Surfmark is an online research application that encourages critical thinking and helps students learn how to synthesize and integrate knowledge around topics. It teaches them how to dig deeper into topics, how to distinguish between facts and opinions and how to properly attribute their research.
Surfmark provides the student a structured way to capture the inherently unstructured dynamically changing content that is available online, providing them the tools and opportunity to more effectively synthesis and organize and then collaborate on this information.
With Surfmark we are attempting to change the whole structure of a work assignment and in the process making students better critical thinkers. We hope that someday a ‘surfmark’ itself will become the primary deliverable of a work assignment. It has all the ingredients for that:
We are small group of people who passionately believe that knowledge is the most equalizing force in the world. If students get the tools to process it properly, they can achieve any goal they set for themselves.
Manages product development, the overall vision and direction of the Company. He is happiest whenever someone shows him a new way of using Surfmark.
Leads technical development. Makes the most difficult programming challenges look like a walk in the park.