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Riots and Reason

I truly believe that to be a good teacher, a decent writer or a perfunctory scholar one has to concede the limits of evidence, reason, and rationality. It is no … Continue reading

November 26, 2014 · 15 Comments

Ask Not What Your Country Can Do For You but What Coursera Can Do For Your Country, Part 1

In my little corner of the world where I study credentialism, labor markets, technology and inequality today’s announcement from Coursera is pretty huge: The First Lady, Michelle Obama took to … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Rebirth of Cool: Trust, Tech, and Dystopias

I did a cool thing today. I MOOC’d. That is, I joined Justin Reich’s massive open online course “Massive: The Future of Learning at Scale“. Justin is a guru at … Continue reading

November 5, 2014 · Leave a comment