Playing with Technology

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. ~Arthur C. Clarke

Category: Policy

  • Declaration of Internet Freedom

    Simple and brilliant! Declaration of Internet FreedomWe stand for a free and open Internet. We support transparent and participatory processes for making Internet policy and the establishment of five basic principles:Expression: Don’t censor the Internet.Access: Promote universal access to fast and affordable networks.Openness: Keep the Internet an open network where everyone is free to connect, […]

  • The future of the Liberal Arts

    I have written in previous posts about my fear that the Liberal Arts are losing their relevance in the eyes of society. In this TED talk 1 Liz Coleman, president of Bennington College, highlights some of the things I have been thinking about the state of many Liberal Arts colleges. While I do not think […]

  • More copyright

    It seems that many of my old posts no longer have working videos. There are two reasons for this: I have disabled the plugin used to embed the videos, the video has been taken off of YouTube because of terms of use violation. Not sure how to feel about the copyright issue. Not sure that […]

  • Struggling with student video and marketing messages

    How can we take advantage of our students’ desire to broadcast their lives? This is of interest to me as I participate in the redesign of the College’s website. One of the things we want to have on the site is video and our students want to make videos, but do the two mesh? What […]

  • Another sad day