Rigor in Online Education

My colleague Jim Keating wrote a piece about online education for the Tomorrow’s Professor eNewsletter. Here is an excerpt. Click through to read the rest. There is a worry that online education is not as rigorous as that which happens in the classroom. When we hear people ask wither a particular online course is sufficiently [Read More...]

iOS Mail and Outlook Apps: Just in the Nick of Time

I have been getting the sense that I am not alone among iPad users in having had my e-mail suddenly stop working. I suspect that it is somehow connected with the upgrade to iOS 8.1.3. It tries to load, and then goes blank. The built-in mail app had been crashing quite often even before the [Read More...]

Robo-Scribe

This post is not about the conservative religious view of the Biblical authors and copyists, whose writing activity was supposedly taken over by God to make God the author. No, this isn’t a metaphor – it is about an actual robotic scribe! Bible History Daily reported the story, including the fact that the process does not produce [Read More...]

The Four Most Popular Religions to Convert to, according to Google

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The Singularity (Some Restrictions Apply)

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Converting Files

And via George Takei, I came across this image of the procedure for uninstalling/exorcising Windows Vista: This kind of operating system cannot be removed except by prayer and fasting… [Read more...]

Abraham’s Test Updated

Yesterday in my first year seminar class, we talked about the story in which Abraham sets out to sacrifice Isaac. Since first-year university students tend not to have children, I wondered what could be as precious to them as a child would have been to an aged patriarch. I jokingly suggested their phones, and the idea for [Read More...]

How to Use Office on iPad with Dropbox

I decided that it was worth getting an Office 365 subscription in order to be able to work with Microsoft Word and other Office documents on my iPad, including all the relevant features, such as footnotes and review comments. A big frustration that many users have voiced is that there is no built-in integration of [Read More...]

An IT Approach to Religion

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GenCon and the Future of Gaming

GenCon 2014 is fast approaching – a little over two weeks. If you will be in Indianapolis for the occasion, let me know – perhaps our paths will cross, although it is unlikely to happen unless it is planned, given how large and crowded an event it is. To celebrate the occasion, I thought I’d share [Read More...]

Psalm for an Idol

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