Tag: AI

The Need for Speed

Welcome to Digitally Literate, issue #388. Your go-to source for insightful content on education, technology, and the digital landscape. I’m routinely building and breaking things here in the newsletter. This week, I removed a lot of the clutter to see if it improved readability. I’ve been using some AI to help me streamline my writing…

Journey Into The Self

Welcome to Digitally Literate, issue #387. Your go-to source for insightful content on education, technology, and the digital landscape. This week I worked on the following: 🕴️Navigating the “Self” in the Age of AI: A Journey into Generative Horizons – In this post, I unpack some of my thoughts about the self, individuality, and subjectivity…

Between Uncertainty and Well-being

Dia duit a chairde agus a mhuintir. Welcome to Digitally Literate, issue #386. Your go-to source for insightful content on education, technology, and the digital landscape. I’ve been spending a lot of time with my kids using Duolingo. I’m mastering Irish & rediscovering Spanish. 🇮🇪🇪🇸. This week I worked on the following: 🎙️ Educational Frontiers:…

Negative Capability

Welcome to Digitally Literate, issue #381. I worked on some things in the background this week. https://player.vimeo.com/video/43812946?autoplay=0 Christoph Niemann — Visual Reduction from gestalten on Vimeo. Christoph Niemann: Insecurity Is Essential to Great Design. In this short video from Gestalten, Niemann discusses his philosophy on design, the state of visual language today, his creative process, his adorable non-neuroses, and…

Fed On a Diet of Children’s Stories

Welcome to Digitally Literate, issue #379. I worked on the following this week: Boost Your Learning Through Effective Note-Taking -In How to Take Smart Notes, author Sönke Ahrens makes the case that note-taking is not just for capturing information but for clarifying and generating thoughts. Ahrens provides insights and techniques to use notes as a…

Tech Exceptionalism

Welcome to Digitally Literate, issue #378. I worked on the following this week: The Scientific Method and Doing Research -I’m in full support of democratizing research, science, and the scientific method. But let’s examine these mindsets a bit more deeply and think about how to do your own research. Examining Human History and Evolution in…

Change Blindness

Welcome to Digitally Literate, issue #376. I worked on the following this week: The Dangers of Unchecked Algorithms – A Review of Weapons of Math Destruction – Weapons of Math Destruction explores how algorithms are being used to make important decisions about people’s lives, often without transparency or oversight. O’Neil reveals how algorithms can automate…

Nurturing The Network

Welcome to Digitally Literate, issue #374. I worked on the following this week: Examining White Privilege and Racism – A Review of White Fragilty – The work behind this book was recommended to me by good friend Paul Garbarini. Published in 2018, White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo examines the reasons why white people tend to…

Discerning Accuracy

Welcome to Digitally Literate, issue #367. I worked on a bunch of stuff in the background. More to come soon. Please subscribe if you want this newsletter to appear in your inbox. I’m also posting the newsletter to Substack for a bit. Reach out and say hello at hello@digitallyliterate.net. You Don’t Hate Books: The Simple…

Wasting Time

Welcome to Digitally Literate, issue #364. I posted the following this week. The Power and Perils of Generative AI in Education: What You Need to Know – This week I sat in on a webinar organized by the College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University. The video for this wide ranging…