How Technology Is Changing Education from Wine into Water

For centuries, education was scarce and costly, reserved for the privileged few with the right and the need to take advantage of it. Today we support universal access to education as a basic human right–but old mindsets are hard to shake. Deep down underneath, we instinctually regard education as a limited resource, an expensive elixir to be […]

A Nation of Readers?: Why to Get Your Favorite Man a Book for His Birthday

In January, the National Endowment for the arts published the results of the 2012 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts. Some fascinating stuff on reading for pleasure (that is, books not required for school or work) by U.S. adults.  I found these highlights interesting: 54.6% of U.S. adults read a book not required for […]