Crisis Info / Info Crisis

March 13, 2011

“OH, NO,” I shouted when I heard on NPR Friday morning about the 8.9 earthquake that hit Japan. Less than an hour later, still feeling shaky, I was blatantly violating my rule against computers in class. We had a guest speaker that day, and I think it’s pretty rude to be staring at your computer [...]

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Comcast failed me

December 6, 2010

I’m going to be up late tonight because Comcast failed me yesterday. It wouldn’t have been able to do that if I’d had the paper textbook, though.

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New York Times and my comment

November 21, 2010

The New York Times has a great article on the very subject matter of this blog. I managed to get at comment in there before they stopped accepting them. Check out my comment if you’re so inclined! Oh, and here’s the original article, too. :) Share

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Things that are easier than being a computerless grad student

October 11, 2010

My laptop died a week ago and my new one isn’t going to get here for another week and a half. It reminds me of being on crutches, except that was easier. I could get food delivered to my house through the Internet, after all.

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Is a computer always the most efficient tool?

October 7, 2010

Does using a computer always make things simpler? If not, why do some people do so anyway?

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