Friday, November 16, 2012

mit media lab - new post - detroit


http://www.wired.co.uk/magazine/archive/2012/11/features/open-university?page=1
They have a maker space in a church, a place where the kids can learn how to build a computer, a bike shop where they can learn how to do repairs. The kid who runs this place, Jeff Sturges, is awesome.

By opening up the Media Lab, Ito hopes to move closer towards his goal of "a world with seven billion teachers", where smart crowds, adopting a resilient approach and a rebellious spirit, solve some of the world's great problems. His is a world of networks and ecosystems, in which unconstrained creativity can tackle everything from infant mortality to climate change. 


thanks Nikhil.
love it.

city as school...