Tag: computers

Why I Wish I Didn’t Have a Smartphone and Computer (But...

We can agree that many technological “advances” have objectively done more harm than good, in terms of the human condition as well as the Earth, and that we face a bleak scenario of looming catastrophe. But this doesn’t mean that there is no way out.

Online Learning Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up to Be

There is certainly a place for online learning in undergraduate education, but we should not undercut traditional higher education for the sake of innovation or profit margin.

Nonsense on Stilts? Dandyism? Okay.

If I were God, I’d keep other company.

Your Computer (and everything connected to it) is Broken

Read this just before your shut your computer down for good. Here's a taste: Once upon a time, a friend of mine accidentally took over...

The Computer Made Me Do It

The habit of questioning, of civil debate, of negotiating, and compromise are the habits necessary for a thriving democracy.

The Latest and Greatest: Just Another Brick in the Wall

Computers are not The Answer to creating better students.

The New “Freedom”

Claremont, CA.   Becka flew into my office, so excited that she was out of breath. "Professor," she asked, "have you heard about freedom?" I couldn't...