One More Thing…

No event shares more talent, genius, or expertise with educators than Constructing Modern Knowledge! Don’t believe it? Check out this year’s guest speakers or the remarkable experts who have graced CMK over the past eight years. Constructing Modern Knowledge 2016 already features a TV star (Paulie DiMeo), the creator of Scratch (Mitchel Resnick), and perhaps the […]

Marvin Minsky Interviewed at Media Lab’s 25th Anniversary

Three-time Constructing Modern Knowledge guest speaker the great scientist, Dr. Marvin Minsky, was interviewed this past weekend at the commemoration of the M.I.T. Media Lab’s 25th anniversary. There are some really interesting ideas in this 11-minute conversation, including: When I meet someone who says something interesting, I’ve got this habit where I don’t ask them, […]

Marvin Minsky Resources

Many MANY thanks to Dr. Marvin Minsky for his amazing spirit and generosity to Constructing Modern Knowledge 2009! The video from this and last year’s conversations with Marvin will be online here as soon as possible. In the meantime, please check out the following resources: Essay on Education 1 – What Makes Mathematics Hard to […]