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Science and Technology Writing and Presentation Course

Pretty much thrilled to be teaching an inaugural Class of ’62 Scientific Writing course here at Dartmouth in Spring 15. I’ve given this course a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) focus for students majoring specifically in those disciplines. We will work with a triangulation of various texts including Angelika Hofmann’s Scientific writing and

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Cinderella Future: Technology’s Twisted Sisters

Looking forward to working with the 32 students in two upcoming Winter term sections of my new course Technology’s Twisted Sisters: Technophilia, Technophobia, and Technotopia. We’ll be in the Canvas Content Management System (CMS) online extensively and will discuss texts in class from the 4th Edition of Sara Baase’s A Gift of Fire: Social, Legal,

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The Voice Of One Crying Out In Our Digital Wilderness

Lone Shack Nestled in Appalachian Mountains at White River Junction VT across Connecticut River from Hanover NH   As the shops and stores in Hanover get ready for the holidays, I am excited for my first winter in New England. I suspect the graciousness and generosity that sustain this community will overflow. It’s already touched

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Dartmouth Homecoming 2014: My Day in Pictures

What a great day and what a great birthday! Students in my Digital Media, Cultures, and Societies class gave it a head start when they sang Happy Birthday on Thursday and brought donuts to class from Lou’s Bakery. So thoughtful and sweet. I ran into my student Chris downtown Hanover on Friday afternoon and he

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Experts Repeating History: 9/11-Katrina-Ebola

The media has begun its circus criminalization act for what will pan out to be the Ebola pandemic in the US. Holding authorities accountable is an important task of the Fourth Estate; granted it helps the profit-driven entity perpetually churn the who’s-to-blame machine for its bottomless pockets. Carelessness, negligence, mismanagement, public relations, propaganda, damage control.

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Global Issues and Ethical Considerations in Human Enhancement Technologies reference book, edited by Steve Thompson, published by IGI Global, 2014.