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Learning Systems : George Canciani – Zen Code

“Ex Machina” a Case of Ultimate Programming

April 17, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

“Ex Machina” is a smart, sleek movie about men and the machines they make, but it’s also about men and the women they dream up.”

Definitely a future of possibilities along with our willingness to navigate uncharted territories if we choose to accept unpredictable consequences.

Sapolsky on the Science of Pleasure

March 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Robert Sapolsky, professor of biology and neurology at Stanford University, compares dopamine levels in monkeys and humans.

Sapolsky argues that in both, “Dopamine is not about pleasure, it’s about the anticipation of pleasure.” The difference from monkeys is that humans “keep dopamine levels up for decades waiting for the reward.”

Erica Goldson Valedictorian Speech on Real Learning

March 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Erica Goldson speaking out as Valedictorian, challenging obsolete educational methods and useless “University Institutions” operating in the dark ages of intellectual development.

What Children Really Get Out of a Montessori Education

February 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

This is a talk by Montessori Foundation President, Tim Seldin, to Montessori educators on the outcomes of a Montessori education that we typically see in children by age twelve.
A system of true values with long term benefits.

“Montessori schools are independent and nonsectarian. The spirituality that I mention has to do with one’s sense that we are part of the web of life, that the Earth is part the cosmos, and that we are all part of the human family. We seek to inspire a sense of wonder, global understanding, a tradition of giving back to our communities through service, and a sense of personal integrity and peace.” Tim Seldin