In a recent article by the BBC, Are Computers Making Our Lives Too Easy?, author Tom Chatfield raises some important questions as he interviews Nicholas Carr – questions that are not new, but are as important to contemplate as ever. When the question is raised, “Will computers remove the need for people?”, Carr responds with […]
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I don’t know about you, but I find myself thinking about this all of the time… and if you don’t, I challenge you to start. Being mindful about how technology impacts our lives, our culture, our relationships,… is critical to having some semblance of control over what shapes our lives. I love this post from […]
So, it’s been a busy summer, mostly filled with our kids’ activities. But there’s something that I have begun to notice… and this is purely anecdotal. In our increasingly digital culture, it only stands to reason that our digital devices begin showing up in places that they haven’t in the past… and in the hands […]
Neil Postman has long been a great thinker in the education, media and culture arenas. He is well known for his cultural critiques in books like Amusing Ourselves to Death, Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology, The End of Education: Redefining the Value of School, and The Disappearance of Childhood, and Teaching as a […]