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David Reed
Attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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As long as there's some momentum behind helping kids learn science, I figure we ought to rethink what we teach, a lot. I'm frustrated that so much that is taught in K-12 science is so old or misguided that scientists have to unlearn it to do real science, and the non-science graduates get led to believe "truths that are known to be untrue." I'm so frustrated that I had to rant on my blog: Permalink: <http://www.reed.com/blog-dpr/?p=103>
What do we teach when we teach science in school? And really, why do we teach science that way? I've personally never been quite sure whether I'm more of a scientist, engineer, or mathematicia...
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Iconoclast systems creator
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Curious, bearded father of 3, grandfather of 2, who loves his wife and family, spices, live theater, music and dance. 

Systems creator who lives for the pleasures of figuring things out and exploring the limits of possibility.






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Co-creator of the "end-to-end argument", one of the key design principles of the Internet, Reed's Law expressing how the value of group-forming drives the growth of social networks.
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  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    EECS, 1969 - 1978