Trouble with the Connection

I recently re-watched Sherry Turkle's talk "Connected, but alone?" and I was struck by a large number of things that Sherry talked about. Basically, what I got out of the talk, is that technology (specifically mobile devices) is changing how people socialize and how technology has allowed us humans to embrace our fantasy of control. … Continue reading Trouble with the Connection

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Equity and Technology

Last night I participated in a debate with Doug Song  on whether or not technology is a force for equity in society. It was a great debate, but I think Doug won! He certainly provided many valid points, like the lack of broadband access in rural areas and the fact that technology alone does not level the … Continue reading Equity and Technology