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Envisioning education in a post-work leisure-based society
Matusov E., Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, Switzerland, 2020. 218 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030463-72-4)
It would be difficult, if not impossible, to capture the essence of this interesting book in a short review. Nonetheless, I will do my best, at the risk of oversimplifying it. The book is based on five basic premises. First, mechanical versus crea...
Jan 18 2021
The computer science activity book
Liu C., Johnson T., No Starch Press, San Francisco, CA, 2019. 32 pp. Type: Book (978-1-593279-10-3)
The book has 24 projects that can be done with pen and paper, without a computer. The term “unplugged computer science” refers to computer science (CS) activities that can be done without a computer. These kinds of activities have been...
Jan 11 2021
The promise of artificial intelligence: reckoning and judgment
Smith B., The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2019. 184 pp. Type: Book (978-0-262043-04-5), Reviews: (2 of 2)
The topic of this book is artificial intelligence (AI), one of the most rapidly developing fields in the last decade. The book was written out of a belief that the rise of computing and AI is of epochal significance. AI proves, through successful ...
Jan 4 2021
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