THE CUTTING ED, EP. 8 -- TED DINTERSMITH

Ted Dintersmith says he got concerned about what he calls the collision between education and innovation a few years ago. Dintersmith says machine intelligence is advancing at an accelerating rate and schools (for the most part) are preparing kids to be good at short term memorization, replicating low level procedures and following instructions, which is exactly what machine intelligence is great at.

Dintersmith thought about ways he could contribute and decided to produce a film. Most Likely to Succeed premiered in January of 2015 with Dintersmith serving as executive producer and documentarian Greg Whiteley directing. The film, which explores new ways to transform education while looking at shortcomings of our current system, has been shown at places like the Sundance Film Festival and the Tribeca Film Festival.

Dintersmith is invested in finding answers to prepare our children for a dynamic world and future.

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