I have applied to a work at Apple via Vint, something I am very grateful for him helping me do. Esther kindly asked me a few questions which I have replied to here:
What should they do?
I am not coming to this with a specific thing Apple must do, but with a range of options of what I feel would be beneficial for education:
- Visual-Meta as standard for Pages and Preview.
- Take Author and Reader in-house as academic focused applications.
- Curate a larger Academic section on the macOS App Store.
How would you help them do it?
What are the dangers?
How will education change?
(Hint, on this one I am talking about how kids now need to be trained to ask good questions and to validate the answers, rather than write essays….
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