Strangle the Future

I’m glad I went to university when I did. I had some of the most amazing professors! In 1960, 75 percent of college instructors were full-time tenured or tenure-track professors; today only 27 percent are. The rest are graduate students or adjunct and contingent faculty — instructors employed on a per-course or yearly contract basis, usually without benefits and earning… Continue reading

And Along Those Lines…

I’ve whined before about my dislike for visual clutter and advertising trying to capture my attention on the web and in the news papers. Well, here’s a nice little tool that won the New York Times Pogie Award for the Year’s Best Tech Ideas: Readability. Set your preferences: pick a style, select the font size, and select the width of… Continue reading