Tag Archives: Alan Jacobs

Unclosed Loop: How to Think

The floor of my digital mind is littered with reflections that didn’t make it to this site.  At the end of December, I started titling a handful of entries with the phrase “Unclosed Loop.”  It’s a reference to something I … Continue reading

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About Thinking

This morning I started my my quick second-reading of Alan Jacobs’s recent release, How to Think.  Over the last two years, Jacobs’ voice has become one that I both enjoy and heed.  While he doesn’t blog as much as I … Continue reading

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Class in Session: In a Digital Age

A few weeks ago, one of my favorite authors posted the syllabus to “Living and Thinking in a Digital Age,” the honors course he would be teaching this fall semester.  Beyond that, he posted links and DropBox-copies for most of … Continue reading

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Two Things for the Toolbox

Yesterday I reflected some on a recent article by Alan Jacobs about “dropping clues in our technological society.”  I linked to the article in the hopes that you would take note of the last thing that Jacobs suggests as a … Continue reading

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79 Theses for a Virtual Door

Intelligent conversations can be hard to come by these days.  Strong emotions and strong “party lines” are partly to blame.  The near over-abundance of information and perspectives also makes it virtually impossible to create supposedly air-tight cases.  What, then, is … Continue reading

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