Posts Tagged: teaching

What The Little Prince Can Teach Us About Teaching

I’ve loved The Little Prince since I was a child, and with each reading or exposure, I get something more out of it. As a kid, I’m certain I missed some of the symbolism or allegories, but I’m sure I empathized with the fact that I felt adults didn’t always understand me, or have the right… Read more »

On Teaching: Polanyi’s Paradox

I was recently reading an article about ALPHAGO, the computer that’s been programmed to be the best Go player ever. In the article, the author described Polanyi’s Paradox, which can briefly be described as “know[ing] more than [you] can tell.” One example the article cited was face recognition– most humans are incredibly good at this, but we cannot… Read more »