Ten Reasons to be Optimistic about the Future

Joshua Kim reviews Johan Norberg’s book, Progress: Ten Reasons to Look Forward to the Future. 


Analog or Digital Learning – Your Choice

In this post Joshua Kim makes his case that analog, or paper-based learning, will never go away. He says students prefer to learn print-based materials. I’m not sure about that. Many students use their cell phones and tablets as learning devices, and my iPad is a very valuable learning tool for me that I use every day.

Latest Google Phishing Attack

I’m posting this article because so many people, including me, were affected by this scam. It has a link to a web page where you can check the permissions attached to your Google account. I deleted two apps I never use from mine.


17 iPad Tips and Tricks

I’m glad to know about the keyboard shortcuts.

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11 Questions for Academic Librarians

Dr. Joshua Kim posed these questions to attendees at the ACRL biannual conference. Dr. Gavin Ferriby, the the Director of the Library at Sacred Heart University, provided the answers,


Re-Learn how to Learn like a Child

This article is not related to educational technologies, this article is so interesting I had to post it. My trusty iPad is my daily learning companion though. It has never been as easy to learn anything as it is now. I am a llife-long learner. Mr reading interests cover almost everything, and I read about fifty books a year. I am also very interested in gardening and landscaping, language studies (French and Spanish), drawing and music (music theory and piano). I will be 74 later this month, but my mind is in better shape than it has ever been in.


HigherEd – A $1.9 Trillion Market

Did you know that higher education is a $1.9 trillion market? No wonder there are so many educational conferences.