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After writing a review of Anya Kamenetz’s book on education reform, DIY U yesterday, in which I mentioned that I thought it was a larger issue than cost control, I woke up this morning to a BBC article specifically about reducing costs in higher ed. I don’t disagree when people say this is a huge issue, and I […]
I watched the replay of KATU’s Republican gubernatorial debate recently. The stage was packed with nine candidates vying for the chance to challenge Kitzhaber or Bradbury in this fall’s general election. Their answers to a question about what the governor’s role in climate change left me wondering: Several candidates’ main response to the global warming […]
Recently, Michael Arrington posted on TechCrunch to suggest that as more and more details of our lives are discoverable online, “indiscretions” would become less damaging. His basic point was that Trying to control, or even manage, your online reputation is becoming increasingly difficult. And much like the fight by big labels against the illegal sharing […]