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An ancient store of knowledge What was at the heart of my advocacy for the retooling of education sprang from a condition best illustrated by the Knowledge doubling curve. Recently adapted by Faras Batarseh of the London School of Economics, it states: By 1900, knowledge doubled roughly every century. However, until 1950 it doubled every …

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A New Tech Wave?

Sinclair Research’s launch advertisement for the ZX81. Well-known advertisements like this one have been used to promote the ZX81’s benefits and value for money. After teaching social studies for a few years, we started talking about personal computers. They could fit on your desk, were fully programmable to perform a variety of functions, and were …

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If You don’t Trust the News, then You May be Looking in the Wrong Places – 2¢ Worth

Mark Thiessen, FowNews Contributor There was an opinion article under the “Top News” stories in my news app yesterday [https://fxn.ws/2V6JIaH] from Fox News, written by Mark Thiessen, a Fox News Washington Post employee (plus former speechwriter for George W. Bush). He presented a current Columbia Journalism Review Poll found that half of Americans “have little …

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