google in education

google in education

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#GoogleNewsInitiative in US aims to reach 1M teens with $3m grant program for training in critical thinking. Here’s a little critical thinking: there are 41M teens in USA, so any chance we can get other folks to pony this up to real scale?

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Google/Alphabet made something in the range of $20B in profit in 2016 so it could scale these programs much bigger.

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would rather we went deeper

critical thinking comes more from facilitating curiosity than any training

as it could be

zeynep tufekci (@zeynep) tweeted at 5:34 AM – 21 Mar 2018 :

Okay. Given Google’s annual revenue is $109 billion, that’s like someone making $50,000 giving about a dollar. Would that be reported as news? Reporting should include the denominator. (


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