| The Economist: The future of learning-29|
|Together, technology and teachers can revamp school|
IN 1953 B.F. Skinner visited his daughter’s maths class. The Harvard psychologist found every pupil learning the same topic in the same way at the same speed. A few days later he built his first “teaching machine”, which let children tackle questions at their own pace. By the mid-1960s similar gizmos were being flogged by door-to-door salesmen. Within a few years, though, enthusiasm for them had fizzled out.
| The Economist: THE GERMAN PROBLEM-27|
|The good and bad in Germany’s economic model are strongly linked|
Germany is admired for its stability but derided for persistent trade surpluses
| The Economist: Terror and the Internet|
|Tech firms could do more to help stop the jihadists|
But legal restrictions must be proportionate and thought through
| The Economist: Ocean Warning|
|How to improve the health of the ocean|
The ocean sustains humanity. Humanity treats it with contempt
EARTH is poorly named. The ocean covers almost three-quarters of the planet. It is divided into five basins: the Pacific, the Atlantic, the Indian, the Arctic and the Southern oceans. Were all the planet’s water placed over the United States, it would form a column of liquid 132km tall. The ocean provides 3bn people with almost a fifth of their protein (making fish a bigger source of the stuff than beef). Fishing and aquaculture assure the livelihoods of one in ten of the world’s people. Climate and weather systems depend on the temperature patterns of the ocean and its interactions with the atmosphere. If anything ought to be too big to fail, it is the ocean.
| The Economist: Why Israel needs a Palestinian state|
|Why Israel needs a Palestinian state|
More than ever, land for peace also means land for democracy
THE victory of Israel over the Arab armies that encircled it in 1967 was so swift and absolute that, many Jews thought, the divine hand must have tipped the scales. Before the six-day war Israel had feared another Holocaust; thereafter it became an empire of sorts.
| Beautiful minds, wasted|
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| Spectrum shift|
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| Getting People to Believe in Something They Can’t Yet Imagine|
|Getting People to Believe in Something They Can’t Yet Imagine|
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| Financial-technology firms - Revenge of the nerds|
|An explosion of start-ups is changing finance for the better|
Aug 3rd 2013 |From the print edition
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