Category Archives: education

Trigger Warnings, Honest Realities and Stupid Celebrity Tricks

Trigger warnings is this new phenomenon on college campuses that try to cocoon our children from words that might cause them consternation, bad thoughts, bring back bad memories and generally make them feel uncomfortable. Now granted that there are many … Continue reading

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10 Top Time Saving Tech Tips

From David Pogue at TED Why you should listen Which cell phone to choose? What software to buy? Are camera-binoculars a necessity or novelty? As release cycles shorten and ever-shrinking gadgets hit the market with dizzying speed, it’s harder and … Continue reading

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Algorithms Reshaping Our World..For Better or Worse?

From TED Kevin Slavin argues that we’re living in a world designed for — and increasingly controlled by — algorithms. In this riveting talk from TEDGlobal, he shows how these complex computer programs determine: espionage tactics, stock prices, movie scripts, … Continue reading

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