This weekend, I’m doing a bit of research about the stories people tell about technology. One of the most popular stories that I have come across is the tale that technological improvements are going to enable such a huge amount of change that life will
The following images are propagating quickly this week through the social media websites Facebook and Pinterest, attributing a quote about technology, social interaction and idiocy to Albert Einstein:
Educators: are you looking for instant feedback from your students? Consider one of the following student response systems for your classroom. A brief description of system features is listed below: The i>clicker interactive student response system relies upon a base unit with proprietary software and
This morning, a contact of mine recommended an infographic to me. Go ahead and click on the infographic (uploaded April 2012) if you’d like to read it in detail on its original website, whitefireseo.com; I can’t find the space to post the graphic at its
Is Americans Elect really ready to run the nation’s first ever 50-state presidential nomination, all privately carried out, all online? That’s a hefty technological feat, considering the need for an unquestionably secure and stable software platform, for voter verification and anonymity, and all in less
Here’s a reminder that at 3:00 pm today, the House Judiciary Committee subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security will be holding a hearing on recent revelations that the FBI lied, violated the constitution and broke the law to engage in warrantless surveillance of Americans’
In the past year or so, I’ve written two posts strongly critical of the New York Times’ technology reporting. The two articles about which I wrote, both by Stephen C. Williams (5/1/2008 and 10/20/2009), included images taken directly from Apple and Motorola corporate press kits
Gary McKinnon has said that, while searching through U.S. government computers, he saw evidence that the American feds are using technology that was obtained from an extraterrestrial organization. What could that technology be?
In considering Sonia Sotomayor, I prefer, given that the position is a lifetime appointment, to see a new Justice who has the ability to comprehend the way that human interactions change as the technologies that construct their social world evolve.
Last month I had the opportunity to test a Nokia N810 thingamabob. It’s hard to describe with one word what the Nokia N810 is, although some try with the ungainly and insufficient “internet-tablet.” I won’t even try to stick with one word, since the N810
Sending e-mails is all it can do, but for someone like me stuck without power or for someone like me who takes his kids out a lot or for someone like me who wants to occasionally blog from the scene, “only” e-mail is a lot.