July 2013 archive

Jul 24

Open Thread Wednesday: Social Reading

By Erin E. Templeton Earlier this month, Anne Trubek published a piece in The American Prospect that asked readers an important question: “When It Comes to Kindles, Do You ‘Like’ or Unlink?” Her essay argues that the “Popular Highlight” feature of e-readers reconnects us to an “age old” tradition of reading that stretches …read more

Jul 19

Weekend Reading: Happy (Belated) Birthday, Nelson Mandela Edition

By Erin E. Templeton This weekend’s reading is a smorgasbord of subjects that touch upon many of the things that did (and didn’t) happen this week as well as a few of their intersections with technology. First of all, ProfHacker would like to wish a belated happy birthday to Nelson Mandela, who celebrated …read more

Jul 02

In Case of Emergency: ID Bands & Tags

By Erin E. Templeton We take physical well-being seriously at ProfHacker. Recently, for example, Natalie wrote about her “Month with the Fitbit Flex,” Ryan has written a series about his journey with a …read more