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Quantum Supremacy:

Quantum Supremacy ( in Computing)  In 2012, Prof John Preskill, a professor of Theoretical Physics at California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California proposed the term “quantum supremacy” to describe the point where quantum computers can do things that classical computers … Continue reading

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Quantum Mechanics in everyday life:

Quantum Mechanics in everyday life :  The mention of the  phrase ‘Quantum Physics’, immediately invokes a response of something quite weird and incomprehensible that happens in very special conditions in nature, and perhaps companies like Google, IBM and Microsoft are competing … Continue reading

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Why learn Quantum Mechanics while at School?

Why learn Quantum Mechanics while at School ?  Quantum physics is perhaps the greatest intellectual triumph in the history of human civilization, but as the dramatis personae are serious Scientists in pursuit of ‘ smoother pebbles and prettier shells that … Continue reading

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The high road to future readiness:

The high road to future readiness:  We are in a world facing a number of challenges cropping up before us with less than adequate response time before the next one crops up. The climate change crisis, the learning crisis and … Continue reading

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Greetings for Navaratri and the Hindu New Year!

Wishing you all an auspicious start to a lifelong learning journey:  We begin the Hindu New Year and the Chaitra navraatri today, and my suggestion to all is to make a resolution, not only for this New Year but for … Continue reading

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First Principles: A framework for complex problems:

First Principles: A framework for deconstructing complex problems As we prepare our youth and ourselves for the coming decade, the World Economic Forum and several other think tanks and thought leaders suggest that problem solving skills, especially that of complex problem … Continue reading

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Wearables in education:

Wearables in education :  Although mobiles today are ubiquitous and omni-present, our formal education system prohibits their presence ( and possible use) in the classrooms of schools, colleges and universities.  This is so inspite of UNESCO actively promoting the use … Continue reading

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Learning 321: Real Learning, Relevant Education:

Learning 321: Real Learning, Relevant Education : Learning 321 is the term  that I use to describe education in the 3rd decade of the 21st century,  driven by Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and other current transformational technologies such as the … Continue reading

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A framework for the Science of Learning:

A framework for the Science of Learning:  Please watch this video from Jeff Hawkins on how brain Science will change Computing : Jeff Hawkins: How brain science will change computing In this brilliant talk Jeff Hawkins points out that instead … Continue reading

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Building Learning Power:

Building Learning Power:  It is becoming increasingly clearer that now and in the foreseeable future, being able to learn by oneself will become the evolutionary trait that will differentiate those who succeed, flourish and thrive from those who are left … Continue reading

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