Watch this! ‘Changing Education Paradigms’

If you’re a follower of TED (‘Ideas worth spreading’), you’ve probably watched Ken Robinson (that’s Sir Ken to you) on creativity in education (or lack thereof). He’s bright, persuasive and entertaining – and challenges conventional thinking. You don’t have to agree with him to get something from his presentations. Continue reading

The new big thing?!

In February this year Tim Berners-Lee (you know, the guy who invented the Web) gave a talk on the ‘next Web’ at the TED conference, explaining his plan for the next big thing for the internet. Essentially, he wants to do for data what the Web has done for text. Specifically, “he’s building a web for open, linked data that could do for numbers what the Web did for words, pictures, video: unlock our data and reframe the way we use it together.”


Now Stephen Wolfram has gone a step closer to making this a reality through the introduction of WolframAlpha, Continue reading