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Computers as Teachers: Pros & Cons

Lonnie Monka Lonnie Monka / July 26, 2017 / edtech

The Fun They Had: predicting machine-teachers

Isn’t it amazing how stories sometimes predict the future? Is it a stroke of imaginative luck, or does the author actually have such clear vision that he or she "sees" the future?One example of such a prophetic story is “The Fun They Had”, by the famous sci-fi author, Isaac Asimov. Written in 1951, this story presents a girl’s diary entry from the year 2157. As the entry unfolds it touches upon our favorite topic here at Knovva Academy -- education!

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