Every Day is Groundhog Day

Every Day is Groundhog Day

Hey, y’all. It’s Friday, the day after Groundhog Day here in the US. And here’s this week’s “10 Things” 10 Things Worth Sharing I say “Every Day is Groundhog Day” because of the intro to Austin Kleon’s “Keep Going”. The book is the final installment of his series on...
Leading the Way

Leading the Way

This is a preview of my Friday “10 Things” newsletter. Friday editions are free for everyone. Greetings, friends. It’s the second Friday of 2023. I hope you’re off to a great year. It’s also Friday the 13th, so be careful out there and watch out for hockey masks… Here...
Rethinking Student Work Amid AI Advances

Rethinking Student Work Amid AI Advances

Seth Godin has a point (as usual): When AI is smart enough to write an essay, then what happens? GPT3 is back in the news, because, as expected, it’s getting better and better. Using a simple chat interface, you can easily ask it a wide range of questions...
More Thoughts on ChatGPT and AI in Education

More Thoughts on ChatGPT and AI in Education

From Tyler Cowen: No, it is not converging upon human-like intelligence or for that matter AGI.  Still, the broader lesson is you can build a very practical kind of intelligence with fairly simple statistical models and lots of training data.  And...
The Speech Kennedy Never Gave

The Speech Kennedy Never Gave

“…I am certain that after the dust of centuries has passed over our cities, we, too, will be remembered not for victories or defeats in battle or in politics, but for our contribution to the human spirit.”Remarks at a Closed-circuit Television...