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#EduPic11 – Outline Programme

Thanks to those of you who have already signed-up for #EduPic11 on the 20th September. It is already shaping up to be a great day. You already know the overall structure of the event …

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We plan to stimulate the conversations with short provocations and want you to do the same. If you have a vision, an issue, an idea or an ambition that you want to make part of the discussions, start thinking about that now, trim it to two minutes and let us know when you want to.
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Book: Revolutionary Wealth

Finished the Alvin and Heidi Toffler book Revolutionary Wealth last week - been meaning to read it for more than a year. Building on much of the ground prepared in their previous works Future Shock and Third Wave [First Wave was agricultural revolution, Second Wave industrial revolution and Third Wave is the knowledge revolution] these world reknowned futurists serve up another good old page turner. The basis premise of the book is that convential measures of the wealth system such as GDP ('grossly distorted product') or average wages only cover half (or less?) of the real economy. The.
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