Can computers take the place of teachers? – CNN.com

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Can computers take the place of teachers? – CNN.com. By Sugata Mitra, Special to CNN September 26, 2010 11:48 a.m. EDT Any teacher that can be replaced by a computer deserves to be. This is a rewording by David Thornburg … Continue reading

Your Brain on Computers – Overuse of Digital Devices May Lead to Brain Fatigue – NYTimes.com

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes Well, allow me to say, DUH! Your Brain on Computers – Overuse of Digital Devices May Lead to Brain Fatigue – NYTimes.com. This subject keeps coming up in the news. No surprise really. I’ve made a few comments here (on … Continue reading

Your Brain on Computers – Attached to Technology and Paying a Price – NYTimes.com

Approximate Reading Time: < 1 minute Your Brain on Computers – Attached to Technology and Paying a Price – NYTimes.com. I think everyone has a choice.   One of the choices people are NOT making anymore is to spend time pondering.   If you don’t keep … Continue reading

Is Computer Science Dead?

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes Just heard on Mark Guzdial’s blog that “Georgia Tech’s College of Computing is now considering a proposal to remove Smalltalk from the required curriculum in favor of C++.” This is another nail in the coffin of CS. There is great … Continue reading