This was a good discussion with educators who were invited to be involved with the process of approving the Common Core standard, but were taken out of the loop when they raised objections. They discuss what they predict will be the consequences of continuing with this standard, in math, and language arts and humanities, based on the restrictions built into the standard. It has implications for universities as well as public schools.
Book: “Drilling Through The Core”
This is from a presentation Rob Pike gave back in 2000. It’s still true (except for the reference to Netscape). The title is meant as a slam against the field of computing.
Thought you would be interested in this. It may not go anywhere. It’s about GE trying to get into “the internet of things.” The article mentioned railroads.
For people unfamiliar with the subject, Kevin Williamson is not talking about “the end of the world.” He’s talking fiscally. I thought he brought some much needed clarity to a subject that a lot of people choose to ignore or fantasize about.