Jared Silver

Education is the best way to improve access to opportunity.

Technology is the best way to improve access to education.

Education technology is the best way to improve the world.

Thoughts

The Impending Human Capital Revolution

Feb 2017

5 min read

How will education technology unlock the hidden talents of billions and unleash the most brilliant generation the world has ever seen?

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Is attending college actually an effective way to learn?

Mar 2017

12 min read

Trends like Seymour Papert's constructionism have long aimed toward making the classroom more production-oriented and less consumption-oriented. I ask simply, why bother with the classroom at all?

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How Selling Too Many Plush Monkeys Got Me Banned From Amazon Forever

Sep 2016

3 min read

I didn't set out to lose $587.13 selling plush monkeys, but I guess that's just the way life turns out sometimes.

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