Is Education Technology Turning into a Goldrush?
Ottway Ducard stashed this in edtech
"People in mission-inspired industries pursue a goal that is
bigger than they are--and, if you pull them aside at the end of a long
day, will probably confess that they don't know if what they are
building will succeed. They are "innovators," in the way that business school professor Clayton Christensen described:
taking ideas from other fields or industries and applying it, with a
twist in a new environment. They trust their instincts and look for
evidence, and at the end of the day, believe deeply in the promise of
Good definition. They are missionaries, not mercenaries.