Essays on science, technology, society and culture

When our virtual selves take us over

One need hardly be a crusader against modern technology to realise that, like any tool, it has its good side and its bad. The trouble is that far too few of us are ready to acknowledge and come to terms with this fact.

Improving and expanding Dogme Teaching

On how the ideas of the dogme method of teaching a language can be applied to teaching any subject, and how we can use technology with thought and balance.

The layman’s perspective

Better communication with people from other fields can help academics rekindle their curiosity, refine their understanidng, and benefit in many other ways.