Thursday, October 29, 2015

No More Pencils, No More Books

Artificially intelligent software is replacing the textbook—and reshaping American education.  Over the past 20 years, computers and the Internet have dramatically reshaped business, entertainment, and the media—but not education. The technology you’ll find in most classrooms today (textbooks, desks, pencils, pens) closely resembles what you would have found there a century ago. Maybe the blackboards have become whiteboards or projection screens. But the underlying structure has persisted since the days of Horace Mann. 

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