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Teaching Snapchat

posted: 7.2.14 by Barclay Barrios

Snapchat: sadly, it has arrived.

When I say that it “has arrived,” I mean that it has reached a kind of tipping point in popular consciousness.  And that’s sad because it means Snapchat is no longer “cool.”  [read more]

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Teaching Edward Snowden

posted: 7.25.13 by Barclay Barrios

As I write this, Edward Snowden—NSA secret leaker—is still very much in the news, though in a “Where in the world is Edward Snowden?” kind of way.  At the same time, the current issue of Time is devoted to “The Informers” and anti-government hacktivism.

Peter Singer’s essay “Visible Man: Ethics in a World without Secrets” would be a great essay to be teaching right now.  [read more]

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