In case you hadn’t heard, Dropbox had an error during a system update yesterday that allowed people to access Dropbox accounts without a password. The glitch lasted about four hours before it was fixed. A snafu of this type is very serious, but I’m not really worried. Here’s why:
Nathan Hale High School in Seattle recently caved to the uninformed pressure of a single parent, removing Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World from the curriculum. Sadly, this is not an isolated incident.
A couple weeks ago Ning announced they would be discontinuing their free offerings, moving to paid-only services. Since Ning has been adopted by many educators/schools, many were wondering if education would be given a free pass. Today we got our answer.
Once a year educators from across the US (and a few from Canada) get together in Palm Springs for the CUE (Computer Using Educators) conference. Each time I attend, I get both energized and disheartened.
It’s been 2 weeks since Apple announced the iPad, and there’s no shortage of commentary on the upcoming device. I’ve read, and thought about, all the criticisms. Most are missing the point.