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Digital Nudging: Data, Devices & Social Control

Reposted with permission from Wrench in the Gears. …“Choice architects” create these systems and weave them into public policy. Through strategic application of “nudges,” citizens,  otherwise “irrational actors” in the market, can be guided to conform to economists’ expectations. Through nudges, … Continue reading Digital Nudging: Data, Devices & Social Control

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Are You Sure It Won’t Happen Here?

Reposted with permission from Educationalchemy. … if you share this report with most people, they will reply, “Well, that’s China. This is a democracy. It will never happen here.” What if it already is? What if I were to hide all the … Continue reading Are You Sure It Won’t Happen Here?

Robots Replacing Teachers? Laugh at Your Own Risk.

Reposted with permission from Save Maine Schools – Helping You Navigate Next-Gen Ed Reform. Read their own documents, and you’ll see that they are planning to turn live, face-to-face teaching into a “premium service.” A premium service.   Meaning that they know face-to-face instruction … Continue reading Robots Replacing Teachers? Laugh at Your Own Risk.

An Interview with Alison McDowell: KEXP’s Mind Over Matters Community Forum

On August 5th Alison McDowell was a guest on KEXP’s news program Mind Over Matters. You can listen to the interview by clicking on the link below ( be patient – it takes a little bit of time for the … Continue reading An Interview with Alison McDowell: KEXP’s Mind Over Matters Community Forum