Without the Humanities, Tech is Useless

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In his recent Big Think article “A Tech Geek on Why We Need the Humanities,” Jason Gots challenges the idea that technology is the end-all and be-all of human efficiency. He warns us not to get so swept up in Continue reading

NBA Star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Becomes California STEM Ambassador

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State Superintendent of Public Instruction and keynote speaker at the California STEM Summit¬†Tom Torlakson announced yesterday at the conference that the NBA’s all-time leading scorer Kareem Abdul Jabbar will be a California After-School STEM Ambassador. Abdul-Jabbar will be spending the Continue reading

NBC’s Education Nation Summit

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Today marks the last day of NBC News’ three-day¬†Education Nation Summit in New York City, which began on Sunday. The annual conference is part of a year-round initiative to engage the country in a solutions-focused conversation about the state of Continue reading