Tag Archives: Technology

Personalization Possible?

This recent Q Ideas presentation by Andy Crouch has been making the rounds recently.  Crouch speaks with a reassuring authority, which is good.  And he brings a concern that many have been thinking about for a while to the forefront … Continue reading

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Next Steps in Reproductive Technology?

It’s taking me a little longer than expected to sit down and get some writing done for the site these last few days.  I’ve got a few days left before school starts back in earnest, so the days are divided … Continue reading

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Kill Your (Social Media) Darlings?

It’s odd to think about how quickly our culture became mediated by digital technology.  I started up a blog soon after moving to Hawaii to keep friends and family back home aware of my life.  Facebook took on that role, … Continue reading

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Lanier and the Care of 21st Century Souls

In his recent interview with New York Magazine, futurist Jaron Lanier responded to a question about his “urgent” arguments against social media.  And while he has a whole book about the topic dropping at the end of the month, he … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Giving Them What They Want

This week’s Sunday WuMo is probably way too true for many of us.  Scary to think, sometimes, that we really are what we love.  And that we are a convenient people.  (And that I’m using free wifi to post this). … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Arctic 3-D Printing

A couple of visually creative Sunday strips today.  Here’s today’s FoxTrot strip by Bill Amend.  I’m sure we’ve all got some tech friends that would put this on their digital fridge or cork board if they had the chance. (image … Continue reading

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Unclosed Loops: Life in the Digital Age

Earlier in the year, I had high hopes for “reading along” with Alan Jacobs’s “Living and Thinking in the Digital Age” course at Baylor.  I got through a number of the initial handouts and articles (and even purchased and started … Continue reading

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