When I first learned the internet at the University of Ottawa computer room, I remember being baffled by the range of options. Back then it was Netscape and Pentium 4 processors. I learned pretty slow at first. But once I got certain things under my belt the learning curve got better—meaning, I stumble a lot… Read More I can be fast and I can be slow…
Back in the day, I had a European professor who seemed to think we are devoid of culture this side of the Atlantic. Since then, I’ve been thinking about the uniqueness of North American culture. I’m tempted to say American culture but in Canada, we have our own thing. And we are equally exposed to… Read More Is North America Really Devoid Of Culture?
Researchers from the University of Utah have found a way to effectively capture videos and images using a lens-free camera. Source: We Need Lens-Free Cameras. And Now We Know How to Make Them.
We could admit, for now at least, that it is impossible to adequately assess education quality for purposes of international comparisons. Source: Can we measure education quality in global rankings? – University World News Opinion – From my experience education and the institution where one enrolls is like choosing the right pair of shoes. If… Read More Can we measure education quality in global rankings? – University World News
Karl Marx (1818-83) was a German social thinker and the founder of a particular concept of communism. Born into a Jewish middle-class family, his father was inspired by Enlightenment ideals and had little sympathy for religion. Karl studied law and Hegelian philosophy, two areas which would have a profound effect on his later thinking. Like… Read More Karl Marx – A Godless Man With Godly Idealism
Theologians, religion scholars and activists have rushed to aid a theology student arrested while protesting a white supremacist’s appearance in Charlottesville, Va., raising money for his legal fees and calling his demonstration against racism a “model” of “scholar-activism.” Source: Religion scholars aid theology student arrested for protesting a white supremacist | America Magazine
Money and the murky boundary of teaching and sex. Source: The Erotic Professor – The Chronicle of Higher Education