Being able to remix off-the-shelf materials in order to create a unique product, is looking more and more like the future of retail. Is this also the future of education?
In the marketplace, Nike had a head start with an online tool that allows customers to create individualized footwear. Now new players, like Flip Video Designs, are joining the fray.
Does this model of allowing the consumer to select and create custom designs, fit with approaches that could be harnessed for student and teacher education? That's the topic for today's podcast.
Richard Baraniuk: Goodbye, textbooks; hello, open-source learning