Education

Quote of the week

We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology—It may be old but unfortunately this observation in 1990 by Carl Sagan is even more true today

Quote of the week

The state of computer literacy is hopeless and I see no signs that the public will become better educated. It’s too bad—John C. Dvorak at PCMag

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Illiteracy and texting

Source: WriteSteps

The History Channel

TV has become ever more dumbed down and when I saw this graphic, it stuck a resonant chord.