The Bigger Picture
The Bigger Picture
Mar 21, 2021
Ep. 1 - Prof. Shimon Schocken: Computers, Education, & Building a University
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In this episode, we spoke with  Prof. Shimon Shocken, the founding dean of the school of Computer Science at Reichman University.
After being a tenured professor at NYU for 10 years, Shimon came back to Israel to take part in building a new academic institution from scratch. Over the years, Shimon was also a visiting professor at Harvard and Stanford, and served as chairman of the Computer Science Curriculum committee of Israel's Ministry of Education from 2009 to 2012. Shimon is a passionate educator, and has developed revolutionary courses such as NandtoTetris and Matific, which we spoke about in this episode. 


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