Is this a social experiment? Some kind of joke? Is it already April Fools? Or, someone really and truly, from the bottom of their heart, believed that what the world needed was a disposable phone charger? A disposable phone charger. I refuse to link to their website, but it is real. You can now buy a … Continue reading Disposable phone chargers: A social expirement?
A few weeks ago, I came across a thought-provoking New York Times' article on LinkedIn: Laptops Are Great. But Not During a Lecture or a Meeting. Susan Dynarski, a professor of education, public policy and economics at the University of Michigan, has banned almost all electronic devices during her classes and research seminars. Her rationale for … Continue reading I broke my laptop and my grades improved! Re: Laptops Are Great. But Not During a Lecture or a Meeting.
When I asked my friend to help me set up my blog, she asked me what my website was going to be about. "Sociology," I told her. She thought it was going to be a personal website. My response to that became my tagline: the personal is political. The slogan "the personal is political" emerged out of second-wave feminism … Continue reading “The personal is political.”