Death of the Ivory Tower


Talk @ Global Art Forum, Dubai, March 2015:DEATH OF THE IVORY TOWER: WHY APPLIED EDUCATION WILL DEFINE THE FUTURE As every job in the future increasingly has an element of technology and data science in it, governments are rushing to make coding and robotics mandatory for school children. But we must not neglect the importance of applied learning and creativity in educating for the future – lest we create armies of graduates who are easily replaced by the very robots they create.