Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Steve Jobs - Stanford Commencement

Amazing commencement address from Steve Jobs -


In the first 5 minutes, he talks about his decision to drop out of college, and makes the point that doing so allowed him to learn what he wanted/needed to learn... An important point and completely lost on our K-16 system

Tim Ferriss has a blog post that makes clear that what matters is to not stop learning...

8 Steps to Getting What You Want...Without Formal Credentials

I don't know that our formal education system will ever get there - but, the goal for our own education, formal or informal, must be to find that place where our passion and skills, intersects with opportunity.

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