Unfortunately, we in the United States have allowed our system of higher education to be infiltrated by the demands of economic priority to a remarkable degree.
“We hear all our lives about the ‘gentle, stormless Pacific,’ and about the ‘smooth and delightful route to the Sandwich Islands,’ and about the ‘steady blowing trades’ that never vary, never change, never ‘chop around,’ and all the days of… Read More ›
By Riverboat Sam, The Pacific’s “technical specialist” I am not against the newfangled on principle; typewriting seemed to me a great improvement over my wayward handwriting and having the means I got one of those machines right away. Still got it, in… Read More ›
No, “local reality” is not some new social media term. To find it, turn away from your screen. No app for real faces, real books and real birds. Or a real dream.
I decided today to scale-down and simplify The Afternoon Journal, to make it less visually polluting, less, well, digital-looking. The tendency on many websites is to gather and display as much information and graphics as possible, an easy thing to do and over-do…. Read More ›