A moonshot, in a technology context, is an ambitious, exploratory and ground-breaking project undertaken without any expectation of near-term profitability or benefit and also, perhaps, without a full investigation of potential risks and benefits.
Google’s definition of a moonshot:
A project or proposal that:
- Addresses a huge problem
- Proposes a radical solution
- Uses breakthrough technology
1\ deep enough
3\ tech as it could be
adding page this day:
Jesse Stommel (@Jessifer) tweeted at 6:45 AM – 28 Feb 2019 :
I’ve watched this play out in education for years. A slow erosion of the work of educators, because our belief in what matters can’t keep up with the (economic and political) forces working against us.
We need moonshots, not incrementalism. https://t.co/3GhOzTQ1bS (http://twitter.com/Jessifer/status/1101116247075373057?s=17)
@aoc “At the end of the day, people here think that their intentions are gonna save them, but the actual decisions you make matter. We’re not gonna get out of this through incrementalism. We need moonshots.”