To screen or not to screen? That is the question facing parents and educators across the country. Digital technology has opened up new possibilities in teaching, as well as so many other areas of modern life. But new research finds that too much screen time can hinder a child’s educational development.
The conservative/liberal debate is interesting because both terms are undefined. It’s healthy to have this debate. But what exactly is the debate today? The terms have any meaning anyone wants to assign them, any time they feel like using them. Which is to say, they are utterly useless except as pejoratives.
Would you like to learn a little-known secret? For several years before I gave a damn about politics, I practiced writing column length articles. Hey, I like to write. The topic at the time was driving. Traffic stats. Driver safety. And my kids were going to be drivers someday, so it sort of made sense.
No modern economy, especially a (cough-cough) green one, can long survive without critical minerals like lithium. But until recently US resources have gone undeveloped or underdeveloped. Most of our lithium comes from South America or Australia via China. That means strategic enemies. The Green President didn’t do much if anything to change that. Mr. Trump, …
Coming in May 2013 – A motion technology interface that plugs into any PC – via USB port – allowing you to use your hands to interface with your computer. More details and links to more details here.
BackStory: Since the national election, much has been made of the Obama Data Machine – hundreds of millions of dollars spent, hundreds of people employed, and a use of advanced IT married with Big Data and Behavioral Engineering / Science for the singular purpose of keeping Obama in the Oval Office seat. Certainly, the GOP, …
I still have an election 2010 bumper sticker on my car that say’s “Take Back America.” Last week I saw a bumper sticker, clearly designed to counter that idea “Take American back where?” with a list of dates traveling into antiquity. The left thinks they are the party of science, progress. They tell themselves …
I LIKE these guys. Just donated $20 to them. I urge you to watch the video below, then go see their website and contribute too. Will 3D printers be outlawed? In many places, yes. Will printing personal defense weapons be outlawed?
…”Wouldn’t this look great on MY desk?” (even as she knows that I don’t play computer games). A pitiful “Please?” didn’t help either…. More nice setups at the link. (H/T: Caveman Circus)