The Mathematical Sciences in the 21st century

In the last day of 2013 it seems appropriate to browse two books published by the National Academies Press - both of them represent reports of an interesting project The Mathematical Sciences in 2025. They can be read online freely (and after a registration a PDF version can be downloaded as well). I find particularly interesting and informative the first report Fueling Innovation and Discovery:The Mathematical Sciences in the 21st Century It aims to "describe recent advances in the mathematical sciences and advances enabled ...

Commodore 64

Had a great session today with the IT decision makers at school. Suffice it to say, the powers that be were overwhelmed. The question to be addressed was "What does it mean to be a 21st century school? The concept is embedded in our mission and vision statements for the school but was it really a part of the school culture? What role did social media play? What indicators were there for us to legitimately claim our status as a ...