Now Out! My Essay "Catching Our Eye" in the anthology The State of the American Mind
Tag Archives: Technology

A Blog: Does It Matter Where and When We Are?

I was asked to write this blog as part of their recent series on our mobile society:


Tonight, as my husband stands in our bedroom, fingers whirling across his smartphone and eyes glued to its tiny screen, I have no idea “where” he is. Is he checking the score of his beloved home . . . read more

Digital Dharma: The Art of Preservation in a Copy-Paste World

Replication is at the heart of life. The genetic information encoded in our DNA allows new life to be passed along and to evolve. Children learn through imitation. And the copying of written information allows us to build on the past and make knowledge accessible. Gutenberg turned a wine press into a vehicle for individual . . . read more