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Entries by Gail Vida Hamburg from 11/2011

Engineers Rule!

| Posted 11.18.2011 | Technology

STEM education is not doing anything near what it's supposed to do. Ask kids to name their favorite scientists and they still name Einstein. Ask kids to name their favorite engineers and the answer is silence.

Americans Still Lead the World in Self Regard, Latest Poll

| Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

Pew's findings are a tribute to the resilience of our super-size ego. It shows that most of us are quite pleased with ourselves. Why analyze anything, or learn from our shortcomings, or examine our mistakes, when we can just tell ourselves how superior we are?