Sunday, March 26, 2017
ICYMI: Babymoon Edition (3/26)
My wife and I are in DC, contemplating the cherry blossoms and coming creative disruption of our lives by two currently-fetal offspring. But...
Friday, March 24, 2017
How Not To Teach Writing
Imagine how crazy it would be. An English teacher stands in front of a class and explains, "For every thought you have about the prom...
Thursday, March 23, 2017
MS: Paving Way for Vouchers
Mississippi has long been considered America's Armpit of Education. Educational lists? You name it, they've consistently ranked ne...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Which Choice Would You Choose?
If you were (or are) a parent, which one of the following options would you prefer? OPTION A Your neighborhood is served by a single pub...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Booking.com and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Ad
The folks at booking.com put out this advertisement. I've never established a Hall of Fame here, but if I did, this letter would go ...
MD: University Privatization
The University of Maryland University College is pioneering a new business model, and not everyone thinks it's a very good idea. Georg...
Netflix and the Myth of Personalization
Today Slate has an analysis of how Netflix began the process of personalizing marketing, of using "algorithms to micromanage distribut...
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