There is a global war on boredom.
Ride public transportation in any city and you’ll see the front lines — train cars full of commuters glued to their phones: crushing candies, scrolling down memory lane, and, most depressingly, reading articles on Linkedin.
I’m starting to get sick of the term “edtech”.
Whether its used to excuse a mediocre product or explain an overly prescribed tool, “edtech” has become a loaded term. In fact, most technology that’s being used in the classroom isn’t considered “edtech”.
Michelle Obama once said that “being president doesn’t change who you are, it reveals who you are.” The same is true about founding and leading a high-growth startup. From Facebook to Uber to Amazon, the values of the founders are ingrained in the culture and products of those…