Tag: education

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…

Habits of Multiple Belonging

Friends, I hope all is well with you and those around you. Welcome to Digitally Literate, issue #385. Your go-to source for insightful content on education, technology, and the digital landscape. This week I worked on a bunch in the background. Elements and Situations The world is full of wicked problems. These are social or…

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…

Before Rational Thinking Occurs

Welcome to Digitally Literate, issue #377. I worked on the following this week: The Complex Role of Social Media in Protest Movements – A Review of Twitter and Tear Gas -Sociologist Zeynep Tufekci examines the intricate relationship between social media and social movements. This timely book provides important insights into how modern protest unfolds with…

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…

More Human Than Human

Welcome to Digitally Literate, issue #372. I worked on the following this week: Integrating AI in K-12 Education: Navigating Ongoing Debate – While AI technologies present exciting possibilities for improving learning, concerns about the moral implications, student privacy, and the proper application of AI tools in schools continue to exist. AI technologies should enhance, not…

A Soft Apocalypse of Truth

Welcome to Digitally Literate, issue #371. Hey all, it’s good to be back. I’ve had a busy summer, and there are a bunch of things happening, so let’s get into it. Generative AI Hackathons I was involved in two different generative AI hackathons. The first of which focused on Education and the Future of Work.…

Compounding Optimism

Welcome to Digitally Literate, issue #370. This summer has been busy as I’ve been coaching my son’s volleyball team, heading away for work, and renovating our garage. As a result, issues of DL have been spotty over the last month. I’m going to step away from the newsletter and disconnect for the remainder of the…

Plagiarize The Brain

Welcome to Digitally Literate, issue #369. 3-6-9, damn, you fine 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. Cormac McCarthy On The True Meaning of The Road As this week began, I spent time…