Tag Archives: New York Times

The Real Trouble With Online Education

E-learning ( London College of Fashion) An editorial piece in the New York Times on July 19th by Mark Edmundson attempts to tell us about “The Trouble with Online Education.” Despite the fact that the author does not appear to have … Continue reading

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Facebook and My 1000 Closest Friends

This is an article I wrote for the Times Standard “Tech Beat’ column for May 11, 2012: I have read a few claims recently about the detrimental effects of the Internet. The most recent one came from the New York … Continue reading

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How Open Source Changes Business Models

Image via WikipediaOne great thing that open source does is change how businesses work. Open textbooks are a great example. The publishers are doing a little too late in their attempt to fix the financial issues around textbook costs and … Continue reading

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Just Another Cell in the Brain?: The Internet and Education

Image via Wikipedia Recently, Robert Wright, journalist and author of various books including The Evolution of God and Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny, penned an op-ed in the New York Times in which he contemplates the Internet in all … Continue reading

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