I can see this becoming a new thing in marketing. As the website says, " All these prints with modern art are generated and do not exist... Prints are updated every 30 seconds(reload the page). You probably have one chance to download them." In other words, if you ever want to own this item, order now! Now in this case the prints are free and not exactly high resolution. And as one commenter says, "The box layout kills the vibe of the t-shirts. I would buy a tshirt with an artsy blob on the front. But a tshirt with a blob in a box. Nahhhh." But when they get it right... it will be hard to resist if you see a one-of-a-kind-ever (OOAKE) on Amazon Prime Day. P.S. I saved the image in the t-shirt pictured in the unlikely event that someone wants one.
Chanmge is coming at us not just from technology but across the board: new AI, new approaches to biology, health case improvements, new definitions of success, diversity and political change, environmental consciousness, openness and transparency, and more.
These types of arguments are gaining traction. Unfortunately, the rest on sad stale tropes about advanced education. Still, for the record, here are the 'five reasons' (quoted):
Now admittedly, universities do little if anything to counter the weight of such arguments. However, it should be noted that private institutions are the slowest to innovate, public colleges perform a vital service to the community, and the weight of debt and underfunding would exist with or without free tuition.
This article pretty much sums up the problem with TED Talks (and the approach to innovation they encourage): "In 2014, I attended TED’s main Vancouver conference and watched the opening talk, from the MIT Media Lab founder Nicholas Negroponte. In his closing words, he claimed that in 30 years, 'we are going to ingest information. You’re going to swallow a pill and know English. You’re going to swallow a pill and know Shakespeare. And the way to do it is through the bloodstream. So once it’s in your bloodstream, it basically goes through it and gets into the brain, and when it knows that it’s in the brain, in the different pieces, it deposits it in the right places.' Over my left shoulder, a hushed voice whispered, 'Wow.'"
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