Pepe Escobar: Goodbye to All That – Why the UK Left the EU

Pepe Escobar

Pepe Escobar

Goodbye to All That: Why the UK Left the EU

Brexit proved that it’s immigration, stupid. And once again, it’s the economy, stupid (although the British neoliberal establishment never paid attention). But serious bets can be made the EU system in Brussels won’t learn anything from the shock therapy – and won’t reform itself.

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Jun 25

Daniel Araya: Education and Underemployment in the Age of Machine Intelligence

Daniel Araya

Daniel Araya

Education and Underemployment in the Age of Machine Intelligence

What is the root cause of persistent underemployment in the United States today? The short answer is technology.

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Jan 12

Yoda: Internet Sucks 1 – Zuckerberg’s Deeply Flawed Idea for Automated Teaching

yoda with light saberMark Zuckerberg’s Automated Teaching Idea Is Deeply Flawed

By and 12/12/15 at 3:59 PM

EXTRACT

Although the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s Personalized Learning Platform is not part of Facebook, the underlying principles are the same: human work is replaced by technology, as algorithms provide users with content based on an analysis of their past behavior and demonstrated interests.   . . .   Zuckerberg’s idea of personalized learning has three major flaws.

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Dec 13