“Whether you approve of it or not, Carmen Farina’s restoration clearly represents the return of the repressed culture of relationship and apprenticeship. ”
“But this morning it finally crystallized for me that perhaps we struggle so much to build the knowledge that turns our students into readers not only because of what we choose to read but because of our habits of questioning, which often don’t value building knowledge or teach students how to do it.”
“Of course, we’re richer than many of our peers, so maybe we should spend more. If you look at spending as a percentage of gross domestic product, we’re no longer the highest, we’re just average.”
“Whatever you think about any one of these, I’d argue that the crucial point is the broader one: Middle-class stagnation is not preordained. No country has found a magic bullet, but many are doing some things better than the United States – and have the better results to show for it.”
“The plan is to award the majority of the grant funds to AI researchers, and the remainder to AI-related research involving other fields such as economics, law, ethics and policy (a detailed list of examples can be found here).”
Note: I remain concerned that some existential threat risks get way more attention than others.
“In fact in 2013, it was actually more likely Americans would be killed by a toddler than a terrorist.”