some of the best comments on the state of education from steve jobs almost 15 years ago.

What’s wrong with education cannot be fixed with technology. No amount of technology will make a dent.

It’s a political problem. The problems are sociopolitical. The problems are unions. You plot the growth of the NEA [National Education Association] and the dropping of SAT scores, and they’re inversely proportional. The problems are unions in the schools. The problem is bureaucracy.

you know you have signed up for a winning softball team when you, the person who doesn’t play the sport, is considered to be the ringer.

in the last week I have had my suspicions confirmed. Montreal fans have two settings. obnoxious and poor sport and boy can they change fast!

“One of the most important things you learn from the internet is that there is no ‘them’ out there. It’s just an awful lot of ‘us’.” d adams