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Monday, May 06, 2013

The One Skill Every American Needs to Learn | Daily Ticker - Yahoo! Finance

A market economy focuses on self interest not that of the nation, for the most part it's a single minded entity. When politicians say let the market decide, its code speak for the market controls the politician though money hence "Citizen United". Industry doesn't care about  innovation beyond it core, because it disrupt their market.  The Future require market disruptions, an educated citizenry with the  mindset capable of removing complacency brought on by ignorance.  

“There seems to be a disconnect between the tech community and the political and administrative institutions and the schools,” Zamansky explains.

Even those who don't plan on entering the tech world after college graduation can benefit from partaking in a computer science curriculum in high school. "Computer science is really fundamental," says Zamansky. “It’s a way of thinking and problem solving that’s always existed. Just like you shouldn’t leave school without being able to think like a poet in certain ways, you should be able to think like a computer scientist in certain ways." - Yahoo! Finance

The One Skill Every American Needs to Learn | Daily Ticker - Yahoo! Finance

Saturday, May 04, 2013

An Appleseed With Attitude

I've been reading about this for quite sometime now, brothers pioneering urban gardening

"Ron Finley of South Los Angeles, an evangelist for urban gardening, says that edible plots are the antidote to inner-city health issues, poverty and gang violence." - New York Times