This is the 46th post in a series called 5 Things. Each week I will share a combination of technology articles and apps that I have discovered and liked in the past week. Anything highlighted in blue is a link to an article, an app, or another section of my website.
I am concerned if what Devra Davis is claiming ends up being true. I have had a cell phone in my front right pocket daily for the past 11 years. This is an interview worth reading!
It appears that there is a debate across the country whether it is worth teaching elementary students cursive writing. By reading this article, I discovered that there are numerous benefits to learning how to write in cursive.
On the flip side, I will be the first to admit that I have not written in cursive since elementary school. I have utilized the numerous years of typing classes much more than the time spent learning how to write in cursive.
I would be interested to hear your thoughts on the issue! Feel free to discuss with me next time you see me in person or contact me.
Adam Clark Estes:
We see the following symbols all the time. @, * &, $, ©
This article gives you a little background on how they came to be. I found this quite interesting!
In the past week I have had three of my clients have discussions with me about "cutting the cable". They all expressed their disgust at the high cost.
If you feel like you are spending too much on cable/satellite, I would encourage that you check out some of Trent's suggestions in this article and read the blog post I wrote in September 2012 titled "Cutting The Cable".
Rebecca J. Rosen:
June has been dominated by headlines of the National Security Agency collecting massive amounts of information from the following companies:
I am personally very disturbed by this news. This article makes the claim that there may not be anything illegal about what the government is doing. The reason for this is that the court system has failed to keep up with the times in regard to technology.
I hope that the Supreme Court takes a look at this situation and updates some previous rulings to better serve the needs of people in 2013 when it comes to privacy and technology.
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