Busting The College Credentialing Monopoly

Our education and credentialing system is a historical artifact. The information age has moved libraries from the universities to the internet. Education is more available than ever before. Yet for many fields, credentialing remains in the sole hands of colleges and universities. It is expensive to educate in the higher education system. Why do studentsContinue reading “Busting The College Credentialing Monopoly”

The Model Thinker

I was first introduced to Prof. Scott Page by listening to Farnam Street’s podcast called The Knowledge Project. I’ve been increasingly curious about mental models, and this book was my first full book on the topic. The Model Thinker reduces real-life interactions into mathematical models. If you have not had an undergraduate-level background in mathematicsContinue reading “The Model Thinker”

We Should be Judgmental: An Argument from Potential

Potential The scene is of a family beside a grave, heads bowed. The sky dims, and the mother leads two children away. Looking back at his family leaving, the father stays for a moment longer. He grips a child’s crutch close to his chest and a tear falls from his face. The father lays theContinue reading “We Should be Judgmental: An Argument from Potential”