A last fake newspaper for the week. This time, the theme is getting rid of debt, and I had lots of fun doing it.
Reclaiming Conversation? Yes, this is a question, inspired as it is by Sherry Turkle’s new book (Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age, Penguin Press 2015,) and my friend Dan Ausbury’s own reflections which he’ll share with … Continue reading →
I am feeling so bad today, with a cold coming out of me, that after sleeping a lot, I decided I wanted to take a break and enjoy hacking a website. Of course, as an example of academic work for … Continue reading →
When we say we must prepare students for jobs that do not even exist today, are we prepared to see a likely work-force reduction of 50% in the next 30 years? Meaning, the jobs we study today for will not … Continue reading →
Just finished the latest Milan Kundera novel, The Festival of Insignificance. So I found, appropriately enough, a Flickr photo titled This insignificance is unbearable. flickr photo shared by kainet under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC ) license Here, I am … Continue reading →
danah boyd‘s piece It’s not Cyberspace anymore resonates strongly. I feel what she wrote, and the short article will be material for my class of New Media inf115, which has a subtitle of Reclaiming the Web. This week EFF members celebrate … Continue reading →
Yes, I had to do two animated GIFs from Once Upon a Time in the West, for inf115. Mr. Alan Levine himself showed how to do that. Bu wait, I have the right to dissent (not that I don’t love … Continue reading →
The NYTimes article Gainsbourg and Birkin, Fearless on Film at Lincoln Center about a retrospective at NYC’s Lincoln Center I couldn’t view, prompted me to revisit –again– their famed song of then 70’s Je t’aime… moi non plus. flickr photo … Continue reading →