When computers appeared in our elementary school in the early 1980s, I was one of a few teachers who thought this new technology was a good thing. The high school had classes using IBM computers for years before that, and we received Macs as the company was trying to establish itself in the education market.… Continue reading Technology Either-Or-Syndrome: Should We Use It To Help or Harm?
As someone who has been tortured with technology for the purpose of sleep deprivation, among other purposes, that is a known to me. The unknowns include: 1. Who is intentionally radiating me? 2. Where are they located? 3. Who put me on the torture list? 4. Who in Congress knows about this and does not… Continue reading Intentionally Radiated is a Known
Today, January 18, 2016, is the official MLK holiday for this year. His assassination, followed by that of Robert Kennedy two months later, was another dark, traumatic period for those of us watching the events unfold through the news media filter. While writing this, I stopped briefly to listen to Ted Kennedy’s eulogy for RFK.… Continue reading Hidden in Plain Sight: MLK
According to some reports, approximately 80% of the United States population lives in urban areas, with the majority of those starting along the upper East Coast, down the coast and around Florida, the Gulf of Mexico coastline, Texas, and back up the entire West Coast. Urban centers in the interior part of the country, Denver,… Continue reading Urban and Rural America: Part 1
When Edward Snowden, with the help of journalists, revealed the extent of world surveillance in 2013, one of the questions asked by media of various guests on their shows was whether Snowden was a “hero or a traitor.” Many answered “traitor,” some answered “hero,” and the enlightened guests answered “whistleblower” which is what he is. Asking… Continue reading Either-Or-Syndrome (EOS)