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Teaching Machines

A Hack Education Project

I’ve created a timeline for “The History of Teaching Machines” as part of my research for my book Teaching Machines. (To be perfectly honest, I made this timeline in order to procrastinate revisiting my draft.) Like “The History of Pearson” timeline I recently created, I’ve used timeline.js to build this...

For a couple of years now, as I have researched this book, I have written a series of stories that uncover some of the history – lost, forgotten, ignored, dismissed – about teaching machines. I'm procrastinating working on the book right now by refreshing the website. But here's a list...

I have added a script to my websites today that will block annotations – namely those from Genius and those from Hypothes.is. I have been meaning to do this for a while now, so it’s mostly a project that comes as I procrastinate doing something else rather than one that...

Another year has (almost) passed and I’ve made no progress (once again) on Teaching Machines. But I have made progress in resolving a number of personal crises – or so I hope. And I’m getting better at finding ways to support myself financially. That is, I’ve finally realized that I...

Adding a blog here where I'll post updates as I work to finish Teaching Machines in 2016. Really, I'm going to finish it in 2016. I promise.