What is “Good Work?” Stanford entrepreneurship and Design School professor Tina Seelig broke down “good work” into three simple ingredients that I’ve admired and passed on to innumerable young adults: Passion, Skill, and Market. Passion means that the work is something you love—something you would do for its own sake. Skill means something that you […]
I’m fund-raising for my Zero Tuition College project through a crowdsourcing website, IndieGoGo. Please check out the campaign and pass it on!
Here’s a recent interview with Peter Kowalke of Unschooler.com where I discuss the ideas behind Zero Tuition College: http://www.unschooler.com/2011/04/9-zero-tuition-college/ Peter asked some great questions. 45 minutes long. Enjoy!
Here is the TEDx talk that I gave in Palo Alto, CA, on November 20th 2010. I was upset with the organizers of this event for a number of reasons. They didn’t know the proper length of a TED talk (18 minutes); they didn’t film the presenters in a compelling way (my talk is all […]
A reader writes me from the Cayman Islands: Hello Blake! My name is Harrison, a 16 year old kid who happens to take a lot of photos, read lots of interesting books, skateboard with a lack of skill, strum a guitar, and keep his mind flowing with questions, thoughts, and conversations. Hope you can at […]
[Originally posted at: http://www.ztcollege.com/the-tedx-talk/] Here’s a transcript of the talk that I’ll give on Nov 20, 2010 at TEDxYouthPaloAlto. 18 minutes…first TED talk about unschooling…being filmed…no pressure!! — So there I was in college, studying astronomy and physics with big hopes of becoming a high school science teacher, when a friend handed me a book by […]