The Webby Award-winning PS22 Chorus was formed in the year 2000. We are an ever-changing group of 5th graders from a public elementary school in Staten Island, New York. PS22 is NOT a “school for the arts,” and the chorus is not a magnet program. PS22 Chorus just features ordinary children achieving extraordinary accomplishments — musically and otherwise.
And having read Mark Colvin’s account of the 1979 revolution from the ground, it is important to contextualise it. John Green provides a fast paced overview of Iran’s recent history that allows readers (and viewers) to then go further.
Blockchain, the key technology behind Bitcoin, is a new network that helps decentralize trade, and allows for more peer-to-peer transactions. WIRED challenged political scientist and blockchain researcher Bettina Warburg to explain blockchain technology to 5 different people; a child, a teen, a college student, a grad student, and an expert.
This is a useful video as much for thinking about how we share ideas as it is for understanding the blockchain.