The hardware conundrum

I recently bought a brand new laptop because my existing Mac was "dying". The battery barely lasted two hours, and I needed a reliable computing device. Besides, they had announced a shift to the new ARM processor and gradual subscription changes for the software being installed in the device. I had to make a switch … Continue reading The hardware conundrum

How is Twitter disrupting academia?

I think the more appropriate question is: Is Twitter really disrupting academia? 1. Twitter exists as a kind of parallel truth/falsehood mechanism, and it is encroaching on traditional academic processes, for better or worse. 2. Hypotheses blaming people or institutions for failures and misdeeds will be more popular on Twitter than in academia, but over … Continue reading How is Twitter disrupting academia?