My external brain is plugged in again

October 21, 2010

I have returned to the land of the digital-living. Which means Google knows where I am.

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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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Another student feels this way, too

October 10, 2010

Another Net-savvy Millennial is feeling Internet fatigue.

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Follow-up on laptops in class, and comments on comments

October 8, 2010

In which I respond to your thoughts on computers in college classrooms, and share more of my own, including observations from Information and Public Policy classrooms.

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China doesn’t want its kids to be like us

October 7, 2010

I’m doing research for a group project on the Chinese information policy for one of my courses (SI 507: Information Policy Analysis and Design). This led me to a Chinese government white paper on their Internet policy as a whole, from which this quote caught my attention: The Law of the People’s Republic of China [...]

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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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