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April 03, 2006

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Chris Yeh

Irving,

I totally agree that immersive games are the future of education.

In today's passion-driven world, teaching in a manner that bores people is a non-starter.

I've been arguing for games as an educational medium for years:
http://chrisyeh.blogspot.com/2005/06/future-of-education.html

Is Big Blue doing anything in this area?

Eddie

Irving,

One brief thought (as I was also reading about your suggestion that engineers need to be have better liberal arts and business skills) ... the same can be said for the "business suits / managers" ... when was the last time a manager actually wrote a little bit of code such as XHTML, CSS, Python or C++? Let's not forget that it works both ways ... the days of managers not getting their hands dirty and understanding the world that engineers have to live in is finished, just as are the days that engineers can only be engineering (writing code, etc.).

Michael

I could think of a no better time for the re emergence of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, Information Age, People, Information, and Technology exhibition. It is a privilege to travel with you IWB in the unfolding of our present integrated space. I thought I would share an EMC blog on history of storage ..http://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=lobby.jsp&playerwidth=635&playerheight=476&defaultstream=wm150&onload=launchwebcast&eventid=16760&sessionid=1&key=0720434523FDFA0EA535BAE35F8F1409&eventuserid=4660003

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