Kosmos with a K

Kosmos with a K

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Kosmos with a K is Kosmos School’s podcast about virtual reality. Each episode features a conversation between a guest and the co-founder of Kosmos School, Can. Kosmos School creates fun educational VR games.


#7 Tyler Cowen (GMU) on less homework, Swiss science culture, and low university completion rates
Oct 9, 2019 • 42 min
In this episode with Tyler Cowen we talk about a broad range of topics. For example, why it’s important that students have less homework, the Swiss science culture, and the low university completion rates. Tyler is an economics professor at George Mason…
#6 Phil MacEachron (Curie) - What’s VR’s role in education?
Aug 25, 2019 • 51 min
In this episode, we talk about Virtual Reality’s impact on the future of education. We discuss different modes of learning, such as blended learning and how VR can add tremendous value there. Futhermore, we look at non-science examplse where VR can be…
#5 Jan Rihak (Classtime) - How can tech help to improve relationships in the classroom?
May 6, 2019 • 51 min
In this conversation with Jan Rihak, we talk about engagement in the classroom and how technlogy can help teachers supercharge their relationship with their students. Also, we discuss why bottom-up sales strategies in EdTech make life easier for…
#4 Esteban Sosnik (Reach Capital) - Why is it hard to make educational games?
Apr 5, 2019 • 39 min
I met with Esteban Sosnik of Reach Capital in his San Francisco office. We talked about his background in making games and why it is exteremly difficult to make successful educational games. Also, we touched on the future of the educational technology…
#3 Manish and Ketan Kothari (Edmodo) - Does technology make us more creative?
Feb 26, 2019 • 42 min
I talked to Manish and Ketan Kothari of Edmodo in San Mateo, California about taking their first EdTech company AlphaSmart public, about the importance of teachers, and about the question if technology makes people more or less creative. Manish and Ketan…
#2 Nicolas Egger (Poinz) on teaching discipline and long-term thinking
Feb 16, 2019 • 61 min
In this episode, I met with Nicolas Egger from Poinz in beautiful Zurich, Switzerland. Among other topics, we talked about vocational education, alternative schools (such as Montessori schools) and the importance of long-term thinking. Nici is the COO of…
#1 David Kofoed Wind (Peergrade) on the importance of collaboration in education
Jan 6, 2019 • 70 min
I sat down with David from Peergrade to discuss the importance of collaboration in education. Our conversation ranged from bad timings at Y Combinator, comparing the evolution of communication to speech recognition technology, the silliness of…