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Hello everyone, I hope you are doing well. In this October issue (one day into November) I highlight
 
Unfragile Thyself

Unfragile Thyself

November 1 · Issue #31 · View online
Brief reflections on five experiences

Hello everyone,
I hope you are doing well. In this October issue (one day into November) I highlight my trips to the UAE, learning opportunities in Boston and Switzerland, and a new newsletter and docuseries that I’m enjoying.
Welcome, Jeni! I’m glad you are here.
~ Tod

Conferences πŸ“›
I attended the GITEX Modern Education conference on October 9 at the Dubai World Trade Center.
Dr. Ben Goertzel, Chairman & Chief Scientist of SingularityNET, answers questions from a student.
Dr. Ben Goertzel, Chairman & Chief Scientist of SingularityNET, answers questions from a student.
My main takeaway was that we need to align learning with modern work by facilitating for students interdisciplinary, project-based challenges driven by real-world problems that require technology-driven solutions.
I was also fortunate to attend the IB Global Conference from October 24-26 in Abu Dhabi. Here I focused on the intersection of design, learning, and work, attending sessions on the IB Career-related Program. It’s a fantastic program that develops in students career-ready soft skills, experiences, and knowledge.
Tatiana joined me and we had a good time.
Learning Engineering πŸ€”
If I could afford to, for one year I would do this.
HIM 🏨
Our son, Gabriel, is considering his options after high school in 2021. Currently, he is exploring business studies at Hotel Institute Montreux. I admire his efforts to align his interests with his education for his future success.
Behavior πŸ€·β€β™‚οΈ
I subscribed to the newsletter Bahavioral Scientist to learn more about why we do the things we do. In it, I read this conversation about how habits drive our behaviors and understanding that can help us get things done and still enjoy happiness.
Bill's Brain 🧠
Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates
I am watching this docuseries and enjoying learning about how brilliant people respond to what they see.

Thanks for reading! If you like this newsletter, feel free to share it. Just point people to todbaker.com.

Watch your bobber!
~ Tod

πŸ›ŽοΈ Next on Unfragile Thyself, the Bakers go to Bahrain.
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