This week, my 8-week Northeastern class, EDU-6323 – Technology as a Medium for Learning, started. Before diving in to various technologies while working through Michelle Miller’s book Minds Online, we spend the first week exploring what learning in a networked world might actually mean. Readings include: Brown, Dehoney, and Millichap. (2015). The Next Generation Digital… Read more Truth 3.0
I have been reading P.W. Singer and Emerson T. Brooking’s new book LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media. Tuesday evening, I was able to attend a talk that Emerson Brooking gave at the Robertson School of Media and Culture at VCU. They recorded the talk, and I will add that at the bottom of this… Read more Social Media as Unreality
In the New Testament Bible, John 18:38, Pilate responds to Jesus’s statement that he should bear witness to the truth with this question, “What is truth?” Two thousand years later, we seem to still be grappling with this question. This past year, 2016, was a year in which “truth” became very nuanced. Oxford Dictionaries selected… Read more What is Truth?
There was a very interesting article by Monica Hesse in the Washington Post this past Sunday entitled “Truth: Can You Handle It?” The article starts with a well-known witty saying attributed to Abraham Lincoln: “How many legs does a dog have, if you call a tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn’t… Read more Truth 2.0?