Howard Rheingold: Teaching Critical Thinking in Age of Digital Credulity

By HOWARD RHEINGOLD August 21, 2014 – 8:12am 

“I’ve been writing about digital media for nearly 30 years, and over that time, I’ve been asked over and over again by readers, critics, scholars and myself: “Do these personal computers, digital networks, webs of unfiltered information, mobile attention magnets do us more good than harm — as individuals, families, communities, and societies?” I have come to believe that the answer is: “It depends on how many people know how to use these technologies to their own benefit and that of the commons.”


I always get a kick out of Rheingold’s writing and thinking. 


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