Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.
This is where we think college degrees are going. Sharp, progressive schools have long ago figured out that they can’t develop curriculum fast enough to keep up with changes in the real world, no matter the field. Their accreditors are too stodgy. Their faculty are too territorial and entrenched. They need an outsource solution that […]
This is why it’s so hard to get a grasp around “lifetime learning.” This, and the fact that most of us are so busy creating a lifetime that there’s not much time for “learning.”
Welcome to the Learning Age. It is an Age when learning and applying knowledge quickly are the only ways to stay ahead. An Age when specialized skills lead to prosperity; and general, easily-replicated skills get outsourced. That hurts. But it’s true.
Got any book recommendations?