#e-learning #education #khanacademy #future #TED

How will we learn?

In a future in which most things are automated and, above all, everyday or monotonous work is no longer carried out by people, the question arises: What work can a simple person still do? Intellectual, creative, unique work that cannot (yet) be automated! Salman Khan is founder of the learning platform Khan Academy. In his TED talk he shows a possible way to prepare the masses for these new activities, with an education system in which it is all about mastering intellectual skills instead of accumulating gaps in knowledge year after year. ...

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The temples of Bagan

Around Bagan, one of the best known places in Myanmar, about 3000 temples are scattered across a dry, sandy plain. They were built out of bricks between 11 and 13-hundred AD, artfully painted from the inside, some on the edge of falling apart. Others were freely reconstructed from ruins, while the (due to their size) most impressive ones undergo renovating efforts, making them currently unspectacular from the inside. Most paintings are badly preserved, but you can take a look at some surviving parts, that remained on the walls. ...