Posts tagged society


The Age of Infovores, the Grazing Brain and Binge Processing

Today I stumbled over an article written in 2008 in the Wall Street Journal, titled “Why We’re Powerless To Resist Grazing On Endless Web Data”. The author uses the metaphor of a cat hunting for the red dot produced by…

March 7, 2011, by


How schools breed violence – An Essay

If you think school shootings like those in Colombine or Winnenden are the result of computer games and television, then you better stop reading right here. You are not going to like this article. A few days ago I read…

April 30, 2010, by

Learning English

Education: A Key, Not A Cage

I believe that language is a key to knowledge, not a cage within which to confine the learner’s mind. This essay is dedicated to exploring the issue of education in modern America. A new book by education historian Diane Ravitch…

March 17, 2010, by