Tag: #wisdom

The technology you’ll use and abuse

Someone on the radio was saying the other day that we humans are not biologically ready for all the technology that we’ve developed in the last couple of hundred years. They said that this is especially true of technologies like the internet, where a ton of information is available at our fingertips, but our brains are nowhere near ready to…

The “Brave New World” of learning

I was sitting at a class in which I’m a teaching assistant, and I counted the number of students using a laptop to take notes and keep up with the lecture. Out of 30 students in the class, 27 of them had a laptop open (not necessarily to class-related materials) and an additional two had a tablet of some sort.…

The government shutdown is our own fault

[slab_h5][slabtext]”For lack of guidance a nation falls,[/slabtext][slabtext]but victory is won through many advisers.” [/slabtext][slabtext]- Proverbs 11:14[/slabtext][/slab_h5] During the 2012 general election, about 93 million Americans who were eligible to vote stayed home and didn’t bother voting. Think about that for a second. Almost half of eligible voters (American citizens over the age of 18 who are not rendered ineligible by…