Commentaries – Staff

New phone app: Color me (& us) careful!

March 25, 2011

With Color’s social photo-sharing, safety and privacy protection are more than ever a shared, real-time, real-world, on-the-spot negotiation – no small proposition

Can this be played in school? Please?

February 25, 2011

Of online game designer/researcher Jane McGonigal’s dream: using games to solve real-world problems (and, I’d add, to teach citizenship and social activism and to

The problem with sexting legislation

February 1, 2011

Lawmakers don’t seem to understand the fluidity and diversity of motives behind sexting, so even the latest legislation addressing it is flawed and needs further

A digital-age ‘tiger mother’

January 27, 2011

Whether or not New York Times columnist David Brooks is right that “Amy Chua is a wimp,” digital age tiger parents certainly aren’t – they’re

‘Tiger mother’ or not

January 21, 2011

What a week: “tiger mother” in the Wall Street Journal, Sherry Turkle’s new book, mom and author Susan Maushart’s experiment, and my sons’
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