Bidder 70

Bidder 70

BILL MOYERS [ Climate Adaptation ] So if we now have representative government in name only, and are governed instead by corporations and their lobbyists, what’s to be done? Tim Dechristopher wrestled with that reality and decided what he would do. As a result, he spent almost two years in prison. He’s out now, and you can learn the whole story in the

Metacognition

Metacognition

 Derek Cabrera [ Attention Economy ] When I first started working, teaching in the Ivy League, I had very high expectations. These are the kids that are the cream of the crop of our educational system. They get the highest GPAs, the highest SATs, the most AP courses – these are the smart kids. Right? So I was very excited to work

Perfect Pitch

Perfect Pitch

Jon Steel [ Storytelling  ] I once met Steve Jobs. It was in 1997, just after he had returned to Apple Computer as interim CEO, or iCEO as he liked to call it. He had been brought back to save the company, and one of the changes he thought was needed to accomplish this objective was to change Apple’s advertising agency. He invited

Gamification

Gamification

Jane McGonigal [ EDU 2.0 ] I’m Jane McGonigal. I’m a game designer. I’ve been making games online now for 10 years, and my goal for the next decade is to try to make it as easy to save the world in real life as it is to save the world in online games. Now, I have a plan for this, and it

Wikipedia

Wikipedia

Jimmy Wales [ EDU 2.0 ] In 1962, Charles Van Doren, who was later a senior editor of Britannica, said the ideal encyclopedia should be radical — it should stop being safe. But if you know anything about the history of Britannica since 1962, it was anything but radical: still a very completely safe, stodgy type of encyclopedia. Wikipedia, on the other hand,