Iceland has ruled that Visa and MasterCard’s local partner broke the law in the country by blocking WikiLeaks from receiving money. The court ordered the company to resume processing donations to the website
Live in Meblourne, AUstralia, a great song written by Tom Paxton. This was over 50 years ago. Not much has changed when it comes to forced compulsory schooling and boys going to war. The whole point of this song is not just about war, though it makes a good point. Rather that schools, the media,
Ron Paul discusses Net Neutrality, government regulation of movies and entertainment industry. He has a unique appeal to young people in America and has garnered great support from the grassroots supporters over the Internet.
Recently my guest lecturing slot at Stenden SA, the leading hospitality management or hotel school in South Africa, was confirmed. In preparation for a week of lectures I started doing research on my favourite resources, TED.com and found this gem. His reference to Abraham Maslow and the application in business alone is worth watching this
Small business coach, Dan Sullivan, says how the iPad can help an entrepreneur’s business. The Applei iPad sales are about 10 times that of the 2nd runner up and the stats all back this up. So it’s a very good time now to begin developing content for the iPad instead of other platforms.
WikilLeaks founder Julian Assange tells smartphone and Gmail users ‘you’re all screwed’ by intelligence contractors who sell mass surveillance devices for such technologies in the post 9/11 world. He also announced that his whistle-blowing organisation was embarking on a new ‘source protection platform’