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The Brilliant Math Coach Teaching America’s Kids to Outsmart AI

𝗧𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗸𝙁𝘼𝙎𝙏. Po-Shen Loh, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University and Team USA’s coach for the International Mathematical Olympiad, has been described as “the country’s most charismatic math teacher” by a reporter at The Wall Street Journal.

His current talk, “How to Survive the ChatGPT Invasion,” is intended for middle and high-school students, but his lessons also apply to businesses.

“He says the key to survival is knowing how to solve problems – and knowing which problems to solve. He urges math nerds to focus on creativity, emotion, and the stuff that distinguishes man from machine and won’t go obsolete."

“The future of jobs is figuring out how to find pain points,” he said. “And a pain point is a human pain.”

We at ThinkGen love figuring out which problems to solve. Helping our clients define unmet needs – by learning how people think – is foundational to our insights methodologies.

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