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Audrey Watters

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I haven’t cooked regularly in a long, long time. For much of Kin and my relationship, we’ve spent a lot of time traveling, and that has meant a lot of dining out. But even when we were not on the road, we tended to eat at restaurants rather than at...

One of the best books I’ve read so far this year is Alexandra Lange’s The Design of Childhood. In it, Lange talks about the ways in which physical spaces and physical objects have been constructed to both encourage and impede certain kinds of activities and behaviors. The playground and the...

Hack Education Hack Education Weekly News Writing Here and Elsewhere HEWN, No. 278 via tinyletter.com Automating Inequality (and APIs) on apievangelist.com Newsletter to my Patreon subscribers Teaching Machines My weekly update on how the book is progressing: Teaching Machines: An American Story (and the Case for Gordon Pask) Other Projects...

Hack Education Hack Education Weekly News Writing Here and Elsewhere HEWN, No. 277 via tinyletter.com The Business of Ed-Tech: July 2018 Funding Data on funding.hackeducation.com Teaching Machines Weekly Update: The Smiling Girl, the Serious Boy, and the Teaching Machine Other Projects I made some end-of-the-month updates to my websites The...

I wrote last week about the rain in our apartment – coming in through the bathroom and kitchen ceilings. On Sunday, we realized that it was going to be utterly unlivable. Kin walked to the nearest storage facility and bought a bunch of boxes. We spent the day packing. On...

Today should have been “NYC, Day 334.” But I think yesterday was our last day in the city. We spent it loading all of our stuff into a UHaul. It started to rain in our apartment on Tuesday. Water was streaming out the light fixture in the bathroom and soon...

This has been a terrible week. I’ll just quote from my weekly newsletter: This has been a terrible week, made only barely survivable with the gift of some booze-filled truffles sent to me by my dear friend Sean. Partly the terribleness resulted from the steady stream of awfulness coming out...

Hack Education Hack Education Weekly News Writing Here and Elsewhere HEWN, No. 274 via tinyletter.com Teaching Machines I’ve been going through and tagging all the notes and photos I’ve taken at various archives, hoping that it’ll give me a better sense of a timeline (if nothing else). I’ve also pulled...

Hack Education Hack Education Weekly News Writing Here and Elsewhere HEWN, No. 273 via tinyletter.com Teaching Machines I’ve been going through all my notes from the trips to various university archives, tagging everything and organizing my thoughts so the next chapters can be more easily written Other Projects I’ve put...

Hack Education Hack Education Weekly News Teaching Machines, (To Be) Published by MIT Press Writing Here and Elsewhere HEWN, No. 272 via tinyletter.com The Week in Robots on robots.hackeducation.com The Business of Ed-Tech: June 2018 Funding Data on funding.hackeducation.com Update: Tracking the Gates Foundation’s Education Grants on funding.hackeducation.com The Stories...