Writing Down the Jones

Technology in Education 2

Technology in Education

Christian universities are competing with, and even outperforming others when it comes to technological innovation and integration into the classroom. But is there a cost associated with this advancement? How can we make sure that the technology in our future doesn’t stall the ingenuity of our present?

Toddler Rock Star 0

Toddler Rock Star

If you saw my tweets this week, you saw that my 18-month-old son managed a streak of ten on the drums playing Rock Band. There were eight people in the room watching, and we all cheered. It was my proudest moment as a father. He mainly plays drums, but I...

Crichton on Speculation 0

Crichton on Speculation

I’ve spent a few hours going through some of Michael Crichton’s older speeches, and one of his recurring themes is the prominence of speculation in media, and it’s spread into other places in society. The idea is that the main media venues realized that sensational, trailblazing speculation sells more papers...

Secondhand Smoke Stole My Wallet 0

Secondhand Smoke Stole My Wallet

I love reading Michael Crichton’s speeches about science and global warming. He blows me away. recently I’ve been reading “Aliens Cause Global Warming“, which has a lot to say about scientific “consensus” and junk science. Included is this statement about secondhand smoke: In 1993, the EPA announced that second-hand smoke...

Silly Bailout Commentary 0

Silly Bailout Commentary

I’m not in favor of the auto bailout as it stands. I don’t know if I would have even been in favor of it if the UAW gave in to the Republican demands in the Senate, but I know that a bankruptcy from GM or Chrysler will hurt a great...