Three challenges for education leaders

Given the increasing role of new challenges that people must face today in our societies, there is an increasing need that future citizens will be not only technologically literate but also truly aware of their own environmental problems and challenges that they’ll face in their upcoming future. I know that this statement may sound weirdContinue reading “Three challenges for education leaders”

The spectacle of harmony

Today, in a routine full of needs, unpleasant problems and circumstances, lack of stable anchors of reference we seems to have indefinitely forgot the recognizable building blocks (or elements), components of the material world we lived in. In fact, we can see how people are more or less conscious about fire, water, earth and air.Continue reading “The spectacle of harmony”

Intimate connection of meaning

How far is an interest bounded or (inter)connected to another? How far can be a stronger interest substituted for another one, apparently very different? How far does a new appeal, a diverse motive be interpreted to be related (probably) to a material object or multiple set of objects defined as source of interest? Interest isContinue reading “Intimate connection of meaning”

Data is not the same thing as information.

Data is not the same thing as information. As the founding father of information theory, Claude Shannon, put back in the 1940s, data signals are noisy, and if you want to filter out what’s meaningful from those signals, you have to filter out at least some of that noise. For Shannon the noise was literal:Continue reading “Data is not the same thing as information.”