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Conrad Wolfram
Mathematician, technologist, entrepreneur and author. CEO and European Co-Founder of Wolfram. Founder of Computer-Based Maths. Author of
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Conrad Wolfram Oct 23
's article featuring . Smart devices can make us more intelligent with the right
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Conrad Wolfram Oct 21
Today's numeracy may or may not cause some immunisation against COVID-19 fake news (even if it's correlated), but the right to education would be our best vaccine, as I lay out in
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Wolfram Oct 14
At about 7:56 PM EDT tomorrow, there is a chance of collision between a deactivated satellite and a piece of debris: COSMOS 2004 and CZ-4C R/B (a Chinese rocket body). See the created by Jeff Bryant, using data from 's TLEs:
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Conrad Wolfram Oct 13
Good analogy. I talk quite a bit about the comparison between learning music and learning in (but not this particular insight)
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Conrad Wolfram Oct 13
Replying to @ST3AMCo
Yes, definitely. Chapter 6 of my book —"Thinking" Outcomes—covers in detail how we set up much better educational structures to engender (not the only style of thinking but one that's critically lacking).
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Conrad Wolfram Oct 13
In the end we need maths to provide answers for good decision-making. Speed can be key, but usually for the calculating that computers now do. Instead depth of understanding is usually much more critical for the human, as Ofqual demonstrated:
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Tom Vander Ark Oct 10
on Computational Thinking: let's teach as if computers existed via
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Conrad Wolfram Oct 9
Coding as an end in itself rather than a means to an end may be particularly unattractive to many girls. But the bigger picture is combining computer-based maths and coding—applicable across all subjects and interests as I write in
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Jo Boaler Oct 7
points out the huge errors that happen when people are not educated about computational tool choice - a data science disaster from Excel!!
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Conrad Wolfram Oct 6
How the UK's disastrous Excel07 “IT glitch” was really a “CT glitch”—or more accurately a core education failure.
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Conrad Wolfram Oct 6
Excel-07 and COVID-19: If you trust the wrong technology for the job, you get catastrophic failure. This is an educational failure as this section explains...
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Conrad Wolfram Oct 5
Gosh, Excel for this 😰 --facets of computational illiteracy are coming thick and fast in COVID decision-making: now it's using the wrong tools for the data science job. Few weeks ago it was . The addresses both head-on.
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Conrad Wolfram Oct 5
A very interesting article with which I wholeheartedly agree. I cover many of these topics in detail in , including how we achieve change. English translation:
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Conrad Wolfram Oct 2
I do appreciate this review of from 😀
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Conrad Wolfram Oct 1
Replying to @alisonleary1
To everyone's comments..We need to be the new literacy so everyone can share its benefits. Most thought literacy was only for the few 200 years ago, but that was successfully proved wrong as my book aims to provide the roadmap to replicate.
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Conrad Wolfram Oct 1
Thanks for tweeting...and hope you enjoy !
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Conrad Wolfram Sep 29
Replying to @george_10548
Thanks George! Although I talk a lot about the maths problem, the book is !
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Conrad Wolfram Sep 29
Indeed, I much appreciated being a part of the Stanford conference with , and offering my proposal! The short form: . The long form:
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Innovación Educativa Sep 22
Meet our Keynote Speaker CEO and European Co-Founder and Founder of He is interested in how technology and computation can move our lives and economies forward and in turn how this affects education
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Mary Curnock Cook Sep 13
"Computers liberated real-world maths from hand-calculating to go far further and faster than anyone could have imagined. Now it’s vital that educational maths stands on this automation too." says
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