The wide offer of online courses puts on the table a couple of questions to all those who see them as an alternative to traditional institutions. As a matter of fact, the landscape has changed a lot in the last few years: Google has already made the move with Google…


An exploration series of David Perell’s Twitter thread about the future of education.

4. Education will be cheap.

Education transformed a decade ago, with the explosion of the Internet. It’s the credentials that are expensive and monopolized by universities. …


An exploration of David Perell’s twitter prophecies about the future of education.

3. Subjects will cross-pollinate.

Academia is fragmented. Departments are sorted into distinct subjects with very little overlap. But the Internet is multi-disciplinary by nature. Divisions between subjects will fade, leading to a new era of hyper-curious polymaths.

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The…


If your factory burns down but you have loyal customers, you’ll be fine. On the other hand, if you lose your customers, even your factory isn’t going to help you.
Seth Godin. The Icarus Deception.

A few days ago, I read an interview with Nobel prize Finn Kydland in La…


There are no guards inside the prison, only prisoners and the worlds they have made.
Prologue of John Carpenter’s 1981 fiction film Escape from New York.

Picture by the author.

This text is about the current global situation but is not written for the people who are suffering. …


I would like to keep exploring how far we are from David Perell’s twitter prophecies about the future of education.

2. Mass market courses will have Hollywood-level production budgets.

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Although they should be tagged edutainment rather than training, It’s hard to avoid talking about www.masterclass.com: not only do you get…


Let’s expand on David Perell’s twitter feed* about the future? of education.

1. Teaching will become an extremely lucrative profession. Salaries will follow a power law. The best teachers will make millions of dollars per year and teach thousands of students per year.

Illustration of a man whose head is like a robot’s
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In 2011 Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee…

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I research, study and apply ways to promote learning by involving and accompanying students in the process.

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